Monday, March 2, 2015

FOOTBALL: Old rivals to meet up again in PIAA District 1 Class AAAA playoffs

Neshaminy vs. North Penn

FOOTBALL: Old rivals to meet up again in PIAA District 1 Class AAAA playoffs


Neshaminy vs. North Penn

Neshaminy and North Penn will meet in a PIAA District Class AAAA quarterfinal playoff 7:30 p.m. Friday in Lansdale.

The Redskins and Knights, former rivals in the Suburban One League National Conference, have met 18 times since Mark Schmidt took charge of Neshaminy in 1995.

In that span, the series is deadlocked at nine wins apiece. Here are the head-to-head results:

2010: North Penn, 42-6 (District 1 championship game)

2009: North Penn, 35-22 (District 1 quarterfinal)

2008: North Penn, 28-0 (District 1 championship game)

2007: Neshaminy, 35-0 (District 1 quarterfinal)

2007: Neshaminy, 31-7 (Sub. One National)

2006: North Penn, 29-7 (Sub. One National)

2005: Neshaminy, 41-13 (Sub. One National)

2004: Neshaminy, 51-34 (District 1 championship game)

2004: North Penn, 31-30 (Sub. One National)

2003: North Penn, 35-17 (Sub. One National)

2002: Neshaminy, 24-14 (Sub. One National)

2001: Neshaminy, 23-14 (Sub. One National)

2000: Neshaminy, 35-12 (Sub. One National)

1999: North Penn, 29-6 (Sub. One National)

1998: North Penn, 13-12 (Sub. One National)

1997: Neshaminy, 16-14 (Sub. One National)

1996: Neshaminy, 20-16 (Sub. One National)

1995: North Penn, 28-14 (Sub. One National)

-Rick O'Brien

Rick O'Brien Inquirer Columnist
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