Fri. Pa. football: Academy Park drops Interboro

Overbrook's Maurice Jarmon races down the sideline for a 76-yard touchdown. Jarmon scored three TDs as the Panthers won, 22-0, in a game that ended at halftime because of fighting among Edison players. LOU RABITO / Staff
Overbrook's Maurice Jarmon races down the sideline for a 76-yard touchdown. Jarmon scored three TDs as the Panthers won, 22-0, in a game that ended at halftime because of fighting among Edison players. LOU RABITO / Staff (LOU RABITO / Staff)
Posted: November 10, 2013

Jerry Lanier capped his five-touchdown Friday night with two scores in the last 4 minutes, 11 seconds to lead host Academy Park to a 35-22 win against Del-Val League rival Interboro in the District 1 Class AAA quarterfinals.

Lanier punched home a 4-yard score to give Academy Park the lead and padded it with a 10-yard TD.

Interboro tied the game with 6:02 left when Steve Phillips, who ran for 90 yards, scored a 17-yard touchdown.

Eric Owens led Interboro with 201 yards on 28 carries.

Lanier ran for four of his touchdowns and returned a kickoff 69 yards for a TD to open the second half.

Academy Park, the fourth-seeded team in District 1 AAA, finished second this season in the Del-Val, and Interboro, seeded fifth, finished third. Academy Park also beat Interboro on Oct. 4, 38-14.


West Chester Henderson 21, Bishop Shanahan 14: Garrett Girafalco scored his second touchdown with 1:22 left to give third-seeded West Chester Henderson the win against visiting Bishop Shanahan, the sixth seed. Bishop Shanahan had two shots to the end zone late in the game, but Brian Armstrong broke up both passes.

Pottsgrove 49, Phoenixville 7: Marquis Barefield scored the game's first four TDs, including a 64-yard run to open the scoring, for top seed Pottsgrove, which beat the eighth seed.

Glen Mills 32, Springfield (Delco) 18: Douglas Cobourn recorded 17 tackles, including five for losses, for host and second seed Glen Mills. Springfield was the seventh seed.


Spring-Ford 43, Downingtown West 21: Jarred Jones' five touchdowns led 12th-seeded Spring-Ford to an upset win at Downingtown West, the fifth seed.

Perkiomen Valley 26, West Chester Rustin 6: Rasaan Stewart threw three touchdown passes and Danny Light led a Perkiomen Valley defense that held Rustin scoreless until the final six minutes and upset the Golden Knights. Perkiomen Valley was the 15th seed and played at second-seeded Rustin.

Garnet Valley 35, Council Rock North 21: Top-seeded Garnet Valley raced out to a 21-0 lead at home against 16th-seeded C.R. North behind Christian Portale, who finished with two scores on the ground and a third on a pass to Vincent Razzano.

Central Bucks West 50, Plymouth Whitemarsh 26: Marvin Todd ran for six touchdowns, including four in the second half, to propel seventh-seeded Central Bucks West to the home win against the 10th seed. Three of Todd's scores went 50 yards or more (59, 63, 50).

Abington 55, Upper Dublin 25: Jordan Neely returned the opening kickoff 83 yards for a touchdown and, after visiting Upper Dublin kicked a field goal, returned the ensuing kick 75 yards for another score for eighth-seeded Abington. Upper Dublin was the ninth seed.

Neshaminy 41, Unionville 7: D'Andre Pollard ran for four touchdowns, giving him 32 this season, and also broke 2,000 yards for the season for host Neshaminy, the fourth seed, against 13th-seeded Unionville.


Delco Christian 42, High School of the Future 16: David Goins punched home four touchdowns to help second-seeded Delco Christian jump out to a 42-0 lead and beat High School of the Future, the third seed, at Marple Newtown.


Upper Moreland 25, Owen J. Roberts 14: Charlie Hooker connected with Tom Robinson for 31- and 32-yard touchdowns for host Upper Moreland.

Archbishop Ryan 38, Pennridge 14: Samir Bullock had three rushing touchdowns in Ryan's victory at Pennridge.

Great Valley 35, Pottstown 7: Sean Fitzpatrick threw for a touchdown and ran for another for host Great Valley.

Overbrook 22, Edison 0: Maurice Jarmon ran for 187 yards and three TDs for visiting Overbrook, before a fight between Edison players ended the game at halftime.

Lincoln 15, Dobbins 12: Trayvon Williams returned both a punt and an interception for scores to help Lincoln beat visiting Dobbins, despite getting outgained 209 yards to 40. Williams' punt return measured 68 yards, and the interception went 52.

Northeast 12, Del-Val Charter 0: Asa Manley and Brian Green each punched home a 1-yard TD.


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