Shane Dooley accounted for four touchdowns Friday, including a 72-yard pass to Katob Joseph, as the Father Judge football team beat Ridley, 35-21.

Father Judge quarterback Shane Dooley accounted for four touchdowns against Ridley.
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Father Judge quarterback Shane Dooley accounted for four touchdowns against Ridley.

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Friday's opening night got off to a roaring start for the Falcons as Pottsgrove erased a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit on Isaiah Taylor's 2-yard touchdown run and successful conversion with 36 seconds remaining to edge West Catholic, 15-14. Jay Sisko punched in a 1-yard touchdown for the Falcons earlier in the fourth quarter.

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Barry Brown's fourth-quarter 12-yard touchdown run proved to be the difference in Academy Park's 28-21 triumph over Pennsbury. Devon Cover's interception with less than two minutes left sealed the win for the Knights. Covert added a 41-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.

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Sean Mullarkey rushed for a 41-yard touchdown and hooked up with Matt Rosato for 46- and 10-yard touchdowns as Radnor defeated Upper Merion, 31-23. Teddy Girton intercepted two passes for the Raiders.

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Shane Langston's 23-yard touchdown scamper with less than eight minutes remaining gave Interboro a 23-15 victory over Strath Haven.

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Ryan Cassidy connected with Jack Scott and Michael Gray through the air to lead West Chester East over Council Rock North, 27-14.

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Julz Kelly rushed for 128 yards and five first-half touchdowns in Sun Valley's 54-13 victory over Penncrest. Kelly scored his sixth touchdown in the third quarter. Tazuan Thomas added a 54-yard touchdown run for the Vanguards.

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Desman Johnson Jr. went 10-for-16 for 216 yards and two touchdowns as Penn Wood defeated Souderton, 42-10. Johnson added 31 more rushing yards and two touchdowns. Michael Dargan Jr. added a 47-yard run to extend the Patriots' lead to 18 late in the third quarter.

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Josiah Wiggins' 62-yard touchdown run highlighted a four-touchdown performance as Pottstown upended Octorara, 26-6. Jorge Mundo caught Wiggins' lone throwing touchdown of the game.

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Russell Minor-Shaw threw for three touchdowns as Archbishop Carroll rolled past Olney, 42-8. Koran Butler caught two scores of 33 and 32 yards for the Patriots. Josh Bowman added two rushing touchdowns for the victors.

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Charles Britt and Marlon White each rushed for touchdowns as Northeast shut out Abington, 20-0.

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Mike Slivka completed two first-quarter touchdown passes to Brody Balasa and Selvin Haynes to lead Upper Dublin past Norristown, 28-7. Lucas Roselli rushed for two scores, including a 60-yard scamper, for the Cardinals.

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Jack Neri connected with Luke Benson on a 31-yard touchdown pass in Central Bucks West's 21-0 win over Hatboro-Horsham. Jack Fallon opened the scoring with a 4-yard touchdown catch from Gavin Grondahl. Garrett Hitchens rumbled for a 2-yard score for the Bucks.

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Jamie Moccia piled up 149 rushing yards, 53 receiving yards, and four touchdowns in the first half as Boyertown defeated Upper Perkiomen, 37-12. Moccia's longest score came on a 71-yard run.

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Marlon Weathers and Brian Joslin rushed for two touchdowns apiece as Marple Newtown took down KIPP DuBois, 43-0. Jake Simpson had an interception for a touchdown for the Tigers.

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Daquan Robinson threw for three touchdowns and ran for one in Martin Luther King's 26-0 win over Wissahickon. Isaiah Allen caught two touchdowns, while Tyrell Mims caught another.

Coming Saturday …

Opening weekend of the football schedule will continue tomorrow afternoon as Rick O'Brien's second-ranked Coatesville travels to Harrisburg for a 1:00 p.m. start.