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Central Pennsylvania High School Football Playoffs Round Two Recap

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As the high school football playoffs charge into round three, the gridiron becomes a battleground for dreams and determination. Teams across several Central Pennsylvania districts, including Districts Three, Four, Five, Six, and Nine left it all on the field during round two, showcasing grit and skill in pursuit of victory. The third round promises even more nail-biting moments and awe-inspiring plays as the stakes escalate. The thrilling matchups of round two set the stage for what promises to be an unforgettable journey, with eyes locked on the ultimate prize – state championship games in December. The pursuit of glory continues, and every touchdown brings these high school athletes one step closer to etching their names in the annals of football history. Scores from second round games around the region, as well as round three playoff matchups can be found below. Rankings for playoff matchups represent state playoff seeding.

PIAA – District Three Round Two Playoff Scores  

Class 1A 

#1 Steelton-Highspire 49, #1 Belmont Charter 28

Class 2A 

#4 Camp Hill 20, #2 Trinity 13 

Class 3A

#1 Wyomissing 48, #4 Schuylkill Valley 0 

#3 West Perry 49, #2 Lancaster Catholic 28

Class 4A 

#1 Bishop McDevitt 54, #8 Milton Hershey 14 

#2 Twin Valley 35, #7 Elco 7 

#5 L-S 23, #4 East Pennsboro 20

#3 Manheim Central 45, #6 Susquehanna Township 34 

Class 5A

#8 Hershey 34, #1 New Oxford 28

#3 Cocalico 42, #6 Conestoga Valley 10 

#5 Ephrata 31, #4 Garden Spot 10

#2 Cedar Cliff 31, #7 South Western 7

Class 6A 

#1 Manheim Township 44, #8 William Penn 8 

#2 Harrisburg 54, #7 Cedar Crest 28 

#3 Central York 43, #6 Central Dauphin 34 

#4 Cumberland Valley 20, #5 Wilson 14 

PIAA – District Four Round Two Playoff Scores 

Class 1A 

#1 Muncy 29, #5 Northwest 6

#3 South Williamsport 24, #2 Canton 18

Class 2A 

#1 Troy 44, #4 Line Mountain 0 

#2 Southern Columbia 43, #3 Mount Carmel 0 

Class 3A 

#1 Danville 42, #4 Lewisburg 3 

#2 Loyalsock 41, #6 Warrior Run 13 

Class 4A

#1 Selinsgrove 44, #2 Jersey Shore 19 

PIAA – District Five Round Two Playoff Scores  

Class 1A 

#1 Northern Bedford 27, #3 Windber 7

Class 2A

#1 Westinghouse 37, #2 Berlin 20

PIAA – District Six Round Two Playoff Scores  

Class 1A

#4 Cambria Heights 21, #1 Northern Cambria 12

#2 Purchase Line 19, #6 Penns Manor 0 

Class 2A

#1 Bald Eagle Area 49, #5 Forest Hills 13 

#2 Richland 35, #6 Mount Union 12 

Class 3A

#1 Central 35, #2 Penn Cambria 28

Class 4A

#1 Juniata 36, #1 DuBois 22 

Class 5A

#1 Cathedral Prep 63, #1 Hollidaysburg 35 

Class 6A

#1 State College 16, #3 Altoona 6

PIAA – District Nine Round Two Playoff Scores  

Class 1A

#1 Redbank Valley 46, #4 Coudersport 13

#2 Port Allegany 29, #3 Brockway 10

Class 2A

#1 Central Clarion 63, #2 Brookville 18

Class 4A

#1 Juniata 36, #1 DuBois 22 

PIAA – District Three Round Three Playoff Matchups  

Class 1A 

#1 Northern Bedford vs. #1 Steelton-Highspire (Neutral Site)

Class 2A 

#4 Camp Hill vs. #1 West Catholic

Class 3A

#1 Wyomissing vs. #3 West Perry 

Class 4A 

#1 Bishop McDevitt vs. #5 L-S

#2 Twin Valley vs. #3 Manheim Central 

Class 5A

#5 Ephrata vs. #8 Hershey 

#2 Cedar Cliff vs. #3 Cocalico 

Class 6A 

#1 Manheim Township vs. #4 Cumberland Valley

#2 Harrisburg vs. #3 Central York 

PIAA – District Four Round Three Playoff Matchups   

Class 1A 

#1 Muncy vs. #3 South Williamsport 

Class 2A 

#1 Troy vs. #2 Southern Columbia 

Class 3A 

#1 Danville vs. #2 Loyalsock 

Class 4A

#1 Selinsgrove vs. #3 Bethlehem Catholic (Neutral Site)

PIAA – District Five Round Three Playoff Matchups    

Class 1A 

#1 Northern Bedford vs. #1 Steelton-Highspire (Neutral Site)

PIAA – District Six Round Three Playoff Matchups  

Class 1A

#2 Purchase Line vs. #4 Cambria Heights (Neutral Site)

Class 2A

#1 Bald Eagle Area vs. #2 Richland (Neutral Site)

Class 3A

#1 Central vs. #1 Clearfield (Neutral Site)

Class 4A

#1 Meadville vs. #1 Juniata  (Neutral Site)

Class 5A

#1 Cathedral Prep (Bye until Round Four)

Class 6A

#1 State College at #1 McDowell 

PIAA – District Nine Round Three Playoff Matchups  

Class 1A

#1 Redbank Valley vs. #2 Port Allegany (Neutral Site) 

Class 2A

#1 Westinghouse vs. #1 Central Clarion (Neutral Site)

Class 3A

 #1 Clearfield vs. #1 Central (Neutral Site)

Class 4A

#1 Juniata vs. #1 Meadville (Neutral Site)

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