This meeting between rivals Woodland Hills (7-1) and West Allegheny (7-0) will determine who will represent the WPIAL in the playoffs this season. West Allegheny, ranked number two in the state (behind Jeanette High School), was ready for the challenge against Woodland Hills.
JaJuan is a two-year starter for the football team and he has earned three varsity letters. JaJaun is also a participant on the varsity track ad field team where he excels as a sprinter. JaJaun plans to attend a four year college to pursue a degree in Athletic Training.
Joe is a three-year letterman in football and two year starter. He is also a three-year letterman for the varsity wrestling team and has been a member of the rugby program for three years also. Academically, Joe is a member of the National Honor Society and has held Highest Honors all four years of his high school academic career. He is also a recipient of the West Allegheny Leadership Award. Joe’s future plans are to attend either Penn State or Virginia Tech and major in mechanical engineering. If he chooses to continue playing football, he will enter Case Western Reserve University in the fall for the same major.
Although Steve did not get a chance to participate in this Rivalry game , he did take the WPIAL By storm his junior and senior seasons where his average length of touchdowns was over 40 yards. After high school Steve went on to play at the University of Michigan where he set the Big Ten record for return yards in a season. He also held the record at the Rose Bowl for the most all-purpose yards in one game. The Arizona Cardinals in the 5th round of the 2007 NFL Draft drafted Steven. Steve went on to play in Super Bowl 43 against his hometown Steelers, catching 6 passes for 71 yards in that game. Steve retired in 2014 after 7 seasons and is now an assistant coach for his Alma Mate