Malvern Prep’s Bobby Hill got behind Frankford’s defense twice in the fourth quarter to seal a 23-20 nonleague road football win yesterday.
With 8 minutes 24 seconds left, Hill sped past the Pioneers for a 20-yard run and caught the two-point conversion pass for the final points of the game.
It was the second of two touchdown runs for Hill, who finished with 89 yards rushing to lead the Friars (2-1).
The Pioneers (1-3) took a brief lead in the third quarter when Tyrell Allen caught his second of two touchdown passes from Mike McGroarty.
Hill School 39, Episcopal Academy 10 — The visiting Blues (2-0) dialed up a superb defensive effort behind end Xavier Corpening, who had five tackles and one quarterback hurry. Trevor Mack had two solo tackles and one for a loss and added a 3-yard touchdown run on offense. Donte Astheimer scored on touchdown runs of 2, 35 and 2 yards. The Churchmen (2-1) led briefly on Lukas Roggendorff’s 40-yard field goal, but the Blues scored the next 39 points.
Penn Charter 32, Peddie School (N.J.) 13 — Michael Brown got the Quakers (1-2) off to a good start by taking the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown. Brown, who would add another score on a 9-yard run, finished with 97 yards rushing. Quarterback John Loughery completed 11 of 22 passes for 178 yards and a touchdown for Penn Charter.
Valley Forge 48, Atlantic Shores Christian (Va.) 12 — Anthony Cade made the most out of his five carries, rushing for 130 yards, to lead the host Cadets (1-2). Valley Forge benefited from the pinpoint passing of Blake Robles (10 for 12, 225 yards, three touchdowns). Atlantic Shores, which finished 10-2 last season, is now 2-2.
Lawrenceville (N.J.) 14, Germantown Academy 7 — The visiting Big Red benefited from three interceptions, the final coming with six seconds left, to preserve the win. Jack Riker, Nate Stafford and Sam O’Donnell picked off the passes, all in the game’s final nine minutes. The Patriots (1-2) got a 14-yard touchdown run from Ryan Dolan.
Howard Tech (Del.) 50, Chichester 7 — Bobby Schiebert got the visiting Eagles (0-4) on the scoreboard with a 68-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter.
Calvary Christian 29, Pennington (N.J.) 28 — With the exception of a 22-point second quarter, the host Cougars (3-0) held Pennington in check. Still, Ian Richardson had to rush 27 times for 145 yards to pull out the win and his 5-yard run with eight minutes to go combined with Phil Curry’s extra point were the final points of the game. Richardson rushed for a pair of 7-yard touchdown runs in addition to 4- and 5-yard touchdowns.
The Cougars tightened up, defensively, in the second half, thanks to two fumble recoveries by senior Micah Doran and an interception at the end of the third quarter from sophomore Jake Heilman.
On Saturday, the Cougars take on neighborhood rival Lower Moreland in an attempt to go 4-0.
Pennington defeated Lower Moreland, 25-6, on Sept. 12.
Catholic League Red
Curtis Wortham scored on touchdowns covering 2, 51 and 21 yards as Father Judge rolled to a 38-6 win over rival Archbishop Ryan in a game played at Northeast. The Crusaders (4-0 overall, 1-0 league) led, 17-0, at the half. The Raiders (0-4, 0-1) scored their second touchdown of the season on Brian Murphy’s 47-yard run in the fourth quarter.
Interboro’s defense force five turnovers, including three interceptions, to stifle host Chester, 13-0, in the league opener for both schools. The Bucs (4-0, 1-0) also got a pair of touchdown passes from Brett Creighton covering 57 yards to Rob Leone and 10 to Joe Pfaff. Interboro’s interceptions went to Mitch Helmondollar, Chris Long and Paul Subers as the Clippers (1-3, 0-1) could not get started, offensively.