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WPIAL Playoffs: Quarterfinals

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Hopewell's Shell breaks state rushing record in loss to Franklin Regional; City League championship set as Allderdice stuns Brashear.

WPIAL Playoffs Quarterfinals
Quad-A Quarterfinals
North Allegheny 35 - Seneca Valley 10

Alex DeCiantis scored three touchdowns as North Allegheny pulled away in the second half and cruised to a 35-10 win over Seneca Valley.

Gateway 34 – Penn Trafford 9
Gateway trounced Penn Trafford, holding Warriors running back Manny Simpson to just 72 yards on 25 carries. Gateway's Darin Franklin scored two touchdowns in the win.

Central Catholic 31 - Mount Lebanon 14
Damion Jones-Moore ran for 302 yards to lead Central Catholic over Mount Lebanon.

Upper St. Clair 21 - Erie McDowell 14
Dakota Conwell ran for two touchdowns and passed for another, and USC stopped McDowell on the final play of the game to hang on for a 21-14 victory.

Triple-A Quarterfinals
Central Valley 44 – Ringgold 28

Curtis Lewis completed threw for 275 yards and a touchdown and scored two more on the ground as Central Valley continued to rill through the Triple-A playoffs.

Montour 31 – West Mifflin 7
Julian Durden rushed for 130 yards on 19 carries and the Montour defense shut down West Mifflin in a 31-7 quarterfinal win.

Franklin Regional 24 - Hopewell 21
Junior Mike Roberge kicked a 33-yard field goal—the first of his career—with 2:04 left to defeat Hopewell 24-21 in the WPIAL Class AAA quarterfinals. Hopewell's Rushel Shell rushed for 292 yards on 33 carries to break the Pennsylvania state rushing record. Shell finished his career with 9,078 yards, topping the mark of 9,027 yards held by Steelton-Highspire's Jeremiah Young.

Thomas Jefferson 31 - Knoch 9
Ky Kenyon threw three touchdown passes, two to Mac Megahan, as Knoch ended TJ's streak of 13 consecutive semifinal appearances.

Double-A Quarterfinals
Aliquippa 36 – Washington 6

Mikal Hall threw three touchdown passes, two to Davion Hall, as the Quips rolled over Washington.

Greensburg Central Catholic 18 – Ellwood City 15
Bobby Noble threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Justin Kemka with three minutes left to lift the Centurians over Ellwood City.

Jeannette 35 - Shady Side Academy 14
Demetrious Cox ran for 160 yards and three touchdowns, and threw for another, as Jeanette rompped over Shady Side.

Seton-LaSalle 21 - South Fayette 13
Kevin Hart rushed for 269 yards as third-seeded Seton-LaSalle held off No. 11 seed South Fayette 21-13.

Single-A Quarterfinals
Clairton 34 – Springdale 20

Tyler Boyd ran for 218 yards and three scores as Clairton defeated Springdale.

Rochester 26 – Avonworth 22
Avonworth drove deep into Rochester territory in the final seconds, but the Rams held on for a 26-22 win.

Sto-Rox 40 – Brentwood 0
Lenny Williams threw four touchdown passes and ran for a score, leading the Vikings (11-0) to an easy win.

Bishop Canevin 16 - Fort Cherry 6
Canevin took a 10-point lead into the final quarter and held on for the win over Fort Cherry.

City League Semifinals
University Prep 18 – Perry 0

Jaylen Coleman had an interception and a fumble recovery as the University Prep defense led the way to an 18-0 win over Perry and an appearance in the City League championship game next week.

Allderdice 6 – Brashear 2
Brad Labovic blocked a punt and teammate Alfred Diggs returned it for a touchdown in the middle of the fourth quarter to lift the Dragons to a stunning upset over regular season champion Brashear.

Semifinal Match-Ups

Clairton vs. Rochester
Sto-Rox vs. Bishop Canevin

Aliquippa vs. Greensburg Central Catholic
Jeannette vs. Seton-LaSalle

Central Valley vs. Montour
Franklin Regional vs. Knoch

North Allegheny vs. Gateway
Central Catholic vs. Upper St. Clair

City League Championship
University Prep vs. Allderdice

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