TribLIVE

| Sports


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

University Prep claims title

TribLIVE Sports Videos

Top high school sports
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, 9:42 p.m.
 

University Prep defeated Clearfield, 36-22, to win the PIAA Districts 5-6-8-9 Class AAA championship.

The Wildcats got off to a quick start, scoring 14 points in the first quarter and 22 total in the first half, while holding Clearfield to nine points in the first half.

Senior quarterback Akil Young led the Wildcats' offense, completing 23 of his 36 attempts for 353 yards, five touchdowns and two interceptions.

Three University Prep players had five or more catches, with running back Clay Moorefield leading the way. The junior tailback led all Wildcats receivers with eight receptions for 98 yards and one touchdown.

Clearfield got strong efforts from junior quarterback Christian Lezzer, and senior wideout Trey Jordan. Lezzer threw for 235 yards and three touchdowns, and Jordan led all wideouts with 180 yards receiving and two touchdowns on six catches. Turnovers proved to be the difference for Clearfield, as the Falcons committed six, including three Lezzer interceptions.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Steelers’ prime-time games shrink attendance at Heinz Field
  2. Ferrante told wife’s cousin that she died of ‘chemical storm’
  3. Arrest made in June homicide in Hill District
  4. Ramps reopen from East Ohio and Heinz streets to northbound Route 28
  5. Court validates Highmark Medicare plan that excludes UPMC
  6. State trooper struck by SUV in Westmoreland faces more surgery, long recovery
  7. Starkey: Hockey hypocrites, unite
  8. Woman’s body found in Adams home
  9. City Theatre hires James McNeel as new managing director
  10. Greensburg torture killer seeks reduction in sentence
  11. Steelers offense puts up gaudy numbers in season’s 1st half
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.