HERSHEY, Pa. (WHTM) – The #8 Hershey Trojans escaped Round 1 of the District 3 Class 5A playoffs with a comeback 28-27 win over the #9 Exeter Township Eagles on Friday.

Hershey was trailing 21-0 at halftime before powering back in the second half to stay alive in th playoffs. Hershey will face the #1 seed the New Oxford Colonials on Nov. 10 in the quarterfinals.

Friday Night Football returns for its 27th season on abc27. Started in 1997 by longtime abc27 Sports Director Gregg Mace, FNF was the first of its kind in Central PA.

Back in 2018, the show was expanded to 45 minutes of highlights, analysis and reaction. It remains the longest show in the Midstate highlighting high school football for thirteen weeks of the season.

You can watch abc27 Friday Night Football starting at 11:15 p.m. each Friday night on television, or on the web on our Watch Live page. Sports Director Allie Berube, Jared Phillips and John Repetz break down the best games in the area, bring you closer to the action and give you a comprehensive look at the Mid Penn Conference, Lancaster-Lebanon League and YAIAA each week.