Mid-Penn Colonial Division - Week 4 Round Up
The Wizard of Oddz breaks down the Week 4 High School Football results for the Mid-Penn Colonial Conference, as well as providing links to related articles and statistics.
For a 2nd straight week The Wizard was perfect in selecting the favorite for each Mid-Penn Colonial football game, a spotless 12-0 over the last 2 weeks! Look back at the predictions - Week 3 Games & Week 4 Games
Waynesboro 21 - Shippensburg 24 - The marquee game of the opening week of divisional play for the Mid-Penn Colonial Conference was the Indians and the Greyhounds and this one didn't disappoint. Shippensburg opened up the game with a trick play for a 65 yard pass for a touchdown and mounted a 24-7 lead going into half. However, Waynesboro's D, led by Forrest Rhyne (who had an 81 int for a td in the 2nd half) clamped down after half time and shut Shippensburg out the remainder of the game. Waynesboro came up just short, after getting within scoring distance at the 25 yd line with a under a minute left to play Dylan Jumper intercepted a Brady Riddell pass to finish this one off.
Greencastle 35 - West Perry 21 - In one of two Week 4 battles of defeateds 0-3 Greecastle faced off against 0-3 West Perry. Greencastle was led by Cade McDowell who threw for a touchdown on 5-7 passing and 87 yds and added another 2 tds rushing on 8 rushes for 55 yds. West Perry, though facing their 4th loss of the season, did have some positives to take away from this one as well, this was West Perry's first multi-touchdown game of the season on offense and they also forced 3 fumbles on defense.
Big Spring 28 - Northern York 21 - This one turned into a battle of the running backs. Ryan Adams from the Bulldogs came in to this game rushing for at least 140 in each of his 3 prior contests and finished the night surpassing the 200 yard rushing mark for the first time in a game this season with 210 yds and 3 tds on 22 rushes. But give Northern York's Kyle Swartz credit as well as he topped 100 yds for the first time this season with 136 yds and 2 tds on 24 carries. In the end Adams was just too much for the Polar Bears to handle.
James Buchanan 0 - Mifflin County 61 - In the second battle of defeateds, both teams carried double digit losing streaks into this one, Mifflin Counties of the 20+ game variety. James Buchanan learned that hell hath no fury like a team riding a 21 game losing streak. Mifflin County received touchdowns from 7 different players and went up 40-0 by half time to put this one away. To add insult to injury the Huskies also held James Buchanan to a combined total offense of 14 yards.
The Wizard of Oddz Results - The Wizard went undefeated in back to back weeks raising his total record to 24-4 on the season in predicting games.