WPIAL Class AAAA Roundup: Penn Hills duo rushes for 429

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In Penn Hills' opener against Canon-McMillan, Billy Kisner and Isaiah Jones combined for 349 yards rushing in a win.

The dynamic duo did even better in Week 2.

Kisner ran for 216 yards, including a 56-yard touchdown, and Jones rushed for 213 yards and scores of 80 and 42 yards as Penn Hills (2-0, 2-0) went on the road and beat Peters Township (1-1, 1-1), 33-15, in a Southeastern Conference matchup.

Kisner has rushed for more than 200 yards in back-to-back weeks and has 420 yards on 35 carries this season as Penn Hills is one win shy of equaling its 2012 total.

Penn Hills got its other touchdowns on a 1-yard run by Te'Shan Campbell and a 73-yard interception return by Shawn Featherstone.

Marcus Ubinger had 18 rushes for 85 yards and a touchdown and also caught a 9-yard touchdown pass from Cory Owen.


Bethel Park 14, Mt. Lebanon 3

Alex Minton rushed 14 times for 106 yards, including a 45-yard touchdown, to lead the Black Hawks (2-0, 2-0) to a Southeastern Conference victory against host Mt. Lebanon (0-2, 0-1).

Bethel Park quarterback Levi Metheny opened the scoring with a 1-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. But Metheny struggled throwing the ball, completing just 2 of 8 passes for two yards.

After Minton's touchdown, Robbie Constantino hit a 40-yard field goal, the only points allowed by Bethel Park this season, to pull the Blue Devils within 11 points at halftime.

Mt. Lebanon quarterback Kellan Stout finished 10 of 24 for 76 yards and an interception in his second career start. His top target was Shane Lefever, who caught six passes for 64 yards. Troy Apke had three catches for 26 yards.

Upper St. Clair, 47, Canon-McMillan 0

Trevor Morrow scored on a runs on 2, 5 and 10 yards to help the top-ranked Panthers (2-0, 2-0) to a Southeastern Conference victory against the visiting Big Macs (0-2, 0-2).

Mac Pope, Kevin Chrissis and Marcus Goldie each added a touchdown on the ground as the Panthers rushed for 167 yards.

Upper St. Clair quarterback Joe Repischak made it a balanced attack, throwing for 197 yards, 80 of which went to Morgan Lee on four receptions. Lee also scored on a 68-yard punt return.

Canon-McMillan had just 56 total yards, including minus-6 yards passing.

Penn-Trafford 17, Norwin 3

Devin Austin rushed for 185 yards on 20 carries to help the Warriors (1-1, 1-0) bounce back from an opening-week loss and beat the visiting Knights (0-2, 0-2) in the Foothills Conference.

The Warriors' touchdowns came on an 85-yard pass from Brett Laffoon to Timmy Vecchio and a 3-yard run by Tom Stinelli. Jake Proskin added a 22-yard field goal.

The Knights lone points came on a 28-yard field goal by Daniel Passarello. Norwin quarterback Nick Amendola rushed for 107 yards and threw for an additional 73 yards.

North Allegheny 42, Fox Chapel 7

Jeff Clemens completed 11 of 19 passes for 177 yards and two touchdowns to lift the No. 4 Tigers (2-0, 1-0) to a Northern Eight Conference victory against the visiting Foxes (0-2, 0-2).

Clemens' two touchdowns were on passes of 37 and 5 yards to Elijah Zeise and Paul Blendinger, respectively. Zeise finished with six catches for 109 yards.

Sean Idowu had two touchdown runs for the Tigers, who have outscored their opponents, 97-14, this season.

Nigel Carnett had a 75-yard touchdown run for the Foxes lone score.

Butler 38, Shaler 27

Lucas Dubyak, Matt Christy and Robert Burdine each rushed for at least 100 yards to lead the Tornadoes (1-1, 1-1) to a Northern Eight Conference win against the Titans (0-2, 0-2).

Dubyak led the way with 125 yards on seven carries. Dubyak and Burdine each had two touchdowns, with one of Burdine's coming on a reception. Christy's lone score came on a 62-yard scamper.

For Shaler, Josh Crawford threw touchdown passes of 62 and 46 yards to Zach Carney and Tim Nickel had an 80-yard touchdown run.

Baldwin 38, Plum 6

Doug Altavilla threw three touchdowns and ran for a fourth in a Southeastern Conference victory for the Highlanders (1-1, 1-1) against the host Mustangs (0-2, 0-2).

Altavilla hit Jake Elk on a 2-yard touchdown pass and then connected with Luke Smorey on touchdown passes of 50 and 20 yards. Altavilla, who finished 14 of 25 for 143 yards, added a 12-yard touchdown run.

Nick Barca led the Highlanders on the ground with 226 yards, including an 83-yard score.

Plum's Wil Fuhrer completed 11 of 27 passes for 134 yards and hit Patrick Crossey for a 9-yard touchdown.

Hempfield 28, Latrobe 7

Joey DeFloria finished with 134 yards rushing and three total touchdowns as the Spartans (1-1, 1-1) ran past the host Wildcats (0-2, 0-2) in the Foothills Conference.

DeFloria scored on runs of 5 and 42 yards and caught a 76-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Ty George. George also scored on a 1-yard run.

Jacob Puleo scored Latrobe's only touchdown on a 30-yard pass from Craig Stevens.

Kiski Area 20, Altoona 0

Chad Kuhn completed 8 of 12 passes for 72 yards and connected with Joe Brungo on a 7-yard touchdown to lead the Cavaliers (2-0, 2-0) to a Foothills victory against the visiting Lions (1-1, 1-1).

Kuhn has completed 22 of his 26 passes this season to help Kiski to consecutive 2-0 starts. The Cavaliers haven't finished a season with a winning record since 2003.

Adam Mitcheson also hit field goals 33 and 38 yards and the Cavaliers defense held Altoona to 61 total yards.

Gateway 41, Connellsville 22

Jimmy Moore threw for 228 yards and four touchdowns to lift the No. 5 Gators (2-0, 2-0) to a Foothills win against the visiting Falcons (0-2, 0-2). Moore hit Delvon Randall on scores of 35 and 9 yards, Ricky Rogers on a 19-yard touchdown and Montae Nicholson on a 17-yard touchdown. Nicholson also returned a kickoff 74 yards for a score. Connellsville's Dylan Knopsnider had five rushes for 124 yards and a 1-yard touchdown.



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