AVELLA — KJ Rush ran for a one touchdown, passed for another and threw a pair of two-point conversion passes in Avella's 22-point fourth quarter as the Eagles rallied for a 30-21 victory over visiting Bentworth in a Class A Tri-County South Conference game Friday night.
AVELLA — West Greene quarterback Wesley Whipkey threw for three first-quarter touchdowns and rushed for another as the Pioneers earned a 48-0 victory over Avella Friday night.
JEFFERSON — Cole Jones passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and Josh Wise returned an interception for a score, as Jefferson-Morgan won for the first time this season, defeating Avella 32-0 in a penalty-filled Tri-County South Conference opener Friday night at Parker Field.
Freshman quarterback Brad Birch passed for four touchdowns and ran for another score — all in the first half — and Jeannette scored twice on returns as the Jayhawks rolled to a 62-14 victory over Avella in a Class A first-round playoff game Friday night.
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.
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…
The Trojans jumped out to a 28-0 lead in the first quarter and didn’t have much trouble handing Avella its first loss, 55-16, in a Class A Tri-County South Conference game.
AVELLA — Kenneth Rush completed 12 of 14 passes for 196 yards and threw a pair of second-half scoring tosses as Avella remained unbeaten with a 26-8 victory over Jefferson-Morgan in a Class A Tri-County South Conference game Friday night.
The WPIAL approved a new scheduling format and it’s designed to prevent teams from pitching their ace against the same section opponent twice in a season
West Greene plays Kennedy Catholic in the first round of the state tournament for the second consecutive year.
McGuffey not only is tied for first place in its section. The Highlanders lead the entire WPIAL in a statistical category. That and West Greene's tough upcoming schedule and what local basketball teams would be playoff bound if the season ended today.
West Greene continues to score. Chartiers-Houston has kept teams from scoring. Avella beats somebody outside of the Tri-County South Conference. Week 1 had us flipping through our calendars for oddities and much more.
Several local high school basketball teams get a new lease on life by being pulled into the PIAA playoffs by the WPIAL's follow-the-leader system for determining postseason spots.