Jacob Hufnagel

Eleanor Bailey/The Almanac

Jacob Hufnagel (10) and his Upper St. Clair teammates celebrate after advancing to the WPIAL Class 5A championship game by virtue of a 17-7 victory against rival Bethel Park. The triumph put the Panthers in the finals for the first time since 2011. Before facing Pine-Richland on Nov. 19, USC had won seven WPIAL titles and two PIAA banners in program history. To read more about USC’s entry into the final and that of their young head coach turn inside to the sports section.

Jacob Hufnagel (10) and his Upper St. Clair teammates celebrate after advancing to the WPIAL Class 5A championship game by virtue of a 17-7 victory against rival Bethel Park. The triumph put the Panthers in the finals for the first time since 2011. Before facing Pine-Richland on Nov. 19, USC had won seven WPIAL titles and two PIAA banners in program history. To read more about USC’s entry into the final and that of their young head coach turn inside to the sports section.

Almanac Sports Editor

An award-winning journalist, Eleanor Bailey has been employed by Observer Publishing Company since 1982. She is the sports editor at The Almanac and a contributor for the Observer-Reporter.

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