PIAA District 4 playoffs open this weekend for 4 Bradford schools seeking titles


Four schools in Bradford County will take the field this weekend, while one has a first-round bye, in PIAA District 4 football playoffs. Undefeated Troy plays at home as Class AA top-seeded team. Wyalusing, also in Class AA, faces a two-hour bus ride to Mt. Carmel to play the state’s all-time most winning (820 wins) football program.

Friday, November 3
Towanda (6-4) at Line Mountain (8-2), 7 p.m.: The fourth and fifth seeds for the Class AA bracket. Line Mountain is riding a seven-game win streak into the playoffs, out scoring their opponents 249-92 during that stretch. The Knights are coming off a tough loss to Wyalusing in the Bronze Helmet.

Athens travels to No. 1 seed Danville for a quarter-final game in the District 4, Class 3A football playoffs.

Hughesville (3-7) at Troy (10-0), 7 p.m.: The top-seeded Trojans welcome a Spartans team that hasn’t won a game since September 22, coming in on a five game losing streak. Hughesville has losses to Loyalsock and Towanda, both teams Troy beat.

Saturday, November 4
Wyalusing (6-4) at Mt. Carmel (8-2), 7 p.m.: The Rams are riding a 2-game win streak, including a late win over Towanda in the Bronze Helmet. They’ll take on a state-ranked Class AA team and No. 3 seed Red Tornadoes team that comes in with a six game win streak, out scoring opponents 329-90.