Thursday's PA football roundup

Gary Jackson was a terror on both sides of the ball and led Bok past Fels, 48-16, in a nonleague game at 11th & Bigler Streets.

Jackson fielded a punt and raced 42 yards for a touchdown to give the Wildcats a 28-8 lead in the first quarter.

In the second quarter, he picked off a pass and returned it 75 yards for another touchdown. Jackson had three returns for 136 yards, and two interceptions. Khalil Neal added a touchdown run of 63 yards in the first quarter and rushed for 101 yards on just four carries while Faison Perry scored on runs of 17 and 14 yards.

The Panthers got 118 yards rushing from Jared Hines, including an 80-yard scoring jaunt that gave Fels a short-lived 8-0 lead. Bok scored the next 48 points.


Del-Val Charter 52, Springfield (M) 14
- Sean Williams completed five passes - all for touchdowns - to lead the Warriors past the host Spartans.

Williams threw for 206 yards and completed two scoring passes, of 20 and 38 yards, to Brad Wilson. Wilson also intercepted two passes.

Springfield grabbed a 6-0 lead on a 31-yard touchdown pass from Doug Bauer to Ben Hastey in the second quarter, but Tavon Holloway returned the ensuing kickoff 57 yards for a touchdown to tie the game. Rashaan Walker gave Del-Val the lead for good, 8-6, when he caught a two-point conversion pass from Williams. Walker increased the lead to 20-6 when he caught an 85-yard scoring strike from Williams.

Amir Selden recorded 10 tackles and Fred Ruff added nine tackles for the Warriors' defense.


Lower Moreland 35, Our Lady of Lourdes 6
- Mike Trentalange no doubt slept well last night after scoring all five touchdowns for the Lions. 

He scored on a 5-yard run and raced 40 yards with a fumble recovery in the first quarter, tallied on runs of 2 and 5 yards in the second quarter, and added a 3-yard scoring run in the third quarter. He also ran for a two-point conversion after the fumble recovery to account for 32 of Lower Moreland's 35 points.

Quakertown 35, Cheltenham 6 - Tony Latronica brought the Panthers back from a 6-0 deficit with touchdown runs of 4 and 7 yards in the second and third quarters, respectively.

Latronica closed out the third quarter by hitting Luke Helm with a 45-yard touchdown pass, giving Quakertown a 21-6 lead. Nick Perrine caught a 20-yard touchdown pass and ran 35 yards with a fumble for another score to highlight the final quarter for the Panthers.

Curtis Roberts turned in a pair of interceptions to lift the Quakertown defense.


Pennsbury 42, Glen Mills 0 - The Falcons' defense accounted for nearly half of their points against the visiting Battling Bulls.

Chris Liccione opened the game by returning a fumble 40 yards for a touchdown, Mike Ciotti did the same in the second quarter, covering 68 yards, then returned an interception 35 yards for another score in the third quarter. Pennsbury's defense also forced a safety in the second quarter.


Harry S Truman 12, Upper Dublin 6 - Tom Bremme caught a 25-yard touchdown pass from Derron Thomas with 1:22 left in the game to boost the Tigers past the visiting Cardinals.

Andrew Derrun scored on a 2-yard bolt in the third quarter to give Upper Dublin a 6-0 lead, but Thomas tied the game later in the quarter after scoring on a 26-yard keeper.

The Cardinals tried to come back from Thomas' fourth-quarter heroics, but turned the ball over on downs and Truman ran out the clock.

Wissahickon 26, Central Bucks West 14
- Anthony Delegall caught a 55-yard touchdown pass from Brandon Gunn and Myron Ross added a 96-yard scoring sprint in the final quarter as the Trojans broke a 14-14 halftime tie. 

The Bucks grabbed a 14-0 lead in the first quarter, but a 75-yard kickoff return by Delegall and a 9-yard scoring run by Gunn tied the game in the second quarter.

Council Rock South 6, Conwell-Egan 3 - Bill Fleming scored from the 6-yard line with 1:10 left in the game to give the Golden Hawks the win over the visiting Eagles.


Central League


Jerry Boyer scored on runs of 66 and 4 yards and sparked Penncrest to a 35-0 win over visiting Marple Newtown.

Boyer's first score gave the Lions a 7-0 lead. Juhwan Young followed with a 1-yard scoring blast to close out the first quarter scoring and Boyer's second score gave Penncrest a 21-0 lead in the third quarter.

Matt Bundy caught a 38-yard touchdown pass from Matt Atkinson for a 28-0 Lions lead and Adam Wee added a 3-yard scoring bolt in the final quarter. 

Upper Darby 21, Lower Merion 14 - Jamir Boyd blasted into the end zone from 4 yards out with 5 minutes left in the game to give the visiting Royals the win.

The Aces responded by driving to Upper Darby's 40-yard line, but gave up the ball on downs with 1 minute, 40 seconds left in the game.

Mike Wallace opened the game by returning the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown, giving the Royals a 7-0 lead. Conor Foote stood out for Lower Merion, tossing touchdown passes of 15 and 25 yards.

Springfield (D) 35, Harriton 7 - Matt Craig scored on runs of 4, 54 and 2 yards to pace the host Cougars.

Wally Rutecki was involved in Springfield's other two touchdowns, completing a 48-yard touchdown pass to Denzel Thompson and scoring on a 25-yard run.