Here is the Friday football roundup:
There’s no way to get around it. Upper Dublin simply has Upper Moreland’s number on the football field.
No matter what kind of a season the Golden Bears have had over the last six seasons, the Cardinals found a way to win.
In a Suburban One American Conference game, Anthony Williams rushed for over 130 yards and two touchdowns to boost Upper Dublin past Upper Moreland, 20-13.
The Golden Bears (2-2, 0-1), playing without injured star Chris Smallwood, took a 13-10 lead in the third quarter on Greg Adamson’s second touchdown. But the Cardinals (1-3, 1-0) rallied behind a 5-yard touchdown run by Williams and a 32-yard field goal by Casey Boyd.
Norristown 28, Cheltenham 0 — Tracey Presley scored the first and last touchdowns of the game and helped the Eagles (4-0, 1-0) beat the Panthers (1-3, 0-1) at Roosevelt Field.
Presley opened the scoring for Norristown with a 4-yard touchdown run in the second quarter, then closed it in the third quarter with a 13-yard scamper. In between, Sheldon Mayer took a punt 80 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter and Anthony Robey caught a 13-yard touchdown pass from Shannon Mayer in the third quarter.
Upper Merion 34, Wissahickon 19 — Naim Cheeseboro scored on runs of 10, 94 and 1 yards to pace the Vikings.
Class AAAA White
Rich Drayton’s Central team beat visiting Lincoln, 21-20, thanks to a missed extra point in the fourth quarter.
The Railsplitters (1-3, 0-1) drew to within a point of Central (3-0, 1-0) on a 55-yard pass from Joe McCausland to Omar Black, but missed the extra point. McCausland finished with 200 yards passing, 148 of them going to Black on four catches.
Public League Class AA
Khalil Neal scored three times and sparked Bok to a 30-0 win over Imhotep Charter at Benjamin L. Johnston Memorial Stadium.
Neal picked up 64 yards rushing on 16 carries and was backed by Andre Frazier, who accumulated 102 yards of total offense and scored on a run for the Wildcats (4-0, 1-0).
Defensively, Kevin Thompson picked up a safety and forced the Panthers (2-1, 0-1) to fumble, Gary Jackson grabbed an interception and Robert Quarterman recovered a fumble, setting up Frazier’s touchdown.
Catholic Blue Class AA
Gary Postell struck for three touchdowns and led Bishop McDevitt past Kennedy-Kenrick, 44-6.
Postell scored on runs of 6, 5, and 6 yards for the Lancers (4-0, 1-0).
Derrick Adger scored three times and sparked Radnor to a 21-7 win over visiting Haverford High.
Adger caught scoring passes of 2 and 71 yards from Alex Lundstrom and added a 60-yard touchdown run as the Red Raiders (2-2, 11-2) ruined the night for the Fords (1-3, 0-3).
Marple Newtown 34, Conestoga 20 —The Tigers (3-1, 2-1) jumped out to a 34-0 lead on the visiting Pioneers (2-2, 2-1) on the strength of scoring runs of 16 and 19 yards by Ryan White and touchdown runs of 1 and 2 yards by Carl Kasarsky.
Garnet Valley 28, Penncrest 27 — Mark McHugh completed a 49-yard scoring pass in the final quarter and lifted the visiting Jaguars (3-1, 2-1) past the Lions (2-2, 2-1).
Ryan Brumfield scored on runs of 75, 7 and 24 yards to highlight Owen J. Roberts’ 40-21 win at Phoenixville.
Woodrow Vorters rushed for a pair of touchdowns and 118 yards and Bristol picked up nine sacks to beat visiting Jenkintown, 41-12.
Vorters scored on a 30-yard run to give the Warriors (3-0, 1-0) a 14-0 lead on the Drakes (1-3, 0-1). He added another 30-yard scoring sprint in the third quarter to give Bristol a 35-6 lead.
Warren Gillis let his hands and legs do the talking for Academy of the New Church in a 14-0 win over visiting Springfield (Montgomery County), in an Independence League game yesterday.
Gillis ran back a pair of interceptions 59 and 95 yards for touchdowns to lift the Lions (3-0, 1-0) past the Spartans (0-4, 0-1).
Terrence Stafford scored on runs of 8 and 38 yards to help Dobbins beat Communications Tech, 35-12, at 29th Street Stadium.
The Mustangs (2-2) put the game out of the reach of the Phoenix (1-3) early.
James Glover gave Dobbins a 6-0 lead when he scored on a 30-yard run and Stafford made it 13-0 with his first touchdown in the opening quarter. His second touchdown gave the Mustangs a 21-0 halftime lead. Stafford rushed for 97 yards.
Roxborough 30, Fels 0 — Braheem Ford raced 75 yards with a punt return and broke off a 40-yard run for touchdowns as the Indians (2-2) handled the visiting Panthers (0-4).
Ford’s punt return in the second quarter gave Roxborough a 14-0 halftime lead and his tally in the third quarter boosted the margin to 22-0.
Defensively, X-Zavier Southerland and Christ Alexander had interceptions for the Indians.
Haverford School 47, Sun Valley 0 — Dan Oakley and Carl Walrath each scored twice to boost the Fords (3-1) past the visiting Vanguards (0-4).
Oakley found the end zone on a 1-yard blast to open the scoring, then later caught a 21-yard touchdown pass from Matt Lengel in the second quarter to give Haverford School a 28-0 lead.
Walrath scored on a pair of 1-yard runs between Oakley’s scores.
Quakertown 27, Plymouth Whitemarsh 14 — Tony Latronica brought the visiting Panthers (4-0) back from a 14-7 deficit with touchdown runs in the second and third quarters against the Colonials (0-4).
Latronica also scored in a 3-yard run, but PW took the lead when David O’Neill threw and ran for a pair of touchdowns. Latronica began the comeback with a 15-yard scoring run to create a 14-14 halftime tie. His 30-yard touchdown run in the third quarter gave the Panthers the lead for good.
Glen Mills 22, North Catholic 0 — The pass-catch combination of Jurell Smalls to Eric Braxton was too much for the North Catholic secondary to handle.
Smalls hit Braxton for touchdown passes covering 10 and 11 yards sandwiched around a 4-yard run by Joseph Williams for the Battling Bulls (2-2).
Smalls finished with 133 yards passing, completing nine of his 17 attempts.
The Falcons are now 1-3.
East Stroudsburg North 47, Kennett 28 — Blake Davenport’s first-quarter 65-yard fumble return for a touchdown was the lone highlight of the night for the visiting Demons (0-4), who made the long trip to the Poconos from Chester County.
Simon Gratz 32, Del-Val Charter 6 — Malik Joe scored on a 10-yard pass reception and a 60-yard run to highlight the win for the Bulldogs (2-2). Del-Val Charter slipped to 2-2.
Neumann-Goretti 34, Prep Charter 7 — Sinclair Williams gained 150 yards on the ground and scored a pair of touchdown for the visiting Saints (1-3). Prep Charter fell to 1-2.
High School of the Future 28, Mastbaum 12 — Amir Martin scored on runs of 8 and 3 runs to pace the Firebirds (2-2).