Belle Vernon’s tremendous season came to an end Saturday night at Heinz Field in a 41-7 setback to rival Thomas Jefferson in the WPIAL Class AAAA Championship.
West Greene was 24 minutes from playing at Heinz Field, but turnovers and missed opportunities doomed the Pioneers in a 24-7 setback to Sto-Rox on Friday in the WPIAL Class A semifinals at Trinity Middle School in the Herald-Standard Game of the Week.
Central Valley led 35-0 at halftime Friday night and the Warriors didn't look back for a 42-6 win over visiting Mount Pleasant in the WPIAL Class AAA quarterfinals.
ROGERSVILLE -- West Greene's 25-year, winless playoff drought came to an end Friday evening as Kolin Walker, Ben Jackson and the Pioneer defense dominated Greensburg Central Catholic from start to finish, rolling to a 36-0 victory to advance to the Class A semifinals.
Zaier Harrison had been the focal point of Cornell's offense all game, so when the Raiders fell behind California in the fourth quarter of their WPIAL Class A playoff game on Friday night all eyes were on the senior quarterback.
ROSTRAVER TWP. -- Heading into the season, Belle Vernon head football coach Matt Humbert said one of his team’s goals was to get back to the WPIAL Class AAAA semifinals.
The semifinals are exactly where the Leopards are headed following their 49-6 win over New Castle Friday night in the quarterfinals of the Class AAAA playoffs at James Weir Stadium.
Elizabeth Forward battled Aliquippa tooth-and-nail for the first half, but big plays and turnovers proved to the difference in the Warriors’ 27-7 setback on Friday in the quarterfinals of the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs at Ambridge Area High School.
Bentworth's Owen Petrisek reset the school record for touchdowns in a season Friday night in the Bearcats' 46-39 loss to visiting Jefferson-Morgan in Tri-County South Conference action.
Nolan Labuda set the school record for touchdown receptions in a season as Belle Vernon closed the regular season Friday night with a 63-6 non-conference victory over visiting Ringgold.
Connellsville found its stride in the second quarter Friday night behind running back Ky'ron Craggette to defeat visiting Albert Gallatin, 30-6, Friday night in the season finale for both teams.
Playoff-bound Mount Pleasant used a strong rushing attack and stellar defense in a 35-8 over Uniontown on Friday night at Bill Power Stadium.
REPUBLIC -- Friday night’s Century Conference game between Carmichaels and Brownsville didn’t carry much weight in terms of next week’s playoffs with both teams staying home when the postseason gets underway.
Jaedan Zuzak scored the first two touchdowns of the game Friday night and visiting California didn't look back as the playoff-bound Trojans returned home from Mapletown with a 41-6 Tri-County South Conference victory.
Bailey Jones rushed for 269 yards and Carmichaels rallied from deficits of 14-0, 20-16 and 26-24 to pull out a 32-26 victory over visiting Frazier in a Century Conference football battle Friday night.
Elizabeth Forward scored touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams in its 28-0 victory over Uniontown on Friday in Big East Conference play at Warriors Stadium in the Herald-Standard Game of the Week.
ROGERSVILLE -- There was plenty on the line for West Greene when it played host to Greene County and Tri-County South Conference rival Jefferson-Morgan on Friday night.
California wasted no time putting its foot down on Senior Night, scoring twice before its offense even touched the field and never looking back as it rolled to a 40-12 victory over Chartiers-Houston.
Gamal Marballie scored the game's first touchdown Friday night, but North Catholic reeled off the next four touchdowns on its way to 48-13 Big East Conference road victory.
Mount Pleasant kept its flickering WPIAL Class AAA playoff hopes alive Friday night with a 35-7 victory over visiting Freeport in Big East Conference action.
Laronday Wilder gained 170 yards rushing and scoring three touchdowns Friday night to lead West Mifflin to a 54-18 Big Eight Conference victory over visiting Ringgold.