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Football Friday roundup: Perkiomen Valley storms back to beat Penn Wood

Recapping Friday's top football playoff games from Southeastern Pa.

Brody McAndrew of Neshaminy runs for a gain in their 21-20 victory against Pennsbury on Oct. 27, 2017.
Brody McAndrew of Neshaminy runs for a gain in their 21-20 victory against Pennsbury on Oct. 27, 2017.Read moreCharles Fox

Perkiomen Valley scored 24 unanswered points to fend off Penn Wood, 38-30, in the first round of the District 1 Class 6A playoffs. Malik Smith's 28-yard touchdown run gave Perkiomen Valley the lead with less than two minutes to play.

Perkiomen Valley was coming off a victory over Pottsgrove in the PAC championship game.

Kennedy Poles had three touchdowns, three receptions and 155 yards in the first half to give Penn Wood a 24-14 advantage.

Neshaminy 42, Spring-Ford 21:

No. 1 seed Neshaminy held off Spring-Ford in the first round of the District 1 Class 6A playoffs. Holding a 28-21 lead, Brody McAndrew connected with Cory Joyce for a touchdown to give the Redskins some breathing room.

Neshaminy, which won the Suburban One League National Conference, will play Pennsbury next week.

Garnet Valley 32, Central Bucks West 12:

Danny Guy led Garnet Valley past Central Bucks West in a Class 6A playoff contest. The Jaguars led 18-0 at the half thanks to a pair of Guy rushing touchdowns. Guy started the second half with another score.

Garnet Valley lost to North Penn in last year's title game.

Coatesville 51, Truman Tigers 22:

Coatesville rolled past Truman in the first round of the District 1 Class 6A playoffs.

Ahead 12-8, Coatesville received great field position following a bad snap on a punt. Aaron Young capitalized with his second rushing touchdown of the night. The Red Raiders racked up over 400 yards of total offense in the first half en route to a 37-8 lead.

Downingtown East 42, Owen J. Roberts 13:

Downingtown East led from start to finish in a convincing victory over Owen J. Roberts in the first round of the District 1 Class 6A playoffs. Tim Aivado went 31 yards for a touchdown after the Cougars recovered the opening kickoff. The rest was history as Downingtown East jumped out to a 42-0 lead at the half.

The Cougars will play Coatesville in the next round.

Pennridge 24, Quakertown 0:

Pennridge scored twice in a span of 18 seconds early in the second half as they beat Quakertown in Class 6A playoff action. The quick touchdowns were made possible by a fumbled kickoff return.

Upper Moreland 57, Sun Valley 30:

Caleb Mead recorded three touchdowns and Upper Moreland used a big offensive performance to take down Sun Valley in Class 5A action.

After recording an interception to end the first quarter, Sterlen Barr raced 46 yards for a touchdown to give Upper Moreland a 21-0 lead.

The Golden Bears won the SOL American Conference this season.

Marple Newtown 42, Oxford 13:

Marlon Weathers accounted for four touchdowns as Marple Newtown opened the Class 5A playoffs by beating Oxford. Senior wide receiver Dash Dulgerian broke Abel Hoff's single-season Delaware County receptions record.

The Tigers will face No. 2 seed Upper Moreland in the quarterfinals.

Upper Dublin 27, Radnor 21:

Malik Bootman's fourth rushing touchdown of the night was the difference as Upper Dublin defeated Radnor in Class 5A playoff game. Bootman's fourth score broke a 21-21 tie with 10 minutes remaining.

Strath Haven 24, Bishop Shanahan 21:

Emmet Young made a 23-yard field goal in the final seconds to give No. 11 seed Strath Haven a thrilling victory over Bishop Shanahan in the first round of the District 1 Class 5A playoffs. Panthers head coach Kevin Clancy picked up his 300th career win.

Jake Fisher's 30-yard touchdown pass to Tom Foster tied things up at 21 with two minutes to play. John Prochniak followed with an interception to set up the game-winning field goal.

The Panthers will play No. 3 seed Unionville next week. The Indians cruised past Glen Mills, 42-8, on Friday.

Pottsgrove 33, Interboro 8:

Pottsgrove came to life in the second half as they beat Interboro in the first round of the District 1 Class 4A playoffs.

Star running back Rahsul Faison was limited to two touchdowns. He entered the game with 2,437 rushing yards and 36 touchdowns on the season.

Pottsgrove was ahead 12-8 at the half despite Faison being limited to 63 yards and one touchdown. Faison took out his frustration late in the third quarter when he ran over a defender and sprinted 24 yards for a touchdown.

The Falcons also beat Interboro in last year's title game.

Northeast 47, Martin Luther King 20:

Sameen Thompson accounted for three touchdowns as Northeast took down Martin Luther King in the semifinals of the Public League Class 6A playoffs. Danny Scott carried the ball 20 times for 151 yards and two scores.