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High school football: Week 9 in photos

| Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, 10:04 p.m.
McKeesport quarterback Eddie Stockett (5) breaks through the offensive line on his way for a long run against Gateway in the second quarter on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Weigele-Schaffer Memorial Stadium. Ronald Vezzani Jr. | For the Tribune-Review
Gateway running back Darin Franklin (5) breaks away from the McKeesport defense on his way for a long run against McKeesport in the second quarter on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Weigele-Schaffer Memorial Stadium. Ronald Vezzani Jr. | For the Tribune-Review
Gateway running back Darin Franklin breaks through the McKeesport defensive line on his way to scoring a touchdown. As part of a realignment announced Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, Gateway, which dropped from Class AAAA to AAA, joins the Greater Allegheny Conference.
McKeesport running back Devon Anderson breaks away from a Gateway defender in the first quarter Friday at Weigele-Schaffer Memorial Stadium. Ronald Vezzani Jr. | For the Daily News
Eric Felack, Valley News Dispatch
Highlands students cheer a Highlands touchdown in the first quarter against Knoch on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Golden Rams Stadium in Harrison. Many in the crowd wore at least a touch of pink as part of a breast cancer awareness effort. Eric Felack | Valley News Dispatch
West Mifflin's James Wheeler breaks through a tackle attempt by Thomas Jefferson's Austin Boyd on a first-down run on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review
West Mifflin's James Wheeler is gang-tackled by the Thomas Jefferson defense on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review
Thomas Jefferson's Zach Schademan returns a punt for a touchdown in the first half against West Mifflin on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review
West Mifflin's James Wheeler scores on a 1-yard touchdown plunge over the Thomas Jefferson defense on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review
Thomas Jefferson's Colton Booher makes a touchdown catch in past West Mifflin's Jarod Wright on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. (Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review)
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Mt. Lebanon's Alex Bookser brings down Upper St. Clair quarterback Pete Coughlin during the first quarter Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Upper St. Clair High School.
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Mt. Lebanon quarterback Tyler Roth looks to pass against Upper St. Clair defenders during the second quarter Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Upper St. Clair High School. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
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Mt. Lebanon receiver Troy Apke scores past Upper St. Clair defenders during the first quarter Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Upper St. Clair High School. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
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Mt. Lebanon quarterback Tyler Roth looks to pass against Upper St. Clair defenders during the second quarter on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Upper St. Clair High School. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
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Mt. Lebanon receiver Troy Apke catches a touchdown pass past Upper St. Clair's Pete Coughlin during the first quarter Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Upper St. Clair High School. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
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Upper St. Clair's Joe Repischak celebrates after a goal-line defensive stand against Mt. Lebanon late in the fourth quarter Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Upper St. Clair High School. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
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Upper St. Clair's Joe Repischak celebrates after blocking a field goal attempt to seal the victory over Mt. Lebanon late in the fourth quarter Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Upper St. Clair High School. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
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Upper St. Clair head coach Jim Render and quarterback Pete Coughlin celebrate after picking up a first down late in the fourth quarter against Mt. Lebanon Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Upper St. Clair High School. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
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Upper St. Clair's Joe Repischak blocks a field goal attempt to seal the victory over Mt. Lebanon late in the fourth quarter Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Upper St. Clair High School. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Christopher Horner
Upper St. Clair's Joe Repischak blocks a field goal attempt to seal the victory over Mt. Lebanon late in the fourth quarter Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Upper St. Clair High School. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Christopher Horner
Upper St. Clair's Joe Repischak celebrates after blocking a field-goal attempt to seal the victory over Mt. Lebanon late in the fourth quarter Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Upper St. Clair High School. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
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Upper St. Clair's Mike McGuire celebrates after catching the winning touchdown against Mt. Lebanon during the fourth quarter Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Upper St. Clair High School. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Eric Felack, Valley News Dispatch
Knoch quarterback Dakota Bruggeman breaks through the Highlands defense for the Knights' fourth touchdown of the first half on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Golden Rams Stadium in Harrison. Eric Felack | Valley News Dispatch
Eric Felack | Valley News Dispatch
Highlands quarterback Alan Cratsenberg breaks through the Knoch defensive line for a first down Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Golden Rams Stadium in Harrison.
Eric Felack, Valley News Dispatch
Knoch's Mike Cunningham catches a pass and races past Highlands defender Weston Bernath for the Knights' second score of the first half on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Golden Rams Stadium in Harrison. Eric Felack | Valley News Dispatch
Eric Felack, Valley News Dispatch
Knoch receiver Mike Cunningham catches a pass and races past Highlands defender Nate McKinney for the Knights' third touchdown of the first half Friday. (Eric Felack | Valley News Dispatch)
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Yough's Tyler Donahue is taken down by Southmoreland's Jordan Pawilkowsky on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Southmoreland Stadium in Alverton. Kenneth R. Brooks | For the Tribune-Review
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Yough's Lucas Richardson takes down a Southmoreland ball carrier on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Southmoreland Stadium in Alverton. Kenneth R. Brooks | For the Tribune-Review
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Yough's Clayton Waldron takes down Southmoreland's Jake Pisula on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Southmoreland Stadium in Alverton. Kenneth R. Brooks | For the Tribune-Review
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Yough's Clayton Waldron catches a pass as Southmoreland's Kyle Cohen defends Friday at Southmoreland Stadium in Alverton. Kenneth R. Brooks | For the Tribune-Review
Latrobe lineman Joshua Nunez celebrates an early sack of Kiski Area quarterback Chad Kuhn during their Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, contest at Memorial Stadium in Latrobe. Eric Schmadel | Tribune-Review
Kiski Area running back Patrick Turner dives for a first down as Latrobe linebacker Lucas Weltz trips him up during their Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, contest at Memorial Stadium in Latrobe. Eric Schmadel | Tribune-Review
Kiski Area tight end Shane Kuhn pulls in a one-handed catch as Latrobe defensive back Alec Hoopes closes in during their Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, contest at Memorial Stadium in Latrobe. Eric Schmadel | Tribune-Review
Kiski Area running back Lincoln Clayton breaks free for a touchdown versus Latrobe during their Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, contest at Memorial Stadium in Latrobe. Eric Schmadel | Tribune-Review
Franklin Regional's Dane Brown (3) celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the first half of Franklin Regional's contest against Derry on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Franklin Regional High School. Evan R. Sanders | Tribune-Review
Franklin Regional's Nico Lodovico (5) makes his way downfield, coming up with a significant gain, in the first half against Derry on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Franklin Regional High School. Evan R. Sanders | Tribune-Review
Franklin Regional's Dane Brown (3) is greeted by teammates Joey McGuire (52), Sean Miller (65), and Carter Henderson (44) after scoring a touchdown in the first half against Derry on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Franklin Regional High School. Evan R. Sanders | Tribune-Review
Franklin Regional's Dom Matarazzo (12) is stopped by Derry's Josh Wannamaker (3) after Matarazzo made a short gain in the first half Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Franklin Regional High School. Evan R. Sanders | Tribune-Review
Franklin Regional's Nico Lodovico (5) looks for an open receiver in the first half against Derry on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Franklin Regional High School. Evan R. Sanders | Tribune-Review
Derry's Kyle Holmes (12) struggles to stay on his feet after Franklin Regional's Marty Novak (58) and John Matthews (6) break through the offensive line in the first half on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Franklin Regional High School. Evan R. Sanders | Tribune-Review
Franklin Regional's Carter Henderson (left) and Sean Miller (right) pulls down Derry quarterback Kyle Holmes (center) in the first half Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Franklin Regional High School. Evan R. Sanders | Tribune-Review
Franklin Regional's Dane Brown (3) is greeted by teammate Matthew Yurko (38) after scoring the first touchdown of the evening in the first half against Derry on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Franklin Regional High School. Evan R. Sanders | Tribune-Review
Derry's Jaymie Howe (81) struggles to stay on his feet while a host of Franklin Regional defenders work to pull him down in the backfield in the first half Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Franklin Regional High School. Evan R. Sanders | Tribune-Review
Valley News Dispatch
Kittanning's Sterling Henry runs the ball past Shady Side Academy's Jake Farrell (51) and Josh loper (55) during their game on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Kittanning High School. Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch
Valley News Dispatch
Kittanning punter Sterling Henry leaps to catch the snap deep in his end zone before kicking a punt that was partially blocked and returned for a Shady Side Academy touchdown during their game Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Kittanning High School. Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch
Valley News Dispatch
Shady Side Academy's Matt Granato (15) runs the ball past Kittanning's Vince Mead during their game Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Kittanning High School. Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch
Valley News Dispatch
Kittanning's Zac Croyle (20) runs the ball past Shady Side Academy's Patrick Loughran (52) during their game Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Kittanning High School. Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch
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Shady Side Academy's Tucker Gilman (14) is congratulated by Joe Bray (70) after returning a partially blocked punt for a touchdown during their game on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Kittanning High School. Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch
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Shady Side Academy's Jared Brevard (No. 21) rushes the ball past Kittanning defenders during their game on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Kittanning High School. Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch
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Penn-Trafford kicker Matt Loughnane celebrates his first field goal as Hempfield's Joey Hoffner walks away during their WPIAL Quad East game on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Hempfield High School in Fort Allen. Loughnane kicked three field goals as Penn-Trafford defeated Hempfield, 16-0. Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
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Penn-Trafford running back Tom Stinelli gains extra yardage as Hempfield's Joey Hoffner attempts to make a tackle during their WPIAL Quad East game on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Hempfield High School in Fort Allen. Stinelli rushed for 162 on 31 carries as Penn-Trafford defeated Hempfield, 16-0. Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
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Penn-Trafford kicker Matt Loughnane celebrates his 44-yard field goal against Hempfield on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. He had three field goals. (Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review)
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Penn-Trafford quarterback Matt Arzenti passes as Hempfield's Ian Lewandowski applies pressure during their WPIAL Quad East game Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Hempfield High School in Fort Allen. Penn-Trafford defeated Hempfield, 16-0. Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
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Penn-Trafford running back Tom Stinelli gains extra yardage as Hempfield's Joey Hoffner attempts to make a tackle during their WPIAL Quad East game on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Hempfield High School in Fort Allen. Stinelli rushed for 162 yards on 31 carries as Penn-Trafford defeated Hempfield, 16-0. Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
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Penn-Trafford running back Tom Stinelli bounces away from Hempfield defenders on a run during their WPIAL Quad East game on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Hempfield High School in Fort Allen. Stinelli rushed for 162 yards on 31 carries as Penn-Trafford defeated Hempfield, 16-0. Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
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Penn-Trafford's Zach Diable tackles Hempfield quarterback DeLorian Day during their WPIAL Quad East game Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Hempfield High School in Fort Allen. Penn-Trafford defeated Hempfield, 16-0. Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
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Penn-Trafford wide receiver Brian McDonough gains yardage on a first-down catch against Hempfield during their WPIAL Quad East game on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Hempfield High School in Fort Allen. Penn-Trafford defeated Hempfield, 16-0. Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
Valley News Dispatch
Springdale's Sean Dugan runs away from the Riverview defense on his way to breaking the 4,000-yard career rushing mark last Friday. Bill Shirley | For The Valley News Dispatch
Valley News Dispatch
Springdale's Sean Dugan stiff-arms Riverview's Tim Wagner as Greg Wagner moves in to help on the tackle during first quarter action on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Veterans Field in Springdale. Bill Shirley | For The Valley News Dispatch
Riverview's Tim Wagner hangs on as Greg Wagner moves in to help with the tackle on Springdale's Sean Dugan during the first half Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Veterans Field in Springdale. Bill Shirley | For the Valley News Dispatch
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Springdale's Sean Dugan (center) is congratulated by teammates as he comes off the field after scoring on a touchdown run and breaking 4,000 career rushing yards during the first quarter Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Veterans Field in Springdale. Bill Shirley | For The Valley News Dispatch
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Springdale's Sean Dugan runs behind center Hunter Steihler against Riverview during the first half Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Veterans Field in Springdale. Bill Shirley | For The Valley News Dispatch
Ronald Vezzani Jr. | For the Tribune-Review Clairton quarterback Armani Ford (10) reviews play strategy with coach Tom Nola during the second half Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, against Imani Christian.
Clairton's Tyler Boyd (23) runs past an Imani Christian defender during a 67-yard touchdown run in the third quarter Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Neil C. Brown Stadium. Ronald Vezzani Jr. | For the Tribune-Review
Clairton's Tyler Boyd (23) plays to the crowd after delivering a monstrous block on a punt return in the second quarter Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, against Imani Christian. Ronald Vezzani Jr. | For the Tribune-Review
Frazier's Chaise Bertocci (24) runs with the ball while Mapletown's Casey Shallatt (80) tries to stop him on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Lori Padilla | For the Daily Courier
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Frazier's Jaime Fell (80), shown battling for a pass against Mapletown's Jordan Griffin during a game last season, will continue his football career at Juniata College.
Mars' Garrett Ashbaugh grabs a first quarter interception in front of Hampton's Jon Flose on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Hampton. Chaz Palla | Tribune Review
Mars' Alex Smith and Chris Smith (6) break up a third-quarter pass intended for Hampton's Colin Luther on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Hampton. Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Hampton's Jon Flose catches a second-quarter touchdown over Mars' Garrett Ashbaugh on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Hampton. Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Frazier's Charles Manack (11) evades Mapletown's defense during Frazier's game on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at Commodore Stadium in Perryopolis. Lori C. Padilla | For the Daily Courier
Connellsville's Jordan McCrae runs away from the tackle of Altoona's Noah Scheinberg on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. J.D. Cavrich | Altoona Mirror
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Valley's Demetrius Houser fights through a tackle by Ford City's Kenny Bowers on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Ford City.
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Ford City quarterback David Lattanzio keeps his eyes downfield as he scrambles in the pocket Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Ford City. Kehley Shank | Leader Times
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Valley's Jaden Walker attempts to avoid the tackle of Ford City's Jake Scoccinerra on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, in Ford City. Kehley Shank | For the Leader Times
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Ford City's Ben Young catches a pass while being pressured by Valley's Jaden Walker Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Ford City. Kehley Shank | Leader Times
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Ford City's August Mantini attempts to tackle Valley's Demetrius Houser Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Ford City. Kehley Shank | Leader Times
Charleroi's Eric Johnson (2) makes an interception off a deflection from Brownsville's Davontae Stafford (21) during the first quarter with the help of Charleroi's Chris Axton (33) on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Jim Ference | The Valley Independent
Charleroi's Brandon Bowman rushes for a touchdown in the second quarter against Brownsville on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Charleroi Stadium. Jim Ference | The Valley Independent
Charleroi's Zach Blystone (77) tackles Brownsville's Tre Durkin (10) on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Charleroi Stadium. Jim Ference | The Valley Independent

Trib Total Media's photographers capture the action from Week 9 of high school football.

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