Mercer Takes Down Farrell, Other D-10 Powers Roll OnWritten by: Jeremy Ransom on Monday, September 19th, 2011
-Mercer’s Kyle Mariacher rushed for an astounding 304 yards and 5 TDs to lead the Mustangs over state ranked Farrell, 42-34. Farrell QB Forrest Wested had a great game in his own right, completing 19-27 passes for 303 yards and 5TDs.
-Cornelius Barclay carried the ball 18 times for 157 yards and 4 TDs and kicked 7 extra points for 31 total points in Mercyhurst Prep’s 67-24 win over Cambridge Springs. Prep had 3 rushers over 100 yards, and racked up 511 yards of total offense.
-Tyler Johnson had170 rushing yards and 3 rushing TDs, also adding a TD reception, and Alex Svetz had 191 rushing yards and a TD to lead North East to a 41-13 win over Fairview. Standout RB Danny Rosendahl picked up 188 yards on 38 carries and a TD for Fairview in the loss. The win, coupled with Harbor Creek’s loss to General McLane, puts North East in sole possession of first place in region 4.
-Meadville piled up 507 yards on 69 rushes in a 55-21 win over Corry. RB Terrance Goodrum picked up 270 yards on 31 rushes and 3 scores, and Artrel Foster added 171 yards on 20 carries for the Bulldogs. Corry QB Nathaniel Smith threw for 256 yards and 3 TDs, and WR Cody Bailey had 146 yards and 2 scores through the air in the loss.
-Cathedral Prep led Strong Vincent 7-6 at the half, and 21-18 after 3 quarters, until the Ramblers blew things open with 27 unanswered 4th quarter points, rolling to a 48-18 win. Prep’s Delton Williams rushed for 3 TDs and added a 79 yard kick return for a TD. Vincent QB Denzel Jones picked up 126 yards on the ground, and added a 42 yard TD pass to Will Goshay in the 3rd quarter in the Colonels loss.
-Grove City racked up 426 yards on the ground, Wes Phipps hit paydirt 4 times in 6 carries, and the Eagles rolled to a 62-14 win over Franklin. The Knights were held to just 33 yards on 32 carries. Franklin, believe it or not, fared much better this past weekend than they did against Grove City last year, when Grove City shellacked the Knights 91-12.
-DeShawn Coleman had 184 yards on 20 carries and 3 TDs, and added a 53 yard TD reception, to lead Hickory to a 43-7 win over Sharon, in a game that was called in the 3rd quarter. On a 3rd quarter kick return, a late hit out of bounds was the start of a full fledged brawl involving players, as well as spectators from both sides. After things calmed down, officials from both schools met with game officials at midfield, and eventually decided to call the game for safety reasons.
-Kennedy Catholic’s Brennan Wassil threw for 199 yards and 2 TDs, and led the Eagles to within 10 yards of knocking off Linesville with less than a minute left in the game, but the Lions held on for a 25-22 win.
-Iroquois’ Parrish Brown scored a late 4th quarter TD, but the Braves failed on the 2pt conversion, giving Eisenhower a 21-19 win. Brown had TD runs of 65 and 64, and finished with 151 yards on 13 carries in the loss. Aaron Lundmark ran for 2 TDs, and Rob Wilston picked up 103 yards in the win for the Knights.
-Previously unbeaten Cochranton turned the ball over 5 times, and were held to just 18 rushing yards, as Saegertown rolled to their first win of the season, by a 50-12 tally. Saegertown sophmore Kyle Wise ran for 133 yards and 2 TDs, and threw a 41 yard TD pass to lead the Panthers in the win.
-Harbor Creek opened up a 28-7 halftime lead over General McLane, but the second half belonged to the Lancers, as they scored 27 unanswered points to post a 34-28 win. RB Brian Suminski and QB Josh Ponsoll had 2 TD runs apiece, and Ponsoll added a 70 yard TD toss to Joey Gierlak. Suminski finished with 185 yards on the ground for McLane. Tyler Bretz finished with 120 yards and 3 first half TDs in the loss for the Huskies.
-Northwestern’s Aaron Morley rushed for 193 yards and 3 TDs, Seneca turned the ball over 4 times, and Northwestern rolled to a 54-14 win. Seneca RB Joe Hibbler rushed for 112 yards and a TD in the loss.
-Bradford’s Zach Britton rushed for 225 yards on 20 carries and 2 TDs and added a 53 yard TD reception to lead the Owls to their 1st win of the season, 37-26 over Central Tech. Falcons QB Paul Kafando picked up 117 rushing yards and 3 TDs in the loss.
-Warren QB Austin Jerman threw for 160 yards and 2 TDs, and added a rushing TD, Jordan Willets returned a kickoff 88 yards for a TD, and the Dragons earned their 1st win of the season with a 34-21 win over Ft. Leboeuf.
-Girard’s Hunter Jones picked up 175 yards and 2 TDs on the ground, including a 26 yard 4th quarter TD off a lateral that put the Yellow Jackets within 2, but that’s as close as they would get, as Oil City edged out a 22-20 win.
-Greenville’s Tyler Gentile threw for 2 scores, and the Trojans got TDs off a punt return and an interception return, as Greenville downed Titusville 28-20. Titusville QB Drew Sneeringer threw for 2 TDs in the loss.
-Youngsville remained perfect on the year, with a 40-6 win over Maplewood. Youngsville QB Cory Craig threw for 124 yards, completing 8 of 10 passes and 4 TDs. The Eagles led 40-0 in the 3rd quarter.Nate Klingler scored Maplewood’s lone TD in the 4th quarter on a 21 yard carry.
-Lakeview’s Blake Reddick rushed for 226 yards and 4 TDs, as the Sailors ran over Conneaut Valley 48-0
-Erie East’s Anthony Jordan racked up 267 yards on the ground, scored 4 times, and added 50 receiving yards to lead the Warriors over Union City, 38-8.
-Colin Patten had 2 TDs, including a 76 yard kick return, to help West Middlesex to a 41-12 win over Reynolds.
-In other action, the Wilmington Greyhounds stayed unbeaten with a 41-12 win over intra-district rival Karns City. In region 5, Slippery Rock pulled out a huge win over Dubois, 38-34.
-Some games to watch next week include: Hickory @ Farrell, Lakeview @ Linesville, and West Middlesex @ Sharpsville on Saturday.
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