Freeport – Shady Side Academy Preview
Written by: Josh Funk on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008
The Game: Freeport (7 AA) @ Shady Side Academy (7 AA)
Date: Saturday, Sept. 6, along Fox Chapel Road in Pittsburgh
2008 Record: Freeport (1-0), Shady Side Academy (1-0)
About Freeport: Freeport did not submit Week 1 statistics to Maxpreps.com, but did register a 21-7 victory over Kittanning in Allegheny Conference play. The Yellowjackets are in one of three WPIAL “AA” divisions, along with the Interstate and the Century conferences, that play a full nine-game conference slate.
About Shady Side Academy: Likewise, Shady Side Academy did not submit statistics from their Week 1 game versus Summit Academy, but the Indians did pick up a 37-0 victory to open the season. Shady Side last won a WPIAL title in 1998, when it advanced to Hershey and played Mount Carmel Area for the championship game under six-time WPIAL champion Art Walker, Sr. SSA qualified for the WPIAL playoffs last season, finishing 9-2 overall before being beaten by Jeannette in the quarterfinals.
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