FARRELL, Pa. – Wilmington stopped Farrell on 4th-and-3 from the Greyhounds’ 10-yard line late in the fourth quarter to preserve a 21-20 win.
The win was the second this season for the Greyhounds over the Steelers and gives them the outright Region 1 title.
Trailing 14-13 in the third quarter, Darren Miller broke free on a 40-yard touchdown run for Wilmington (5-0) that, coupled with the 2-point conversion, made it 21-13.
Farrell’s Anthony Stallworth scored his third touchdown of the game on an 8-yard run to make it 21-20 with 8:02 to go in the game, but the extra point attempt was blocked.
Stallworth had another monster game for the Steelers (3-2), as he scored on a 16-yard run in the first half and had a 76-yard receiving touchdown on a pass from Christian Hartley. Stallworth had 167 yards on the ground and Hartley completed five passes for 157 yards.
Luke Edwards and Miller both scored on 4-yard runs in the first half for Wilmington. Ethan Susen had 110 yards rushing for the Greyhounds and Miller 106.
MEADVILLE 45, WARREN 6
WARREN, Pa. – Khalon Simmons ran for 191 yards and four touchdowns as Meadville beat Warren 45-6.
Simmons was one of three Bulldogs (4-1) to surpass 100 yards rushing, as Griffin Buzzell had 161 yards and a score and Tamaj Lyons-Glover had 170 total yards (146 rushing, 34 receiving), a 77-yard rushing touchdown and a receiving score.
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Simmons scored a pair of touchdowns in each half on runs of 49 and 15 in the first quarter and 16 and 61 yards in the third quarter.
Leading 14-0 late in the second quarter, Sam Burchard connected with Lyons-Glover with just seven seconds left in the half to make it 21-0.
Simmons was named the Jim Kellly Player of the Game Powered by the Allegheny Grille in Foxburg.
Landon Douvlos had a big second half for the Dragons (1-3), throwing for 161 yards, including a 43-yard touchdown pass to Alex Borger in the fourth quarter.
NORTHWESTERN 31, LAKEVIEW 14
ALBION, Pa. – Northwestern has been one of District 10’s most pleasant surprises this season, and the Wildcats added to that on Saturday, beating Lakeview to clinch the outright Region 4 title.
The Wildcats (5-0) wasted no time against the Sailors, as Dawson Fiesler returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and they were off and running.
Calogano Wilkins tied the game with a 45-yard touchdown run, but Cole Bish gave Northwestern the lead back, 14-7, on a 3-yard run in the second quarter.
Preston Runser’s 24-yard field goal made it 17-7, but Lakeview cut the lead to three at the half after a 42-yard touchdown pass from Gavin Murdock to Lane Barber.
Quarterback Ryan Tewell called his own number in the third quarter, scampering in from 18 yards out, followed by a Tewell to Eric Steinle 27-yard touchdown pitch and catch.
FAIRVIEW 20, GIRARD 19
GIRARD, Pa. – Jared Gennuso rushed for 115 yards and a touchdown, Tyler Corbin 77 and two scores as Fairview picked up its second win of the season over Girard.
Girard’s Austin Barrett struck first on a 12-yard TD run, but Corbin answered with an 11-yard score of his own to make it 7-7 after a quarter.
The score was deadlocked at 13-13 at the half after Gennuso (9-yard run) and Gunner Bax scored on a lateral
Corbin’s 20-yard run in the fourth quarter made it 20-13. Barrett scored late on a 14-yard run, but the 2-point conversion failed.
Barrett had 96 yards on the ground and Bax 80 for Girard.
CONNEAUT 60, FRANKLIN 21
FRANKLIN, Pa. – Nate Bortnick scored three rushing touchdowns and intercepted a pass on defense as Conneaut (3-1) rolled to a 60-21 win over Franklin.
Bortnick scored on runs of 21 and 19, and his third score made it 54-14 with over eight minutes to go in the third quarter.
Conneaut scored early and often, taking a 41-14 lead at halftime en route to the win.