Entering the season with high expectations under the tutelage of a new coach, Seton-LaSalle defeated South Park, 19-8, in a Class AA Century Conference matchup Saturday.
Quarterback Tyler Perone completed 15 of 25 passes for 121 yards and two touchdowns. Danzel McKinley-Lewis had two touchdowns, one rushing and one receiving.
After the visiting Eagles (0-1) took the lead with a Ty Washington 88-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, the Rebels (1-0) got a 4-yard touchdown pass from Perone to McKinley-Lewis. They followed that with an 18-yard touchdown pass from Perone later in the second quarter.
The win came in the debut for Damon Rosol, who joined the Rebels after a lengthy stint as an assistant at Montour.
■ Shenango 23, Western Beaver 22: Dylan Kleckner kicked a 20-yard field goal as time expired to give the visiting Wildcats (1-0) a season-opening victory against the Golden Beavers (0-1) in the Class A Big Seven Conference.
■ Wilkinsburg 24, Leechburg 14: Jonathan Carpenter threw for 190 yards and three touchdowns, Robert Higginbotham had two touchdowns (one of which was an interception return) and the host Tigers (1-0) defeated the Blue Devils (0-1) in the Class A Eastern Conference.
■ Ellwood City 35, Summit Academy 0: Nick Ioanilli had three touchdowns — one passing, one rushing and one on an 82-yard kickoff return — to lead the visiting Wolverines (1-0) to a lopsided win against the Knights (0-1) in the Class AA Midwestern Conference.
■ Slippery Rock 40, Perry 18: Shawn Rutherford threw for 168 yards and two touchdowns, but the Rockets (1-0) got touchdowns from four players as they breezed past the host Commodores (0-1) in a non-conference game.
■ Riverside 21, Bishop Canevin 12: The Panthers (1-0) got rushing scores from Marcel Cleckley and Jason Dambach in a non-conference win against the host Crusaders (0-1).