Franklin County Week 10 Preview: Shippensburg goes for a perfect regular season

Dylan Jacobs
Chambersburg Public Opinion

The regular season finale is here.

There is plenty on the line this weekend, including one team's quest for perfection. Even for the teams who's season ends, there's an opportunity to build confidence into next season.

Here are the season finales across the county this week.

Greencastle-Antrim (4-5) at Shippensburg (9-0): Thursday at 7 p.m.

Northern York challenged Shippensburg on Friday, October 8, 2021. The Greyhounds remain undefeated with a 21-3 victory.

Last week's results

Greencastle: Win vs. West Perry 31-27 (3OT)

Shippensburg: Win vs. East Pennsboro 21-6

Outlook: It wasn't too long ago since Shippensburg last completed a perfect regular season. The Greyhounds got it done in 2019, and have a chance of doing it again on Saturday. This game is also important in terms of playoff seeding, with Shippensburg fighting for one of the top two seeds.

The pick: Shippensburg 31, Greencastle-Antrim 17

Waynesboro (7-2) at Northern York (6-2)

Louie Lindsay leads the huddle during Waynesboro's thrilling 21-20 victory over Mechanicsburg on Friday October 22

Last week's results

Waynesboro: Win vs. Mechanicsburg 21-20

Northern York: Win at Susquehanna 35-0

Outlook: While both teams will be playing in the postseason, this game could be big in terms of what seed they get. Waynesboro is coming off a dramatic last-second win over Mechanicsburg, and look to build on the momentum on the road to close out the regular season.

The pick: Waynesboro 24, Northern York 20

Harrisburg (8-1) at Chambersburg (2-7)

Chambersburg's Andy Jean (3) reels in a pass to score for the Trojans. Chambersburg hosted Red Lion on Friday, September 10,  2021. The Trojans defeated the Lions 21-7.

Last week's results

Harrisburg: Win vs. State College 15-13

Chambersburg: Loss at Cumberland Valley 24-13 

Outlook: Chambersburg put together a better performance last week, but going against Harrisburg is no easy feat. The Trojans could use this game as valuable experience for their young team going into next season.

The pick: Harrisburg 49, Chambersburg 10

James Buchanan (1-7) at Line Mountain (1-7)

James Buchanan hosted Green Street Academy on Friday, September 17,  2021.

Last week's results

James Buchanan: Loss vs. Juniata 42-0

Line Mountain: Win at Newport 13-10

Outlook: Line Mountain got it first win of the season last week, and James Buchanan is looking to end its season while breaking its own losing streak. James Buchanan has lost six games in a row, but this one could be a close one to end the season.

The pick: Line Mountain 17, James Buchanan 10