Western Final: Sharpsville-Clairton

2014 PIAA Class A Western Final
Friday, December 5, 2014 at 7 pm at North Allegheny High School
Sharpsville (11-3) vs. Clairton (14-0)


Last Meeting
Dec. 9, 2011 – Clairton, 30-8

Noteworthy
To begin the season, Clairton outscored the opposition 230-0 through their first three weeks. Coach Wayne Wade’s team has scored 60 points or more in nine of the team’s fourteen games. The Bears have scored more points (886) this year (so far) than any other team in the state’s history. Lamont Wade ran for 115 yards and caught passes for 113 more as he scored two touchdowns in the Bears’ 52-24 win over Berlin Brothersvalley last Friday. The Clairton Bears have won 86 of their last 88 games

Sharpsville has won of their four post-season matchups by an average of 26 points per outing, averaging 42 points per contest. The Blue Devils began the season with a 5-0 mark but then finished the season by dropping three of their last five during the regular season.

District 10 Class A History: Western Final Results (6-3)
2011: Clairton 30 Sharpsville 8
2010: Clairton 48 Farrell 8
2009: Clairton 13 Farrell 7
2008: Clairton 24 Farrell 21
2006: West Middlesex 37 Clairton 30
2000: Rochester 27 Sharpsville 3
1997: Sharpsville 18 Riverview 0
1994: Western Beaver 20 Kennedy Christian 0
1988: Cambridge Springs 12 East Brady 6

Rankings
Points Scored: Clairton, 63.3; Sharpsville, 34.6
Points Allowed: Clairton, 8.8; Sharpsville, 13.8

Head Coaches
Sharpsville: Paul Piccirilli, 19th season (173-58)
Clairton: Wayne Wade, 1st season at Clairton (14-0)

Winner to face the winner of the Eastern Final (Bishop Guilfoyle (14-0)/South Williamsport (13-1) in the Class A State Final on December 12 at 1 pm in Hershey.

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