Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Jeannette Slips by at East Allegheny Class 3a, 2a, 1a Roundup

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Jeannette Slips by at East Allegheny Class 3a, 2a, 1a Roundup

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It wasn't nearly as easy as the previous time, but Jeannette once again knocked off East Allegheny in a Week Zero matchup to start the football season.

This time, the visiting Jayhawks snuck by with a 28-26 non-conference victory. A year ago, they won in a rout, 42-7.

Jeannette's Robert Kennedy broke up a two-point conversion pass intended for Division I prospect T.J. Banks with 37 seconds remaining to secure the win. That was just after Banks hauled in a 7-yard scoring pass for Class 2A No. 4 East Allegheny (0-1).

Kennedy did it all for Class A No. 2 Jeannette. He completed 10 of 18 passes for 134 yards and rushed for another 134 yards on 24 carries.

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* Beaver 69, New Brighton 21: The running back position was up for grabs for Class 3A No. 3 Beaver (1-0), but Te'Vonn Williams proved to be the best of the bunch with a 10-carry, 138-yard performance with two touchdowns in the Bobcats' season-opening non-conference rout of host New Brighton (0-1) of Class 2A. …

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