New Castle’s season comes to a close

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (WYTV) – Thomas Jefferson continues their perfect season by handing New Castle a 42-0 loss this evening in the WPIAL Quad A Championship game at Heinz Field. Last year, the Jaguars defeated Central Valley in the WPIAL (AAA) Championship.

TJ’s Quinton Hill scored 3 touchdowns and gained 248 yards on the ground.

The Jaguars shut out their seventh opponent this year. In this matchup, the Jags outgained the Canes 384-63 and were able to move the chains 19 times compared to New Castle’s 5 first downs.

New Castle’s Cinderella run comes to an end at 8-5. Marcus Hooker ran for 19 yards on 12 attempts.

Scoring Chart
Second Quarter
T – Quinton Hill, 8-yard TD run (6:34, T 7-0)
T- Noah Palmer, 18-yard interception return for a TD (0:57, T 14-0)
Third Quarter
T – Quinton Hill, 1-yard TD run (7:06, T 21-0)
T – Quinton Hill, 2-yard TD run (3:41, T 28-0)
Fourth Quarter
T – Zane Zandier, 5-yard TD catch from Bobby Kelley (8:35, T 35-0)
T – Shane Stump, TD run (1:27, T 42-0)
Final Score: Thomas Jefferson, 42-0

The Jaguars (12-0) will now play against Cathedral Prep in the Quad A State Quarterfinals.