Sat. Pa. football: Episcopal rallies

Posted: October 28, 2013

Episcopal Academy rattled off 28 straight points to start the second half Saturday to come from behind and beat Springside Chestnut Hill, 28-20, in an Inter-Ac League game.

After Episcopal trailed, 14-0, at halftime, Anthony Feliziani punctuated the rally with a pair of rushing touchdowns from 3 and 26 yards.

The Churchmen capitalized on four second-half turnovers. Evan Butts forced two fumbles, and Christian Feliziani, Anthony's brother, had an interception and a forced fumble.

The win keeps Episcopal unbeaten in Inter-Ac play (3-0) as it aims for its second straight league title.

"It was a good win," Episcopal coach Todd Fairlie said. "All league wins are good wins in our league."

Catholic League

Archbishop Wood 49, Bonner-Prendergast 6 - Coming off its upset loss against Archbishop Ryan, Wood took advantage of a pair of touchdowns by both Jake Cooper and Luke Spahits to beat Bonner-Prendie at William Tennent in a Class AAA game.

Cooper caught an 8-yard score and returned a punt 30 yards, and Spahits scored on runs of 50 and 1 yards.

La Salle 42, West Catholic 14 - The Explorers turned three first-half turnovers into touchdowns and pulled away for a home win at Plymouth Whitemarsh.

Jimmy Herron caught a touchdown pass from Kyle Shurmur and returned an interception for a score. Jordan Meachum rushed for two touchdowns, and Shurmur scored on a sneak.

Aidan Kerrigan had the first interception of his career.

Suburban One American

Wissahickon 30, Norristown 14 - Josh Smith returned a kick 84 yards for a touchdown and Jimmy Gorman had five tackles and a punt block, which he returned for a touchdown, to aid Wissahickon at Norristown.

Public League AAA

Martin Luther King 30, Ben Franklin 14 - Joseph Walker had touchdowns runs of 28 and 6 yards and threw two TD passes to Delane Hart for host Martin Luther King.


Bishop Shanahan 56, Octorara 13 - Anthony Riccardo and Danny Murphy each had two rushing touchdowns for host Shanahan.

Blair Academy 47, Hill School 26 - Hill's Matt Foltz threw a pair of touchdown passes and ran for a third score in a loss against visiting Blair Academy.


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