Fri. Pa. football roundup: Springfield (M) clinches league title

Max Vido scored twice to lead an aggressive Springfield (Montco) offense to a 41-0 rout at Jenkintown as the Spartans (10-0, 7-0) clinched the Bicentennial League title.

Vido finished with 57 yards on seven carries, as both of his touchdowns came in the first half. Wideout Tim Quigg gained 107 yards on just two catches, including a 44-yard touchdown in the third quarter.

This was the first time this season that Jenkintown (5-4, 4-3) was shut out and the third time in four games the Spartans defense pitched a shutout.

 

Inter-Ac League

Cedric Madden scored three touchdowns to reach 24 for the season, highlighting Chestnut Hill's 28-14 victory at Penn Charter (4-5, 1-3).

Madden carried the ball 31 times for 148 yards, topping the 1,400-yard mark for the season, and one of his TDs came on an 85-yard kickoff return to start the second half.

Mike Hayes completed 4 of 5 passes for 95 yards and ran for 20 yards, and Forrest Rall scored the final TD and also recovered a fumble for the Blue Devils (6-2, 4-0).

If Malvern Prep beats Haverford School on Saturday, Chestnut Hill and Malvern would meet for the league title on Nov. 12.

 

Del-Val League

Glen Mills jumped out to an early lead and easily downed Chester (3-7, 0-5), 35-6, to clinch the league title.

George Walker rushed for 139 yards on 10 carries and two touchdowns including one from 33-yards out in the second quarter to lead the Bulls (6-4, 5-0). Joseph Coverdale rushed for 39 yards on five carries and added a touchdown. Glen Mills led 35-0 at halftime.

Interboro 43, Penn Wood 14 - The host Buccaneers (7-3, 4-1) didn't give Penn Wood (1-9, 1-4) a chance as they scored five first-half touchdowns for an easy win. Eric Owens rushed for two short scores and Dan Ouinette returned an interception 60 yards to the house. Quarterback Josh Breen connected with Sean Frampton for a 53-yard bomb to cap a 22-point first quarter.

Academy Park 33, Chichester 13 - After the teams played to a scoreless first half, Academy Park's Mark Doe went off in the second to lead the Knights (7-3, 3-2) to an easy win at Chichester (2-8, 2-3). The running back rushed for three touchdowns, including a 65-yard sprint.

 

Suburban One League

Ray Schreiner cut loose in the first half as he rushed for two scores and helped visiting Abington (9-1, 6-1) down William Tennent, 28-0, to clinch at least a share of the National Conference title. Schreiner torched the Panthers (3-7, 2-5) defense with an 85-yard, first quarter score.

Wissahickon 35, Cheltenham 7 - Ricky O'Donnell rushed for two long first-half touchdowns to kick-start the host Trojans (7-3, 4-2) to an easy win over Cheltenham (5-5, 2-4).

Dan Murphy opened the scoring with a 4-yard score in the first quarter and J.T. Crits later found Jared Reed for a 50-yard touchdown. O'Donnell's first score was from 26 yards out and was followed later by a 35-yarder.

Council Rock South 17, Council Rock North 0 - In this rivalry, it was the team with the dominant defense and electric rusher who rolled to an easy win. Brian Donnelly rushed for 135 yards and the Golden Hawks (9-1, 6-1) defense didn't blink as they steamrolled host C.R. North (6-4, 5-2).

Souderton 41, Quakertown 17 - After falling behind by three points early, Souderton (6-4, 5-2) took over and never looked back en route to the win over visiting Quakertown (5-5, 1-5).

Javon White put the Indians on the board with a 70-yard rush in the first quarter.

Central Bucks West 23, Hatboro-Horsham 12 - Sherrod Higginbotham had his way with the host Hatters (3-7, 1-6) defense as C.B. West (5-5, 3-4) rolled to the win. The junior gained 132 yards on 24 carries and added a touchdown.

Plymouth Whitemarsh 32, Norristown 0 - Xavier Ellington rushed for two touchdowns and the Colonials (8-1, 6-0) defense pitched the shutout over Norristown (6-3, 4-2). Ellington scored on a 40-yard sprint in the first quarter and added a 16-yard touchdown in the fourth.

With the win, Plymouth Whitemarsh clinches the American Conference title.

 

Ches-Mont League

Jake Richards and Zach Jones combined for six rushing touchdowns as West Chester Henderson (8-2, 6-0) rolled to a 42-20 win over visiting Downingtown East (9-1, 5-1). With the win, Henderson clinched the National Conference. Jones rushed for two scores, including one from 79 yards. Richards led the way with three TDs.

Coatesville 29, Avon Grove 6 - Dae-Hon Chung set the pace with four rushing touchdowns, including three from 40 yards or more, as Coatesville (8-2, 5-1) cruised at Avon Grove (2-8, 1-5).

 

Pioneer Athletic

Upper Perkiomen 30, Pope John Paul II 7 - The host Indians (4-5, 3-4) were held scoreless in the first half before scoring four touchdowns in the second to roll over Pope John Paul II (5-5, 4-5). Devon Moll returned a fumble for a touchdown, and Aiden Schaffer returned a punt to the house.

 

Nonleague

Marquise McFarland raced 23 yards with a screen pass, scoring with 1 minute left to give Lincoln (7-3) a 26-22 victory over visiting Fels.

Late in the fourth quarter, Fels (3-7) tried to run out the clock with a 22-18 lead but lost possession on a fumble. McFarland, who scored earlier on a fumble recovery, scored three plays later after taking the pass from Miguel Sanchez.

Sanchez hit Sincere Merced and Rodney Hawkins with scoring passes for the game's first two TDs.

Bartram 32, Furness 12 - Elijah Clark ran for 164 yards and two touchdowns, and Michael Pritchette threw a pair of long scoring passes to steer visiting Bartram (1-9) to its first win.

Furness (5-4) took a brief lead when Bor Bor Kessley went 40 yards with an interception, but Pritchette got Bartram's offense moving, throwing for 103 yards in the contest. Michael Washington caught TD passes of 45 and 51 yards.

Northeast 39, Prep Charter 0 - Daquan Bohannan completed 8 of 12 passes for 124 yards and three touchdowns as Northeast (5-5) blanked the visiting Huskies (4-6).

Christopher Gary caught two of the touchdown passes covering 35 and 27 yards, Harold Alexander had 68 yards receiving, and Bohannan also scored on a sneak.

Communications Tech 24, Ben Franklin 6 - The passing combination of Zaki Jamison to Tikir Trent accounted for Tech's first three touchdowns in the win at Franklin (4-5).

Trent grabbed TD passes of 45, 25 and 30 yards to give the Phoenix (7-3) a 24-0 lead into the fourth quarter.

St. Andrew's 25, Perkiomen School 14 - Bruce Brittingham returned a third-quarter kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown, but Perkiomen School (4-4) dropped the verdict to visiting St. Andrew's (Del.). Brittingham also threw a TD pass to John Williams in the fourth period.