Despite a 4-3 record, Cocalico entered Week 8 at 4th in the 4A rankings. The Eagles looked to make a better case for their playoff ticket with a matchup against the Elizabethtown Bears. E-town struck first with Josh Rudy seeking out Patrick Gilhool and a 2-point conversion to go to make it 8-0 Bears. Cocalico answered right back with Steven Flinton cashing in off the screen to make it an 8-7 ballgame. Gilhool came up with an amazing catch to make it 14-7 but once again, Cocalico answered with Hayden Haver on the handoff to tie things up at 14. The Eagles would take a 21-14 lead into the half and end up with the 49-28 win.
Friday Night Football returns for its 25th 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. Damon Turbitt, Allie Berube, Logan Reever 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.