(Photo: West Allegheny's swarming defenders made things tough for opponents all season, including Central Valley star Robert Foster shown here being tackled in a September game. The Indians have allowed only 26 points in their past seven games. Jill Knight/Post-Gazette.)
"West Mifflin wanted to get the feel of what it might be like to play at Heinz Field, so the Titans moved off their stadium artificial turf and practiced on a grass field all week.
Now the Titans must go against a team that lately has defended its turf like no other team in the WPIAL.
West Mifflin (11-1) plays in the WPIAL Class AAA championship game tonight at Heinz Field against West Allegheny (11-1).
West Allegheny's defense has been superb since the start of October. Over the past seven games, West Allegheny has not allowed more than seven points in a game and only 26 points overall in those contests. No other team in the four WPIAL championship games has been so stingy defensively over the past seven games."