Clairton wins fourth consecutive PIAA football title
Clairton's Terrish Webb dives into the end zone for a touchdown against Dunmore's John Rinaldi in the PIAA class A championship at Hersheypark Stadium Friday.
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HERSHEY, Pa. -- Clairton High School won another state championship this afternoon and stretched its state-record winning streak to 63 games with a 20-0 victory against Dunmore in the PIAA Class A championship at Hersheypark Stadium.
Clairton became only the third team in Pennsylvania history to win four PIAA titles in a row.
The Bears won this one with an exceptional defensive effort. It was the first shutout in a Class A title game since 2004 as Clairton finished the season with a 16-0 record.
Clairton held a 14-0 lead at halftime.
The Bears scored on their first possession of the game when Tyler Boyd ran 5 yards for a touchdown.
With 40 seconds left in the first half, Terrish Webb caught a 21-yard touchdown pass from Armani Ford. The two also hooked up on the two-point conversion.
Clairton's third touchdown of the game came with 4:06 left when quarterback Armani Ford ran 29 yards for a touchdown.
First Published December 14, 2012 3:28 pm