After spending the past two high school football seasons playing as an independent program, Vincentian won its first official conference game last week. Hosting Union, the Royals beat the Scotties 28-20 during their Big Seven Conference debut.
Vincentian (1-2, 1-0), which opened the game against Union with a safety, scored 13 points in the second and fourth quarters. Anthony Della Valle, Michael Falgione, Anthony Tommarello and Paul Adams all scored touchdowns for the Royals. Adams scored the game's deciding score with a 5-yard touchdown reception from Michael Tappe.
Despite opening its season with back-to-back non-conference losses against Brentwood and Northgate, respectively, the Royals enter this week's matchup against Western Beaver (0-3, 0-2) in second place in the conference standings behind undefeated Neshannock (3-0, 3-0). Vincentian started its schedule with a 42-28 defeat against Brentwood. The Royals followed up with a 14-8 loss to Northgate. Tommarello scored the team's lone touchdown against Northgate.