Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Trojans Dominate Crusaders Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic 20, Bishop Canevin 0

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Trojans Dominate Crusaders Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic 20, Bishop Canevin 0

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Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic is on the doorstep of joining rarefied WPIAL air after its latest defensive-dominated win.

The host Trojans (8-0, 7-0) shut out Bishop Canevin, 20-0, Friday night in a Black Hills Conference showdown at Mars to remain perfect.

A win next Friday at Shenango (7-1) will give North Catholic a third consecutive perfect season. Only 13 teams in WPIAL history have had three consecutive perfect seasons.

The Trojans stayed perfect thanks to a near-perfect defensive performance. They allowed only 140 total yards of offense while notching their second shutout of the season.

A Keith Wells 24-yard touchdown run staked the Trojans to a 6-0 first-quarter lead they maintained going into halftime. Erick Taylor ran 45 yards for a third-quarter touchdown and then put the game out of reach when he connected with Khalil Weathers on a 15-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter. …

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