ERIE, Pa. – McDowell waited nearly a month to get back on the field, so it was only fitting that their first game back should take two days to complete.
In a game the Trojans led 6-0 early in the second quarter upon its resumption Saturday, Chris Juchno threw a pair of touchdown passes to lead them to a 20-0 blanking of Erie High.
The game stood 6-0 at halftime, but Juchno threw a 24-yard scoring strike to Braden Soboleski in the third quarter and a 13-yard touchdown to Anthony Emling in the fourth to put the finishing touches on the game.
McDowell improved to 4-0, while Erie fell to 1-4 .
WARREN 52, CORRY 21
CORRY, Pa. – Warren scored 24 points in the first quarter as they rolled past Corry, 52-21.
James Swanson scored on a pair of first quarter touchdown runs of 60 and 14 yards, followed by a 32-yard touchdown pass from Landon Douvlos to Donovan Fiscus. All three 2-point conversion attempts in the first quarter were successful for the Dragons (3-3).
Fiscus and Douvlos hooked up again in the second quarter on a 16-yard scoring strike, and Micah Passmore capped the first-half scoring for the Dragons with a 2-yard touchdown run.
Tommy Nyquist had a rushing touchdown in the second half for the Dragons, and Douvlos threw his third and final touchdown pass of the game in the fourth quarter, a 35-yarder to Alex Borger.
Doulvos completed 6-of-8 passes for 205 yards, while Swanson had 187 yards rushing. Nyquist finished with 81 yards on the ground and Passmore 71.
Easton Hultberg had two sacks defensively for the Dragons.
Landon Weis rushed for 123 yards and a touchdown for the Beavers (2-5). Weis also caught a 58-yard touchdown pass from Nathan Lesher.
NORTH EAST 49, FRANKLIN 12
NORTH EAST, Pa. – Seth Fuller scored four total touchdowns in three different ways as North East defeated Franklin, 49-12.
Fuller caught nine and 10 yard touchdown passes from quarterback Jackson Humes, while also scoring on a 28-yard interception return and a 90-yard kickoff return.
Fuller finished with 63 yards receiving and 34 yards rushing.
Keyen Skrekla had 109 yards on the ground and a touchdown for the Grape Pickers, who led 14-6 at the half before scoring 33 points in the final two quarters.
Tyler Wittman had 79 yards on the ground and a score for North East (1-6).
Cade Adams had 45 yards rushing and touchdown for Franklin (1-6), while Aaron Burkhart added 17 yards rushing and a score.
MERCYHURST PREP 44, UNION CITY 22
ERIE, Pa. – Gus Campbell had a monster game on the ground for Mercyhurst Prep, rushing for 217 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Lakers past Union City.
Campbell scored on runs of 55, 23 and 11 yards as the Lakers built a 22-16 halftime lead.
He also scored on a 5-yard run in the third quarter, while Sam Gonzalez scored on a 52-yard run and Aronde Bridgett a 12-yard scamper to break the game open for Mercyhurst Prep (2-5).
Caleb Stull had a big game on the ground for the Bears (3-4), rushing for 143 yards and touchdown runs of 10 and two yards.
David Roscinski also had 123 yards on the ground for the Bears.
SAEGERTOWN 34, IROQUOIS 13
LAWRENCE PARK, Pa. – Jaden Reagle rushed for 135 yards on and three touchdowns to lead Saegertown past Iroquois, 34-13.
Saegertown (4-3) led 8-7 at halftime, and Reagle did all of his damage in the second half, scoring on runs of eight, 20 and two, to extend the Panthers’ lead to 34-7.
Dante Carr had the first score of the game, putting Iroquois (3-4) up 7-0 early. Carr finished with 60 yards rushing for the Braves.
Michael Hoopsick had 93 yards rushing for Iroquois, including a 8-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter.
Henry Shaffer also threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Jake Resinger in the first half for Saegertown.
CONNEAUT (OHIO) 28, GIRARD 21
CONNEAUT, OHIO – Gunner Bax scored three rushing touchdowns, but it wasn’t enough for Girard in a 28-21 setback to the Conneaut Spartants.
Conneaut led 21-7 after the third quarter, but Bax’s 6-yard scoring run got them within 21-14.
Bax’s third score of the game, coupled with the extra point, tied at 21-21, but Conneaut scored with 41 seconds left to secure the win.