-Susquehanna Township coach Joe Headen played for legendary Cumberland Valley coach Tim Rimpfel at Bishop McDevitt in the 1980s. Headen and his Indians have developed a nice rivalry the last two years since McDevitt dropped to Class AAA. Headen’s son, Joe Joe Headen, is a freshman nickel back for Bishop McDevitt. Guess who plays Saturday morning? Yep, Susquehanna Township. plays Bishop McDevitt.
-Since losing to Bishop McDevitt in Week 2, defending PIAA Class AAAA state champion Central Dauphin has rolled up 114 points in its last two games. The Rams played game with rival Bishop McDevitt without suspended stars Zayd Issah and Drew Scales.
-Lancaster Catholic senior running back Roman Clay will hit 1,000 rushing yards already this season early Friday. He’s sitting on 997 yards with 13 touchdowns in the Crusaders’ first four games.
-Donegal turned the ball over just one time in its first three games and took a 3-0 record into its Week 4 showdown against Garden Spot, which had four interceptions and recovered a fumble in its 34-23 victory, handing Donegal its first loss this season.
-Annville-Cleona’s Mitch Rodkey lined up at quarterback, running back and wide receiver in the Little Dutchmen’s 42-14 win over Northern Lebanon. He rushed for 278 yards, had four touchdown runs, caught a TD pass and threw a TD pass.
-A win Friday over Fleetwood will give Schuylkill Valley a 5-0 record for the first time in the school’s 40-year football history. The Panthers found themselves ranked in the state for the first time in school history after a 55-7 win over Kutztown, a game that saw Kyle Beissel match a school record with five touchdown passes and Adam Drumgoole set one with four TD receptions. Panthers have won seven straight regular season games (over two seasons) for first time in school history.
-Wyomissing rolled over Blue Mountain 35-0 Saturday as Notre Dame recruit Alex Anzalone ran for four touchdowns. The Eagles were thought to be the Spartans’ biggest challenger in Section 2 of the Berks Football League. Now it’s looking like that might be Schuylkill Valley.
-Even with continuing instability at quarterback Wilson rolled to its record 30th straight Lancaster-Lebanon League Section 1 victory, beating McCaskey 57-12. Kyle Gaynor, who had been splitting time at quarterback with transfer Kevin Weller, quit the team following a Week 3 win over Reading High. It looks like Weller, a senior who played last year in Illinois, will be the full-time guy going forward. Bulldogs haven’t lost a league game since 2007 and are 41-2 under coach Doug Dahms in Section 1 play.
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