City League football championship breakdown: Westinghouse vs. Allderdice

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Thursday, November 12, 2020 | 12:23 PM


No. 1 Westinghouse (6-0) vs. No. 2 Allderdice (5-1)

3:30 p.m. Saturday at George Cupples Stadium

Winner plays: City League teams will not participate in the PIAA playoffs.

City titles: Westinghouse 36 (1921, ‘27, ‘28, ‘30, ‘34, ‘38, ‘39, ‘41, ‘42, ‘44, ‘45, ‘46, ‘47. ‘48, 49, ‘51, ‘54, ‘55’, ‘56, ‘57, ‘58, ‘59, ‘60, ‘61, ‘63, ‘64. ‘65, ‘66, ‘70, ‘76, ‘81, ‘92, ‘93, ‘95, ‘96, 2019); Allderdice 3 (1967, 2017, ‘18)

Westinghouse (6-0)

Player to watch: Darius Bruce

Senior, 5-11, 180, WR/DB/QB

The three-year starter has game-breaking ability. Ran back kickoff 82 yards for a TD in semis. Accumulated kicking returns nearing 160 yards, scored on a 2-point conversion run and intercepted a fourth-quarter pass.

How they got here: Defeated Brashear 30-6 in semifinals.

Probable starting lineup

Coach: Donta Green

Offense

LT Jawaun Noaks, 6-3, 265, sr.

LG Ramon Poindexter, 5-11, 285, fr.

C Keylen Kenney, 6-1, 265, jr.

RG Mark Butler, 5-11, 295, jr.

RT Terrel Searcy, 6-2, 260, so.

QB Keyshawn Morsillo, 6-2, 210, so.

HB Malik Harris, 5-11, 180, jr.

WR Timmothy Jones Jr., 6-2, 175, sr.

WR Jai’ron King, 5-9, 170, jr.

WR Sincere Smith, 6-1, 165, so.

WR Kairon Collins, 5-9, 160, so.

Defense

DE Darryl Perkins, 6-3, 180, jr.

DT Donte Taylor, 6-2, 265, so.

DT Mark Butler, 6-0, 295, jr.

DE Jose Nelson, 5-11, 190, sr.

LB Roderick Jeter, 6-1, 180, so.

LB Ty Abram, 5-11, 170, so.

LB Khalil Taylor, 5-11, 160, so.

FS Darius Bruce, 6-0, 180, sr.

SS Emilio Valentine, 6-1, 215, sr.

CB Malik Harvey, 6-1, 170, sr.

CB Jai’ron King 5-9, 170, jr.

Allderdice (5-1)

How they got here: Defeated University Prep, 25-21, in semifinals

Players to watch: Defensive tackles George Benjamin (6-4, 355, jr.) and Solomon Johnston (6-4, 363, sr.). Hard to miss the keys to a four-man front that helped hold University Prep to 20 net rushing yards last week. Johnston also plays left tackle on offense.

Coach: Jerry Hazlett

Offense

WR 1 Marcel Holyfield, 5-9, 155, sr.

WR 2 Saveionne Randolph, 6-0, 180, sr.

RB 4 Robert Brown Jr., 5-10, 175, jr.

RB 6 Noah Johnston, 6-2, 175, jr.

QB 5 Shakur Adams-Pack, 5-7, 155, sr.

WR 16 Cornell Weems, 5-10, 155, so.

LG 50 D’Andre Wells, 5-11, 260, jr.

RG 57 Micah Brown, 6-0, 207, jr.

RT 52 Eric McClung, 6-3, 270, sr.

LT 75 Solomon Johnston, 6-4, 353, sr.

C 77 Naequan Currington, 6-1, 252, so.

Defense

SS 12 Marcel Holyfield, 5-9, 155, sr.

FS 6 Noah Johnston, 6-2, 175, jr.

CB 2 Savionne Randolph, 6-0, 180, sr.

CB 28 Hasaun Marshall, 5-8, 148, so.

DE 4 Robert Brown Jr., 5-11, 165, jr.

DE 57 Micah Brown, 6-0, 207, jr.

DT 75 Solomon Johnston, 6-4, 363, sr.

DT 72 George Benjamin, 6-4, 355, jr.

ILB 7 Denzel Gatewood, 5-9, 190, sr.

OLB 12 Lacey Hill, 5-8, 162, jr.

OLB 15 Jaerone Parker, 5-10, 172, so.

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