NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Ben Miller had a career game, rushing for 307 yards and five touchdowns as Wilmington beat Slippery Rock 55-20.
Also See: Knox Sets D10 Rushing Mark
Slippery Rock actually led 20-13 at halftime on the strength of a pair of Eli Anderson touchdown passes to Douglas Popovec (14 yards) and Cooper Glass (28 yards).
Anderson also scored on a 59-yard touchdown run in the first half, with Miller scoring on runs of 15 and 10 yards in the first half.
Miller scored on runs of 61 and 12 yards and also caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from Buddah Book.
Tyler Mikulin scored on runs of 6 and 18 yards for Wilmington and finished with 93 yards on the ground.
Anderson threw for 152 yards and rushed for 136 for the Rockets.
MERCER 28, LAKEVIEW 20
STONEBORO, Pa. – Mercer built a 28-7 lead on its way to knocking off previously unbeaten Lakeview, 28-20.
Daemyin Mattocks and Carter Addison scored two touchdowns each with Mattocks finishing with 158 yards and Addison 86.
Mercer led 22-6 at halftime on the strength of a pair of Mattocks touchdown runs covering 27 and 7 yards, as well as a 4-yard run by Addison.
Leyton Zacherl scored on a 1-yard touchdown run to account for Lakview’s lone score of the half.
Addison’s 4-yard touchdown run in the third quarter made it 28-7 before Lakeview rallied.
Zacherl threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Blake Skiles in the third quarter and Mitchell Tingley’s 6-yard run with 9:21 to play getting the Sailors within one score.
Mercer drove on its final possession, but Mattocks’ interception sealed the deal.
Tingley finished with 151 yards on 17 carries for the Sailors.
HICKORY 38, GREENVILLE 7
GREENVILLE, Pa. – Hickory spread the wealth, with five different players scoring touchdowns in a 38-7 win over Greenville.
The Hornets led 14-0 after the first quarter on the strength of a 48-yard touchdown pass from Zander Telez to Luke Nevil and a Sean Kennedy 4-yard run.
Greenville got on the board on a 27-yard touchdown pass from Nick Solderich to Noah Philson, but Hickory answered, taking a 21-7 halftime lead on a Will Acrie 14-yard run.
Kelvin Morrison scored on a 13-yard run in the third quarter for the Hornets and Telez threw his second touchdown pass of the game to cap the scoring in the fourth quarter, a 1-yarder to Tylon Cousin.
Telez had 110 yards through the air for the Hornets, while Morrison had 110 yards on the ground and Kennedy 89.
GENERAL MCLANE 42, FAIRVIEW 7
FAIRVIEW, Pa. – Jacob Zietz connected with Issac Zietz and Magnus Lloyd had three rushing touchdowns as General McLane powered past Fairview, 27-7.
The Zietz to Zietz connection covered 4 and 11-yard scoring plays in the first quarter as GM jumped out to a 27-7 halftime lead and also had a 2-yard scoring strike in the fourth quarter.
Lloyd, meanwhile, scored on runs of 4, 1 and 10 yards.
Lloyd finished with 146 yards on the ground, while Isaac Zeitz had 123 yards passing and Jacob Zeitz 35 yards receiving.
Vinny Campoli scored on a 9-yard touchdown run for Fairview.
NORTH EAST 31, HARBOR CREEK 12
HARBORCREEK, Pa. – Jackson Humes threw for a touchdown and ran for another as North East beat Harbor Creek for its seventh consecutive win, 31-12.
Humes threw a 30-yard touchdown pass to Jamari Curlett and Landon Kelly had an interception return for a touchdown that gave North East a 14-0 lead after the first quarter.
That lead held until the third quarter when Humes’ 18-yard touchdown run extended the North East advantage to 21-0.
Colton Owens also had a fumble return for touchdown for the Grape Pickers in the second half and Joel Morey booted a 29-yard field goal.
Cameron Herman got Harbor Creek on the board with his 76-yard scoring scamper in the third quarter, while Lance Brown scored on a 9-yard run in the fourth quarter.
Humes had 60 yards passing and 59 yards rushing for North East.
Brown finished with 103 yards on the ground for Harbor Creek.
MERCYHURST PREP 66, IROQUOIS 0
ERIE, Pa. – Mercyhurst Prep put up 42 points in the first quarter on its way to a 66-0 win over Iroquois.
Paul Johnson rushed for 95 yards and also threw for 129 yards.
JJ Ganska had 95 yards on the ground and a score for the Lakers.
CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS 47, COCHRANTON 14
COCHRANTON, Pa. – Jordan Washington rushed for 157 yards and two touchdowns on just three carries as Cambridge Springs bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 47-14 triumph over Cochranton.
Washington scored on touchdown runs of 82 and 72 yards in the first half as the Blue Devils raced out to a 32-8 lead.
Preston Gorton also had a pair of scores for the Blue Devils, scoring on a 21-yard run while also returning a fumble for a touchdown.
Morgan Applebee and Brett Kania also added short touchdown runs for Cambridge Springs, with Gorton finishing with 77 yards on the ground.
Isaiah Long scored on a 9-yard run in the first half for Cochranton and also hauled in a 6-yard touchdown reception from Walker Carroll in the fourth quarter.
Long finished with 43 yards on the ground.