High school football: Week 8
Central Dauphin (4-1) at Altoona (4-3), 7
Notable: Central Dauphin senior QB Max Mosey has thrown for 772 yards and run for 316 in five games played this season.
Hollidaysburg (2-4) at West Mifflin (1-6), 7
Notable: No common opponents, but West Mifflin lost to Trinity, 20-19, earlier this year. Clearfield defeated Trinity, 30-0, last Friday.
Central (7-0) vs. Bishop McCort (2-5) at Shade H.S., 7
Notable: This game is being played at Shade, because McCort’s Sargent’s Stadium at the Point is getting a new playing surface.
Chestnut Ridge (4-3) at Westmont Hilltop (3-4) (at Johnstown H.S.), 7
Notable: Lions have won all three games against Westmont Hilltop since rejoining the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference.
Penn Cambria (5-2) at Bedford (6-1), 7
Notable: The last time Bedford lost two games in a row was more than two years ago in back-to-back losses to Ridge and Richland.
Clearfield (7-0) at Huntingdon (0-7), 7
Notable: Opponents are outscoring Bearcats, 202-34, this season. Clearfield is outscoring its opponents, 270-26.
Everett (0-6) at Penns Valley (3-4), 7
Notable: Matchup between ICC and Mtn. League schools that are 105 miles and 1 hour and 45 minutes away from each other.
Tyrone (3-4) at Philipsburg-Osceola (2-5), 7
Notable: Though Tyrone has won 17 straight in the series, the last two meetings have been decided by one score each.
Bellwood-Antis (7-0) at Mount Union (4-2), 7
Notable: If there was a betting line on this one, the over would be pretty high. The teams have combined to score 415 points this year.
Claysburg-Kimmel (3-4) at Northern Bedford (4-3), 7
Notable: Northern Bedford is 14-1 in the last 15 meetings with the lone Bulldogs win coming in 2018 when C-K won, 13-10.
Tussey Mountain (1-5) at Moshannon Valley (2-5), 7
Notable: Series has gone back and forth as Titans have won the last three, but Black Knights won three straight from 2015-2017.
Portage (6-0) at Berlin Brothersvalley (6-1), 7
Notable: Portage (and Juniata Valley) were awarded 100 playoff points by District 6 for the hole in their schedules created by late co-ops.
Cambria Heights (7-0) at River Valley (5-1), 7
Notable: A Highlanders’ victory would clinch the Heritage Conference title and a spot in the Appalachian Bowl vs. WestPAC champ.
Northern Cambria (1-6) at Penns Manor (1-6), 7
Notable: Penns Manor’s 35-0 victory in last year’s game snapped a four-game losing streak in its series against the Colts.
Central Cambria (3-4) at Bishop Guilfoyle (4-3), 7
Notable: BG has outscored CC, 344-27, in eight-game winning streak in series. CC hasn’t scored more than seven in any game.
— Compiled by Michael Boytim