The Ligonier Valley football team was happy to be back on the field.
LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COVERAGE
Greater Latrobe was having just the kind of homecoming football game teams hope for in Friday night’s WPIAL Class 5A Big East Conference faceoff against Franklin Regional. The Wildcats were putting on an impressive showing on their way to building a big lead before the halftime festivities got started at Memorial Stadium.
The Derry Area football team secured its first lead of the season against Valley during a WPIAL Class 3A Allegheny Seven Conference game at Derry Stadium.
The Greater Latrobe football team needed a positive way to respond after back-to-back losses in which the Wildcats were outscored 88-14.
It was a game of marked improvement for the Derry Area football team, but Southmoreland was still able to defeat the Trojans, 41-0, during a non-conference tilt on Friday at Russ Grimm Field.
In order to hang with Gateway on Friday, the Greater Latrobe football team knew it had to limit the Gators’ big-play passing attack.
MCDONALD — On just the second play of Friday night’s game, the Greater Latrobe football team forced and recovered a fumble following a South Fayette pass completion, setting the Wildcats up on their own 42-yard line.