Summit Academy runs by Freeport

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With the first WPIAL playoff spot in school history already clinched, Summit Academy ended its regular season on a high note by defeating visiting Freeport, 38-20, allowing the Knights (5-4, 5-3) to clinch the third seed in the Class AA Allegheny Conference.

Summit Academy also secured a winning record after a five-year stretch in which it went 12-33, including a 2-7 mark in 2012.

Elijah Hardy ran for a game-high 131 yards and two touchdowns for the Knights, with Nathaniel Cofer adding 111 yards and two touchdowns on eight carries.

After the Yellowjackets (2-7, 2-6) scored a touchdown to get within six points early in the fourth quarter, Summit Academy scored the next two -- a 47-yard run from Hardy followed by an 85-yard run from Cofer -- to extend its lead to 32-14.

Andrew Romanchak threw for 216 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions for Freeport.

Other games

Springdale 28, Riverview 0: Sammy Carey rushed for two touchdowns to give the Dynamos (3-6, 3-5) a 14-0 lead that paved the way to a victory against the host Raiders (1-8, 1-7) in a Class A Eastern Conference game. Austin Kline rushed for a game-high 101 yards for Springdale.

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart 28, Wilkinsburg 12: Tom Marra rushed for 74 yards and two touchdowns as the Chargers (5-4) defeated the host Tigers (2-7) in a Class A non-conference game. The victory gave OLSH a winning record one season after finishing 1-8. Marcus Williams rushed for 110 yards and a touchdown for Wilkinsburg.

Bishop Canevin 42, Serra Catholic 19: Amaan Bridgett had two touchdowns as the host Crusaders (3-7, 2-7) defeated the Eagles (1-9, 1-8) in the Class A Black Hills Conference. Joe Satira had 14 catches and 182 receiving yards for Serra Catholic.

Tennis

PIAA girls team championships: North Allegheny defeated Methacton, 3-1, for the Class AAA championship, giving the Tigers their second title in the past six years. Both of North Allegheny's doubles teams won their matches and Tina Li won her No. 3 singles match, 6-1, 6-3.


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