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McDowell seeking first win against WPIAL champ

The McDowell football team could rejoin the WPIAL for good next fall. That means the Trojans get one final shot at the WPIAL champion as a member of District 10. Here is the brief history of McDowell taking on the WPIAL champion in the PIAA Class AAAA playoffs. The PIAA began the state playoffs in 1988.

1995 – PIAA semifinals: Penn Hills 28, McDowell 0
1996 – PIAA semifinals: Woodland Hills 29, McDowell 17
1997 – PIAA semifinals: Upper St. Clair 21, McDowell 14
2004 – PIAA quarterfinals: Pittsburgh Central Catholic 44, McDowell 3
2012 – PIAA quarterfinals: North Allegheny 56, McDowell 6

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Football, PIAA

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