WPIAL Class 6A/5A football roundup: Mt. Lebanon upsets No. 1 Central Catholic on last-second field goal
Friday, September 16, 2022 | 11:42 PM
Ben McAuley’s 18-yard field goal in the final seconds capped No. 4 Mt. Lebanon’s 17-16 comeback win over top-ranked Central Catholic (2-2, 0-1) in a Class 6A Conference football game Friday night.
Mt. Lebanon (2-2, 1-0) trailed 16-0 heading into the fourth quarter. David Shields hit Fred LaSota with a 28-yard touchdown pass to start Mt. Lebanon’s comeback, followed by Michael Beiersdorf’s 39-yard interception return.
Butler 40, Hollidaysburg 20 — Mac Schnur threw for 120 yards and two touchdowns as Butler (3-1) doubled-up Hollidaysburg in nonconference play. David Graef added two rushing touchdowns for Butler. Tucker Rossman paced Hollidaysburg’s offense with 130 passing yards and a TD.
North Allegheny 53, Baldwin 7 — Class 6A No. 2 North Allegheny (4-0) held Class 5A Baldwin (1-3) to 126 yards of offense and seven first downs in its win. Logan Kushner threw for 156 yards and two touchdowns in the victory.
Seneca Valley 13, Pine-Richland 3 – Graham Hancox threw two touchdown passes to lift Class 6A No. 5 Seneca Valley (2-2) to a nonconference win over Class 5A Pine-Richland (1-3).
Plum 42, Norwin 13 — Eryck Moore ran 20 times for 213 yards and two touchdowns to lead Plum (3-1, 1-0) past Norwin (1-3, 0-1) in a Class 5A Big East Conference matchup. Sean Franzi was 9 for 15 for 106 yards with a 4-yard TD pass to Kaden Thomas and a 30-yard scoring strike to Darian Nelson for the Mustangs.
Woodland Hills 14, North Hills 0 — Cameron Walter threw for 110 yards and a touchdown as Woodland Hills (2-2, 1-0) beat North Hills (0-4, 0-1) in the Northeast Conference. John Green tossed for 109 yards in the loss.
Bethel Park 36, Canon-McMillan 28 — Austin Caye ran for 116 yards and a touchdown as Class 5A Bethel Park (3-1) overcame a 15-point halftime deficit to beat Class 6A No. 3 Canon-McMillan (1-3). Jake Kasper rushed for 167 yards and two touchdowns for Canon-McMillan.
Penn Hills 35, Moon 0 — Class 5A No. 2-ranked Penn Hills improved to 3-1 overall with a nonconference victory over Moon (0-4).
Upper St. Clair 49, Fox Chapel 7 — In nonconference play, Jamaal Brown ran for 176 yards and a touchdown as Class 5A No. 4 Upper St. Clair (4-0) defeated Fox Chapel (0-4). Aidan Besselman scored on a 28-yard interception return and a 20-yard pass from Julian Dahlem, who threw for three touchdowns.
Allderdice 40, Perry 6 — In City League play, Allderdice (1-3, 1-0) picked up its first win of the season by defeating Perry (1-3, 0-2).
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Md. 54, Brashear 0 — Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Md. downed Brashear (0-4) in nonconference play.
Carrick 42, Brownsville 8 — In nonconference play, Carrick (2-2) defeated Brownsville (0-3).
Albert Gallatin 12, Uniontown 0 — Albert Gallatin (2-2) shut out Uniontown (2-2) in nonconference play.
Tags: Albert Gallatin, Allderdice, Baldwin, Bethel Park, Brashear, Brownsville, Butler, Canon-McMillan, Carrick, Central Catholic, Fox Chapel, Moon, Mt. lebanon, North Allegheny, North Hills, Norwin, Penn Hills, Perry, Pine-Richland, Plum, Seneca Valley, Uniontown, Upper St. Clair, Woodland Hills
More High School Football• Armstrong’s Olsen, the 2022 winner, leads candidates for Thrower Award
• GCC football standout Dlugos will tour Italy with American all-star team
• Butler rejoining WPIAL football in 2024, ends dispute with PIAA
• Hempfield hires Nick Keefer as football coach
• Westmoreland high school notebook: PIHL Class A final could feature 2 local teams