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PIAA Class 5A Title Game Team Preview: The Penn-Trafford Warriors @PTWarriors @ptwarriorfb

Written by: on Thursday, December 9th, 2021

 

The Penn-Trafford Warriors

 

 

Overview:

The Warriors got off to a slow start at 2-2, but after that they sailed through the season with just two close games, a 15-10 win over Gateway and a 24-21 win over Moon twp in the WPIAL title game.  They made quick work of Exeter Twp to advance to Hershey. The Warriors are a blue collar team that leans on you all game long. They have good size on both sides of the line. Make no mistake about it, this team earned their way to the 5A Title Game.

How they got to Hershey:

OVERALL PCT LEAGUE PCT HOME AWAY STREAK
12-2 0.857 2-0 1.000 6-1 6-1 W10

DATE

OPPONENT

LOCATION

TIME/SCORE

08-21 Kiski Area  vs. Kiski Area (SCR) 10:00 am
08-27 Norwin  vs. Norwin (5-5) W 35-14
09-03 Hempfield Area  vs. Hempfield Area (2-8) W 45-14
09-10 Belle Vernon  @ Belle Vernon (10-1) L 7-27
09-17 Peters Township  vs. Peters Township (7-5) L 14-28
09-25 Shaler  @ Shaler (2-8) W 54-14
10-01 Woodland Hills  @ Woodland Hills (5-6) * W 27-6
10-08 Gateway  vs. Gateway (7-4) * W 15-10
10-15 Connellsville  @ Connellsville (0-10) * W 45-6
10-22 Franklin Regional  vs. Franklin Regional (3-8) * W 49-7
10-29 Greater Latrobe  @ Greater Latrobe (3-7) * W 42-0
11-12 Fox Chapel  vs. Fox Chapel (5-7) (P) W 42-14
11-19 Pine-Richland  vs. Pine-Richland (7-5) (SP) Gateway W 24-6
11-27 Moon  @ Moon (12-1) (SP) Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA) W 24-21
12-03 Exeter Township  @ Exeter Township (10-4) (SP) Bald Eagle Area W 49-14
12-10 Imhotep Charter  @ Imhotep Charter (11-1) (SP) Hersheypark Stadium (Hershey, PA) 7:00 pm

Key players/Stats:

Wisconsin Commit, Running back Cade Yacamelli. He’s an amazing player that can break the big play at any time on the field. Last Week he rolled off four touchdowns, including a 74 yard run. He’s run for over 1700 yards and 23 scores. Add in 318 yards receiving and 5 more tds and it’s easy to see how important he is. On defense he plays lights out coverage.

Quarterback Carter Green: Green has thrown for 1,200 yards and 12 tds and run for 1,130 more add 14 scores. He’s a dangerous two way threat for the Warriors.

Kicker Nathan Schlessinger: Kickers are important and Nate can split the uprights with ease. He’s converted 49 extra points and 9 field goals this year including two from beyond 30 last week. He also ran in a 2 pointer vs exeter.

Offensive keys to winning:

As Yacamelli and Carter go, so go the Warriors. They’ll need to use these two to the best of their abilities but not depend on them. The Imhotep defense is probably the best defense in the state. If they key on them, it’ll be a long night for the Warriors.

Defensive Keys to winning:

Position football. That’s it. Imhotep’s offense doesn’t light up the board quickly. They grind, then look for the big play when you aren’t expecting it. They’ll need to keep Imhotep’s offense with a long field, and Schlessinger has the leg to put the ball in the endzone or punt the ball a long way.

Starting Lineups:

Penn-Trafford
Defense
50 DE Declan Ochendowski 6’3″ 240 Jr.
51 NT Joe Enick 6’3″ 280 So.
17 DE Conlan Greene 6’5″ 245 So.
10 ILB Josh Huffman 6’1″ 215 So.
19 ILB Jack Jollie 6’1″ 220 Jr.
21 OLB Daniel Tarabrella 6’3″ 200 So.
3 OLB Seth Dunlap 6’0″ 190 Jr.
5 SS Cade Yacamelli 5’11” 190 Jr.
8 FS Carter Green 5’9″ 160 Jr.
7 CB Liam Hileman 6’0″ 170 Jr.
4 CB Jacob Otto 5’11” 175 So.
5 KR Cade Yacamelli 6’0″ 205 Jr.
Penn-Trafford
Offense
50 LT Declan Ochendowski 6’3″ 240 Jr.
60 LG Luke Jollie 6’6″ 270 Jr.
51 C Joe Enick 6’3″ 280 So.
56 RG Garrett Moorhead 6’1″ 265 Jr.
75 RT Zachary Tomosovich 6’6″ 310 Fr.
4 WR Jacob Otto 5’11” 175 So.
12 WR Tommy Kalkstein 6’2″ 180 So.
17 TE Conlan Greene 6’5″ 245 So.
23 H Jakob Haynes 6’2″ 210 So.
5 RB Cade Yacamelli 5’11” 190 Jr.
8 QB Carter Green 5’9″ 160 Jr.
1 K, P Nathan Schlessinger 5’11” 190 Jr.

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