Both of these teams are perennial powers in western Pennsylvania’s new AAAAA classification system. This year, Penn Trafford is ranked #1 in the WPIAL ranking system in the state of Pennsylvania. Over the years, these two teams usually meet in the playoffs to play against each other in the District 7 Championship Game at Heinz Field. These teams are playoff rivals, but have just been aligned in the same conference since last year. This year the game will be at Woodland Hills and also be the homecoming game with many people in attendance. Last year, the score was 26-7, but this year the Woodland Hills Wolverines look to replace their legendary coach George Novak with over 300 career wins.
Cameron is a three-year letterman in both football and lacrosse, and is a Big East All-Conference Honorable Mention at quarterback and was a member of the 2016 All-Westmoreland County All-Star team. He is a member of the National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Cameron plans to attend college in the fall and pursue a degree in engineering.
Michael is a three-year letterwinner in football, a four-year letterwinner in baseball, and is a member of the National Honor Society. Last season, Michael was selected for the all-conference team in football and baseball. Michael plans on attending a four-year college or university where he plans on majoring in international business.
Fon served as team captain in the 1996 playoff rivalry game, and led the team in rushing yards and tackles. In his senior year, Fon rallied his team to a district championship and state runner-up title. After high school, Fon attended Youngstown State University and won a Division 1-AA National Championship under legendary coach, Jim Tressel. Currently, Fon is coaching the defensive backs at Woodland Hills.
2004 Penn Trafford Warriors
After three straight defeats against Woodland Hills in the WPIAL playoffs, the 2004 Penn Trafford Warriors looked to change history in the series in the first-ever conference matchup. The Warriors defeated the Wolverines 27-14 with the help of Tyler Huether’s 207 yards passing to receivers Tim Cortazzo, Caleb Casino, and Mike Rasky. The Penn Trafford defense held strong all game with five sacks, one blocked punt, and an interception.