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High school roundup: Johnson, Reinke carry Mars past Montour

| Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, 11:51 p.m.
Rochester's Mahlik Stozier (3) and  Caleb Collins defend on a pass intended for Sto-Rox's Amir Austin in the first half Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 at Sto-Rox High School.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Rochester's Mahlik Stozier (3) and Caleb Collins defend on a pass intended for Sto-Rox's Amir Austin in the first half Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 at Sto-Rox High School.

Garrett Reinke ran for 145 yards and a touchdown and Isaiah Johnson added 141 rushing yards and three scores to lead No. 5 Mars to a 35-14 victory over Montour (1-2, 1-2) in a Class 4A Northwest Nine game Friday night.

Johnson added another touchdown on a 1-yard interception return for Mars (3-1, 2-1).

Class 6A

North Allegheny 49, Shaler 0 — Ethan Maenza ran for two touchdowns and threw for another as No. 4 North Allegheny (3-1, 2-0) shut out Shaler (2-2, 1-1) in the Northern Seven Conference. North Allegheny led 42-0 at the half.

Seneca Valley 42, Butler 6 — Jack Cook threw for 153 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 113 yards and another score as Seneca Valley (2-1, 1-1) beat Butler (1-2, 0-2) in the Northern Seven Conference. Hank Royal added 131 rushing yards and two TDs for the Raiders.

Bethel Park 27, Norwin 13 — Terron Murphy ran for 185 yards and a 71-yard touchdown as No. 5 Bethel Park (2-1, 2-0) defeated Norwin (2-2, 1-1) in the Southeastern Conference. Cole Rogers completed 10 of 13 passes for 149 yards and two touchdowns for the Black Hawks. Brock Dieter tossed for 183 yards and two touchdowns to pace Norwin.

Mt. Lebanon 32, Canon-McMillan 7 — James Stocker threw for 229 yards and two touchdowns, and Edgar Parrilla had 10 catches for 103 yards as Mt. Lebanon (2-2, 1-1) won in the Southeastern Conference. Beau Greenwood returned a fumble 68 yards for a score for the Blue Devils.

Central Catholic 55, Hempfield 6 — J.J. Younger returned a punt 60 yards for a touchdown and Justice Evans scored twice on passes from Troy Fisher, as No. 1 Central Catholic (3-1, 2-0) won a nonconference game. Fisher threw three touchdown passes. Brian Noel added a 42-yard punt return for a score.

Class 5A

Moon 21, Hampton 7 — Cole Konieczka threw for 117 yards and one touchdown as Moon (1-2, 1-1) beat Hampton (0-4, 0-3) in the Allegheny 9 Conference. Anthony Panucci added a 96-yard kickoff return for Moon. Alex Bianco ran 39 times for 117 yards to pace Hampton's offense.

West Allegheny 14, Chartiers Valley 0 — Nick Ross completed 12 of 14 passes for 139 yards and an 8-yard scoring pass to Joey Diven as No. 3 West Allegheny (3-0, 3-0) shut out Chartiers Valley (2-2, 1-1) in the Allegheny 9 Conference. Kamren Cornell scored West Allegheny's first touchdown on a 5-yard run in the second quarter.

North Hills 35, Fox Chapel 20 — Tyler Brennan and Nick Santucci scored two touchdowns each as North Hills (2-2, 1-2) beat Allegheny 9 opponent Fox Chapel (0-4, 0-3). Nick Gizzo ran for 129 yards and two touchdowns for Fox Chapel.

Upper St. Clair 43, Baldwin 3 — Thomas Vissman, a Yale recruit, ran for 119 yards and three touchdowns as No. 1 Upper St. Clair (3-0, 3-0) rolled to an Allegheny 9 Conference victory. Dominic Cepullio added a touchdown run and reception in the win.

Armstrong 35, Gateway 21 — Zane Dudek ran for 356 yards and three touchdowns as No. 5 Armstrong (4-0, 2-0) won a Big East 9 game. Dudek now has 1,205 yards through four games.

Kiski Area 42, Latrobe 28 — Ross Greece ran for 220 yards and scored five touchdowns, including an 80-yard run and 33-yard interception return, to lead Kiski Area (3-1, 3-0) to a Big East 9 Conference win over the host Wildcats (0-4, 0-2).

Latrobe's Austin Butler completed 13 of 30 passes for 119 yards, and Jason Armstrong completed 2 of 3 for 96 yards and two touchdowns, both to Butler for 52 and 44 yards, respectively. It was Latrobe's 20th straight loss.

McKeesport 41, Connellsville 0 — Jayvaun Shears scored three rushing touchdowns, and Breon Green, Davon Brown and Carlinos Acie added scoring runs as McKeesport (2-1, 2-1) rolled to a Big East 9 victory.

Class 4A

Thomas Jefferson 49, Greensburg Salem 0 — Quinton Hill ran for 134 yards and three touchdowns and Justin Vigna added 105 yards and two touchdowns on only five carries as top-ranked Thomas Jefferson (3-0, 3-0) jumped to a 41-0 first-half lead in its Big 9 shutout over Greensburg Salem (1-3, 1-2).

Trinity 40, Laurel Highlands 7 — Joey Carrolli ran 27 times for 333 yards and six touchdowns as Trinity (4-0, 2-0) beat Laurel Highlands (0-4, 0-2) in the Big 9 Conference. Dylan Kern added 103 passing yards for Trinity.

West Mifflin 49, Albert Gallatin 8 — In the Big 9 Conference, Howard Reid ran for three touchdowns as West Mifflin (4-0, 2-0) beat Albert Gallatin (0-3, 0-3). Dorian Johnson scored on an 81-yard interception return for the Titans, who have outscored opponents 165-10 this season.

Blackhawk 28, Indiana 7 — Alexander Desmond ran nine times for 133 yards and two touchdowns in Blackhawk's Northwest Nine Conference win at Indiana (1-2, 1-1). Michael Savilisky completed 13 of 15 passes and a touchdown for Blackhawk (2-1, 2-1). Luke Thomas threw for 205 yards for Indiana.

Knoch 21, Highlands 14 — Knoch senior quarterback Mac Christy rushed for 218 yards on 30 carries, including touchdown runs of 3 and 59 yards, to lead the Knights past Northern Nine Conference rival Highlands and pick up its first conference win of the season.

Christy went 6 of 11 for 105 yards, including a 30-yard touchdown pass to senior tight end Zach Boldy, to lead Knoch (1-2, 1-1).

Highlands (1-2, 1-2) quarterback Brayden Thimons was 9 of 19 for 88 yards and two interceptions.

South Fayette 63, Uniontown 7 — Drew Saxton threw for 160 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 3 South Fayette (4-0) to a nonconference win against Uniontown (0-4). Geavonie Love ran six times for 137 yards and one touchdown for South Fayette, which led 44-0 at halftime.

Class 3A

Keystone Oaks 46, Deer Lakes 21 — Dylan Knorr, Quinandre Leonard and Nick Hrivnack scored on interception returns of 55, 63 and 90 yards, respectively, as No. 4 Keystone Oaks (3-0, 2-0) beat Deer Lakes (1-2, 1-2) in the Allegheny Conference. Alex Smith threw for 269 yards and one touchdown for Keystone Oaks. David Fleming tossed for 256 yards and a TD in the loss.

Beaver 38, Quaker Valley 14 — Darius Wise ran for 203 yards and touchdowns of 52, 20 and 48 yards to lead top-ranked Beaver (3-0, 2-0) to victory over Quaker Valley (2-1, 0-1) in the Allegheny Conference. Ricky Guss threw for 191 yards and a touchdown and ran for 173 yards and another score to pace Quaker Valley.

Beaver Falls 42, Ellwood City 7 — Austin French threw for 132 yards and a touchdown as No. 5 Beaver Falls (2-1, 1-1) won in the Beaver Valley Conference. Neshaud Akins added three touchdown runs for the Tigers, and Daylin Brickner returned an interception 77 yards for a score.

McGuffey 24, Mt. Pleasant 17 — Marcus Czulweicz ran for 161 yards and a 57-yard touchdown as McGuffey (3-1, 2-0) defeated Mt. Pleasant (3-1, 2-1) in the Interstate Conference. Chris Wagner ran for 140 yards and one touchdown for Mt. Pleasant, which led 17-10 at halftime.

Aliquippa 21, Freeport 3 — Class 3A No. 3 Aliquippa (3-1) survived a scare on the road, trailing 3-0 at halftime before rallying for a big second half to post the nonconference win over the Yellowjackets (2-1). Avante McKenzie rushed for 198 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries and Davion Jones added 82 yards and a score on 17 carries. McKenzie broke free for an 80-yard run after Freeport missed a 44-yard field goal try with just more than a minute to play. Jake Sarver kicked a 40-yarder to give Freeport the halftime lead.

Hopewell 26, Yough 13 — Billy DePaul scored on a 51-yard interception return and 2-yard run as Hopewell (4-0) beat Yough (1-2) in nonconference play. Ryan Everly threw for 107 yards and two touchdowns for Yough.

Class 2A

Burgettstown 35, Bentworth 7 — In the Century Conference, Bryan Krynak recorded 5 12 sacks and returned a fumble 65 yards for a touchdown as No. 5 Burgettstown (2-1, 2-0) beat Bentworth (2-2, 1-2). Nic Speer ran for 107 yards for Burgettstown. Josh Hughes threw for 128 yards and Bentworth's only touchdown.

Chartiers-Houston 58, Brownsville 20 — A.J. Meyers scored on two receptions, a run and a punt return as Chartiers-Houston (2-2, 2-1) beat Brownsville (0-4, 0-3) in the Century Conference.

Neshannock 49, New Brighton 0 — Frank Antuono threw for 150 yards and three touchdowns as No. 3 Neshannock (2-1, 2-0) blanked New Brighton (0-3, 0-3) in the Midwestern Conference. Neshannock outgained New Brighton, 442-126.

Avonworth 42, Serra Catholic 37 — Garrett Day threw for 164 yards and two touchdowns, ran for three touchdowns and caught a 36-yard scoring pass for the game's first score as Avonworth (2-1, 2-1) defeated Serra Catholic (2-2, 0-2) in the Three Rivers Conference. Khalil Smith ran for 202 yards and two touchdowns for Serra Catholic, which led heading into the fourth quarter, 31-21.

Carlynton 27, South Allegheny 26 — Dallas Paolino's 8-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter helped Carlynton (1-2, 1-2) end a 24-game losing streak and win a Three Rivers Conference contest. Paolino scored twice, and Jamal Samuel had an 85-yard kickoff return for the Cougars.

East Allegheny 48, Vincentian Academy 0 — Taivion Boynes returned three interceptions for touchdowns as East Allegheny (3-1, 1-1) shut out Vincentian Academy (0-4, 0-2) in the Three Rivers Conference. The Wildcats scored all of their points in the first half.

Central Valley 42, Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic 13 — Nico Battisti completed 8 of 9 passes for 138 yards and ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns as Class 3A No. 2 Central Valley (3-1) beat Class 2A No. 4 Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic (1-2) in nonconference play. Mario Latronica rushed for 129 yards in the loss.

Springdale 14, Beth-Center 13 — Sammy Carey's 60-yard run and Logan Panza's point after in the second quarter turned out to be the winning tally, as Springdale (2-2, 0-1) won a nonconference game. Ben Sowinski ran for 122 yards for Springdale.

Steel Valley 68, Valley 29 — The Class AA No. 1 Ironmen (3-0) raced out to a 62-0 halftime lead en route to a nonconference victory. Ryan Harper passed for 115 yards and three touchdowns, DeWayne Murray rushed for 115 and two touchdowns and added a receiving score and Paris Ford and Zai'Quan Henderson each chipped in with a pair of TDs. Chase Balla rushed for 79 yards and two touchdowns and added 98 passing yards and another score for Valley (1-2).

Washington 34, South Park 7 — In nonconference play, Connor Bedillion threw for 110 yards and two touchdowns to lead Class 2A No. 2 Washington (3-0) to the win at Class 3A South Park (1-2). Jordan Kmonk threw for 135 yards and a touchdown in the loss.

Brentwood 21, Freedom 14 — In nonconference play, Brentwood (2-1) jumped to a 21-0 lead at halftime and held on to defeat Freedom (1-3). Zach Rosa threw for 115 yards and ran for a 30-yard touchdown for Freedom.

Class A

Rochester 27, Sto-Rox 0 — Ian Kouba ran for 129 yards and three touchdowns as No. 5 Rochester (3-0, 3-0) beat Sto-Rox (3-1, 2-1) in a Big 7 Conference game. Caleb Collins ran for 119 yards and a touchdown and intercepted three Sto-Rox passes. Brady Doubt threw for 138 yards in the loss.

Bishop Canevin 35, Leechburg 3 — Zack Trusky ran for threw touchdowns as No. 3 Bishop Canevin (2-1, 1-1) downed Leechburg (0-4, 0-2) in Eastern Conference play.

Clairton 84, Greensburg Central Catholic 0 — Noah Hamlin ran for 134 yards and three touchdowns on five carries, and Lamont Wade ran for 112 yards and two scores on 10 carries as No. 1 Clairton (3-0, 3-0) cruised to an Eastern Conference win.

Corey Johnson added two scores on a 33-yard fumble return and a 47-yard run. Clairton amassed 534 yards to GCC's minus-7.

Fort Cherry 32, Monessen 13 — Ryan Culberson scored on a 50-yard punt return and a 33-yard run and threw for two more TDs to lead Fort Cherry (3-0, 2-0) to the Tri-County South win at Monessen (1-3, 1-2). Scott Miller caught five passes for 170 yards and touchdowns of 82 and 32 yards for Fort Cherry.

Mapletown 39, Avella 33 — Dylan Rush ran 42 times for 388 yards and five touchdowns as Mapletown (3-1, 2-0) beat Avella (1-3, 1-2) in the Tri-County South. Rush has run for 1,027 yards through four games this season. Dalton Simonelli threw for 389 yards and four touchdowns to lead Mapletown's offense.

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