St. Joe's Prep captures Catholic League AAAA football title

La Salle's Catholic League dominance came to a halt on Friday night as St. Joseph's Prep captured the Catholic League AAAA football title with a 30-20 win at Plymouth Whitemarsh.

It is the Hawks first title since 2005 and 16th overall. La Salle had won the last five crowns.

BRADLEY C. BOWER / For The Inquirer

Quarterback Chris Martin tossed three touchdowns, including a 57-yard score to Jawan McAllister in the third quarter that put the Hawks ahead, 23-7. John Reid followed the touchdown with a one-handed interception of La Salle quarterback Kyle Shurmur.

More from Prep's win will be posted, including Rick O'Brien's game story, a photo gallery and highlight video.


La Salle 7 0 0 7 - 20

St. Joseph's Prep 10 6 7 13 - 30

SJP: FG Pat Walsh 25
SJP: Jawan McAllister 30 pass from Chris Martin (Walsh kick)
L: Kyle Shurmur 1 run (Raczak kick)
SJP: John Reid 9 pass from Martin (kick failed)
SJP: McAllister 57 pass from Martin (Walsh kick)
SJP: Olamide Zaccheaus 12 run (Walsh kick)
L: Nick Rinella 2 run (Raczak kick)
 L: Jimmy Herron 3 pass from Kyle Shumur (run failed)

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