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High school football roundup for Oct. 12: 2018: Pfeuffer leads Peters Township past Chartiers Valley
October 13, 2018
Logan Pfeuffer threw for 172 yards and four touchdowns to lead No. 3 Peters Township to a 41-24 victory over Chartiers Valley (3-5, 0-5) in a Class 5A Allegheny 8 Conference football game Friday night. Ryan Magiske added 108 rushing yards and a touchdown for the Indians (6-2, 4-1). Class

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Converted receiver Engel rushes for 282 yards as Canon-McMillan beats Norwin
Norwin expected tough sledding in the condensed yet top-heavy Class 6A football conference this season. But that was against the powerhouse programs; the North Alleghenys and Pine-Richlands of the world. The Knights saw a few andquot;winnableandquot; games on the schedule that could maybe help them make a run at the

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Quick start propels Bethel Park over Baldwin
Bethel Park jumped out to a 14-point lead less than six minutes into the game at home against Baldwin Friday night. The Black Hawks finished with a 28-7 Allegheny 8 conference victory. Bethel Park's Jehvonn Lewis, returning to action after missing several games with an injury, capped of a 63-yard

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Big-play Steel Valley overwhelms Apollo-Ridge
With only a couple of weeks remaining in the regular season, Steel Valley showed Friday night against Apollo-Ridge it is plenty capable of making splash plays and that it's rounding into postseason form. The Class 2A No. 2 Ironmen scored five touchdowns on plays of 40 or more yards en

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Late touchdown helps Valley keep playoff hopes alive
October 12, 2018
Valley senior quarterback Tyler Green broke the huddle with a little over 5 minutes remaining on the fourth-quarter clock, his team trailing by six points and a possible Class AA playoff spot on the line when he noticed the Summit Academy defense was playing tight man coverage in favor of

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McKeesport’s triple-option too much for Kiski Area
It wasn't pretty for McKeesport, but it didn't need to be to look good on the scoreboard. On what felt like the first fall night of the season, the Tigers showed up Friday with plenty of big plays in their back pocket. McKeesport used splash plays from running backs Devin

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Riverview defense forces 5 turnovers in shutout vs. Springdale
Rivalry games always bring out the best in teams. Riverview coach Todd Massack made the game plan simple Friday night against Springdale: run the ball with authority. The Raiders did just that in an 18-0 Class A Eastern Conference win at Veterans Memorial Field. Riverview senior running back Devon Binz

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No. 3 Imani Christian pulls away from Leechburg
Leechburg, enjoying its best season in eight years, kept No. 3 Class A Imani Christian close for nearly the entire first half. But a touchdown by Saints quarterback Israel Reed with 35 seconds left in the second quarter gave Imani a 13-point advantage at the intermission, setting up a big

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Upper St. Clair clinches playoff spot with win over Moon
Upper St. Clair built a 24-3 lead after three quarters, but needed to hold on to defeat Moon, 24-16, on Friday night. With the win, the Panthers (7-1, 4-1 in Allegheny 8) join West Allegheny by punching their ticket to the WPIAL Class 5A postseason. Upper St. Clair quarterback Jason

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Ligonier Valley wins 3rd Heritage Conference title in a row
They waged the Battle of Fort Ligonier 260 years ago to the day. It was a time when the British forces fended off the French and Indians warriors. On Friday night, Ligonier Valley defended its turf at Weller Field in a first-place showdown against Northern Cambria, the top Class A

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Jeannette overcomes penalties, mistakes to rout rival Greensburg Central Catholic
The more Roy Hall preaches, the more frustrated he becomes. And all the while, his unbeaten Jeannette Jayhawks keep rolling along. andquot;For every big thing we did tonight, every little thing we did well, I feel like all the penalties we keep getting, all the mistakes we make just takes

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Meckler scores 3 different ways to lead Pine-Richland past Mt. Lebanon
Hockey players score hat tricks. Baseball players hit for the cycle. And there needs to be a new name for what Pine-Richland's Luke Meckler did on a football field. Meckler put on a show that few of his peers can say they have ever matched by scoring three touchdowns in

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Belle Vernon loses quarterback to injury, defeats West Mifflin with run-heavy offense
As Belle Vernon quarterback Jared Hartman was stretchered off the field, tailback Mason Pascoe understood immediately what that meant for the offense. He and his linemen had better be ready. andquot;He's one of the leaders of our offense, one of the leaders of our team, and not having him really

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Defensive TD leads Latrobe past Plum
Something had to give. It was late in the first half between Latrobe and Plum, and to that point, little had emerged to separate the two teams trying to gain ground for the fifth and final playoff berth in the Class 5A Big East Conference. The teams had played relatively

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Flack scores 8 touchdowns to lead Derry past Yough in Big East Conference
In a game featuring the WPIAL's leading rusher, it was his backfield counterpart that stole the show on the ground and in all facets of the game Friday night. Derry's Justin Flack scored eight touchdowns -- six rushing, one on special teams and one on defense, as Derry trounced Yough,

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Greensburg Salem shuts out Ringgold for crucial victory
Greensburg Salem knew it had to handle its business Friday night against Ringgold if the Golden Lions had any thoughts of qualifying for the WPIAL playoffs. Greensburg Salem did exactly that as they relied on their rushing attack to beat Ringgold, 35-0, in a Big Eight Conference game at Offutt

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Beaver spoils Quaker Valley homecoming with big victory
There are a lot of words that can describe the Beaver football team's performance on Friday night. Efficient might be one of the best. The Bobcats scored on their first six possessions as they topped Quaker Valley, 47-14, in a nonconference homecoming showdown at Chuck Knox Stadium. andquot;You want to

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North Allegheny overpowers Hempfield, earns top-2 seed in playoffs
An abundance of explosive offensive plays told the story for North Allegheny as the Tigers dominated host Hempfield, 49-27, on Friday night. North Allegheny (8-0, 7-0), the second-ranked team in 6A, controlled the game from start to finish, scoring 42 unanswered points to start the game and never looking back.

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Diven, Trimbur lead South Fayette past Highlands
South Fayette has the ability to score points in a hurry. Sometimes they score without touching the ball. A bad snap by visiting Highlands on the game's first play from scrimmage resulted in a safety for South Fayette. That proved to be a tone-setter as the Lions beat the Golden

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TribLive HSSN ranks the top 7 coaches in WPIAL history — No. 5
Did you ever wonder how you would rank the top high school football players and coaches in WPIAL history So did the staff at the TribLive High School Sports Network. Trib HSSN will rank the top 7 high school football coaches and players in WPIAL history by position based on

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