Fri. Pa. football roundup: La Salle thumps N.Y. team

Posted: September 08, 2012

La Salle jumped out to a big lead and was able to coast the rest of the way as the Explorers dropped Monsignor Farrell (N.Y.), 37-20, in a nonleague game at Rutgers University.

Chris Kane rushed for a touchdown and threw for three more to lead the La Salle offense.

La Salle scored three touchdowns in the first quarter and held a 30-point lead at halftime.

Sean Coleman, Kane's favorite target, hauled in three passes for a game-high 84 yards. He highlighted his performance with a 38-yard catch-and-run touchdown in the first quarter. The two teamed again before halftime for another 38-yard touchdown.

Jimmy Herron added 48 receiving yards with four catches. He also caught an 18-yard touchdown pass to cap the 21-point first quarter.

Central League

Rob Murphy rushed from 22 yards out in overtime to lift Springfield (Delco) to a 33-27 comeback win over visiting Harriton. Murphy finished with 77 yards on seven carries.

The Cougars trailed by 27-7 before scoring 26 straight points to cap the game. Cameron Durham finished with 109 rushing yards and one touchdown.

Public League AA

Isaiah King scored a pair of touchdowns to lead Roxborough past University City, 20-16. The senior safety had three interceptions, including a 30-yard return for a touchdown in the first quarter. He later added a 1-yard rushing touchdown.

The Indians defense accounted for six turnovers, four of which were interceptions.

Public League AAA

Malik Williams' two late touchdowns helped seal Mastery Charter's 31-0 win over Martin Luther King at Germantown.

Williams hauled in touchdowns of 65 yards and 20 yards from quarterback James Johnson. Williams finished with three catches for 107 yards. Johnson, a senior, threw for 143 yards and three touchdowns on 10 for 16 passing.

Boys' Latin 40, Bartram 12 - Senior Ben Coulibaly rushed for 143 yards in the second half to lead Boys' Latin over Bartram. He finished with 155 yards on 14 carries, including a 46-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter.

Rondel Calloway led the Warriors' aerial attack with a pair of receiving touchdowns and Cahir Perlote added 80 yards on three catches. William Tucker and DeVaughn Shields both recorded interceptions.

Bok 22, Overbrook 14 - Michael Riley rushed for a goal-line score and then recovered a fumble to seal Bok's overtime win against Overbrook.

Antoine Whitney hauled in a 53-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter and finished with 98 yards on four catches.

Nonleague

Germantown scored 37 points in the first quarter to highlight its home opener with a 65-0 rout of Edison.

The Bears were led by Ishmael Dargan's 117 rushing yards on 12 carries. He rushed for a pair of touchdowns, including a 35-yard run in the third quarter.

Delane Hart caught a touchdown and also added a pair of sacks and three tackles for loss on defense.

Downingtown West 24, Glen Mills 7 - Tim Bunhu rushed for a pair of touchdowns to lead Downingtown West past host Glen Mills. He put the Whippets ahead, 7-0, in the first quarter on a three-yard rush and added a 10-yard touchdown in the third quarter.

Episcopal Academy 41, Interboro 0 - Adam Strouss' controlled the game with his arm and legs as the Churchmen rolled passed visiting Interboro.

He opened the first quarter with a 18-yard rushing touchdown added a 10-yard rush in the second quarter. He also threw for a pair of touchdowns, including a 49-yard bomb to Ian Straine before halftime.

Cheltenham 35, Bishop McDevitt 28 - Greg Morris, Hyneef Dockery, and Marc Thompson each eclipsed 100 rushing years to lead Cheltenham over visiting McDevitt.

Thompson scored the game-winning touchdown on a 16-yard rush in the fourth quarter. Dockery highlighted his night with a 68-yard rushing touchdown in the first quarter.

Springfield (M) 25, Neumann-Goretti 0 - Jhaloni Johnson took a halfback toss and threw to Chris Stone for a 25-yard diving touchdown in the second quarter to highlight the Spartans' win over visiting Neumann-Goretti.

Quarterback Chris Stone threw for 134 yards and two touchdowns. Johnson rushed for 74 yards on 11 carries.

Neshaminy 45, Hatboro-Horsham 0 - Nate Hall rushed for two touchdowns in the first quarter, and the Redskins cruised at Hatboro-Horsham.


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