SHAMOKIN - Week in and week out, Loyalsock's multi-dimensional offense churned out yardage at an alarming rate, but on Saturday afternoon, the Lancers learned just how tough it can be sometimes to gain two yards.
TOWANDA - The seeds were planted just a few miles up the road.
TOWANDA - For Towanda Coach Craig Dawsey, 2007 has been a memorable one going a perfect 10-0 in the regular season with wins over Athens for the Northern Tier League Title and Wyalusing for another engraving on the Bronze Helmet.
Four Hughesville players hit Austin Knighton and four players bounced right off. 50 yards later, Knighton stood alone in the end zone and victory was all but assured.
When Montoursville received the ball at its own 39-yard line with 2:39 remaining in a scoreless game, coach Jim Bergen was content on running out the clock and taking his chances in overtime.
TOWANDA - "Throw out the records. It's a rivalry game."
TROY - Up 14-0 with 5:30 to go in the first half, Canton got the ball at its own six-yard line and drove 94 yards in 13 plays to go up 20-0 with 42 seconds left in the half. The score gave it momentum going into halftime and put it on track for a 35-6 win over Troy last night at Alparon Park.
The Athens Wildcats picked up their seventh victory of the season Friday night in the Rusty Rail Game.
MUNCY - Canton running back Tyrell Wheeler had rushed for 646 yards entering Friday night's game against Muncy.
The Canton Warriors celebrated homecoming at their new "home-away-from-home" last night by defeating the North Penn Panthers 20-7 at Alparon park in Troy. The win lifts the Warriors to 4-1 on the season, getting them back on track after their tough loss to Towanda last week. North Penn came up short in its second trip to Alparon in three weeks, falling to 2-3 on the year.
Chris Lusk is a coach and a teacher, but on Friday, he was also a clairvoyant. The South coach said that if running backs Patton Bartholomew and Wade Morehart each got over 100 yards, South would probably win. The duo reached that mark, and then some.
The Towanda Black Knights and Canton Warriors went to battle Friday night in Towanda as the Knights hosted just their second home contest in their new digs, the Endless Mountains Sports Complex. The Warriors came out early on a warpath, but the Knights rose to the test as they went on to a 24-7 victory to remain undefeated on the year at 4-0.
WESTFIELD - Towanda's Adam Harris had 125 yards rushing and four touchdowns on the ground to lead the Black Knights to a convincing 53-6 win over Cowanesque Valley Friday night.
TROY - Chance Wright rushed for 137 big yards and two touchdowns to lead the Troy Trojans to a shocking 34-7 upset win over the visiting North Penn Panthers.
SAYRE - The Wyalusing Rams' defense proved they are a force to be reckoned with as they held the Redskins scoreless Friday night with a 21-0 win.