Live blog from Saturday's PIAA Class AA championship game between South Fayette and Dunmore.
FINAL SCORE: SOUTH FAYETTE 28, DUNMORE 16
South Fayette wins the title for the second year in a row and finish perfect for the second year in a row.
SOUTH FAYETTE 28, DUNMORE 16
And the Lions are roaring. After Dunmore punts, Brett Brumbaugh throws a 37-yard TD pass to Dan Trimbur. PAT good.
Hunter Hayes now has 205 yards rushing on 18 carries after three quarters.
SOUTH FAYETTE 21, DUNMORE 16
What a turnaround. Dunmore close to scoring and going up by nine. Within 14 seconds, South Fayette is winning 21-16. On first play after Dunmore went for it on fourth-and-goal from 5, Hunter Hayes takes a handoff and goes 95 yards for a touchdown. Wow. PAT good and suddenly South Fayette leads, 21-16.
2:08 South Fayette defense digs in. Dunmore gets to the 1. Illegal substitution penalty moves it back to the 5. Go for it on fourth and turn it over.
2:03 Good blocking up front. Strong runners. Dunmore running over South Fayette.
1:59 Now Dunmore on the move. To the South Fayette 23.
1:50 South Fayette on the move in the third quarter. It seems good ol "Mo" is on South Fayette side.
1:43 Second half has begun.
Below, Hunter Hayes battles for yardage (P-G photo by Matt Freed).
STATS: Brett Brumbaugh 5 of 14 for 65 yards passing in first half. Dunmore's Garrett Murray has rushed for 63 yards on 7 carries.
HALFTIME: DUNMORE 16, SOUTH FAYETTE 14
Dan Trimbur missed 37-yard field goal with 1 second left in half.
1:16 Third-down pass complete by Brumbaugh for 22 yards to the 20. Timeout with 6.8 seconds left.
1:14 Big mistake by Dunmore. Holmes fumbles and South Fayette's Jeremy Carter recovers at Dunmore 42 with 29 seconds left.
DUNMORE 16, SOUTH FAYETTE 14
Brett Brumbaugh hits Ryan Schmider with 9 yard touchdown pass. Kick good. With the TD pass, Brumbaugh went over 11,000 yards passing for career.
1:03 South Fayette defense digs in. Dunmore punts from own 1. South Fayette takes over at Dunmore 24 with 2:28 left in half.
1:00 - Big mistake by South Fayette. Lions driving but Hunter Hayes fumbles and Dunmore's Eric DeLuccie recovers at 8-yard line. Less than 5 minutes now left in half.
12:54 Brett Brumbaugh is struggling and he knows it. Just missed a pass and snapped his chin strap off helmet in frustration. Brumbaugh now only 2 of 9.
But the kid has had games where he is off target for a while, and then something clicks in. We'll see.
DUNMORE 16, SOUTH FAYETTE 7
Dunmore gets 27-yard field goal from Joe Capooci with 9:09 left in half.
12:46 First-quarter stats: Dunmore with 118 yards rushing and 149 total yards. South Fayette with 72 total yards. Brett Brumbaugh has completed 2 of 7 for 28 yards.
12:44 Dunmore inside the South Fayette 20. South Fayette can't stop power running game.
12:43 First quarter has just ended. Dunmore still leads, 13-7.
DUNMORE 13, SOUTH FAYETTE 7
South Fayette can't stop Dunmore's power run. Dunmore goes 67 yards for a score. 4-yard run by Colin Holmes. PAT good by Joe Capooci.
12:26 South Fayette is ganged up to stop the run. 9-10 players within five yards of line of scrimmage.
SOUTH FAYETTE 7, DUNMORE 6
South Fayette answers with impressive 60-yard drive. Only one pass completion in drive by Brumbaugh. Hunter Hayes caps it with a 9-yard run. Dan Trimbur kick.
DUNMORE 6, SOUTH FAYETTE 0
Few plays after interception, Dunmore's Garrett Murray goes 34 yards off tackle for TD. PAT missed.
12:14 South Fayette throws on first two plays and Brett Brumabugh overthrows a receiver and is intercepted Dunmore takes over at 50.