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Christopher Horner - Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review The Upper St. Clair soccer team celebrates after defeating Wilson, 1-0, in the PIAA Class AAA state championship game Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Hersheypark Stadium.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner</em></div>Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review  The Upper St. Clair soccer team celebrates after defeating Wilson, 1-0, in the PIAA Class AAA state championship game Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Hersheypark Stadium.
Christopher Horner - Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review Peters Twp.'s Emily Franty celebrates with Olivia Roberson (10) after scoring against Cumberland Valley during the second half of the PIAA Class AAA state championship game Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Hersheypark Stadium. Franty scored the only goal, as Peters won the title, 1-0.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner</em></div>Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review  Peters Twp.'s Emily Franty celebrates with Olivia Roberson (10) after scoring against Cumberland Valley during the second half of the PIAA Class AAA state championship game Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Hersheypark Stadium. Franty scored the only goal, as Peters won the title, 1-0.
Christopher Horner - Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review Moon senior Antonia Grese celebrates as time expires in the PIAA Class AA state championship game Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Hersheypark Stadium. Grese scored the only goal, as Moon won the title, 1-0.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner</em></div>Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review  Moon senior Antonia Grese celebrates as time expires in the PIAA Class AA state championship game Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Hersheypark Stadium. Grese scored the only goal, as Moon won the title, 1-0.

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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.

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