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WPIAL football playoffs photo gallery

| Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, 9:30 p.m.
Valley News Dispatch
Beaver Falls' Damian Rawl (27) runs the ball past Freeport's Josh Wisniewski (25) and Brian Welsh (57) during their WPIAL Class AA first-round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Highlands' Golden Ram Stadium. Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch
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Freeport's Brendan Lynch (3) runs the ball past Beaver Falls' Jordan Miller (52) and Dorian Graves (41) during their WPIAL Class AA first-round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Highlands' Golden Ram Stadium. Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch
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Freeport's Brendan Lynch (3) runs for a touchdown past Beaver Falls' Damian Rawl (27) and Sage Curry (5) during their WPIAL Class AA first-round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Highlands' Golden Ram Stadium. Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch
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Beaver Falls' Damian Rawl (27) runs the ball past Freeport's Jesse Hubert (20) during their WPIAL Class AA first-round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Highlands' Golden Ram Stadium. Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch
Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch
Beaver Falls' Brock Boxen (50) celebrates a touchdown against Freeport during their WPIAL Class AA first-round playoff game Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Highlands' Golden Ram Stadium.
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Beaver Falls' Dan Stratton (7) scores a touchdown against Freeport in the second half of their WPIAL Class AA first-round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Highlands' Golden Ram Stadium. Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch
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Freeport's Jesse Hubert (20) reacts after Beaver Falls scores a touchdown late in the fourth quarter during their WPIAL Class AA first-round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Highlands' Golden Ram Stadium. Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch
Bethel Park's Levi Metheny outruns McKeesport's Jawan Hill-McCurdy and the rest of the defense on a 45-yard TD run during the opening round of the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review
Bethel Park's Levi Metheny sneaks in for a 1-yard TD against McKeesport during the opening round of the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review
McKeesport's Ed Stockett is stopped on a run by Bethel Park's Bryan Rock (34) during the opening round of the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review
Penn-Trafford quarterback Dorian Stevens breaks into the open as Central Catholic's Niko Thorpe gives chase during their WPIAL Class AAAA first-round playoff game Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Harrison City. (Eric Schmadel | Tribune-Review)
Central Catholic running back Luigi Lista-Brinza breaks away from Penn-Trafford's Dorian Stevens during their WPIAL Class AAAA first-round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Harrison City. Eric Schmadel | Tribune-Review
Central Catholic running back Luigi Lista-Brinza falls forward for a first down versus Penn-Trafford during their WPIAL Class AAAA first-round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Harrison City. Eric Schmadel | Tribune-Review
Central Catholic running back Luigi Lista-Brinza runs for a first down against Penn-Trafford during their WPIAL Class AAAA first-round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Eric Schmadel | Tribune-Review
Penn-Trafford running back Devin Austin fights through Central Catholic's John Petrishen during their WPIAL Class AAAA first-round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Harrison City. Eric Schmadel | Tribune-Review
Penn-Trafford wide receiver Dom Cima celebrates on his way back to the sideline after taking a lateral from Tom Stinelli 35 yards for a touchdown to end the first half of their WPIAL Class AAAA first-round playoff game versus Central Catholic on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Harrison City. Eric Schmadel | Tribune-Review
Central Catholic fullback Niko Thorpe (left) and lineman Zack DeLuca celebrate their victory over Penn-Trafford during their WPIAL Class AAAA first-round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Harrison City. Eric Schmadel | Tribune-Review
Penn-Trafford's Dom Cima gets emotional as the team meets with their fans after their WPIAL Class AAAA first-round playoff loss to Central Catholic on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Harrison City. Eric Schmadel | Tribune-Review
Christopher Horner
Blackhawk quarterback Chandler Kincade is sacked by Mars' Jake Tumminello during the first quarter of their WPIAL Class AAA first-round playoff game Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Adams Township. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Christopher Horner
Mars quarterback Owen Nearhoof scores on a fumble recovery past Blackhawk's Cole Chiappialle during the first quarter of their WPIAL Class AAA first-round playoff game Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Adams Township. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Christopher Horner
Mars' Alex Smith eludes Blackhawk's Tyler Engle (5) and Austin Javens on the opening kickoff during the first quarter of their WPIAL Class AAA first-round playoff game Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Adams Township. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Christopher Horner
Mars running back Josh Schultheis scores past Blackhawk's Cody Bain during the first half of their WPIAL Class AAA first-round playoff game Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Adams Township. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Christopher Horner
Mars running back Josh Schultheis carries for his second touchdown during the first half of a WPIAL Class AAA first-round playoff game against Blackhawk Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Adams Township. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Blackhawk quarterback Chandler Kincade is sacked by Mars' Jake Tumminello during the second quarter of their WPIAL Class AAA first-round playoff game Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Adams Township.
Knoch's Ben Tackett picks through the West Mifflin defense on his way to scoring a first-quarter touchdown on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Ronald Vezzani Jr. | For the Tribune-Review
West Mifflin running back Jimmy Wheeler (26) avoids a Knoch defender while returning the opening kickoff for 68 yards on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at West Mifflin Titan Stadium. Ronald Vezzani Jr. | For the Tribune-Review
Members of the West Mifflin defense stop Knoch's Ben Tackett (8) in the second quarter on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at West Mifflin Titan Stadium. Ronald Vezzani Jr. | For the Tribune-Review
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Burrell running back Cole Bush is dragged down for a loss by the Mt. Pleasant defense in the first quarter Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Valley Memorial Stadium in New Kensington. Eric Felack | Valley News Dispatch
Eric Felack, Valley News Dispatch
Burrell running back Cole Bush leaps over Mt. Pleasant lineman Jesse Leonard for a first down in the first quarter of a WPIAL Class AA first-round playoff game at Valley Memorial Stadium in New Kensington. Eric Felack | Valley News Dispatch
Eric Felack, Valley News Dispatch
Burrell's Matthew Hess dives over Mt. Pleasant's Tim Hostettler for a first down after catching a pass in the first quarter Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Valley Memorial Stadium in New Kensington. Eric Felack | Valley News Dispatch
Eric Felack, Valley News Dispatch
Mt. Pleasant running back Joey Paul breaks through the Burrell defense for the Vikings' first touchdown in the first quarter Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Valley Memorial Stadium in New Kensington. Eric Felack | Valley News Dispatch
Eric Felack, Valley News Dispatch
Mt. Pleasant running back Tyler Mellors breaks past Burrell defender Scott Hare for the Vikings' first touchdown in the second quarter Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Valley Memorial Stadium in New Kensington. Eric Felack | Valley News Dispatch
Eric Felack, Valley News Dispatch
Burrell running back Cole Bush spins into the end zone past Mt. Pleasant's Ryan Ballew in the second quarter Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Valley Memorial Stadium in New Kensington. Eric Felack | Valley News Dispatch
North Catholic's P.J. Fulmore puts a spin move on Bishop Canevin's Nico DiPaolo en route to a first-quarter touchdown on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at North Park. Chaz Palla | Tribune Review
Bishop Canevin's Jim Tersak fends off a tackle attempt by North Catholic's Jerome Turner in the second quarter Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at North Park. Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
North Catholic's Jarred Fragapane gets past Bishop Canevin's Mark DeSchon in the second quarter Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at North Park.
North Catholic's Adam Sharlow takes out Bishop Canevin's Tyler Reddy in the first quarter Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at North Park. Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Bill Shirley | For the Valley News Dispatch
Springdale's Sean Dugan breaks tackles against Brentwood on Nov. 2, 2013. The senior decided to continue his playing career at Millersville.
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Brentwood's Justin Vickless breaks through the Springdale defense to score an early second half touchdown on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Fox Chapel. Bill Shirley | For the Valley News Dispatch
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Springdale's Sean Dugan became the second-leading rusher in Alle-Kiski Valley history and just the third local running back to break the 4,000-yard mark. Bill Shirley | For the Valley News Dispatch
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Brentwood's Justin Vickless breaks through the Springdale defense during the second half Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Fox Chapel. Bill Shirley | For the Valley News Dispatch
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Brentwood's Chris Shortley is brought down by the Springdale defense Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Fox Chapel. Bill Shirley | For the Valley News Dispatch
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Jeannette's Anthony Canady intercepts a pass intended for South Allegheny's Curtis Moore during their WPIAL Class AA playoff contest on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Norwin High School. Jeannette defeated South Allegheny, 40-7. Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
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Jeannette's Chiron Alexander (7) celebrates his 12-yard touchdown run with Miles Sunder against South Allegheny during their WPIAL Class AA playoff contest on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Norwin High School. Jeannette defeated South Allegheny, 40-7. Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
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Jeannette running back Shavonta Craft jumps over South Allegheny's DaVonte Johnson for extra yardage during their WPIAL Class AA playoff contest on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Norwin High School. Jeannette defeated South Allegheny, 40-7. Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
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Jeannette defensive back Anthony Canady forces a fumble by South Allegheny wide receiver Curtis Moore that he recovered and returned 84 yards for a touchdown during the fourth quarter of their WPIAL Class AA playoff contest on Friday, Nov. 10, 2012, at Norwin High School. Jeannette defeated South Allegheny, 40-7. Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
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Jeannette running back Jordan Edmunds dives past South Allegheny's Josh Rountree for extra yardage during their WPIAL Class AA playoff contest on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Norwin High School. Jeannette defeated South Allegheny, 40-7. Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
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Jeannette defenders Matt Howard (left) and Shavonta Craft sack South Allegheny quarterback Ty Cook during their WPIAL Class AA playoff contest on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Norwin High School. Jeannette defeated South Allegheny, 40-7. Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
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South Allegheny running back Brandon Murn cuts back for extra yardage as Jeannette's Logan Hoak during their WPIAL Class AA playoff contest on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Norwin High School. Jeannette defeated South Allegheny, 40-7. Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
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Jeannette's Jordan Edmunds races past South Allegheny's Keaton McClelland during their WPIAL Class AA playoff contest on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Norwin High School. Jeannette defeated South Allegheny, 40-7. Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
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Jeannette's Jordan Edmunds eludes South Allegheny's Cody Rhodes on a long kickoff return during their WPIAL Class AA playoff contest on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Norwin High School. Jeannette defeated South Allegheny, 40-7. Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
Here are photos from Friday's high school playoff games.
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