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Based on their last meeting, Dallastown and Red Lion's impending showdown in the District 3 Class AAAA quarterfinals looks like a rather tough game to call. But the matchup does ensure at least one thing: A quad-A team from the YAIAA will play in the District 3 semifinals in two weeks. And that's rather uncharted territory for big schools from this area. How uncharted? Since the district's quad-A playoffs expanded from four teams in 2004, only once has a YAIAA team made it to the Class AAAA semifinals. And no local quad-A teams have done it since those playoffs expanded to 16 teams in 2006. Before 2004, when the district Class AAAA playoffs were four-team affairs, having a YAIAA team qualify for the semis was relatively commonplace. But only once has a local team appeared in the quad-A final (South Western made it in 2000, only to lose to Cumberland Valley, 49-14). In all, YAIAA teams are 1-11 in the District 3 Class AAAA semifinals. Ouch. Click the jump for a list of all the YAIAA big schools that have made a district semifinal since the PIAA expanded to Class AAAA in 1985. 2005 -- Central York (lost to State College, 21-6) 2002 -- Spring Grove (lost to Central Dauphin, 42-0) 2000 -- South Western (beat Reading, 35-28; lost in final to Cumberland Valley, 49-14) 1998 -- Red Lion (lost to Cumberland Valley, 13-3) 1997 -- South Western (lost to Cedar Crest, 14-6) 1995 -- South Western (lost to Lower Dauphin, 35-7) 1994 -- South Western (lost to Gettysburg, 21-20) 1993 -- Red Lion (lost to Chambersburg, 28-6) 1990 -- South Western (lost to Cumberland Valley, 42-14) 1988 -- William Penn (lost to J.P. McCaskey, 15-12) 1987 -- William Penn (lost to Cedar Cliff, 22-6) 1986 -- William Penn (lost to Mechanicsburg, 19-14)

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