Hampton to face Penn-Trafford in nonconference contest

Trib logo Bill Hartlep

Friday, October 18, 2019 | 9:53 AM

The stretch run continues Friday night, and Hampton’s football team is hoping to stay in the playoff race.

The Talbots (2-6, 2-4 in Class 5A Northern Conference) are hoping for some help as they take on Penn-Trafford (7-1) in a nonconference game at 7 p.m.

Hampton is in seventh place in the Northern Conference heading into Week 8. The Talbots will host Mars in the season finale next Friday.

The top five teams in each Class 5A conference advance to the playoffs, as well as one sixth-place wild-card team.

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