Playoff Talk Class AAA Week 14
Written by: WesternPAFootball Staff on Thursday, December 10th, 2009
Quarterback Jared Buck and his defense came up big as West Allegheny hung
on to defeat Erie Cathedral Prep 36-21 in a PIAA Class 3A quarterfinal game
at North Allegheny’s Newman Stadium.
Junior running back Mike Caputo rushed for 131 yards on 16 carries (81 of
those yards came in the fourth quarter).
Buck completed 11 of 12 passes for 171 yards and two touchdowns. He also
rushed for 76 yards on 11 carries and one score.
West Allegheny (12-2) plays Manheim Central (14-0).
Both teams couldn’t stop each other for most of the game. But Manheim
Central made the plays down the stretch as they won over Susquehanna
Township 35-29 in the District Three Class 3A championship game at
This was Manheim Central 16th District three title.
Joe Gruber rushed for 193 yards on 28 carries. Quarterback Justin Gorman
completed 8 of 18 passes for 101 yards. He also rushed for 80 yards.
Manheim Central (14-0) plays West Allegheny (12-2)
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