Photos by Katie Roupe
Washington High School football player Tommy Nicolella raises a sledgehammer to destroy a car covered in green paint for South Fayette’s school colors during a pep rally on Wednesday, November 14. Football players and fans gathered at the stadium for a bone fire and cheers to wish the players good luck for their game. Wash High will face South Fayette in the WPIAL playoffs Friday.
A football player stands on the roof of the car with a sledgehammer ready to show what they'll do to the South Fayette football team during playoffs.
The Washington High School marching band plays at a pep rally at the stadium on Wednesday, November 14.
A couple gathers to stay warm at the fire while the pep rally begins at the stadium. Students cheered along with the cheerleaders and marching band to get revved up for Friday's football game.
Before the pep rally a few students spray paint South Fayette's colors onto a car that was later demolished by sledgehammers.
Students and fans gather around a car while football players demolish it with a sledgehammer. The car was spray painted in South Fayette's colors.
Wash High cheerleaders root for the football team at a pep rally.
A crowd gathers around a large bonfire at the Washington High School stadium at a pep rally to cheer on the football team.