TOWANDA - Troy got a rude welcome to the state level of Class AA football as Berks Catholic's Chris Warren took the opening hand off 70 yards around the right side for the game's first touchdown.
DANVILLE - It was a moment Troy football fans have been waiting for since 1988.
CATAWISSA RR - South Williamsport's Dominick Bragalone had a ton of yards, as usual, but Southern Columbia won the District 4 Class A title, as usual.
MONTOURSVILLE - All season the Troy coaches had been trying to implore their players with the importance of starting fast.
LOYALSOCK TOWNSHIP - The old adage about it being tough to beat a team multiple times during a football season is probably overused and when it is, oftentimes the most important thing that goes into beating an opponent multiple times is overlooked and it is actually quite simple - you must play better than your opponent each time more often than not.
TROY - It was a win 25 years in the making.
The season came to an end for the North Penn Panthers on Friday as they fell to North Schuylkill 28-6 in the Eastern Conference playoffs.
CANTON - In the 59th edition of the "Old Shoe Classic," it was the visiting Troy Trojans who came away with a 45-9 victory.
SAYRE - Athens made big plays at key moments in pulling out a 15-12 win over Sayre here Friday night in NTL football action at the Lockhart Street Bowl.
Standing in the bleachers prior to kickoff Friday night, one could see a series of car lights in the distance. One by one the cars pulled into the parking lot outside Kenneth Robbins Stadium before exiting and standing in a huge line that stretched into the darkness. Fans jammed all the stands, the hills and the fence around the stadium simultaneously.
WYALUSING - In the 31st meeting for the Bronze Helmet trophy, the Black Knights did just enough to come away with a 14-7 victory. Out gained in yards rushing, yards passing, and time of possession, a blocked punt returned 25 yards for the go ahead score would prove to be the difference for Towanda.
Even before this season began, South Williamsport head coach Chris Eiswerth, knew that Dominick Bragalone was a special player.
Bryce Zaparzynski had over 100 yards rushing to lead North Penn past CMVT 44-20 in football action Saturday.
After starting the year 0-4 the Canton Warriors won their fifth straight game on Friday, beating Montgomery 42-0.
If he hasn't done so already, South Williamsport's Dominick Bragalone should consider buying his offensive linemen a thank-you card when the season is over.