WPIAL Class A football roundup: Monessen takes down unbeaten California

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Saturday, September 24, 2022 | 12:37 AM


Daevon Burke scored three touchdowns and Monessen knocked off undefeated California, 28-20, in the Class A Tri-County South Conference on Friday night.

Burke scored on runs of 1, 14 and 8 yards and TyVaughn Kershaw added a 6-yard TD rush as the Greyhounds (3-2, 2-0) built a 28-8 lead and held off a late comeback. Coming into the game, California (4-1, 0-1) had outscored its four opponents 217-26.

Jefferson-Morgan 28, Beth-Center 14 — Cole Jones hit Houston Guseman with three touchdown passes as Jefferson-Morgan (3-2, 1-1) doubled-up Beth-Center (1-4, 0-2) in the Tri-County South. Jones threw for 152 yards while Guseman caught eight passes for 129 yards. Dominick Revi tossed for 133 yards and a touchdown to Tyler Berish, who had three receptions for 107 yards.

Mapletown 42, Carmichaels 0 — Landan Stevenson ran for 140 yards and three touchdowns, setting the school career record for scoring in the process, as Mapletown (5-0, 2-0) shut out Carmichaels (3-2, 1-1) in Tri-County South play. Stevenson now has 521 points, breaking Dylan Rush’s previous record of 516 points.

West Greene 49, Bentworth 33 — In the Tri-County South, West Greene (1-4, 1-1) picked up its first win of the season by beating Bentworth (2-3, 0-2).

Laurel 28, Union 22 — Landon Smith scored on a 1-yard run in overtime as Laurel (3-1, 1-0) snapped a three-game winning streak by Union (3-2, 1-1) in Big 7 Conference play. Smith ran for 175 yards and two touchdowns. Braylon Thomas threw for 168 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 106 yards for Union.

Northgate 33, Summit Academy 0Northgate (3-2, 1-1) shut out Summit Academy (1-4, 0-2) in a Big 7 Conference matchup.

Rochester 22, Shenango 8 — Duke Mullins caught two scoring passes from Parker Lyons as Rochester (3-1, 2-0) beat Shenango (0-5, 0-2) in Big 7 Conference play.

Burgettstown 14, Chartiers-Houston 8 — In the Black Hills Conference, Rudy Brown ran for 91 yards and a touchdown as Burgettstown (2-2, 1-1) defeated Chartiers-Houston (3-2, 0-2). Jake Mele caught 10 passes for 101 yards and a touchdown from Terry Fetsko, who tossed for 119 yards in the loss.

Cornell 42, Carlynton 0 — Raequan Troutman scored on a 55-yard punt return, a 70-yard interception return and a 7-yard run as Cornell (3-1, 2-0) blanked Carlynton (0-5, 0-2) in the Black Hills Conference.

OLSH 40, Fort Cherry 24 — In Black Hills Conference play, Nehemiah Azeem threw two touchdown passes as No. 2 OLSH (5-0, 2-0) defeated Fort Cherry (3-2, 1-1). Matt Sieg rushed for 229 and two touchdowns for Fort Cherry.

Greensburg Central Catholic 69, Springdale 6 – In the Class A Eastern Conference, Greensburg Central Catholic moved to 3-2 overall and 1-0 in conference play with a runaway win. Springdale fell to 0-5, 0-1. The Centurions have scored over 50 points in each of their three wins.

South Side 55, Quaker Valley 6 — Brody Almashy and A.C. Corfield ran for two touchdowns each as Class A No. 5 South Side (5-0) defeated Class 2A Quaker Valley (1-3).

City League

Perry 28, Brashear 20 — In City League play, Perry (2-3, 1-2) defeated Brashear (0-5, 0-1).

University Prep 36, Carrick 0 — University Prep (1-3) picked up its first win of the season by shutting out Carrick (2-3) in nonconference play.

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