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


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