WPIAL Class AAA: Knoch falls to Hampton in an upset

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Nick Grabowski threw for one touchdown and ran for another to lead Hampton to a 20-9 road upset of Knoch in the Greater Allegheny Conference.

Grabowski completed 10 of 20 passes for 172 yards and connected with Eddie Edwards on a 26-yard touchdown pass. Grabowski also scored on an 8-yard run.

Hampton (3-2, 2-2) also scored on a 1-yard run by C.J. Arch. Knoch (3-2, 2-2) scored on a 20-yard pass from Daniel Farinelli to Jim Larrimer and an 18-yard field goal by Logan Tupper.


Thomas Jefferson 49, Albert Gallatin 0

The top-ranked Jaguars (5-0, 4-0) scored 35 points in the first half en route to a Big Nine Conference road shutout of the Colonials (2-3, 1-3). Chase Winovich scored on runs of 55 and 75 yards on his only two carries for the Jaguars. Austin Kemp led the Jaguars' potent running game with 137 yards on nine carries and scored on a 2-yard run. Also for the Jaguars, Christian Breisinger threw for one touchdown and ran for another.

West Mifflin 42, Ringgold 28

WPIAL rushing leader Jimmy Wheeler accumulated 366 yards and scored six touchdowns on 46 carries as the No. 4 Titans (5-0, 5-0) remained unbeaten with a victory against the visiting Rams (3-2, 3-2) in the Big Nine Conference. Wheeler scored on runs of 9, 3, 4, 11, 23 and 5 yards. Wheeler has 1,312 yards for the season. Ringgold's Nico Law rushed for 115 yards and scored on runs of 4, 80 and 1 yard. Law also threw for 97 yards.

Mars 38, Greensburg Salem 13

Josh Schultheis and Jason Lozzi combined to rush for 251 yards and three touchdowns as the No. 5 Planets (4-1, 4-1) posted a Greater Allegheny Conference victory against the visiting Golden Lions (1-4, 1-4). Schultheis rushed for 150 yards on 19 carries and scored on a 45-yard run. Lozzi rushed for 101 yards on five carries and scored on runs of 40 and 22 yards.

Franklin Regional 35, Belle Vernon 0

Colin Jonov scored two touchdowns to lead the Panthers (4-1) to a non-conference shutout of the visiting Leopards (1-4). Jonov ran 19 yards for one score and caught a 47-yard touchdown pass from Charan Singh. The Panthers scored 28 points in the first quarter, capped by Jacob Ross' 65-yard punt return for a touchdown. Brett Zanotto and Kevin Slezak also scored for the Panthers.

Moon 40, Hopewell 14

Cole Blake rushed for 139 yards on 21 carries and scored on touchdown runs of 9 and 1 yard as the visiting Tigers (4-1, 4-1) dominated the winless Vikings (0-5, 0-5) in the Parkway Conference. Ian Kelly added two touchdowns for the Tigers on a 13-yard run and a 9-yard pass from Aleksei Yaramus. Hopewell's DiMontae Bronaugh led all rushers with 174 yards on 35 carries.

Hollidaysburg 57, Derry 7

The Golden Tigers (2-3, 2-2) scored five touchdowns of 40 or more yards en route to an easy Greater Allegheny Conference road victory against the winless Trojans (0-5, 0-4). Kyle Holmes threw for 114 yards and scored Derry's only touchdown on a 54-yard run.

Elizabeth Forward 56, Uniontown 20

The Warriors (4-1, 4-1) rolled to an easy victory in this Big Nine Conference road game against the Red Raiders (1-4, 1-4). Uniontown has given up 224 points in five games.

Montour 42, Ambridge 35

Tynen Greer threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more as the Spartans (3-2, 2-2) posted a Parkway Conference road victory against the winless Bridgers (0-5, 0-4). Greer completed 10 of 16 passes for 173 yards and connected with Zackary Herskowitz, Anthony Brady and Donald Payne on touchdown passes. He also scored on runs of 2 and 3 yards.

Highlands 21, Indiana 14

Elijah Jackson rushed for 168 yards on 26 carries and scored on runs of 32, 3 and 9 yards to lead the visiting Golden Rams (4-1, 4-1) to a Greater Allegheny Conference victory against the Little Indians (2-3, 2-3). Indiana's Sean Thompson completed 16 of 32 passes for 177 yards and one touchdown.

New Castle 47, Chartiers Valley 12

Malik Hooker scored three touchdowns to lead the Hurricanes (4-1, 3-1) to a Parkway Conference victory against the visiting Colts (1-4, 1-3). Hooker returned a kickoff 97 yards, ran 54 yards for a score and caught a 28-yard scoring pass from Julian Cox. Jake McPhatter, Tevin McCaster, Stew Allen, and Nick Treloar also scored for New Castle. Chartiers Valley's Thomas Kovach kicked field goals of 24 and 25 yards.

Trinity 10, Laurel Highlands 8

Sam Trapuzzano's 29-yard field goal with 11:10 left provided the deciding points as the Hillers (1-4, 1-3) posted their first victory against the visiting Mustangs (0-5, 0-4) in the Big Nine Conference. Jimmy Pierce rushed for 108 yards and a touchdown for Laurel Highlands.



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