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Hollywood’s Cutting Room Floor- Colonial/Schuylkill League Edition Week Nine.

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| October 18, 2023

After Eight Weeks of the High School Football Season Seven Teams From the Colonial/Schuylkill League Have Clinched a Spot in the Upcoming District XI Playoffs.

There are 32 open spots in the District XI playoffs from 1A to 6A, however there are no Colonial/Schuylkill League teams in the 6A classification. After week eight Minersville has clinched a spot in 1A. In 2A Schuylkill Haven is the only team to qualify. Four teams have occupied a spot in 3A: Northwestern, Palmerton, North Schuylkill and Notre Dame Green Pond, there are four more spots available. No teams have solidified a spot in 4A but Blue Mountain and Bangor are leading contenders. Southern Lehigh has clinched a spot in 5A and are currently the top seed as rest of the classification are teams from the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference.

Northwestern Lehigh, Southern Lehigh and Palmerton all had solid outings this past weekend to remain unbeaten through week eight in the league. Schuylkill Haven, Minersville and Blue Mountain are hanging around in the mix as well as Williams Valley, Notre Dame and Bangor ill have something to say in the next couple of weeks.

This reporter will be at three league games this weekend:

Friday Bangor at Blue Mountain and a Saturday Double-Header at noon Northwestern Lehigh at Wilson Are and then at 7PM Mahanoy Area vs Nativity BVM, that game will be at Schuylkill Haven Rotary Field.

So let’s take a look at the results from this past weekend

Tamaqua 23 Northern Lehigh 13
Notre Dame Green Pond 63 Jim Thorpe 14
Catasauqua 55 Panther Valley 6
Blue Mountain 40 Saucon Valley 14
Northwestern Lehigh 35 Bangor 6
Mahanoy Area 27 Tri-Valley 20
Williams Valley 13 Marian Catholic 6
Minersville 38 Palisades 12
Palmerton 48 North Schuylkill 24
Pine Grove 31 Salisbury Twp 0
Southern Lehigh 54 Lehighton 12
Nativity BVM 32 Shenandoah Valley 19
Pottsville 48 Wilson Area 14
Schuylkill Haven 28 Pen Argyl 21

Here are the games for week nine:

(5-3) Marian Catholic at (4-4) Tri-Valley Friday 7PM
(7-1) Minersville at (7-1) Schuylkill Haven Friday 7PM
(0-8) Salisbury at (6-2) North Schuylkill Friday 7PM
(4-4) Pen Argyl at (2-6) Panther Valley Friday 7PM
(2-6) Lehighton at (3-5) Saucon Valley Friday 7PM
(4-4) Tamaqua at (8-0) Palmerton Friday 7PM
(6-2) Williams Valley at (2-6) Shenandoah Valley Friday 7PM
(3-5) Pottsville at (8-0) Southern Lehigh Friday 7PM
(2-6) Pine Grove at (5-3) Notre Dame Green Pond Friday 7PM
(4-4) Catasauqua at (2-6) Palisades Friday 7PM
(5-3) Bangor at (6-2) Blue Mountain Friday 7PM
(2-6) Jim Thorpe at (3-5) Northern Lehigh Friday 7PM
(8-0) Northwestern Lehigh at (0-8) Wilson Area Saturday noon
(2-6) Mahanoy Area vs (5-3) Nativity BVM Saturday 7PM at Schuylkill Haven HS

Current Standings in the Colonial/Schuylkill League:


Northwestern Lehigh 5-0 8-0
Southern Lehigh 5-0 8-0
Blue Mountain 4-2 6-2
Bangor 3-3 5-3
Pottsville 3-3 3-5
Saucon Valley 2-4 3-5
Lehighton 1-5 2-6
Wilson 0-6 0-8


Palmerton 5-0 8-0
North Schuylkill 5-1 6-2
Notre Dame GP 4-2 5-3
Tamaqua 4-2 4-4
Northern Lehigh 2-3 3-5
Jim Thorpe 2-4 2-6
Pine Grove 1-5 2-6
Salisbury 0-6 0-8


Minersville 4-0 7-1
Schuylkill Haven 3-0 6-1
Pen Argyl 2-1 4-3
Catasauqua 1-3 4-4
Palisades 1-3 2-6
Panther Valley 0-4 2-6


Williams Valley 3-0 6-2
Marian Catholic 3-1 5-3
Nativity BVM 2-2 5-3
Tri-Valley 1-2 4-4
Mahanoy Area 1-2 2-6
Shenandoah Valley 0-3 2-6

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