North Penn locks down Neshaminy, moves onto District 1-6A semifinals
1-6A Playoffs Friday night.
The win advances the topseeded Knights (12-0) to the district semis next week, to take on either Downingtown West or Truman. The No. 8 Skins finished their season at 8-4.
Right from the start, North Penn’s defense was bent but didn’t break.
Neshaminy drove right downfield on its opening series but ultimately came up empty with a missed field goal. The Skins drove into scoring range on their second series but had a turnover on downs.
Behind the running of Chris James, the Skins again mounted a drive late in the first quarter, cashing in with a four-yard touchdown run by Oley Manzvk. The extra point was blocked by the Knights.
North Penn answered in the second quarter, an eight-yard
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North Penn quarterback Solomon Robinson runs for a touchdown Friday night during a District 1-6A quarterfinal.