Sat. Pa. football roundup: Big day for Kennett's Lowe

Posted: October 07, 2012

In a matter of hours on Saturday afternoon, Kennett's C.J. Lowe experienced a storybook day he will remember for life.

After becoming Kennett's homecoming king at halftime, Lowe sealed the Blue Demons' 35-13 win over visiting Sun Valley with a 15-yard touchdown run in the Ches-Mont League American Division game.

Kennett (4-2 overall, 1-1 league) built a big lead early against Sun Valley (4-2, 2-1) on three touchdowns by Jordan Lardani.

After an onside kick gave the Blue Demons good field position, Lardani scored on an 18-yard run.

Kennett exploited Sun Valley's defense with the pitch, sending Lardani 42 and 34 yards on his next two scores.

Catholic AAAA

La Salle 35, Father Judge 7 - Chris Kane completed 15 of 20 passes for 238 yards and four touchdowns, and La Salle took a 35-point lead into halftime on the way to the win at Lincoln.

David Givens caught three passes for 91 yards for the Explorers (6-0, 2-0), highlighted by a 63-yard touchdown, against Judge (2-3, 0-1).

David Herron led La Salle with five catches. He also had 61 yards and a score.

Sean Coleman had 30 yards receiving as well as 67 yards in the return game for the Explorers.

La Salle's defense stifled the Crusaders' running game throughout the afternoon, holding it to only 52 yards on 17 carries.

Catholic AAA

Bonner-Prendergast 28, Lansdale Catholic 9 - Mike Ockimey scored on both sides of the ball to lead Bonner-Prendie to the win at Upper Darby.

Ockimey's 85-yard interception return gave the Friars their first lead, 6-3, in the second quarter, and his 12-yard reception in the third quarter gave Bonner-Prendie (2-3, 1-0) a 14-9 advantage over Lansdale Catholic (4-2, 0-1).

Mike Shanahan recovered a fumble and ran 40 yards for a score, and Colin Digalbo's 1-yard run blew the game open in the fourth quarter.

Pioneer Athletic

Pottsgrove 27, Methacton 14 - After falling behind by 14 in the first quarter, Pottsgrove rallied for 27 unanswered points to win at Methacton.

Mark Dukes (6-0, 5-0) put the Falcons on the board against Methacton (2-4, 2-3) with a 56-yard run in the first quarter before Pottsgrove struck for 20 points in the second half on Dukes' second touchdown, a 4-yard score, and a pair of Troy Hudgins scores.

Brandon Bossard had given the Warriors the lead with a 19-yard pass to Dillon Alderfer and a 77-yard scoring strike to Cooper Given.


Bristol 45, Jenkintown 7 - Donte Simmons racked up 310 yards on the ground to lead Bristol to the road win.

Simmons, a sophomore, carried the ball 18 times and scored five touchdowns, including 62- and 65-yard scores for the Warriors (4-1, 4-0) against Jenkintown (3-3, 1-2).

In total, the Warriors ran for six touchdowns, with Dylan Shamwell delivering a 5-yard score.

Lower Moreland 7, Delco Christian 6 - Max Sanberg and Alex Linton each scored a second-quarter touchdown, but Sanberg's Lower Moreland team converted its extra point to pick up the road win.

Linton scored on a 5-yard run, but Delco Christian (2-2, 2-2) failed to convert the extra point.

Sanberg responded with a 26-yard touchdown and Jordan Pocrass delivered the game-winning PAT for Lower Moreland (4-1, 2-0).


Strath Haven 34, Lower Merion 6 - Tevon Howie and Jake Morris each ran for a pair of touchdowns for visiting Strath Haven.

Howie scored on the Panthers' first play from scrimmage when he ripped off a 43-yard run. He scored on a 30-yard run later in the game.

Morris ran in a 17-yard touchdown and added a 3-yard score that gave Strath Haven (3-3, 3-2) a 34-0 lead over Lower Merion (0-6, 0-5).

Suburban One National

Pennsbury 35, Abington 9 - Shawn Pepper ran for two TDs and Ryan Muse returned an interception 76 yards for a touchdown as Pennsbury (4-2, 3-0) blew out visiting Abington (4-2, 2-1).

Public Class AA

Imhotep Charter 34, Del-Val Charter 0 - David Williams scored two touchdowns to guide Imhotep Charter to the win at Germantown.

The Panthers (6-0, 4-0) scored two defensive touchdowns - Brandon Chatmon's fumble recovery and DeAndre Scott's interception return - against Del-Val (3-3, 2-2).


Cardinal O'Hara 57, Bishop McDevitt 7 - Deshawn Darden threw four touchdown passes in the first quarter to lead Cardinal O'Hara (4-2) past Bishop McDevitt (1-5) at Cheltenham.

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