KEVIN G. STIFFLER/Gazette SALTSBURG TROJANS: First row, from left, Angelo Bartolini, Colton Smith, Anthony Ashbaugh, Payton Fischer, Rocco Bartolini and Gino Bartolini; second row, coach Bill Petro, Alex Lassick, Matthew Grimplin, Zach Simpson, Gage Kiser, Garrett Carr, Nathan Slapinki, Joe Grguric and coach Gary Kaiser; third row, coach Mike Leasure, Josh Gibbons, Ryan Elwood, Dylan Cindric, Tyler Roman, David Stuller, Santino Bartolini, coach Dave Stuller and coach Dave Cindric.
CO-PLAYER OF THE WEEK! (Week 6)
CO-PLAYERS THIS WEEK!
JOSH GIBBONS. Saltsburg. 5-foot-9, 165 –pounds. Junior quarterback.
Ligonier Valley’s John Caldwell and Saltsburg’s Josh Gibbons each passed for more than 400 yards in victories on Friday night. Caldwell threw for 402 yards on 20-for-23 passing and tossed seven touchdown passes, which stands as an area record, in a 67-20 romp over Purchase Line. On the season, Caldwell has passes for 1,151 yards and 21 touchdowns against only two interceptions for the 6-0 Rams. Gibbons threw for 405 yards on 23-for-34 passing and tossed four touchdown passes, including the 20-yard game-winner with only seconds remaining in a 38-33 win over United. That final touchdown pass capped the game-winning 16-play, 94-yard drive.
2018 District 6 Football Playoffs/Saturday, Nov. 3/Saltsburg 35, Penns Manor 28
KENWOOD — It seemed like old times: Saturday night football at Penns Manor and Saltsburg winning playoff games.
NANTY GLO — The Saltsburg Trojans are riding a win into the postseason.
PURCHASE LINE — Saltsburg came into Friday night’s Heritage Conference game against Purchase Line at Barry T. Madill Field riding high. Following a stretch in which they had won two of three games, including an upset win last week over West Shamokin, the Trojans had finally begun to make a …
2018 Heritage Conference Football/Friday, Oct. 19/Purchase Line 56, Saltsburg 22