F-F football capsules: What to expect in Week 4
Sports reporters Lizi Arbogast and Lindsey Smith break down the Franklin Co. Game of the Week for Week 4, Waynesboro at Shippensburg. Video by Lindsey Smith
Greencastle-Antrim at West Perry
Game data: Greencastle-Antrim Blue Devils at West Perry Mustangs ... Friday, 7 p.m. at West Perry Stadium ... Mid Penn Colonial Division game.
Teams: Both teams enter Week 4 with winless records. West Perry has scored just 20 points so far this season, while Greencastle has managed just 19.
Notes: After seriously struggling offensively the first two weeks, the Blue Devils got moving in Week 3's loss to East Pennsboro. They gained just 283 total yards in the first two games combined, but had 328 last week. Demetrius Burton has been the leader with 157 rushing yards, and he missed a week. Junior quarterback Cade McDowell has gotten progressively better. He has totaled 143 yards on the ground, but G-A is still struggling to find any passing success. The most yards through the air the Blue Devils have had was 48 in Week 2 against Milton Hershey.
For the Mustangs, the fate has been similar. They have totaled just 130 passing yards, utilizing three different quarterback. Cameron May and Terrance Quaker have both rushed for more than 100 yards this season, while freshman Kenyon Johnson is not far behind with 74 yards on eight carries.
Media: A livestream will be available on GameTimePA.com and midpennbroadcasting.com.
P.O. pick: Blue Devils by 10.
James Buchanan at Mifflin County
Game data: James Buchanan Rockets at Mifflin County Huskies ... Friday, 7 p.m. at Mitchell Field ... Mid Penn Colonial Division game.
Teams: Entering Friday's game, both JB and Mifflin County are 0-3. Both have struggled to put together a strong defensive performance. The Rockets are allowing 52.67 points per game, while Mifflin County has given up an average of 50.67 points.
Notes: In Week 1, the Rockets had a fine offensive showing, finishing with 36 points in a high-scoring loss to Hanover. Since then, JB has scored only 10 points and is coming off a 46-0 loss to Camp Hill. Defensively, Zane Bray has been a standout. He has totaled 17 tackles so far, while Colby Bradshaw has been credited with 15 tackles. Sean Bankson (13.5 tackles) and Caden Ficks (12.5) are also big contributors.
Mifflin County has established a decent passing game. Senior Drew Williams has throw for 424 yards, while sophomore Noah Wright is 9-for-16 for 122 yards in two games. The ground game needs work, though, as the Huskies have gained a total of just 108 rushing yards through the first three games. They're averaging less than 2 yards per carry.
P.O. pick: Huskies by 3.