HAZLETON AREA (3-7) AT WILLIAMSPORT (9-1)
When: 7, tonight Tournament: Class 6A semifinals Up next: Winner plays Delaware Valley or Scranton Last playoff appearance: Hazleton Area 2009; Williamsport 2015 Last meeting: Williamsport 42, Hazleton Area 13 (Week 3) Series history: Hazleton Area leads 14-12 Last week: Hazleton Area 38, Crestwood 3 Williamsport 56, Berwick 23 The Coaches Hazleton Area: Mike Brennan (16th season, 3rd at Hazleton Area, 121-84 overall, 8-22 at Hazleton Area) Williamsport: Charles Crews Jr. (6th season, 2nd at Williamsport, 26-35 overall, 15-6 at Williamsport) Players to watch Hazleton Area: RB Adrian Otero averages 5.7 yards per carry. Williamsport: RB Trey Potts averages 11.7 yards per carry. Scouting report In the first meeting, Hazleton Area trailed by 14 points at the half. Defensively, the Cougars held Williamsport to 127 yards rushing. Williamsport, though, has the most dynamic offense in the conference. Hazleton Area’s passing game has come to life over the last three weeks of the season, as the Cougars head to the playoffs on a three-game winning streak.
GAR’s Austin Yelland runs the ball past Meyers defenders in Week 10.