MCA 1998 PIAA AA State Championship Football Team

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  • January 3, 2024
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In being recognized today, the 1998 edition of the MCA’s football elite joins the long list of great football teams who have played under the colors of red and white. This year’s team went on to win 14 games, losing only to AAA Champion Allentown Central Catholic. Their performance in the state championship game with Shadyside Academy will long be remembered as one of the most dominant wins in Pennsylvania Championship history.

Offensively, the 1998 team scored 505 points and racked up 5,201 yards in total offense, both the second best totals in 106 year history. Defensively, the 533 yards given up rushing the 64 QB sacks both established new team season records. The team also boasts 8 players named to all-state teams as wll as the PIAA AA Player of the Year, Nick Sebes. This year’s seniors also leave knowing that the 48 wins I their 4 years represent the most ever in a 4 year period in MCA history.


Nick Chesney, Chris Cuff, Dan Dowkus, Jon Else, Jeff Evans, Chris Hughes, Jason Malakoski, Terry Meyer, Josh Parisella, Chris Schu, Jake Shellhammer, Mike Sinkovich, Steve Sinkovich, Mike Smith, Jamie Voeckler, Al Bailey, John Bartol, Paul Hibler, Tom Jacobs, Jeff Karpinsky, Matt Lupotsky, Ryan Miller, Mickey Mroz, Matt O’Brien, Mike Powell, Chad Prezlomski, Rick Prexlomski, Nick Sebes, Jason Skavery, Brian Swaldi, Sean Thomas, Matt Van Doren, Mike Wegrzynowicz, James Zublick, Jeremiah Brown, Matt Bucher, Justin Dillow, Scott Hutko, John Kerprich, Ronnie Lentini, Dave Schoppy, Jon Veach, Matt Wolfe, Aaron Ziegler, Vince Yasenchak.

Categories: 1999 Hall of Fame