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Bethel Park PA:  View of future college & NBA basketball star Armen Gilliam horsing around at practice. Coaches Don Porter (left) and Chuck Boig (right). Armen played defensive end, other notable players included; Shawn Morton QB, Steve Berlin (T), Eric Coss (T), Van Richardson (LB), Evan Evanovich (TE).<br />
The team made a great run in the WPIAL AAAA playoffs beating the #2 rated high school football team in the nation, North Hills in 3 overtimes, and then top 5 Gateway the next week.  Came up a little short against Mt Lebanon in the championship game at Pitt Stadium.<br />
Coaches included Head Coach & OC Bob King, Don Porter (DC), Dave George (LB, TE), Leo Henne (DL), Dave Luptak (R, DB), Gerard Runco (R, Secondary), Chuck Boig (QB, DB) and Mike Stewart (RB, DB).<br />
RECORD 9-4 WPIAL AAAA Runners Up.<br />
L 34-14 against Thomas Jefferson<br />
W 26-0 over Trinity<br />
W 17-6 over Ringgold<br />
W 21-14 over North Allegheny<br />
W 13-7 over Cannon McMillian<br />
L 17-0 against Mt Lebanon<br />
W 19-14 over Baldwin<br />
L 10-6 against Keystone Oaks<br />
W 13-0 over Chartiers Valley<br />
W 31-14 over Upper St Clair<br />
W 33-27 over North Hills (3 overtimes)<br />
W 20-14 over Gateway<br />
L 30-14 against MT Lebanon