District 1-6A final

No. 1 Garnet Valley vs. No. 11 Central Bucks West

Time and place: Friday, 7:00 p.m., in Pomegranate Valley.

On Twitter: @mpcabrey.

Records: The Jaguars are 12-0 overall and 8-0 in the Central League. The Bucks are 9-4 overall and 5-2 in the SOL National.

Last week: Garnet Valley won 28-17 over Downingtown East. The Bucks beat Perk Valley 14-13.

What’s at stake: The winner advances to face either Parkland or St. Louis. Joe’s Prep in the state semifinals.

Players to watch: Jason Bernard had a 47-yard touchdown run last week and quarterback Matt Mesaros was a threat with both his arm and legs for Garnet Valley. Jack Williams returned an interception 27 yards for a score for West last week.

Prediction: CB West 31, Garnet Valley 28.

Bucks West Central’s Jack Williams (7) and Eli Boehm (4) get excited before the Bucks County 1-6A semifinal against Perkiomen Valley on Friday, #18, 2022. (Mike Cabrey/MediaNews Group)

District 1-5A final

Upper Dublin #1 vs. West Chester Rustin #3

Time/Place: Friday, 7pm, Upper Dublin.

On Twitter: @emor09.

Records: The Cardinals are 13-0 overall and 6-0 in the SOL Continental. Rustin is 11-1 overall and 7-0 in Ches-Mont American.

Last week: Upper Dublin shut out Plymouth-Whitemarsh 30-0. The Golden Knights beat Straight Haven 28-27 in overtime.

What’s at stake: The winner advances to meet either Imhotep Charter or Whitehall in the East Final.

Players to keep an eye on: Last week, Nyfaise McIntyre had 18 carries for 76 yards for the Cards, while Shayne Roberts broke free and had 39 yards. Chase Hatton had 12 carries for 76 yards and a pair of scores for the Golden Knights last week.

Prediction: Upper Dublin 21, Rustin 14.

Pennridge's Brennan Fisher (1) carries the ball against North Penn on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022. (Mike Cabree/MediaNews Group
Pennridge’s Brennan Fisher (1) carries the ball against North Penn on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022. (Mike Cabree/MediaNews Group

Pennridge in Quakertown

Time/Place: Thursday, 10:15 a.m., in Quakertown.

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Records: Pennridge is 2-8 overall and 1-6 in the SOL National. Quakertown is 5-6 overall and 4-2 in the SOL Continental.

Players to keep an eye on: Brennan Fisher appears to be coming off a terrific season running the football for the Rams. John Eaterton is a good running and receiving threat for the Panthers.

Prediction: Quakertown 28, Pennridge 21.


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