District 6 1A Match-Ups Round 1Written by: Bryan Lemmer on Sunday, October 26th, 2008
# 1 Bishop McCort Crushers (9-0) Bye
# 2 Portage Mustangs (9-0) vs. # 15 Claysburg-Kimmel Bulldogs (4-5)
Friday at Portage. The Mustangs are averaging 48+ Points per Game. The Bulldogs 4 Wins are against Teams with a combined Record of (6-30).
# 3 Purchase Line Red Dragons (9-0) vs. # 14 Penns Manor Comets (5-4)
Friday at Purchase Line. Rematch of October 17th Flag-Fest in which there were 25 penalties for 280 yards. The Comets had 16 penalties for 173 yards, which included five personal-fouls. The Red Dragons won the game 28-20.
# 4 Bellwood-Antis Blue Devils (8-1) vs. # 13 Bishop Guilfoyle Marauders (5-4)
Friday at Bellwood-Antis. The Blue Devils are the Defending District 6 1A Champions. The Marauders have only played one 1A Team this season, # 1 Seed Bishop McCort. They lost 35-39 to the Crushers. Expect a close game.
# 5 Moshannon Valley Black Knights (8-1) vs. # 12 Bishop Carroll Huskies (5-4)
Saturday at Moshannon Valley. The Black Knights only lose (0-44) at # 4 Seed Bellwood-Antis. The Huskies like the Marauders above have only played one 1A Team this season, #1 Seed Bishop McCort. They lost at the Crushers 7-31. Another game that could be closer than the records indicate.
# 6 Homer-Center Wildcats (6-3) vs. # 11 Blacklick Valley Vikings (6-3)
Saturday at Homer-Center. The Wildcats have beaten 3 of the seeds in this bracket already; Northern Cambria, Blairsville, and Laurel Valley. Their Week 6 lose to (3-6) United is a mystery. The Vikings have reeled off 4 Victories in a row following a Week 5 lose to 2A (8-1) North Star. They are averaged 51+ Points per Game in those 4 wins.
# 7 Blairsville Bobcats (6-3) vs. # 10 Mount Union Trojans (6-3)
Saturday at Blairsville. The Bobcats have weathered some Key Mid-Season injuries which contributed to their losses to Homer-Center and Penns Manor. The Trojans are coming off two close loses: (14-16) at (7-2) District 5 Northern Bedford and (14-19) at (8-1) Bellwood-Antis. This could be the District 6 1A Game of the Week.
# 8 Northern Cambria Colts (6-3) vs. # 9 Laurel Valley Rams (6-3)
Saturday at Northern Cambria. Both Teams with 800 Points, the Colts got the Higher Seed by virtue of having beat the Rams (12-8) Week 6 at Laurel Valley. Both Teams have losses to # 3 Purchase Line and # 7 Blairsville in common. Expect another close game.
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