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CW North Catholic Blanks Sto-Rox

Written by: on Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

 

mattweek132013Cardinal Weurl North Catholic earned the schools first football championship in 14-0 win

By Matt Farago, Champs Sports Network

PITTSBURGH – This year has marked many first for newly christened Cardinal Weurl North Catholic High School.

After after a 14-0 victory over Sto-Rox at Heinz Field on Saturday the Trojans can add another first in 2013.

WPIAL Champions.

Cardinal Weurl North Catholic (13-0) made their first trip to the championship game against Sto-Rox; a team that was making their 3rd straight appearance.

Trojans senior PJ Fulmore (26 carries for 83 yards) would put the first points on the board late in the first quarter, plunging in from 2-yards out and capping off a 10-play 50-yard drive, that took nearly five minutes off the clock.

The first half and much of the game was highlighted by penalties, a combined 13 for 99-yards between the two teams after 24-minutes of play.

Sto-Rox would commit eight more penalties in the second half, who ended with 15 yellow flags for 99-yards in the game.

A 17-yard touchdown run by Jerome Turner in the 4th quarter would put the finishing touches on the Trojans victory, who attempted just 5 passes in the game.

“I told the kids at the beginning of the year that we wanted to start a new tradition…but who would of thought the first year of Cardinal Weurl North Catholic and we win the WPIAL Championship” Trojans head coach Bob Ravenstahl said after the win.

CWNC earns a spot in the PIAA State Playoffs and will play district 5 champion Tussey Mountian (11-2) somewhere in district 7 next Friday.

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