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D-10 Football Recaps: Five Teams Stay Perfect; Corry Wins Double Overtime Thriller

HARBORCREEK, Pa. – Cameron Williamson rushed for 120 yards and three touchdowns as Harbor Creek wrapped up the Region 6 title with a 42-0 win over General McLane. 

It was all Huskies right from the get-go, as Casey Smith connected with Ryan Whitman on a 30-yard touchdown in the first quarter. 

That was followed by a pair of Williamson touchdown runs in the second quarter to make it 20-0 at halftime. 

Smith, who threw for 185 yards, tossed his second touchdown of the game to Marrick Bauer, a 9-yarder, and Bauer’s 38-yard scoring run, coupled with the extra point, got the ‘mercy rule’ running in the third quarter. 

Williamson capped his night with a short touchdown run in the fourth. 

Jared Ivarone-Campbell had 65 yards on the ground for the Lancers. 

NORTHWESTERN 13, MAPLEWOOD 12

GUYS MILLS, Pa. – Northwestern scored all 13 of its points in the first half and held off Maplewood in the second to cap off a perfect 6-0 regular season with a 13-12 victory. 

The Wildcats advance to the Class 2A semifinals next week. 

Maplewood actually got on the board first, as Jesse McFadden scored on a 27-yard run with the extra point failing. 

The Wildcats responded with a pair of touchdowns in the second quarter to take the lead. 

First it was Ryan Tewell connecting with Eric Steinle on a 26-yard touchdown, followed by a Tewell to Steinle lateral for a score to make it 13-6, with the extra point failing. 

Kaleb Donor’s third-quarter touchdown run of 20 yards made it 13-12, but the 2-point conversion failed. 

Tewell threw for 96 yards, while Austin Swift had 120 on the ground for Northwestern. 

McFadden had a big game on the ground for the Tigers with 222 yards. 

OIL CITY 75, FRANKLIN 0

OIL CITY, Pa. – Cam Russell rushed for three touchdowns and Isaiah Aeschbacher and Holden Stahl two each as Oil City rolled to a 75-0 win over Franklin, capping a perfect 6-0 regular season in the process.

The Oilers led 45-0 at halftime, as Russell got the scoring going on runs of 24 and 78 yards in the first quarter. Sean Stack added a 21-yard touchdown run, and JT Stahlman hauled in a 59-yard scoring pass from Dakota Cole.

A pair of Stahl touchdown runs from 11 and 24 yards got it to halftime.

Russell, who scored on three of his five carries, cemented his 161-yard performance with a 58-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.

Brayden Crocker scored on a 13-yard run in the third and Aeschbacher, who finished with 107 yards on the ground, added a pair of 10-yard scoring runs.

Stahlman had two receptions for 91 yards.

WILMINGTON 57, SHARPSVILLE 14

SHARPSVILLE, Pa. – Trailing 14-13 in the second quarter, Wilmington rattled off 43-unanswered points to cap a perfect 6-0 regular season with a 57-14 win over Sharpsville.

In the second half, the Greyhounds scored six rushing touchdowns, with Luke Edwards (25, 55) and Gage DeCaprio (19, 26) notching two each.

Darren Miller scored on a 10-yard run and Ethan Susen from 18 yards out.

Edwards finished with 170 yards and Susen 109.

For Sharpsville, Caullin Summers threw for 111 yards and touchdown passes to Danny Henwood (6 yards) and Ryan Ladjevich (6 yards).

CORRY 42, NORTH EAST 34, 2-OT

CORRY, Pa. – For the second time this season, Corry and North East went to overtime. And for the second time, it was the Beavers that came out victorious. 

Landon Weis scored on touchdown runs of 5 and 10 yards in the first and second overtimes, and the Beavers (2-4) kept the Grape Pickers out of the end zone in the second extra period to preserver the win. 

Weis’ 23-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, one of his five touchdowns (1 receiving)  on the night, and the subsequent 2-point conversion sent the game to OT after North East took the lead on Seth Fuller’s 89-yard kickoff return for score, his second of the game.

Neither team led by more than one score the entire game. 

Weis finished with 257 yards on the ground, while Nathan Lesher threw for 170 yards and touchdowns to Sam Fisher and Weis. Fisher had 91 yards receiving. 

Jackson Humes threw for 169 yards and a touchdown to Fuller, who also had 91 yards receiving in addition to a rushing touchdown. 

Fuller opened the game with a 98-yard kickoff return for touchdown. 

FORT LEBOEUF 49, GIRARD 7

GIRARD, Pa – Tristin Harris scored four touchdowns, three rushing and one on a kickoff return, as the Bison completed an unbeaten Region 6 regular season with a 49-7 win over Girard. 

Harris had 125 yards on the ground on just four carries, scoring on three of them, runs of 37, 25 and 46 yards. 

Adam Lichtinger had 90 yards rushing and a pair of scores and Jack Rimpa also added a touchdown on the ground, as the Bison built a 35-0 lead at halftime. 

Austin Barrett had 60 yards rushing and a touchdown for Girard (2-4). 

WEST MIDDLESEX 31, MERCER 0

MERCER, Pa. – West Middlesex essentially locked up a berth in the Class 1A playoffs with a 31-0 blanking of Mercer.

Ty Tate ran for two scores and passed for another for the Big Reds, who beat Mercer for the second time this season to improve to 4-2.

Alex Rea got the scoring going with a 2-yard run in the first quarter, followed by Tate’s 20-yard run with 3:32 to go in the second that made it 14-0.

The Big Reds scored again with just 27 seconds left in the half, as Colby Johnson hauled in a 20-yard pas from Tate.

It was more of the same in the second half, as Tate scored on a 2-yard run in the third quarter and Elijah Asche’s 28-yard field goal in the fourth quarter capped the scoring

Tate finished with 131 yards passing and 67 rushing, with Chris Smith hauling in five receptions for 71 yards.

Mercer’s (2-4) Aidan Bright had 90 yards receiving and 41 rushing.

FARRELL 30, GREENVILLE 8

FARRELL, Pa. – Anthony Stallworth scored three rushing touchdowns in the first half as Farrell rolled to a 30-8 win over Sharpsville.

Stallworth scored on runs of 12, 5 and 5 yards, while Taidon Strickland’s 2-yard scoring plunge made it 24-0 Steelers (4-2) at the half.

Lamont Samuels scored on a 60-yard punt return for the Steelers to make it 30-0 in the third quarter.

Greenville scored late on a Jalen Ritzert to Cole Karpinski touchdown pass.

WARREN 45, TITUSVILLE 13

TITUSVILLE, Pa. – Micah Passmore ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, while James Swanson had a pair of receiving touchdown to lead Warren past Titusville. 

Passmore’s 1-yard TD run gave Warren the early 6-0 lead, but Titusville went up 7-6 after Kolin Baker’s scoring run. 

Warren proceeded to rattle off 39 unanswered points, however, starting with a 47-yard toss from Swanson to Passmore. 

Alex Borger scored on a 30-yard run and Swanson hauled in a 48-yard scoring strike, this time from Landon Douvlos, to make it 25-7 Dragons at the half. 

Passmore found the end zone on the ground again in the second half, and a pair of freshmen – Sam Harvey and Tommy Nyquist, both scored on short touchdown runs in the second half. 

Swanson had a monster game with 157 yards receiving and 139 rushing. 

Baker had 75 yards on the ground for the Rockets. 

GROVE CITY 14, SHARON 13

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Sharon went for the win, but Grove City had the answer.

After Brett Salsgiver connected with Ja’On Phillips to put Sharon 1-point away from tying Grove City with 43 seconds left in the fourth quarter, the Tigers decided to go for the win, but Grove City’s defense stood tall, forcing an incomplete pass.

Zach Rodgers hooked up with Curtis Hovis on a 35-yard touchdown pass with just over six minutes to go in the fourth that, coupled with the John Hake extra point, gave the Eagles (3-3) a 14-7 lead.

After a scoreless first quarter, Anthony Pereira hauled in a 15-yard touchdown pass from Rodgers to make it 7-0, which turned out to be the only score of the first half.

Actually, that score stood until early in the fourth, when Sharon’s (1-5) Tyvell Richardson scored on a 1-yard run, and Jack Auchter’s extra point tied it 7-7.

Rodgers threw for 167 yards and the two scores, while Pereira finished with 86 yards receiving.

Labrae Norris rushed for 79 yards for the Tigers and Salsgiver threw for 69 yards.

UNION CITY 26, IROQUOIS 20

UNION CITY, Pa. – David Roscinski’s 13-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter broke a 20-all tie and gave Union City a 26-20 win over Iroquois. 

It was sweet revenge for the Bears, after falling to the Braves back in Week 3. 

Michael Hoopsick’s 1-yard plunge for Iroquois, coupled with the 2-point conversion, tied the game earlier in the fourth. 

Rocinski’s first touchdown of the game opened the scoring, a 5-yard run, and Hoopsick got the Braves on the board with a 36-yard scamper in the first quarter. 

Union City led 20-6 after Danny Rockman’s third-quarter touchdown run, only to watch as the Braves, thanks to Hoopsick’s second and third scoring rushes of the game, tied it up. 

Hoopsick finished with 157 yards on the ground, while Roscinski had 133 for Union City. 

Both teams are 3-3. 

SAEGERTOWN 20, COCHRANTON 8

SAEGERTOWN, Pa. – Saegertown’s Henry Shaffer threw for a pair of touchdowns as the Panthers evened their record at 3-3- with a 20-8 win over Cochranton. 

Shaffer connected on a 12-yard strike to Landen Caldwell in the first quarter, only to watch as Cochranton took an 8-6 lead on a Jon Gallo touchdown run, plus the 2-point conversion. 

The Panthers took the lead for good later in the quarter on a Shaffer to Jaden Reagle 17-yard touchdown pass. 

Saegertown flexed its defensive muscles with a safety in the third quarter, and Jake Resinger put the game away with a 2-yard TD plunge in the fourth. 

Resinger finished with 122 yards on the ground, while Dustin Miller had 80 rushing yards to pace Cochranton (0-6).

BUTLER 55, BLACKHAWK 14

BUTLER, Pa. – Cooper Baxter had two defensive scores, a 20-yard interception return and a 55-yard fumble return, rushed for two touchdowns and threw for another as Butler knocked off Blackhawk.

Justin Kababy rushed for 128 yards, including a 92-yard touchdown run, as the Golden Tornado snapped their 24-game losing streak.

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