WPIAL Class 2A football roundup: Jay Wrona throws for 289 yards, 4 TDs in Mohawk victory
Saturday, September 30, 2023 | 12:33 AM
Wrona completed 21 of 38 passes for 289 yards, including two TD passes to Bobby Fadden and scoring strikes to Blake Logan and Dante Retort. Sam List added a 30-yard TD run for the Warriors (5-1, 3-0).
Ellwood City running back Elijah Palmer-McCane was held to 34 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries.
Serra Catholic 20, Derry 12 — Quadir Stribling threw for 192 yards and a touchdown and ran for another TD to lead Serra Catholic (1-4, 1-1) over Derry (3-3, 2-1) in an Allegheny Conference contest. Ahmad Ward ran for 149 yards and both Derry touchdowns.
Steel Valley 49, Apollo-Ridge 17 — Donald Barksdale ran for 196 yards and four touchdowns as No. 2 Steel Valley (4-1, 3-0) beat Apollo-Ridge (1-5, 0-3) in the Allegheny Conference. Del Shields added 104 rushing yards and three touchdowns. Karter Schrock ran for 161 yards and a touchdown for Apollo-Ridge.
Yough 21, Ligonier Valley 0 — Raidon Kuroda ran for 138 yards and a touchdown and Shane Swope had 130 rushing yards and a score as Yough (2-4, 1-2) shut out Ligonier Valley (2-4, 1-2) in the Class 2A Allegheny Conference. Swope had an 80-yard touchdown run and Kuroda scored from 10 yards out. Antonio Marra added a 4-yard touchdown run for the Cougars.
Washington 48, Waynesburg Central 14 — Eddie Lewis rushed for 194 yards and three touchdowns to lead top-ranked Washington (6-0, 2-0) to the Century Conference win at Waynesburg Central (4-2, 1-2). Washington’s defense held Waynesburg Central to 117 total yards.
Beaver Falls 41, Riverside 6 — Da’Sean Anderson threw for 131 yards and one touchdown and ran for two TDs as Beaver Falls (3-3, 2-1) beat Riverside (0-5, 0-3) in Midwestern Athletic Conference play. Datalian Beauford rushed for 126 yards and a touchdown for Beaver Falls. Ayden Garcia threw for 100 yards for Riverside.
Neshannock 35, New Brighton 7 — Anthony Eakin rushed for 184 yards and two touchdowns as No. 3 Neshannock (5-1, 3-0) scored 28 points in the second quarter in its Midwestern Athletic Conference win at New Brighton (0-6, 0-3). Brian Taylor tossed for 105 yards and a touchdown for New Brighton.
Western Beaver 48, Freedom 0 — Jaivin Peel threw for 254 yards and four touchdowns to lead Western Beaver (3-3, 2-1) to the Midwestern Athletic Conference win at Freedom (2-4, 1-2). Mikey Crawford caught three scoring passes while Tyson Florence ran for two touchdowns and returned an interception for another.
Beaver 56, Brentwood 20 — Brady Mayo ran for two touchdowns and returned an interception 55 yards for another TD as Class 3A Beaver (5-1) defeated Class 2A Brentwood (0-6). Quay Cain threw for 108 yards and a touchdown and ran for a 65-yard TD for Beaver, which led at halftime, 49-6. Cedric Davis threw for 215 yards and two touchdowns for Brentwood.
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