WPIAL Class 2A football roundup: Washington tops McGuffey in battle for the Century

Saturday, October 28, 2023 | 12:42 AM

Tristan Reed threw for 181 yards and two touchdowns to lead No. 5 Washington to a 13-7 win at McGuffey (7-3, 5-1) in the Class 2A Century Conference on Friday night.

Zxavian Willis caught five passes for 95 yards and a touchdown for the Little Prexies (9-1, 5-1), who clinched the conference title.

McGuffey finished second in the Century Conference.

Apollo-Ridge 37, Burrell 33 — Karter Schrock threw for 236 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 202 yards and three TDs to lead Apollo-Ridge (3-7, 2-5) to the Allegheny Conference win against Burrell (4-6, 3-4). Schock surpassed 1,000 rushing and passing yards for the season.

Jayden McCray caught eight passes for 193 yards and one touchdown for Apollo-Ridge. Stephen Hasson threw for 141 yards and two touchdowns for Burrell.

Imani Christian 45, Yough 7 — Dayshaun Burnett threw for 318 yards and four touchdowns to lead No. 3 Imani Christian (7-2, 5-1) to the Allegheny Conference win against Yough (2-8, 1-6). David Davis caught four passes for 135 yards and two touchdowns and returned a kickoff 84 yards for another TD.

Derry 35, Ligonier Valley 15 — Nate Barkley ran for two touchdowns and returned an interception for another as Derry (5-5, 4-3) beat Ligonier Valley (2-8, 1-6) in the Allegheny Conference. Ahmad Ward added two rushing touchdowns for Derry. John Jablunovsky ran for both Ligonier Valley touchdowns.

Keystone Oaks 36, Brentwood 0 — In Century Conference play, Dimajio Locante threw for 158 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 119 yards and two TDs as Keystone Oaks (6-4, 4-2) sealed a playoff spot by beating Brentwood (2-8, 2-4). Clinton Robinson caught three passes for 124 yards and two touchdowns for Keystone Oaks.

Waynesburg Central 45, Charleroi 27 — Breydon Woods ran for three touchdowns as Waynesburg Central (7-3, 3-3) claimed a playoff spot with its Century Conference win at Charleroi (0-9, 0-6).

Ellwood City 41, Riverside 0 — In the Midwestern Athletic Conference, Elijah Palmer-McCane ran for 154 yards and four touchdowns as Ellwood City (5-5, 3-4) clinched a playoff berth by defeating Riverside (1-8, 1-6). Chris Smiley threw for 170 yards and a touchdown in the win.

Freedom 20, New Brighton 12 — Tyler Welsh ran for 83 yards and a touchdown as Freedom (3-7, 2-5) beat New Brighton (0-10, 0-7) in the Midwestern Athletic Conference. Brian Taylor threw for 223 yards and a touchdown for New Brighton.

Seton LaSalle 40, Sto-Rox 36 — O’Malley Daly ran for 109 yards and two touchdowns as Class 3A Seton LaSalle (5-5) defeated Class 2A Sto-Rox (2-7).

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