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Thomas Jefferson's, Belle Vernon's coaches break down WPIAL Class 4A semifinal matchup

Paul Schofield
| Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, 3:39 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson will look to avenge a 21-17 regular-season loss to Belle Vernon when the teams meet Friday night with a berth in the WPIAL Class 4A title game on the line.

Belle Vernon's Brandon Roche celebrates as time expires in the Leopards' 21-17 victory over Thomas Jefferson Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Rostraver.
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Belle Vernon's Brandon Roche celebrates as time expires in the Leopards' 21-17 victory over Thomas Jefferson Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Rostraver.
Thomas Jefferson's Devin Danielson celebrates with Garret Fairman after Hartman's second-quarter touchdown against Belle Vernon Area during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
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Thomas Jefferson's Devin Danielson celebrates with Garret Fairman after Hartman's second-quarter touchdown against Belle Vernon Area during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
Thomas Jefferson's Justin Vigna dives for extra yardage past Belle Vernon Area's Dylan Haney in the fourth quarter during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
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Thomas Jefferson's Justin Vigna dives for extra yardage past Belle Vernon Area's Dylan Haney in the fourth quarter during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
Thomas Jefferson's Max Shaw avoids Belle Vernon Area's Andrew Pacak in the third quarter during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
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Thomas Jefferson's Max Shaw avoids Belle Vernon Area's Andrew Pacak in the third quarter during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
Thomas Jefferson's Justin Vigna stiff-arms Belle Vernon Area's Jake Fine in the third quarter during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
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Thomas Jefferson's Justin Vigna stiff-arms Belle Vernon Area's Jake Fine in the third quarter during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
Thomas Jefferson's Sean Bell blocks Belle Vernon Area's Derek Thomas for running back Justin Vigna in the third quarter during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
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Thomas Jefferson's Sean Bell blocks Belle Vernon Area's Derek Thomas for running back Justin Vigna in the third quarter during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
Thomas Jefferson's  Logan Burnsworth and company stuff Belle Vernon Area's Mason Pascoe in the second quarter during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
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Thomas Jefferson's Logan Burnsworth and company stuff Belle Vernon Area's Mason Pascoe in the second quarter during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
Thomas Jefferson's Garret Fairman scores against  Belle Vernon Area in the second quarter during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
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Thomas Jefferson's Garret Fairman scores against Belle Vernon Area in the second quarter during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
Thomas Jefferson's Justin Vigna get past  Belle Vernon Area's Kirk Polelas in the second quarter during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
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Thomas Jefferson's Justin Vigna get past Belle Vernon Area's Kirk Polelas in the second quarter during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
Thomas Jefferson celebrates a first-quarter touchdown against  Belle Vernon Area during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
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Thomas Jefferson celebrates a first-quarter touchdown against Belle Vernon Area during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
Belle Vernon Area takes the field to play Thomas Jefferson in the WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017.
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Belle Vernon Area takes the field to play Thomas Jefferson in the WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017.
Belle Vernon Area's Logan Pfrogner warms his hands before playing Thomas Jefferson in the WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
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Belle Vernon Area's Logan Pfrogner warms his hands before playing Thomas Jefferson in the WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
Thomas Jefferson's Nick Urbanowicz pulls in a catch past Belle Vernon Area's Jake Fine in the second quarter during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
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Thomas Jefferson's Nick Urbanowicz pulls in a catch past Belle Vernon Area's Jake Fine in the second quarter during WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
Belle Vernon Area's Kirk Polelas helps Logan Pfrogner on with his jersey before playing Thomas Jefferson in the  WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
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Belle Vernon Area's Kirk Polelas helps Logan Pfrogner on with his jersey before playing Thomas Jefferson in the WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
Belle Vernon Area's Ben Tenuta (10) and Brock Stasko check themselves out before playing Thomas Jefferson in the  WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
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Belle Vernon Area's Ben Tenuta (10) and Brock Stasko check themselves out before playing Thomas Jefferson in the WPIAL 4A semifinals at Baldwin High School.
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