Pennsylvania High School Football - Hopewell gets by Belle Vernon
(September 2, 2011: Aliquippa, PA 15001) The crowd at Friday's non-league contest between the Hopewell Vikings (Aliquippa, PA) and the visiting Belle Vernon Leopards (Belle Vernon, PA), observed Hopewell's football squad edge Belle Vernon by a tally of 14-7.
The Vikings now possess a 1-0 record. They put it on the line next when they host Montour for a WPIAL AAA Parkway match on Friday, September 9. Hopewell will clash with a Spartans squad coming off a 49-14 non-league win over Chartiers Valley (Bridgeville, PA). The Spartans record now stands at 1-0.
The Leopards (0-1) will now prepare for their match against McGuffey (Claysville, PA). The Highlanders enter the WPIAL AAA Big Eight match with a 0-1 record. In their last match, McGuffey was nudged by Laurel Highlands (Uniontown, PA), 35-7, in a non-league match.