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Pennsylvania high school football: Scores, highlights from Week 9 in Mid-Penn Conference and midstate

Two (co-)division champions could be crowned by the end of this week. The rest of the titles in the Mid-Penn Conference likely have to wait until Week 10, making for a fun finale before the postseason.

Here’s how things look right now:

  • Harrisburg (7-1, 5-0 Commonwealth) can clinch at least a share of the Mid-Penn Commonwealth title with a win over Chambersburg on Saturday. The Cougars are heavily favored. State College and Cumberland Valley both trail by a game.
  • Bishop McDevitt (8-0, 5-0 Keystone) faces 4-4 Mifflin County and can claim a share of the division in what is expected to be a blowout victory. Outright titles for McDevitt and Harrisburg likely have to wait until Week 10, but each feels like a foregone conclusion at this point.
  • We almost get a Liberty Division championship game with Juniata (5-3, 4-0) visiting Line Mountain (6-2, 4-0). The winner is a game up on the lose, and likely Upper Dauphin (5-3, 4-1).
  • Same in the Colonial Division, which has suddenly gotten juicy with East Pennsboro’s shocking Week 7 loss. The Panthers (7-1, 4-1) now visit surging, and likely slight favorite, Susquehanna Township (5-3, 4-1) in a game that will almost certainly decide the division.
  • And the best race of them all will have to wait one more week. Steel-High and West Perry, both undefeated, won’t face off until Week 10. As long as the Mustangs don’t stumble over Camp Hill and the Rollers over Trinity this week, we know where all eyes will be a week from now.

So buckle up. The penultimate week of the Pennsylvania high school football season looks like a dandy.

As always, bookmark this page on your phone, laptop or tablet to follow every matchup and see every highlight from the Mid-Penn and some of the teams in the Colonial-Schuylkill League. We’ll update scores throughout the night on this page (refresh the page to see new updates), and you can follow our Twitter feed below for minute-by-minute updates.

PIAA football: Week 9 Mid-Penn analysis, staff picks and previews

Each week 4th Down Magazine will preview the weekend slate, predict the winners and provide extra analysis. Here’s everything to get you ready for Week 9 of the PIAA high school football season:

Mid-Penn Conference football schedule and scores: Week 9

Looking for the latest updates and final scores from this weekend’s games around the Harrisburg area? We have you covered:

Friday, Oct. 20

  • Altoona 28, Carlisle 19 Final
  • Central Dauphin 49, CD East 20 Final
  • Cumberland Valley 17, State College 10 Final
  • Bishop McDevitt 42, Mifflin County 0 Final
  • Cedar Cliff 41, Red Land 7 Final
  • Lower Dauphin 21, Hershey 14 Final (OT)
  • Milton Hershey 41, Palmyra 6 Final
  • East Pennsboro 31, Susquehanna Township 28 Final
  • Northern 63, Gettysburg 42 Final
  • Mechanicsburg 34, Greencastle-Antrim 22 Final
  • Shippensburg 27, Waynesboro 0 Final
  • Boiling Springs 6, Middletown 5 Final
  • West Perry 48, Camp Hill 24 Final
  • Big Spring 42, Upper Dauphin 14 Final
  • Halifax 46, Newport 22 Final
  • Susquenita 48, James Buchanan 6 Final
  • Line Mountain 40, Juniata 30 Final
  • Tri-Valley 16, Marian Catholic 6 Final
  • Notre Dame Green Pond 56, Pine Grove 6 Final
  • Williams Valley 54, Shenandoah Valley 0 Final

Saturday, Oct. 21

  • Chambersburg at Harrisburg, 1 p.m.
  • Trinity at Steel-High, 4 p.m.

Pennsylvania high school football live updates and highlights

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