High school roundup: Mt. Lebanon knocks off Penn Hills
Rob Costantino kicked a 24-yard field goal with three minutes remaining to give Mt. Lebanon a 24-21 victory over No. 8 Penn Hills in the Quad Central Conference Friday night.
Eddie Jenkins completed 15 of 21 passes for 233 yards and two touchdowns, and Troy Apke had eight catches for 148 yards and a score for the Blue Devils (3-5, 3-4). Te'Shan Campbell scored on a 25-yard interception return for Penn Hills (5-3, 4-3).
Baldwin 49, Canon-McMillan 7 — Doug Altavilla completed 8 of 11 passes for 175 yards and three touchdowns, all to Luke Smorey, who had five catches for 159 yards for Baldwin (4-4, 3-4) in a Quad Central Conference win. Jules Gdovic ran for 127 yards and a score for Canon-McMillan (1-7, 1-6).
Woodland Hills 42, Peters Township 9 — Harry Randall threw for 236 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 5 Woodland Hills (6-2, 6-1) to a Quad Central Conference win over Peters Township (4-4, 3-4). Art Thompkins ran for two scores and caught two touchdown passes for the Wolverines.
Upper St. Clair 54, Plum 0 — Joe Repischak completed 6 of 9 passes for 108 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for a 29-yard score, as No. 2 Upper St. Clair (8-0, 7-0) won in the Quad Central Conference.
Connellsville 19, Latrobe 0 — Connellsville (2-6, 2-5) forced six turnovers in its Quad East win at Latrobe (2-6, 1-6). Jade Maher threw for 78 yards and ran for a 76-yard touchdown. Craig Stevens threw for 109 yards in the loss.
Hempfield 31, Norwin 7 — In Quad East play, Joey DeFloria ran 22 times for 179 yards and three touchdowns to lead Hempfield (6-2, 5-2) to victory over Norwin (1-7, 1-7). Peyton Deri scored Norwin's only touchdown on a 23-yard run in the third quarter.
McKeesport 34, Kiski Area 12 — Joe Brungo caught nine passes for 113 yards and a touchdown as No. 4 McKeesport (8-0, 7-0) beat Kiski Area (4-4, 4-3) in the Quad East. Chad Kuhn threw for 193 yards and a touchdown for Kiski Area, and Mikell Moore ran for three scores for the Tigers.
Fox Chapel 49, Butler 17 — In the Quad North, Billy Urso threw for 221 yards and three touchdowns, and Nigel Garnett added 222 yards and three touchdowns rushing to help Fox Chapel (2-6, 2-4) past Butler (1-7, 1-5). Tyler Jones had 11 solo tackles, forced two fumbles and had a sack for the Foxes.
North Allegheny 56, Shaler 20 — Jeff Clemens completed 8 of 10 passes for 156 yards and four scores, and Elijah Zeise had four catches for 104 yards and three touchdowns, as No. 9 North Allegheny (5-3, 4-2) won in the Quad North Conference.
Central Catholic 38, Altoona 0 — Cameron Sutherland scored on a 25-yard run, an 83-yard punt return and a 10-yard completion from J.J. Cosentino, as No. 1 Central Catholic (8-0) won a nonconference game.
Seneca Valley 39, Bethel Park 3 — T.J. Holl completed 18 of 24 passes for 301 yards and two touchdowns, as No. 6 Seneca Valley (7-1) earned a nonconference win over No. 7 Bethel Park (5-3). Mason Dehart ran for two scores for the Raiders, who led 26-0 at halftime.
Elizabeth Forward 47, Albert Gallatin 8 — JaQuan Davidson ran 15 times for 240 yards and two touchdowns, returned an interception 35 yards for another score and threw a 46-yard touchdown pass to Matthew Bernadowski as No. 10 Elizabeth Forward (5-3, 5-3) beat Albert Gallatin (2-6, 1-6) in the Big Nine Conference. Bernadowski returned the opening kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown, and teammate Jalen French ran for 121 yards and one touchdown.
Thomas Jefferson 49, Uniontown 6 — Ricky Daley ran for 104 yards and five touchdowns on 20 carries to lead No. 2 Thomas Jefferson (8-0, 7-0) to a Big Nine Conference win.
West Mifflin 43, Trinity 28 — WPIAL rushing leader Jimmy Wheeler ran for 220 yards and four touchdowns on 24 carries to give No. 3 West Mifflin (8-0, 7-0) a Big Nine Conference victory and set up a showdown with unbeaten Thomas Jefferson next week for the conference title.
Greensburg Salem 56, Derry 0 — Dom McKinley ran 24 times for a school-record 336 yards and scored five times to lead Greensburg Salem (3-5, 3-5) to the shutout at Derry (0-8, 0-7) in the Greater Allegheny Conference. McKinley scored on touchdown runs of 61, 41, 86, 1 and 17 yards.
Indiana 28, Knoch 7 — Indiana (3-5, 3-4) exploded for three touchdowns in the second half to eliminate Knoch (3-5, 2-5) from playoff contention. DeQuan West rushed for 97 yards and Ian Scott 92 yards for the Indians. Cody Milson had 154 yards for the Knights.
Blackhawk 35, Chartiers Valley 20 — Chandler Kincade threw for 177 yards and three touchdowns as Blackhawk (2-6, 2-5) beat Chartiers Valley (1-7, 1-6) in the Parkway Conference. Timothy Mancini rushed for 191 yards and a touchdown for Blackhawk. Chartiers Valley was paced by Josh Lapiana's 203 passing yards.
Central Valley 49, Ambridge 0 — In the Parkway Conference, JaQuan Pennington ran for 143 yards and two touchdowns to guide No. 4 Central Valley (7-1, 7-1) past Ambridge (2-6, 2-5). Jordan Whitehead had two catches for 72 yards and a score, and John George had four grabs for 85 yards.
West Allegheny 37, Montour 17 — Andrew Koester threw for 107 yards and two scores, and Tory Delmonico ran for 148 to lead No. 1 West Allegheny (8-0, 7-0) to a Parkway Conference win.
Hopewell 55, Freedom 20 — In nonconference play, DiMontae Bronaugh ran 26 times for 286 yards and five touchdowns to lead Class AAA Hopewell (1-7, 0-7) to victory over Class AA Freedom (0-8, 0-6). Tyler Isham added 138 rushing yards and two touchdowns while Jared Hogue threw for 152 yards and a touchdown and ran for two scores.
Ringgold 45, Highlands 20 — No. 9 Ringgold (6-2) took advantage of the fact that No. 7 Highlands (6-2) rested most of its regular starters and cruised to a nonconference win. Chacar Berry scored three first-quarter touchdowns, and Nick Schran added two scores for Ringgold, which led, 28-0, after the first quarter.
East Allegheny 48, Burrell 17 — Dontez Adams and Kyle Whipple each scored on fumble returns as East Allegheny (4-4, 4-4) beat Burrell (3-5, 2-5) in the Allegheny Conference. Whipple added two rushing touchdowns and threw for 142 yards while Taizjon Brown rushed for 154 yards and two touchdowns. Ryan Sowol rushed 46 times for 175 yards for Burrell.
McGuffey 41, Keystone Oaks 40 — Patrick Frey, who earlier scored on an 89-yard kick return, ran for a 6-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter to give McGuffey (4-4, 3-4) the win over Keystone Oaks (1-7, 1-6) in Century Conference play. Frey finished with 170 rushing yards while teammate James Duchi ran for 165 yards and four touchdowns. Kobe Phillippi threw for 196 yards and three touchdowns for Keystone Oaks.
South Fayette 48, South Park 0 — Brett Brumbaugh completed 16 of 21 passes for 270 yards and two touchdowns to lead No. 2 South Fayette (8-0, 7-0) to a Century Conference shutout over South Park (5-3, 5-2). Conner Beck caught eight passes for 107 yards and Justin Watson added three receptions for 103 yards and a 62-yard touchdown. Grant Fetchet tacked on one receiving and two rushing touchdowns for the Lions.
Steel Valley 31, South Allegheny 21 — Freshman Dwayne Murray rushed for a career-high 320 yards and scored three touchdowns and Tyrone Freeman added 140 yards and one score to power Steel Valley (3-5, 3-4) past South Allegheny (1-7, 1-6) and help the Ironmen end a five-game losing streak in a Century Conference game between teams out of the WPIAL playoffs race.
Yough 38, Greensburg C.C. 31 — Tyler Donahue found Jordan Bryan on a 43-yard Hail Mary touchdown pass as time expired to lead Yough (4-4, 4-3) to an Interstate Conference win. Donahue completed 20 of 30 passes with 190 yards and two touchdowns while also rushing for 134 yards and a touchdown. Senior Tyler Balla led the Centurions (4-4, 4-3) with 171 yards rushing and a touchdown.
Southmoreland 30, Charleroi 27 — Aaron Bailey ran for 151 yards and scored the winning points on a 76-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter as Southmoreland (3-5, 3-4) edged Charleroi (1-7, 0-7) in the Interstate Conference. Davis Pisula paced Southmoreland with 192 rushing yards and two touchdowns while Matt Carr completed 24 of 38 passes for 339 yards and four touchdowns for Charleroi.
Waynesburg 26, Jeannette 14 — John Glen Davis ran for 184 yards and Hunter Cenname rushed for 138, with both scoring twice, as Waynesburg (3-5, 2-5) won in the Interstate Conference. Damone Morton had 107 yards and two scores for Jeannette (4-4, 4-3), which was missing four starters, including quarterback Julian Batts. It was the first time they lost four in a row since 1993.
Seton-La Salle 28, Mohawk 14 — Daquay Broadwater ran for 100 yards and two scores and caught another touchdown, and Tyler Perone threw for 175 yards and two touchdowns to lead No. 10 Seton-La Salle (6-2) to nonsection win.
Washington 36, Freeport 7 — Malik Wells and Jordan West ran for 108 and 100 yards, respectively, and each scored, as No. 6 Washington (7-1) won a nonconference game. Chase Caldwell and Thomas Cherry each returned an interception for a touchdown for the Little Prexies. Steven Lassinger had an 88-yard kickoff return for Freeport (2-6).
OLSH 49, Rochester 26 — OLSH (4-4, 4-4) rushed for 347 yards as a team in keeping its playoff hopes alive by defeating Rochester (2-6, 2-5) in the Big Seven Conference. Tom Marra ran eight times for 129 yards and a touchdown, and teammate Joe Serventi added 120 rushing yards and two touchdowns on eight carries. Rochester was eliminated from playoff contention.
Sto-Rox 28, Laurel 17 — Lenny Williams threw for 131 yards and a touchdown and moved into ninth place on the state's all-time passing yardage list, as No. 1 Sto-Rox (8-0, 7-0) won in the Big Seven Conference.
California 26, Carlynton 13 — In the Black Hills Conference, Austin Hunter ran for 136 yards and three touchdowns and threw for 102 yards to lead California (4-4, 4-4) to victory at Carlynton (4-5, 3-5). Freddie McKissick rushed for 148 yards and a touchdown to pace Carlynton.
Clairton 61, Serra Catholic 13 — No. 5 Clairton (7-1, 7-1) scored 49 points in the first half on way to its Black Hills Conference win over Serra Catholic (0-8, 0-7). J'juan Jackson ran six times for 119 yards and an 85-yard touchdown and Harrison Dreher, Aaron Matthews and Noah Hamlin scored two touchdowns each.
Monessen 38, Chartiers-Houston 7 — Noah Rullo threw for 161 yards and a touchdown, and Clintell Gillaspie caught four passes for 108 yards in carrying No. 4 Monessen (7-1, 6-1) to a Black Hills Conference win at Chartiers-Houston (6-3, 5-3). The Bucs grabbed a 7-0 lead, but Monessen scored 38 unanswered, including an 88-yard punt return by Irvin Green.
Avonworth 41, Wilkinsburg 0 — Jesse Zubik caught three touchdown passes from Matt Donovan and ran for another as No. 7 Avonworth (7-1, 6-1) blanked Wilkinsburg (2-6, 2-6) in the Eastern Conference. Donovan added a fourth touchdown pass, a 6-yarder, to Jamal Hughley.
Northgate 28, Springdale 14 — Johnny Camello completed 10 of 12 pass attempts for 132 yards and a touchdown and also ran for a 22-yard touchdown to lead Northgate (2-6, 2-5) to an Eastern Conference home win.
Matt Mikus and John Nicholson had touchdown runs for Springdale (2-6, 2-5), which will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2001.
West Shamokin 36, Leechburg 6 — Andrew Wingard ran seven times for 125 yards and a 65-yard touchdown as West Shamokin (5-3, 5-2) clinched a playoff spot for the first time in team history by defeating Leechburg (2-6, 2-5) in the Eastern Conference. Zac Horner added 111 rushing yards on 15 carries while quarterback Alex Lasslo threw for 131 yards and two touchdowns and ran for two scores. Alex Kalmar ran 19 times for 119 yards and a touchdown in the loss.
Beth-Center 48, Avella 28 — Anthony Welsh and Nico Brown ran for two touchdowns each as No. 8 Beth-Center (8-0, 8-0) downed Avella (5-3, 4-3) in the Tri-County South. Santino Paris threw for 278 yards and three touchdowns for Avella, which is still in the WPIAL playoff hunt.
Frazier 46, Vincentian 12 — Charles Manack threw for 176 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another score to lead Frazier (6-2, 5-2) to victory over Vincentian (3-5, 0-0) in nonconference play. Nicholas Smalich rushed for 112 yards and a touchdown for Frazier, which racked up 398 yards of offense and 28 first downs.
Carrick 41, Westinghouse 6 — Joseph Kalsek ran 16 times for 102 yards and a touchdown as Carrick (1-7, 1-4) defeated Westinghouse (1-7, 0-5) in City League play. Stephon Harris scored twice for Carrick — on a 26-yard run and a 79-yard kickoff return.