"We're still 0-1 in the [Empire] division, and with five games left, we basically have to win three of the five games in order to make the playoffs," said Penna.
Guilderland has a chance to get one of those three wins it needs Thursday when it hosts Christian Brothers Academy in an Empire Division game. The Brothers (0-2) are coming off am 18-13 loss to Bethlehem Saturday.
"CBA is a good team," said Penna. "They're well coached, and they have a number of threats."
The Eagles (1-1) needed some fourth quarter heroics by Mike Strohecker to earn their first victory of the season. Strohecker scored on runs of four and 21 yards to give Bethlehem the lead, and he added a late interception to seal the victory.
Mike McLeer returned a kickoff 75 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter for Bethlehem, which travels to Shaker (2-0) Friday for a cross-divisional game.
In other football action last weekend, Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk improved its record to 2-0 with a 44-12 Class B cross-divisional victory at Johnstown last Friday.
Cameron Greco scored two of the Indians' four touchdowns in the first quarter to put away the Sir Bills early. Greco also had an 80-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
The Indians host Cairo-Durham Friday night.
Fonda-Fultonville handed Voorheesville (1-1) a 33-14 loss in Saturday's Class C South Division game. The Braves (2-0) built a 27-6 lead with a pair of third-quarter touchdown drives to pull away for the win.
Max Schuster recovered a Fonda fumble in the end zone, and Ryan Duncan threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to James Currier for Voorheesville's points.
The Blackbirds host Coxsackie-Athens Saturday.""