District 1-5A Semifinals
Plymouth Whitemarsh in Upper Dublin
Time/Place: Friday, 7pm, Upper Dublin.
On Twitter: @emor09.
Records/seeds: Top-seeded Upper Dublin enters this one at 12-0. No. 4 PW – 10-2.
Last week: The Cardinals beat Great Valley 35-0. The Colonials beat Chester 30-12.
What’s at stake: The winner advances to the district final against Strath Haven or West Chester-Rostin.
Players to watch: Upper Dublin quarterback Colin O’Sullivan threw for 279 yards and three scores last week. Knife McIntyre led the game on the ground with 125 yards and a pair of touchdowns, while O’Sullivan got plenty of receivers involved, including Griffin Pensabene, Giovani Seriziero, Starling Reeves, Chris Kolbrenner and Coleman Zamborski. Tommy Hannon threw 23 times for 122 yards and three scores for PW last week. Quarterback Aiden O’Brien, Nazi Boggs, Luke Winterbottom and Greg Feinberg were also instrumental in the win.
Prediction: Upper Dublin 36, Plymouth Whitemarsh 30 (OT)
District 1-6A Semifinals
Central Bucks West in the Perkiomen Valley
Time/Place: Friday, 7 p.m., at PV.
On Twitter: @mpcabrey.
Records/seeds: The 11th-seeded Bucks are 8-4. No. 2 Perk Valley is 11-1.
Last week: West picked up a 44-35 win over North Penn. The Vikings beat Souderton Area 27-14.
What’s at stake: The winner advances to the district finals to face either Garnet Valley or Downingtown East.
Players to watch: Last week, PV quarterback Patrick McDonald had runs of 46 and 32 yards, while Ryan Klimek had 110 yards rushing and a score of his own. Bucks’ Eli Boehm completes a monster 335-yard, three-touchdown drive on the ground.
Prediction: CB West 37, Perk Valley 30