DISTRICT 1-AAAA SEMIFINAL
PERKIOMEN VALLEY (10-2) AT NORTH PENN (9-3)
FRIDAY, 7:30 P.M., AT CRAWFORD STADIUM, LANSDALE
Coach: Scott Reed, 10th season, 63-48.
League: PAC-10, finished 7-2.
Notable: First District 1-AAAA semifinal appearance in program history; defeated Lansdale Catholic 48-14 in the 1-AAA semis in 1998 before falling to Strath Haven 41-12 in the final. ... Lone losses were to Spring-Ford (14-7 in Week 3) and Pioneer Athletic Conference champion Pottsgrove (23-12 in Week 9). ... Quarterback/safety Rasaan Stewart, a Division I recruit, has 4,314 career passing yards and 47 career passing TDs to go along with 2,771 career rushing yards and 46 career rushing TDs. ... Averaging 37.5 points (fourth in District 1) and allowing an average of 7.5 points (first in District 1 and seventh in the state). ... Ranked honorable mention in Class AAAA by Pennsylvania Football News.
Coach: Dick Beck, 12th season, 134-28.
League: Suburban One Continental Conference, finished 7-0.
About the Knights: Opened season with three straight losses to powerhouse squads La Salle (34-7), Archbishop Wood (49-3) and St. Joseph's Prep (35-6) before righting ship with nine straight victories. ... Seeking third District 1-AAAA championship in past four seasons. Won district titles in 2002, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2010 and 2011; also reached final in 1999, 2004 and 2009. ... Ranked No. 6 in state in Class AAAA by Pennsylvania Football News. ... Sophomore RB Nyfease West has rushed for a team-high 1,249 yards and has nine TDs; senior QB Austin Shearer has gone 88-for-149 for 1,185 yards and 11 touchdowns against six interceptions. ... Offense is averaging 27.9 points per game; defense is allowing average of 20.3 points per game.
— Compiled by DARRYL GRUMLING