2020 High School Football Preview
CANONSBURG — Though his team won convincingly, Canon-McMillan coach Mike Evans was not all pleased with his team’s performance, especially on offense.
AVELLA — A pair of second-quarter touchdowns were all that Avella needed Friday night as the Eagles played terrific defense and dominated the field position to stun Carmichaels 14-7 and clinch a WPIAL Class A playoff berth out of the Tri-County South Conference.
WAYNESBURG — Freshman Colin Brady ran for 273 yards and four touchdowns, Corey Wise had a hand in three scores, and West Greene's offense rolled in a 54-28 victory over Jefferson-Morgan in a Class A Tri-County South Conference game played at Waynesburg University's John F. Wiley Stadium.
MAPLETOWN — Sophomore Landan Stevenson rushed for 214 yards and three touchdowns on 32 carries, returned an interception 68 yards for a score and a punt 22 yards for a fifth TD Friday night as Mapletown ended the season with a 40-29 victory over Bentworth in the Class A Tri-County South Conference.
ROGERSVILLE — West Greene running back Corey Wise needed only four carries to rack up 101 yards and two touchdowns, and Wesley Whipkey completed 5 of 5 passes for 79 yards and three touchdowns, as the Pioneers pounded visiting Brownsville 53-12 Friday night.
McDONALD — Charley Rossi caught a pair of first-half touchdown passes and added a fourth-quarter interception return for another score as South Fayette never trailed in a critical 38-14 victory Friday night over West Allegheny.
WEXFORD — Greg Phillips threw four touchdown passes, Mason Kress and J.R. Burton each had two scores and undefeated North Allegheny blanked Canon-McMillan 35-0 in a Class 6A Quad County West Conference game Friday night.
Under normal circumstances, Ron Gallagher, the first-year head football coach at Carmichaels, would have spent last Friday night at California High School scouting the Mikes’ opponent for this week. Carmichaels had last week off because it received a forfeit from Monessen.
BELLE VERNON – Third-place garners no trophies or medals during WPIAL team championships but don’t tell the Carmichaels or Peters Township boys golf programs that their finish Thursday at the Cedarbrook Golf Course wasn’t worthy of being bronzed.
ELLSWORTH – Seth Adams threw two touchdown passes in the first four minutes of Bentworth’s 26-point second quarter, Owen Petrisek had three touchdown runs and Trevor Richardson booted two field goals as the Bearcats defeated Avella 41-31 Thursday night in a Class A Tri-County South Conferenc…
CORAOPOLIS — Jackson LaRocka passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and Burgettstown's defense held Cornell scoreless for the first three quarters Friday night as the Blue Devils defeated the Raiders 29-14 in a Class A Big Seven Conference game.
McDONALD -- Maddox Truschel scored on a 10-yard quarterback draw with 47 seconds remaining as Fort Cherry stunned previously undefeated Rochester 21-19 at Jim Garry Stadium Friday in a Class A Big 7 game.
CALIFORNIA — California running back Jaeden Zuzak had a season in the first half Friday night against Jefferson-Morgan.
WEXFORD – Kat Wang and Marra Bruce are trouble for tennis doubles players in the district and the state but the Peters Township duo do have their own trials when it comes to defending their domain.
It has taken 21 years, but Washington and Trinity will finally play it again tonight at Hiller Field.
CHARLEROI – The Charleroi boys soccer program inched closer to a potential fourth straight section title with a 10-1 win over Waynesburg Tuesday night.