Mustangs win shootout at Trinity to clinch playoff spot.
Landan Stevenson ran for over 200 yards and two touchdowns Friday night as Mapletown clinched a Tri-County South Conference playoff berth with a 50-15 victory at Bentworth.
Chartiers-Houston scored 15 points in the fourth quarter Friday night to rally for a 27-24 victory over visiting Waynesburg Central in a Century Conference game.
West Greene scored 34 points in the first quarter Friday night for a 56-8 win over visiting Jefferson-Morgan to clinch the Tri-County South Conference title.
West Greene held a 14-0 lead after three quarters Friday night and then fended off Monessen for a 28-12 road victory for a key Tri-County South Conference win.
Uniontown had already banked one victory over Carrick this season but Red Raiders coach Keith Jeffries didn't want his team taking a second meeting between the two teams at Cupples Stadium lightly on Friday night.
Avella earned its first win of the season and dealt a major blow to Bentworth's playoff hopes by rallying from a 21-8 deficit in the fourth quarter to upend the visiting Bearcats, 30-21, in Tri-County South football action Friday night.
Landan Stevenson has racked up plenty of individual accomplishments during his football career at Mapletown but there was one team goal that had eluded him.
Landon Oslowski topped 100 yards rushing, but Thomas Jefferson was tough at home for a 42-6 victory Friday night over the visiting Rams in a Big East Conference game.
First-place Penn-Trafford scored 28 points in the first quarter Friday night to roll to a 45-6 victory at Connellsville in Big East Conference action.
McKeesport scored three touchdowns in the first half, including one in the waning seconds, for a 42-7 victory at Laurel Highlands Friday night in Big Eight Conference play.
West Greene held a 21-0 lead after three quarters and then fended off visiting Monessen for a 28-12 Tri-County South football victory Friday night to clinch a WPIAL playoff spot.
COAL CENTER -- Carmichaels rushed for 374 yards on 45 carries Friday night to defeat California, 35-20, in a key Tri-County South Conference battle.
Laurel Highlands faces its third straight stiff challenge, Mapletown's Landan Stevenson has widened his lead in Herald-Standard Touchdown Club standings while putting the Maples in position to make the playoffs and two more games have been wiped out due to the COVID pandemic.
Beth-Center scored 22 points in the second quarter and went on to defeat host Charleroi, 39-22, for its first win of the season in a Century Conference football clash on Friday night.
Mother Nature intervened during Friday night's Big Eight Conference clash between Ringgold and undefeated Belle Vernon as the game was delayed for two hours because of lightning.
Thomas Jefferson didn't have that one blowout quarter Friday night, but steadily put together four solid quarters for a 42-3 road victory at Laurel Highlands in Big Eight Conference action.
Many high schools change football coaches regularly, but not at Mapletown, where George Messich has coached the Maples for 34 consecutive years, which is his second stint with the program. He is the dean of area football coaches.
Mapletown regained the lead in the second quarter and the Maples defense shut out visiting Monessen in the second half for a 15-8 home victory in Tri-County South Conference play.