HERSHEY, Pa.– The Steeler football squad from Farrell Area High School, reigning District 10 Champions, have won the PIAA 1A championship with a 55-20 win over Lackawanna Trail.
The team, with a 14-0 season record, will bring the state title and trophy to Farrell to big cheers as the school district and fans celebrate.
Farrell’s football program is lead by head coach Jarrett Samuels. He is a 1994 graduate of Westminster College. Farrell also becomes Mercer County’s first undefeated PIAA State Champion team.
This championship game marked the fifth time Farrel competed for the Class A title. The Steelers won back-to-back in 1995-96 with a pair of PIAA wins.