A look at Cumberland County high school games of the week (Jan. 16-21)

A look at Cumberland County high school games of the week (Jan. 16-21)

Sentinel Staff

The Eagles outlasted Carlisle by 53:49 on Friday night.

Christian Eben


Carlisle in the Cumberland Valley (Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.): The first clash between the herd and the Eagles was decided in the waning moments as CV clinched a 53-49 victory. Carlisle will march into the Eagle Dome hungry to beat his Commonwealth rival who goes unbeaten into the week.

Red Land at Lower Dauphin (Wednesday, 7 p.m.): Milton Hershey and Mechanicsburg are the leaders in the Keystone Division, but the Patriots are hot on their heels. Red Land make their way across the river to take on a Falcon team that scared the Spartans with a 51-41 setback last week.

Middletown at Boiling Springs (Friday, 7:30 p.m.): The Bubblers have quietly climbed the ladder of the Capital Division after recently winning back-to-back league competitions against East Pennsboro and Steel-High. Boiling Springs gave the Blue Raiders fits in the teams’ first meeting, which saw Middletown walk away in a 55-52 triumph.

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East Pennsboro at Shippensburg (Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.): The Greyhounds dedicated Tuesday’s meeting against the Panthers to junior Kimber Beeler and her family, whose mother is battling brain cancer. Shippensburg will be raising funds and plans to wear special shirts and swim caps in support of the family.

Parkland at Cumberland Valley (Saturday, 10am): The Eagles, who welcomed swimming forces like Emmaus, Hatboro Horsham, Souderton and Upper St. Clair to the CV natatorium earlier this season, are taking part in a battle-hardened parkland program in an early-morning non-league doubles meet.


Cumberland Valley in Carlisle (Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.): The Mid-Penn Commonwealth rivals face off for their second of two regular season meetings. The Thundering Herd are looking to avenge a 52-45 loss to CV on December 16 and end a season-long four-game losing streak. The visiting Eagles are trying to stay within striking distance of a division crown.

Mechanicsburg at Cedar Cliff (Wednesday, 7 p.m.): One of five remaining undefeated teams in District 3, Cedar Cliff puts its perfect overall and Mid-Penn Keystone records on the line when it hosts a Mechanicsburg roster ranked second in the Class 5A performance rankings of District 3 ascended. Cedar Cliff won the first duel of the season on December 16, 55-30.


Red Land near Mechanicsburg (Thursday, 7 p.m.): The Patriots, who have a major non-league Test against Elco on Tuesday, find themselves at the top of the Mid-Penn Keystone Division standings. Meanwhile, Mechanicsburg are trying to break the momentum of last week’s win in Carlisle and continue to complicate the division race.

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Boiling Springs in West Perry (Saturday, 7pm): The game, rescheduled from earlier this season, features the top two teams in the Colonial Division and two teams with postseason ambitions. The Bubblers enter the week as the No. 4 team in District 3’s Class 3A performance rankings, while the Mustangs are fourth in Class 2A. Boiling Springs swept all three encounters between the two rival programs last season.

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