Spring Grove quarterback Seth Hildebrand has passed for 1,546 yards this season.
Spring Grove quarterback Seth Hildebrand has passed for 1,546 yards this season. (JOHN PAVONCELLO -- jpavoncello@yorkdispatch.com)

Following are capsulized looks at Friday night's District 3 football playoff games involving York-Adams League teams.


LEBANON (7-3) AT DALLASTOWN (8-2), 7 P.M. The Lebanon Cedars are quite a story: winless in 2012, a playoff team in 2013.

Lebanon quarterback Mark Pyles, who has passed for 2,548 yards and 30 touchdowns this season, will test Dallastown's secondary.

Dallastown balances its attack with the combination of Rob Catchings (1,090 rushing yards) and Andrew Henry (1,117 passing yards and nine TD passes). The Wildcats' Malik Lewis is the York-Adams League's third-leading receiver with 43 catches for 709 yards (16.5 average).

Dallastown's defense has been stout all season, yielding just 13.6 points a game, the third-lowest total in the league.


MILTON HERSHEY (8-2) AT DOVER (8-2), 7 P.M. Last week, Dover recorded a historic victory by securing its first undisputed football championship.

This week, the Eagles will try for another first by winning a district playoff game. Standing in the way of Dover's pursuit of its goal is a Milton Hershey team that features some serious playmakers. Quarterback Shamon Walker has racked up 1,908 passing yards and 20 touchdown tosses. Receivers Kevin Wiggins (37 catches for 761 yards) and Tre Brown (31 for 623) are averaging 20.6 and 20.1 yards per catch, respectively.


Dover will attack the Spartans with its relentless running game featuring 1,000-yard rusher Isaiah Green (1,055). Green isn't the only option. Dorran Ledbetter, Jake McLean and Logan Ambrose have combined for 1,681 rushing yards.

SPRING GROVE (6-4) AT CONRAD WEISER (7-3), 7 P.M. Spring Grove overcame the "away-field disadvantage" last year by winning a district playoff game on the road.

The Rockets will look for a repeat this season when they travel to Berks County.

Spring Grove's Jeff Delaughter led the York-Adams League in rushing this season with 1,438 yards, and teammate Logan Hall was the league's leading receiver with 55 receptions for 931 yards (16.9 average). Quarterback Seth Hildebrand has targeted 83 of 176 pass attempts for 1,546 yards and 14 touchdowns.

Conrad Weiser is 5-1 at home this season, with the only setback coming in the final regular-season game, 21-13 to Gov. Mifflin. Alex Guilbe and Aidan Brosious joined for 1,802 rushing yards this year for the Scouts, who outscored opponents, 300-142.

NEW OXFORD (6-4) AT BISHOP McDEVITT (9-1), 7 P.M. Losses in the last two games of the regular season put New Oxford in a precarious position: a matchup with the team that won the last three District 3-AAA titles.

Bishop McDevitt features the one-two running combination of Andre Robinson and Rashad Lawson, who've teamed up for 2,171 rushing yards and 31 touchdowns. Crusaders' quarterback Nick Marsilio doesn't just hand the ball to Robinson and Lawson. Marsilio has passed for 1,654 yards and 17 touchdown passes.

New Oxford counts on Wes Beans, an outstanding all-around player. Beans has scored 22 touchdowns, rushed for 1,370 yards and caught 22 passes for 219 yards. The senior is also a key member of the Colonials' defense.


ANNVILLE-CLEONA (4-6) AT LITTLESTOWN (10-0), 7 P.M. Littlestown will bid to keep its perfect season going and guarantee itself another home game next weekend.

The Thunderbolts' offense is cranking out 37.0 points a game, while its ball-hawking defense is yielding only 11.1 points a game. Dustin DeGroft leads Littlestown's running game with 1,051 yards, and Trevor Hildebrand is the passing leader with 1,238 yards and nine touchdowns.

Annville-Cleona quarterback Mitch Rodkey has accounted for 1,668 yards of offense. Rodkey has connected on 15 touchdown passes.

HAMBURG (5-5) AT BERMUDIAN SPRINGS (9-1), 7 P.M. Bermudian Springs, the No. 3-seeded team, could be headed for a clash next week with second-seeded Berks Catholic.

Of course, both teams have to win this week.

Bermudian Springs' signature is its running game, but Eagles' quarterback Ted Marines has also provided 1,015 passing yards on 49 completions. When it's time to hand the ball off, Marines can choose from among Colton Dull (974 rushing yards), Briton Shelton (501 rushing yards) and Ryan Markle (463 rushing yards).

Hamburg looks to Ian Hamilton and Cody Miller for rushing yards. The two have shared 939 yards. Hawks' quarterback Joe Cominsky is 66 of 134 for 962 yards in the passing department. Cominsky made national news earlier this season when he was shown on a video striking an opposing player with a helmet. He was ejected from that game and sat out two games (one because of a PIAA rule and the other a school decision).

-- Reach Dick VanOlinda at dvanolinda@yorkdis patch.com.