All you need to know from the opening round of WPIAL high school football playoffs

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Saturday, November 4, 2017 | 1:17 AM


TribLive’s sports writers have you covered from Friday’s opening round of WPIAL high school playoff football action.

GAMES OF THE WEEK

**OPENING ROUND FAN PHOTO GALLERY**

■ McKEESPORT 22, WEST ALLEGHENY 21
Layton Jordan’s touchdown run and two-point conversion in the third quarter made the difference in Friday night’s 22-21 victory over West Allegheny in the first round of the WPIAL Class 5A playoffs.

■ QUAKER VALLEY 51, DERRY 29
Quaker Valley senior quarterback Ricky Guss rushed for 106 yards, scored three touchdowns and threw for two more to lead No. 2 Quaker Valley (10-1) to a 51-29 victory against No. 7 Derry (9-2) in a WPIAL Class 3A quarterfinal Friday.

■ SETON LaSALLE 35, FREEPORT 18 (@ Dormont Stadium)
Lionel Deanes rushed for 282 yards and five touchdowns, leading No. 3 Seton LaSalle to a 35-18 victory over Freeport in a WPIAL Class 3A first-round game Friday night.

ALLEGHENY

■ NORTH ALLEGHENY 38, MT. LEBANON 14

■ PENN HILLS 30, BETHEL PARK 28

■ GATEWAY 40, WOODLAND HILLS 28
In the WPIAL Class 5A quarterfinals Friday night, Brady Walker threw for 394 yards and a touchdown and ran for a TD as No. 2 Gateway (10-1) beat No. 7 Woodland Hills, 40-28.

CITY LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP

■ ALLDERDICE vs. BRASHEAR @ Cupples Stadium, (SAT 2:15 p.m.)

WESTMORELAND

■ PENN-TRAFFORD 28, FOX CHAPEL 21
The eighth-seeded Foxes gave Penn-Trafford’s top-rated defense all it could handle and nearly pulled a stunner before the Warriors escaped with a 28-21 victory in their playoff opener Friday night at Warrior Stadium.

■ UPPER ST. CLAIR 6, FRANKLIN-REGIONAL 3
In a defensive struggle that mirrored a heavyweight boxing match, it was Upper St. Clair that landed enough blows to walk away victorious.

■ JEANNETTE 49, MONESSEN 0
In a game that included over 20 penalties and saw Jeannette’s Spencer John getting carted off the field with 8 minutes, 50 seconds left to play, there was little flow as big plays usually were followed by a flag.

■ PINE-RICHLAND 49, NORWIN 14

■ BELLE VERNON 42, MARS 7

■ LIGONIER VALLEY 50, WEST SHAMOKIN 26

AK VALLEY

■ OUR LADY OF THE SACRED HEART 52, SPRINGDALE 26 (@ Moon High School)

OTHER FIRST ROUND SCORES

Scores, summaries and schedules: Nov. 3, 2017

WPIAL QUARTERFINAL ROUNDUP

Who’s out?

PLAYOFF FIRST ROUND TOP PERFORMERS

Top passers, rushers and receivers of the week

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