The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

September 14, 2013

Roundup: Trojans, Eagles, Sailors, Warriors 3-0; Hornets beat Hounds

Herald staff

---- — Six other District 10 region games were contested on Friday night. In Region 1-A, Sharpsville beat Conneaut, 19-7.

In Region 3-AA, Hickory rebounded from a loss to beat Wilmington, 42-6; Sharon trounced the Rockets in Titusville, 58-8; Greenville rolled past Saegertown, 50-7, and Grove City remained unbeaten with a 37-30 win at Reynolds.

In non-region action, Lakeview routed Franklin, 42-0, and Brookfield improved to 3-0 with a close 10-6 win at Campbell Memorial.

Kennedy Catholic hosts Mercer at noon today in a Region 1-A clash.

Following are staff reports:

ä Sharon 58, Titusville 8 — The long ride home from Titusville was a happy affair for the Sharon Tigers of coach Jim Wildman after the District 10 Region 3-AA rout that left Sharon at 2-0 in the region and 2-1 overall.

“We’re getting better,” said a happy Wildman, whose team manhandled Saegertown last week after the opening season loss to Farrell. “We made some adjustments up front; we think we’ve finally settled  in on who belongs there. The kids are little more sure of themselves.”

Speedy Carnell Hawkins scored 5 touchdowns for the Tigers on runs of 14, 11, 46, 80 and 60 yards. He finished with 226 yards on 10 carries. Trenton Mosley had a pair of tallies on a 12-yard pass from Andrew Tomko and a 31-yard run.

Tomko connected with Dan Vanderslice on a 1-yard TD aerial, while Anthony Johnson hit paydirt on a 10-yard burst. Evan Gill hit on 4 PAT kicks.

Tomko hit 8 of 11 passes for 164 yards.

“Tomko had good night and obviously the whole offense did,” said Wildman. “We played great defensively. We played everybody so every mom is happy tonight.”

On defense, Mosley had an interception, while Johnson recovered 2 fumbles.

Titusville (0-2, 0-3) had one TD on a 44-yard pass from Todd Brown to Cody Sines.

ä Brookfield 10, Campbell Memorial 6 — At Campbell, the Red Devils took a 6-0 lead in the 1st quarter, but it was the only points they would score as coach Randy Clark’s Warriors (3-0) remained undefeated.

D.J. Harrison hauled in a 76-yard touchdown pass from Stephan Elash to give CM a 6-0 lead. The 2-point conversion attempt failed.

Brookfield cut the lead to 6-3 in the 2nd quarter on a 22-yard field goal by Kasey Tingler.

The Warriors took the 10-6 in the 3rd quarter on a 15-yard TD run by Joey Clark and Tingler’s PAT.

The Brookfield defense held Campbell Memorial (0-3) to only 4 first down and minus-13 rushing yards. Elash finished 11-of-17 for 166 yards. Harrison pulled in 4 catches for 137 yards.

For Brookfield, which hosts Struthers this Friday, Clark had 25 carries for 96 yards. Quarterback Augustus Necastro was 2-of-9 for 6 yards with 1 pick.

ä Lakeview 42, Franklin 0 — At Lakeview in a non-region encounter, the Class A Sailors of coach Dan York remained undefeated (3-0) with the rout the Class AAA Knights (1-2).

Sailor senior running back Blake Reddick continued his assault on the Lakeview record books as he rambled for 308 yards on 18 carries and scored three TDs on runs of 26, 43 and 57 yards. Reddick rushed for 2,091 yards last season and has already totaled 694 this campaign.

Zach VanDusen scored on a 6-yard run, while Brandon Rice thrilled the home fans with an 85-yard kickoff return for a tally. Marquis Spence scored the final touchdown of the night in the third period on a 1-yard burst.

VanDusen kicked 4 extra points and Reddick ran in a two-pointer.

On defense, Reddick had a pair of interceptions, while VanDusen had one.

ä Sharpsville 19, Conneaut Area 7 — At Linesville High School, the Blue Devils (1-1, 2-1) trailed 7-0 at the end of the 1st quarter, but scored a dozen points in the 2nd quarter and 7 in the 4th to earn the Region 1-AA win.

Elijah Anderton gave Conneaut Area a 6-0 lead in the 1st frame on a 3-yard TD run. Brennon Miller tacked on the PAT for a 7-0 lead.

Sharpsville cut the lead to 7-6 in the 2nd quarter on a 25-yard touchdown run by Ben BuCher. The extra-point kick failed.

Coach Paul Piccirilli’s Blue Devils took a 12-7 lead later in the 2nd quarter on a 33-yard TD pass from Nick Henwood to Tyrin Peavy. The 2-point pass conversion attempt failed.

The Blue Devils, who rebounded from a tough 6-0 loss to Mercer last Saturday, went up 19-7 in the 4th frame on a 2-yard TD run by Peavy and Nathan Lutz’s PAT.

Tyler Wansack led the Blue Devils in rushing with 93 yards on 17 carries. Henwood finished 9-of-17 for 155 yards. Greg Popatak pulled in 4 catches for 72 yards.

Quarterback Hunter Merritt (22-66) led Conneaut Area (0-2, 1-2) in rushing and was 6-of-14 for 51 yards.

ä Hickory 42, Wilmington 6 — Big plays and big guys were the keys to victory for Hickory.

Led by dominating efforts in the trenches by their offensive and defensive lines, the Hornets (1-1, 2-1) scored three times of plays longer than 35 yards or more in a 42-6 thumping of Wilmington in Region 3AA play Friday evening.

“We felt all week that we had to win the line of scrimmage,” Hornet taskmaster Bill Brest said. “We felt we won the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball tonight. Tonight, it’s all about the boys ... how they practiced on the field and how they prepared in the film room. It’s about their execution and desire to win this ballgame.”

After a scoreless first quarter, De’quan Lewis notched the Hornets’ initial big play with a 35-yard scamper off the left side of the Hickory line with Jordan Wombacher providing the first of 6 PATS. On Hickory’s next possession, Lewis put Hickory up 14-0 with a 1-yard score at the break.

Next up in the big play department was Andrew Pryts, who took the second half’s opening kickoff 74 yards for a 21-0 lead. Then after 5 Wilmington offensive plays, Davon Tindall took an end-around 80 yards all the way to the Wilmington 1 before Lou Derloni burst through the line for a 1-yard score.

On the fourth quarter’s first play, Derloni burst 55 yards for another Hickory score and after Zechariah Sewell pounced on a Wilmington fumble on the ensuing kickoff, Matt Voytick found Pryts’ for a 10-yard scoring strike and a 42-0 cushion.

“They’re a good team and we knew that coming in,” Wilmington coach Terry Verrelli said. “We knew they had several guys that could run. That’s always your worry, because they have so many that you can’t key on just one. You have to play football. When (the other team) has a bunch of guys with speed, that turns into a problem, which it did tonight.”

Hickory limited the ‘Hounds (0-2, 1-2) to just 114 yards of total offense, including just 41 yards on the ground.

“The defense, their technique is getting better,” Brest said. “Their pursuit to the ball and discipline is getting better. We just have to keep playing defense. We wanted to make them one dimensional and throw the ball. I think we did that.”

Meanwhile, the Hornets put up 33 yards of total offense.

“They were the better team tonight,” Verrelli said. “There’s no question about it. We’re going to go back and we have to get better. I’m not upset about what happened. We have to go back and improve from this. That’s the key thing. We’re big up front and they manhandled us on both sides of the ball. We couldn’t block them and we couldn’t get off their blocks.

“We have to get better in all phases of the game. (The Greyhounds) are young, but that’s not an excuse. We have to get better.”

Notes: Riley Kollar provided Wilmington’s lone points by scooping up a Hornet fumble and racing 40 yards for the touchdown with 3:13 left. ... Derloni, Pryts, Ross Passalinqua and Zechariah Sewell were credited with fumble recoveries for the Hornets, while Anthony Cannone had an interception for the Hornets. ... Wombacher, Austin Aikens and Tyler Reardon were credited with sacks for Hickory. — By Corey J. Corbin, Herald sports correspondent

ä Greenville 50, Saegertown 7 — At Greenville, the Trojans of coach Brian Herrick showed no signs of a letdown after their huge win over Hickory last week as they romped over the Tigers.

Greenville (2-0 in Region 3-AA, 3-0 overall) dominated from the start against the winless visitors.

Cody Nellis got the scoring parade started early with a 1-yard TD run and Luke Houpt followed with a 43-yard touchdown pass from Matt Jones.

Tyler Fattman scored on a 53-yard punt return, then Trey VanAken on a 37-yard run. Nick Black hit paydirt on a 15-yard burst.

Dominic Chambers tallied the final two TDs for Greenville on runs of 1 and 4 yards. Casey Eells connected on 6 PAT kicks, while Gage Gladysz ran in a two-pointer.

ä Grove City 37, Rey-nolds 30 — At Reynolds, the Eagles of coach Jeff Bell shot out to a 23-0 lead, but had to stave of a big Raider rally for the victory.

Grove City (2-0 Region 3-AA, 3-0) scored on a safety, then had three touchdowns from Foster Reznor on runs of 16 and 2 yards and a 19-yard pass reception from Jared Graham. Reznor finished with 105 yards on 15 carries.

Reynolds got on the board in the second half on a 74-yard burst by Mike Millero, but Grove City came back on a 1-yard run by Jared Sample.

Millero hit paydirt on a 13-yard run, followed by Ian Sapot on a 3-yard run. GC quarterback Graham then scored on a fumble recovery in the endzone before Jake Leipheimer closed out the scoring for Reynolds on a 1-yard run.

The loss was the first for Reynolds and new head coach Josh Mull.


WILMINGTON    0    0    0    6    6

HICKORY    0    14    14    14    42

Scoring plays

H — Lewis, 35 run (Wombacker kick)

H  — Lewis, 1 run (Wombacker kick)

H — Pryts, 74 kickoff ret. (Wombacker kick)

H  — Derloni, 1 run (Wombacker kick)

H — Derloni, 55 run (Wombacker kick)

H — Pryts, 10 pass from Voytik (Wombacker kick)

W — Kollar, 40 fum ret. (kick failed)

Team stats


5    First downs    10

41    Rushing yards    263

73    Passing yards    71

8-3-1    Att-comp-int    8-4-0

114    Total yards    334

4-2    Fumbles-lost    5-0

6-36    Penalties-yards lost    6-65

Individual stats

Rushing: WILMINGTON — Bloise 12-26, Sotter 9-22, Llewellyn 5-(-16), Bender 3-7, DeMedal 1-2; HICKORY — Derloni 6-77, Voytik 8-15, Pryts 1-0, Lewis 4-49, Carr 4-24, Tindall 1-80, Selow 2-2, Ezi-Ashi 3-18, Bianco 2-(-2).

Passing: WILMINGTON — Lewellyn 8-3-1-114; HICKORY — Voytik 8-4-0-71.

Receiving: WILMINGTON — Monstwil 1-30, Peoples 1-25, DeMedal 1-10; HICKORY — Lewis 1-30, A. Cannone 1-15, Tindall 1-15, Pryts 1-10.


SHARON    27    25    0    6    58

TITUSVILLE    0    0    8    0    8

Scoring plays

S — Hawkins, 14 run (Gill kick)

S — Hawkins, 11 run (Gill kick)

S — Hawkins, 46 run (kick failed)

S — Mosley, 12 pass from Tomko (Gill kick)

S — Hawkins, 80 run (Gill kick)

S — Vanderslice, 1 pass from Tomko (kick blocked)

S — Hawkins, 60 run (kick blocked)

S — Johnson, 10 run (kick failed)

T - Cody Sines, 44 pass from Todd Brown (Fargas pass from Brown)

S - Mosley, 31 run (no pat)

Team stats


14    First downs    N/A

378    Rushing yards    N/A

164    Passing yards    N/A

11-8-0    Att-comp-int    N/A

542    Total yards    N/A

2-2    Fumbles-lost    N/A

7-55    Penalties-yards lost    N/A

Individual stats

Rushing: SHARON — C. Hawkins 10-226, Mosley 4-76, Johnson 4-35, Norris 7-23, Thompson 1-4, E. Hawkins 1-6, Pinkins 2-8; TITUSVILLE — N/A.

Passing: SHARON — Tomko, 11-8-0-164; TITUSVILLE — N/A.

Receiving: SHARON — Vanderslice 2-29, C. Hawkins 2-25, Mosley 3-96, Meszaros 1-14; TITUSVILLE — N/A.


BROOKFIELD    0    3    7    0    10

CAMPBELL    6    0    0    0    6

Scoring plays

C — Harrison, 76 pass from Elash (pass failed)

B — Tingler, 22 FG

B — Clark, 15 run (Tingler kick)

Team stats


10    First downs    4

183    Rushing yards    -13

6    Passing yards    166

9-2-1    Att-comp-int    18-11-0

189    Total yards    153

1-1    Fumbles-lost    0-0

3-18    Penalties-yards lost    7-54

Individual stats

Rushing: BROOKFIELD — Clark 25-96, Morrison 12-59, Necastro 8-27, Johnson 1-1; CAMPBELL MEMORIAL — A. Jackson 9-12, B. Jackson 1-8, Brown 1-4, Johnson 1-(-2), Elash 9-(-15), Harrison 4-(-20).

Passing: BROOKFIELD — Necastro 9-2-1-6; CAMPBELL MEMORIAL — Elash 17-11-0-166, Harrison 1-0-0-0.

Receiving: BROOKFIELD — Clark 1-5, Morrison 1-1; CAMPBELL MEMORIAL — Harrison 4-137, B. Jackson 2-15, Johnson 2-8, Brown 2-(-2).


FRANKLIN    0    0    0       0     0

LAKEVIEW    13    8       21      0   42

Scoring plays

L — VanDusen, 6 run (VanDusen kick)

L — Reddick, 26 run (PAT failed)

L — Reddick, 43 run (Reddick run)

L — Rice, 85 kickoff ret. (VanDusen kick)

L — Reddick, 57 run (VanDusen kick)

L — Spence, 1 run (VanDusen kick)

Team stats


N/A    First downs    N/A

N/A    Rushing yards    459

N/A    Passing yards    34

N/A    Att-comp-int    1-1-0

N/A    Total yards    493

N/A    Fumbles-lost    N/A

N/A    Penalties-yards lost    N/A

Individual stats

Rushing: FRANKLIN — N/A; LAKEVIEW — Reddick 18-308, VanDusen 6-33, Bigley 1-8, Spence, 6-62, Rice 3-27, Cannon 4-21.

Passing: FRANKLIN — N/A; LAKEVIEW — Bigley, 1-1-0-34.

Receiving: FRANKLIN — N/A; LAKEVIEW — VanDusen 1-34.


SHARPSVILLE    0    12    0    7    19

CONNEAUT    7    0    0    0    7

Scoring plays

C — Anderton, 3 run (Miller kick)

S — BuCher, 25 run (kick failed)

S — Peavy, 33 pass from N. Henwood (pass failed)

S — Peavy, 2 run (Lutz kick)

Team stats


17    First downs    11

128    Rushing yards    97

155    Passing yards    51

17-9-0    Att-comp-int    14-6-0

283    Total yards    148

3-1    Fumbles-lost    0-0

5-25    Penalties-yards lost    1-15

Individual stats

Rushing: SHARPSVILLE — Wansack 17-93, Peavy 10-42, BuCher 7-33, Keck 1-2, N. Henwood 3-(-28), team 2-(-14); CONNEAUT AREA — Merritt 22-66, Anderton 13-31.

Passing: SHARPSVILLE — N. Henwood 17-9-0-155; CONNEAUT AREA — Merritt 14-6-0-51.

Receiving: SHARPSVILLE — Popatak 4-72, Smith 2-39, Peavy 2-36, BuCher 1-8; CONNEAUT AREA — Williams 2-24, Litwin 2-13, Miller 1-8, Ledford 1-6.


SAEGERTOWN    0    0    7    0    7

GREENVILLE    29    14    0    7    50

Scoring plays

G — Nellis, 1 run (Eells kick)

G — Houpt, 43 pass from Jones (Eells kick)

G — Fattman, 53 punt ret. (G. Gladysz run)

G — VanAken, 37 run (Eells kick)

G — Black, 15 run (Eells kick)

G — Chambers, 1 run (Eells kick)

S — Schultz, 1 run (Rhoades kick)

G — Chambers, 4 run (Eells kick)

No Team/Individual stats reported


GROVE CITY    9    14    7    7    37

REYNOLDS    0    0    15    15    30

Scoring plays

GC — safety

GC — Reznor, 16 run (Latimer kick)

GC — Reznor, 2 run (Nelson kick)

GC — Reznor, 19 pass from Graham, (Nelson kick)

R — Millero, 74 run (Ryhal kick)

GC — Sample, 1 run (Nelson kick)

R — Millero, 13 run (Millero run)

R — Sapot, 3 run (Millero run)

GC - Graham, fum. rec in end zone (Nelson kick)

R -- Leipheimer, 1 run (Ryhal kick)

Team stats


15    First downs    10

304    Rushing yards    N/A

61    Passing yards    N/A

6-5-0    Att-comp-int    N/A

365    Total yards    N/A

1-0    Fumbles-lost    1-1

9-80    Penalties-yards lost    N/A

Individual stats

Rushing: GROVE CITY — Sample 10-98, Graham 9-57, Hodge 1-(-2), Reznor 15-105, Sabuski 8-46; REYNOLDS — N/A.

Passing: GROVE CITY — 6-5-0-61; REYNOLDS — N/A.

Receiving: GROVE CITY — Reznor 4-45, Lyons 1-16; REYNOLDS — N/A.