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2021 Team Preview: The Hempfield Black Knights @HempfieldFB @lucasmiller2022 @MrEagerHHS

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| August 2, 2021


Hempfield Black Knights PFN Page

Head Coach: George Eager (2nd year)

PIAA District 3 – Class AAAAAA
League: Lancaster-Lebanon League 1


Assistant Coaches:
Edwin Heisey (Middle Linebackers)
Jim Vieland (Running Backs)
Mark Cheyney (Defensive Backs & Kickers)
George Eager Sr (Outside Linebackers, JV Defensive Coordinator)
Jay Ridinger (Defensive Coordinator, Defense Backs)
John Ridinger (Offensive Coordinator, Offensive Line)
Tommy Walker (Wide Receivers, JV Offensive Coordinator)
Ralph Heister (Defensive Line)
Greg Brown (Assistant Defensive Line)
RJ Ryan (Tight Ends)
Eric Spencer (Outside Linebackers)

2020 Record: 4-4

2021 Schedule





08-21 Red Lion  @ Red Lion (SCR) 10:00 am
08-27 Dallastown  vs. Dallastown (0-0) 7:00 pm
09-03 Manheim Central  @ Manheim Central (0-0) 7:00 pm
09-10 Central York  @ Central York (0-0) 7:00 pm
09-17 Exeter Township  vs. Exeter Township (0-0) 7:00 pm
09-24 Warwick  @ Warwick (0-0) * 7:00 pm
10-01 JP McCaskey  vs. JP McCaskey (0-0) * 7:00 pm
10-08 Cedar Crest  vs. Cedar Crest (0-0) 7:00 pm
10-15 Manheim Township  @ Manheim Township (0-0) * 7:00 pm
10-22 Wilson  vs. Wilson (0-0) * 7:00 pm
10-29 Penn Manor  @ Penn Manor (0-0) * 7:00 pm

* – denotes league game
(SCR) – denotes scrimmage

When your team is on offence:
Offensively, Hempfield plans to rely on their senior captain quarterback Cam Harbaugh. Cam is a playmaker with his arm and legs. Additionally, Cam has options to throw to as wide receiver is a position of depth for the black knights. The running back position will be a position of question as there are several candidates competing to take over for Tanner Hess with senior Evan Smith being the favorite going into the season.

When your team is on Defense:
Defensively, Hempfield has more experience than meets the eye. Although only one starter is returning, several players saw significant time last year. Hempfield is confident they are a better defense than last year as a normal off-season helped players understand the 3-4 scheme.

Special teams play is an important part of the game plan for Hempfield. Solid special teams can help a young defense while also setting up the offense for success. The kicking game will be taken over by Cannon Biscoe who is the brother of Colgate commit Spencer Biscoe who had the kicking duties last year.

Key Starters lost:
Tanner Hess RB/DB, Jadin Jimenez WR/KR/PR,
Devin Shorter MLB, Will Alexander OT,
Aidan Power C/NT, Gordy Hoover TE/DE,
Spencer Biscoe K, David Almodovar Cora WR/DB,

Offensive Starters Returning: 
#14 Cam Harbaugh Sr. QB 6’1 210 LBS
#84 Tommy Minnich Sr. WR 6’1 190 LBS
#79 Lucas Miller Sr. OL 6’1 285 LBS
#57 Kaleb Elslager Sr. OL 6’ 210 LBS

Defensive Starters Returning: 
#84 Tommy Minnich Sr. OLB 6’1 190 LBS

Special Team Starters Returning: 
#2 Eli Hinton Sr. PR/KR 5’9 165 LBS
#6 Adam Acker Sr. PR/KR/Holder 5’9 156 LBS
#14 Cam Harbaugh Sr. P 6’1 210 LBS
Key Newcomers: Example: Fr. DB John Smith, 6-1, 170
So. Deyvid Palepale OL/DL
Sr. Schylar Barmore OL/DL
Jr. Grant Hoover RB/OLB
Jr. Braydon Felsinger WR/DB
Jr. Andy Garcia WR/DB
So.Micah Gates WR/DB
So. Michael Shaffer OL/DL

2020 Returning Player Stats:
Cam Harbaugh: 80 for 137,1,173 passing yards, 59% percent passing completion, 8 passing touchdowns to 1 int, 92 carries for 320 yards, 4 rushing touchdowns, 27 punts for 913 yards, 33.8 yards per punt. Section I honorable mention at QB.
Tommy Minnich: 2 catches for 18 years, 1 touchdown. 29 total tackles, 3 sacks, 1 INT, 1 defensive touchdown.
Eli Hinton: 5 catches for 131 yards, 26.2 yards per catch,1 touchdown, 20 total tackles, 6 kick returns for 157 yards, averaging 26.2 yards per return.
Adam Acker: 4 catches for 43 yards, 10.8 yards per catch, 7 tackles.



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