Canon-McMillan enjoyed one of its most impressive comebacks, scoring 24 straight points Friday night to upend Mt.Lebanon 24-17 in the Class 6A Quad County Conference.
CM trailed 17-0 after Eli Heidenreich caught a 12-yard touchdown.
The Big Macs (1-1,, 1-1) then scored on a 90-yard kickoff return to make is 17-7. Davis then caught a 64-yard touchdown pass with 2:44 left in the third quarter to make it 17-14.
Following a CM punt to the Mt. Lebanon one, the Big Macs got a safety when the running back was tackled in the end zone for a safety with 4:53 left.
David Mowaod scored one a 6-yard run and Dane Matuscun caught the conversion pass for the winning score.
Chartiers Valley 9, South Fayette 7
Jacob Stansberry booted a 22-yard field goal with 17 seconds remaining to give Chartiers Valley a stunning 9-7 victory over South Fayette in a non-conferenc e game.
Chartiers Valley (2-0) trailed 7-0 midway through the third quarter when Socrates Boulis connected with Anthony Collura for a 27-yard touchdown pass. However, the extra-point kick was missed and South Fayette led 7-6.
The Lions (1-1) had taken a 7-0 lead in the second quarter on a nine-yard TD pass from Naman Alemada to Joey Audia. Alemada completed 13 of 25 passes for 148 yards.
The Lions were protecting a 7-6 lead when they turned the ball over on downs inside the CV 25-yard line late in the fourth quarter, which set up the game-winning drive by the Colts.
Chartiers-Houston 21, Beth-Center 6
Nathan Cavallo ran for two first-half touchdowns and Chartiers-Houston won its Class 2A Century Conference opener 21-6 over host Beth-Center.
The Bucs (1-0, 1-1) took the opening kickoff and drove 65 yards for a touchdown. Cavallo covered the final 26 yards.
Later in the first quarter, C-H put together a long drive that Jimmy Sadeler capped with a 14-yard run that made the score 14-0. Sadler had a key 29-yard run in the drive.
Beth-Center (1-1, 1-1) then fumbled the ensuing kickoff and C-H recovered at the Bulldogs’ 40-yard line. It took the Bucs 14 plays to reach the end zone with Cavallo scoring a two-yard plunge that made it 21-0.
Beth-Center took the second-half kickoff and closed to within 21-6 when Colby Kuhns connected with Dajion Devers for a 27-yard touchdown.
Carmichaels 43, Mapletown 8
Trenton Carter threw three touchdown pass to Michael Stewart and Carmichaels scored the game’s first 28 points en route to a 43-8 victory over Mapletown in the Tri-County South Conference.
Stewart scored on tosses of 18 and four yards in the first quarter and 61 yards in the third. Carter was six of nine passing for 138 yards – all to Stewart – and the three scores. He also ran two yards for a second-quarter TD that gave the Mikes (2-0, 2-0) a 21-0 lead.
Bailey Jones, who rushed for 119 yards on 16 carries, had scoring runs of 13 and four yards.
Landan Stevenson rushed for a game-high 173 yards on 29 carries and had a 15-yard TD burst in the second quarter for Mapletown (0-2, 0-2).
Belle Vernon 45, West Mifflin 0
Dane Anden ran for 118 yards and scored three touchdowns, and Belle Vernon’s defense put together its second consecutive shutout as the Leopards blanked West Mifflin 45-0 Big Eight Conference game.
Belle Vernon (2-0, 2-0) led 14-0 after one quarter and 32-0 at halftime. Anden got the Leopards off to a good start with a four-yard TD pass from Jackson Jewell to open the scoring. Devin Whitlock returned a punt 60 yards for a TD to make it 14-0.
Anden added a 30-yard scoring run in the second quarter and a 10-yard jaunt in the third.
Jewell rushed for 62 yards, including an eight-yard TD in the fourth quarter, and was 6-for-6 passing for 37 yards. Whitlock completed nine of 12 for 79 yards.
Bentworth 14, Monessen 6
Owen Petrisek scored two touchdowns, the latter with 5:11 to go, and Bentworth (1-1, 1-1) held Monessen to 70 yards total in a 14-6 victory in a Tri-County South Conference game.
It was the first wins for Bentworth over Monessen since 2001, though the teams did play each year.
Petrisek gave Bentworth a 7-6 lead when he caught a halfback option pass from Trent Cavanaugh that covered 70 yards. Petrisek would later score on an 18-yard run.
Petrisek had 10 tackles and three quarterback sacks, and carried the ball 11 times for 62 yards.
Cavanaugh and Trevor Richardson each recovered a fumble from their linebacker positions.
Dayton Carson caught a touchdown pass for Monessen (0-2, 0-2). Elijah David rushed for 36 yards on six tries.
In other games
Avella ran its record to 2-0 with a 26-8 victory over visiting Jefferson-Morgan in the Class A Tri-County South Conference. The game was delayed for long periods several times because of injuries. In a pair of Class 5A Big Eight Conference games, Thomas Jefferson remained unbeaten with a 51-14 victory over Trinity, and Laurel Highlands edged Ringgold, 16-12. No game details from the latter two contests were made available to the Observer-Reporter.