Archbishop Wood made a date with Academy Park next weekend in the semifinals of the PIAA Class 5A state tournament with a 56-13 romp over Whitehall at Northampton on Friday night.
Senior Shawn Thompson led off the scoring early in the first quarter with a 49-yard run. Then Mark Webb took a 71- yard pass from Jack Colyar into the end zone for the Vikings.
Raheem Blackshear closed out the first quarter for Wood with a 13-yard run, putting the Vikings up, 21-7.
Blackshear ran for 6 yards early in the second quarter for his second touchdown of the night, then scored once more on a 16-yard run to end a 95-yard drive.
Thompson scored on a 69-yard run in the third quarter. That was followed by Adrian Lambert's 15-yard touchdown run.
Whitehall 7 0 0 6 - 13
Archbishop Wood 21 14 14 7 - 56
AW: Shawn Thompson 49 run (Dan Zanine kick)
AW: Mark Webb 71 pass from Jack Colyar (Zanine kick)
W: Dezmond Boykin 25 pass from Zachary Gilbert (Alex Khouri kick)
AW: Raheem Blackshear 13 run (Zanine kick)
AW: Blackshear 6 run (Zanine kick)
AW: Blackshear 16 run (Zanine kick)
AWL Thompson 69 run (Zanine kick)
AW: Adrian Lambert 15 run (Zanine kick)
AW: Chris Blackstone 3 run (Zanine kick)