As Lancaster-Lebanon League football chugs into its third week, the LNP/LancasterOnline staff is back to offer another set of predictions for Friday night's and Saturday afternoon's gridiron action.

An inside look at all 18 L-L League football Week 3 games [preview capsules]

This is the final week of nonleague play in Sections One and Two.

And while the games are far-flung across the region this time around, the LNP/LancasterOnline staff is here as always to offer its customary set of picks. 

The results are organized by game:

Recapping Week 2 highlights, previewing top Week 3 games and more on L-L Football Update show [video]

Want to know how each staffer picked (and what their record has been so far?) Scroll down to the bottom of the article. 

All Friday games start at 7 p.m. 


Cedar Crest at York 

Consensus: York

Who picked Cedar Crest? 

Tim Gross, Diana Pugliese, Jeff Reinhart, Paula Wolf

Who picked York? 

Dave Byrne, Tyler Huber, Laura Eckert Thompson, John Walk, Burt Wilson


Hempfield at Central York 

Consensus: Hempfield

Who picked Hempfield? 

Everyone except Burt Wilson

Who picked Central York? 

Burt Wilson


Central Dauphin at Manheim Township

Consensus: Manheim Township

Who picked CD? 

No one

Who picked Manheim Township? 

It was unanimous


Dallastown at Penn Manor

Consensus: Penn Manor

Who picked Dallastown?

Dave Byrne, Tyler Huber

Who picked Penn Manor? 

Tim Gross, Diana Pugliese, Jeff Reinhart, Laura Eckert Thompson, John Walk, Burt Wilson, Paula Wolf


Manheim Central at Warwick

Consensus: Warwick

Who picked Manheim Central? 

Dave Byrne, Tim Gross, John Walk, Burt Wilson

Who picked Warwick? 

Tyler Huber, Diana Pugliese, Jeff Reinhart, Laura Eckert Thompson, Paula Wolf


Wilson at Spring-Ford

Consensus: Wilson

Who picked Wilson? 

Everyone except Tim Gross

Who picked Spring-Ford? 

Tim Gross


Governor Mifflin at Cocalico

Consensus: Cocalico

Who picked Governor Mifflin? 

No one

Who picked Cocalico? 

It was unanimous


Spring Grove at Conestoga Valley

Consensus: Conestoga Valley 

Who picked Spring Grove? 

No one

Who picked CV? 

It was unanimous


Conrad Weiser at Elizabethtown

Consensus: Elizabethtown

Who picked Conrad Weiser?

Dave Byrne

Who picked E-town?

Everyone except Dave Byrne


Garden Spot at Palmyra

Consensus: Palmyra

Who picked Garden Spot?

John Walk

Who picked Palmyra? 

Everyone except John Walk


Solanco at New Oxford

Consensus: New Oxford 

Who picked Solanco?

Dave Byrne, Tim Gross, John Walk

Who picked New Oxford? 

Tyler Huber, Diana Pugliese, Jeff Reinhart, Laura Eckert Thompson, Burt Wilson, Paula Wolf


Annville-Cleona at Ephrata

Consensus: Ephrata 

Who picked Annville-Cleona?

Tim Gross, Tyler Huber, Jeff Reinhart, John Walk

Who picked Ephrata? 

Dave Byrne, Diana Pugliese, Laura Eckert Thompson, Burt Wilson, Paula Wolf


Columbia at Donegal

Consensus: Donegal

Who picked Columbia? 

Dave Byrne

Who picked Donegal? 

Everyone except Dave Byrne


Lancaster Catholic at Elco

Consensus: Lancaster Catholic 

Who picked Lancaster Catholic? 

It was unanimous

Who picked Elco?

No one


Lebanon at Pequea Valley

Consensus: Lebanon

Who picked Lebanon?

It was unanimous

Who picked Pequea Valley? 

No one


Northern Lebanon at Octorara

Consensus: Octorara

Who picked Northern Lebanon?

No one

Who picked Octorara?

It was unanimous


McCaskey at Reading (Saturday at 1 p.m.)

Consensus: Reading

Who picked McCaskey?

No one

Who picked Reading? 

It was unanimous


Lampeter-Strasburg at West York (Saturday at 1 p.m.)

Consensus: Lampeter-Strasburg

Who picked L-S?

It was unanimous

Who picked West York? 

No one


STAFF PICKS: 

DAVE BYRNE (Week 2, 11-3; season, 26-8): York, Hempfield, Manheim Township, Dallastown, Manheim Central, Wilson, Cocalico, Conestoga Valley, Conrad Weiser, Palmyra, Solanco, Ephrata, Columbia, Lancaster Catholic, Lebanon, Octorara, Reading, Lampeter-Strasburg

TIM GROSS (Week 2, 12-2; season, 26-8): Cedar Crest, Hempfield, Manheim Township, Penn Manor, Manheim Central, Spring-Ford, Cocalico, Conestoga Valley, Elizabethtown, Palmyra, Solanco, Annville-Cleona, Donegal, Lancaster Catholic, Lebanon, Octorara, Reading, Lampeter-Strasburg

TYLER HUBER (Week 2, 13-1; season, 29-5): York, Hempfield, Manheim Township, Dallastown, Warwick, Wilson, Cocalico, Conestoga Valley, Elizabethtown, Palmyra, New Oxford, Annville-Cleona, Donegal, Lancaster Catholic, Lebanon, Octorara, Reading, Lampeter-Strasburg

DIANA PUGLIESE (Week 2, 13-1; season, 30-4): Cedar Crest, Hempfield, Manheim Township, Penn Manor, Warwick, Wilson, Cocalico, Conestoga Valley, Elizabethtown, Palmyra, New Oxford, Ephrata, Donegal, Lancaster Catholic, Lebanon, Octorara, Reading, Lampeter-Strasburg

JEFF REINHART (Week 2, 12-2; season, 28-6): Cedar Crest, Hempfield, Manheim Township, Penn Manor, Warwick, Wilson, Cocalico, Conestoga Valley, Elizabethtown, Palmyra, New Oxford, Annville-Cleona, Donegal, Lancaster Catholic, Lebanon, Octorara, Reading, Lampeter-Strasburg

LAURA ECKERT THOMPSON (Week 2, 12-2; season, 27-7): York, Hempfield, Manheim Township, Penn Manor, Warwick, Wilson, Cocalico, Conestoga Valley, Elizabethtown, Palmyra, New Oxford, Ephrata, Donegal, Lancaster Catholic, Lebanon, Octorara, Reading, Lampeter-Strasburg

JOHN WALK (Week 2, 14-0; season, 29-5): York, Hempfield, Manheim Township, Penn Manor, Manheim Central, Wilson, Cocalico, Conestoga Valley, Elizabethtown, Garden Spot, Solanco, Annville-Cleona, Donegal, Lancaster Catholic, Lebanon, Octorara, Reading, Lampeter-Strasburg

BURT WILSON (Week 2, 12-2; season, 29-5): York, Central York, Manheim Township, Penn Manor, Manheim Central, Wilson, Cocalico, Conestoga Valley, Elizabethtown, Palmyra, New Oxford, Ephrata, Donegal, Lancaster Catholic, Lebanon, Octorara, Reading, Lampeter-Strasburg

PAULA WOLF (Week 2, 12-2; season, 26-8: Cedar Crest, Hempfield, Manheim Township, Penn Manor, Warwick, Wilson, Cocalico, Conestoga Valley, Elizabethtown, Palmyra, New Oxford, Ephrata, Donegal, Lancaster Catholic, Lebanon, Octorara, Reading, Lampeter-Strasburg


Check out the picks from Weeks 1 and 2 here: 

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