Football

Central Valley’s Landon Alexander carries past North Catholic’s Joey Prentice during the WPIAL Class 3A championship game on Nov. 27 at Heinz Field.
Trib HSSN state football rankings for Dec. 7, 2021
December 7, 2021
The stage is set for the final six high school football games in the state as we conclude the 2021 season this week in Hershey.

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The Penn-Trafford student section celebrates with the Warriors in the snow after defeating Moon, 24-21, in the WPIAL Class 5A championship game at Heinz Field.
A-K Valley represented at WPIAL championships at Heinz Field
December 6, 2021
Though no Alle-Kiski Valley teams made it to Heinz Field for this year’s finals, there was still representation related to the Class 5A game.

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North Allegheny’s Kolin Dinkins works out during a summer practice in McCandless.
North Allegheny notebook: 7 Tigers earn 1st-team all-conference honors
December 5, 2021
North Allegheny’s football team was rewarded its 7-5 season that ended in the WPIAL semifinals, when seven players were recognized last week with selection to the Big 5/6 all-conference team for Class 6A.

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Pine-Richland’s Alex Gochis catches a touchdown pass during the fourth quarter against Harrisburg on Aug. 28.
Pine Creek Journal notebook: 6 football players make 1st team all-conference
December 4, 2021
The Pine-Richland Rams football team was well represented on the Class 5A Northeast Conference teams.

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Thomas Jefferson’s Nick Bryan reacts after losing to Belle Vernon in the WPIAL Class 4A semifinals Nov. 19.
Thomas Jefferson football ends solid season with unusually short playoff run
Heinz Field had become a second home for the Thomas Jefferson football team in recent years.

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Redbank Valley’s Aiden Ortz pulls in a catch in front of Bishop Canevin’s Lesae Lacks during a PIAA Class A semifinal on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021 at Martorelli Stadium.
Redbank Valley steals momentum, stops Bishop Canevin short of state finals
December 3, 2021
In one moment, Bishop Canevin went from potentially going up two scores to seeing Redbank Valley tie the game. It was a momentum stealer the Crusaders could not recover from.

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Central Valley running back Landon Alexander finished off Martinsburg Central with a 98-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter Friday.
Central Valley makes key defensive stop, keeps state title repeat hopes alive
With Martinsburg Central rallying for a potential game-tying touchdown inside the Central Valley 5, the Warriors needed a big stop Friday night.

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Bishop Canevin’s Xavier Nelson scores on an interception return next to A’Zjuan Marshall during the second quarter of the WPIAL Class A championship game against OLSH on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at Heinz Field.
5 things to watch: How many WPIAL teams will reach PIAA football finals?
Could the WPIAL send five or six teams to Hershey?

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Central Catholic’s Donovan Hinish pressures North Allegheny’s J.R. Burton and Logan Kushner during their game on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at North Allegheny High School.
Central Catholic’s Donovan Hinish stays committed to Notre Dame as coach Brian Kelly exits
December 2, 2021
Central Catholic senior Donovan Hinish had just eaten dinner with a Notre Dame assistant shortly before he heard Fighting Irish coach Brian Kelly was leaving for LSU.

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Penn-Trafford quarterback Carter Green (8) celebrates with head coach John Ruane and Declan Ochendowski after defeating Moon, 24-21, in the WPIAL Class 5A championship game on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at Heinz Field.
Green energy powers Penn-Trafford on both sides of the ball
When Penn-Trafford is on offense, opponents just can’t key on senior running back Cade Yacamelli.

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Penn-Trafford’s Seth Dunlap celebrates after defeating Moon, 24-21, in the WPIAL Class 5A championship game on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at Heinz Field.
Penn-Trafford, Exeter Township enter uncharted waters in PIAA semifinals
December 1, 2021
Penn-Trafford football historian Rush Pedder wrote a book about the past 50 years of the program. Now, he has some interesting new chapters to start another.

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Mt. Lebanon players celebrate their WPIAL 6A championship Nov. 20.
Trib 10: WPIAL champs take their rightful place in top 6 in power rankings
The WPIAL playoffs are in the books with five new champions crowned. The results ended several lengthy title droughts among the 2021 champions.

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Penn-Trafford’s Cade Yacamelli breaks away from Moon’s Ryan Hazen to score during the WPIAL Class 5A championship game on Saturday.
Birdie predicts state playoff ‘exet’ for last Westmoreland County team standing
Last week: 1-1 (50%)

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Mt. Pleasant’s Aaron Alakson scored 12 touchdowns this season. He is one of 14 seniors on the team.
Mt. Pleasant looking to take next step after playoff win
November 30, 2021
Mt. Pleasant achieved a lot of its goals in the 2021 football season.

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Apollo-Ridge coach John Skiba lamented a season of injuries and illnesses.
After tough year, Apollo-Ridge focused on leadership, brotherhood
The deck was stacked against Apollo-Ridge quite a bit in 2021.

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Central Valley’s Jayvin Thompson celebrates after returning an interception for a touchdown during the WPIAL Class 3A championship game against North Catholic on Saturday.
Trib HSSN broadcast schedule: Week of Nov. 29, 2021
November 29, 2021
The cruise down the Highway to Heinz is over for 2021. Now the drive on the Road to Hershey kicks into full gear this week here on the TribLive High School Sports Network.

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Serra Catholic’s Jayvon Holt celebrates with the WPIAL championship trophy after the Eagles defeated Beaver Falls, 35-12, in the WPIAL Class 2A final on Friday.
Trib HSSN Football Team of the Week for Nov. 29, 2021
From 2012-2016, the Serra Catholic football team was a combined 10-38 in five seasons with one playoff appearance.

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Kiski Area’s C.J. Hepler tries to run through the tackle of North Hills’ Chase Foskey on Oct. 1.
Plenty of highlights for Kiski Area football despite challenging 2nd half
The going got tougher as the season rolled on for the Kiski Area football team this year.

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Cooper Hornack and Burrell shook off a rough start to qualify for the WPIAL Class 3A playoffs.
Strong finish provides optimism for future of Burrell football
The Burrell football season changed in a flash — literally.

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Penn-Trafford’s Cade Yacamelli celebrates after defeating Moon, 24-21, in the WPIAL Class 5A championship game on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at Heinz Field.
Trib HSSN Football Player of the Week for 2021 Week 13
November 28, 2021
Penn-Trafford started as hot as the weather in its much anticipated WPIAL Class 5A football championship game against top-seeded and unbeaten Moon.

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