In Saturday football action:
Episcopal 27, Del-Val Charter 20 - Junior tailback Brian Ruditys capped off a remarkable day by scoring a touchdown in the second overtime as host Episcopal Academy survived Del-Val Charter.
Ruditys finished only four yards short of 200 yards rushing and scored on two 10-yard runs in each of the overtimes.
His second touchdown came in the second overtime and that was necessitated only because the Churchmen missed an extra point after his first touchdown.
Del-Val Charter had the ball last in the second overtime, but was stoppwed on downs.
Norristown 40, Ben Franklin 0 — Sheldon Mayer scored on a pair of long touchdown runs and his brother, Shannon, tossed a touchdown pass and scored on a sneak for the host Eagles.
The Eagles (2-0) broke the game open with 27 third-quarter points.
The longest scoring play in the game came from Tracey Presley, who scored on a 79-yard run to open the third quarter.
It was the second straight win for Norristown over a Philadelphia Public League team. The Eagles beat Northeast, 32-24, in their opener.
Council Rock North 17, Central Bucks South 7 — Defense carried the day for the host Indians as field position dicated by defensive stops led to all three scores.
One of the scores was a 35-yard interception return by Adam Yborra that gave the Indians a 10-0 lead.
Ryan Campbell also scored on a field goal and quarterback Tyler Hamilon scored on a 12-yard quarterback keeper. Hamilton had 62 yards passing and added 48 yards rushing.
The Titans scored the game’s final touchdown on Jon Eisermann’s 2-yard run.
Germantown Academy 60, Boys’ Latin 8 — The host Patriots rudely introduced Latin to football in the first varsity game for the West Philadelphia school. Nine players scored touchdowns for Germantown Academy and the longest play was Ryan Dolan’s 45-yard punt return.
Coatesville 32, Perkiomen Valley 7 —Pat Brewer jump-started the Red Raiders with a 60-yard punt return in the second quarter that opened the scoring. After Kevin Berry added a 30-yard run to make it 12-0 at the half, Manny Stocker made short work of the second-half’s first drive with a 60-yard run from the line of scrimmage.
The Red Raiders opened their season last week with a 21-6 loss to Ridley. Perkiomen Valley opened up with a 21-14 win over Upper Dublin.
St. Pius X 26, Jenkintown 0 — The visiting Winged Lions controlled the line of scrimmage, thanks to two backs who each posted over 100 yards rushing.
Cole Parkinson, who scored on runs of 12 and 7 yards, led the way with 175 yards on 20 carries, and Mike Matthews added 127 yards on 16 carries.
Host Chester scored on a run, a pass, a punt return and a blocked punt to hammer Sun Valley, 36-0, in the league opener for both schools.
Anthony Davis closed out the scoring for the Clippers with a 46-yard punt return in the final quarter.
West Chester Rustin 61, Bishop Shanahan 6 - District 1 champion West Chester Rustin got touchdown runs of 66 and 99 yards from Rondell White in a big win at Bishop Shanahan.
White is coming off a season where he gained 2,113 yards and scored 32 touchdowns and is being recruited by numerous Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) teams.
Rustin led, 41-0, at the half, causing the running clock Mercy Rule to kick in at the start of the second half.