Farrell wins Pennsylvania Class A championship

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For the first time since 1996, Farrell is a Pennsylvania state football champ. The Steelers beat Lackawanna Trail 55-20 Thursday in the Class A state championship game at Hershey Park Stadium.

Farrell won its third overall state football championship, scored 42 unanswered points with with running back Christian Lewis rushing for 249 yards on 19 carries with five touchdowns. Quarterback Kyi Wright, a Pitt verbal recruit, added 129 yards on nine carries. He had a hand in three scores.

Farrell (15-2) entered the game ranked No. 7 in our Pennsylvania Small Schools Top 10. Lackawanna Trail finishes with a 14-2 mark.

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