WPIAL Class 6A/5A football roundup: Central Catholic rallies to beat No. 2 Canon-McMillan
Saturday, October 1, 2022 | 12:03 AM
Xavier Thomas scored on a 45-yard interception return and a 75-yard punt return as No. 5 Central Catholic rallied for a 31-20 victory over No. 2 Canon-McMillan (2-4, 1-2) in a Class 6A football game Friday night.
Payton Wehner threw for 174 yards and two touchdowns for the Vikings (3-3, 1-2), while teammate Vernon Settles caught nine passes for 127 yards and a TD.
Mike Evans threw for 212 yards and three touchdowns for Canon-McMillan, which held a 14-0 lead after the first quarter.
Seneca Valley 42, Butler 7 — In nonconference play, Luke Lawson caught nine passes for 128 yards and a 53-yard touchdown from Graham Hancox as Class 6A No. 3 Seneca Valley (4-2) beat Butler (4-2). Hancox threw for 241 yards and two touchdowns. Mac Schnur tossed for 182 yards and Butler’s only touchdown.
North Hills 38, Fox Chapel 6 — John Green threw for 165 yards and four touchdowns to lead North Hills (2-4, 2-1) over Fox Chapel (0-6, 0-2) in the Northeast Conference. Cooper Thompson and Jake Pollaro caught two scoring passes each. Ben DeMotte scored on a 2-yard run for the Foxes.
Bethel Park 28, Penn Hills 7 — Gavin Moul ran for 105 yards and a touchdown as Class 5A No. 2 Bethel Park (5-1) defeated Penn Hills (3-3) in a nonconference contest. Ryan Petras added two rushing touchdowns for Bethel Park.
Pine-Richland 28, North Allegheny 17 — Ryan Palmeri ran for 202 yards and two touchdowns and threw for 75 yards and two TDs to lead Class 5A Pine-Richland (3-3) to the upset over Class 6A No. 1 North Allegheny (5-1). Logan Kushner threw for 89 yards and two touchdowns for North Allegheny.
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