High School Football Plays of the Week from 2021-22 season in Central PA

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Each week on abc27 Friday Night Football, the sports team picks the two best plays of the week from Friday night football action to go head to head in a voting competition.

This is the full list of Plays of the Week and will be updated throughout the 2021-22 Central PA high school football season.

Week 1

In Week 1 action, Camp Hill’s quarterback Peyton Shore‘s 93-yard touchdown connection with Christian Doi proved to be the difference maker against Fairfield in the Lions 20-14. But is that play better than the 72-yard bomb thrown from York Catholic QB Levan McFadden to Quinn Brennan in the Fighting Irish’s 24-7 victory over Lancaster Catholic.

Week 2

In Week 2 action, Carlisle’s Louis Shank to Eli Hargrove shaking off every tackle on his way to the end zone and Carlisle’s big 49-0 win over Hershey. But is that play better than this? In the Cumberland Valley/Central York game, Penn State commit Beau Pribula drops back in his own endzone and finds Parker Hines for a 99-yard touchdown. Central York went on to win 21-3.

Week 3

In Week 3 action, Mechanicsburg’s sophomore quarterback Jeffrey Lougee takes it 70 yards on the QB keeper into the end zone in the Wildcats 27-17 win over Red Land. But is that play better than this? In the Lebanon/J.P. McCaskey game, Tornado QB Kohen Gates hands it off to Basir Epps, who smokes the defense down the sideline en route to a 60-6 victory over Lebanon.

Week 4

In Week 4 action, Penn Manor 31 yards away as Eli Warfel scrambles around, Warwick’s defense breaks down, he heaves up a prayer and Clark Wagstaff pulls it down in the end zone; Penn Manor took down Warwick on the last-second Hail Mary 30-28. But is that play better than this? In the Cocoa Bean Bowl between Milton Hershey and Hershey, Spartans John Brown interception to seal the win 25-20 and the trophy.

Week 5 will be updated after Friday Night Football on September 14.


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.

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