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Pa. football roundup: Reid sparks Harriton victory over Aces

Pat Moriarty opened his varsity career with a bang and Spencer Reid scored twice to spark Harriton to a 28-6 win over host Lower Merion in the season and Central League opener for both teams yesterday.

Pat Moriarty opened his varsity career with a bang and Spencer Reid scored twice to spark Harriton to a 28-6 win over host Lower Merion in the season and Central League opener for both teams yesterday.

Reid, son of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid, scored on runs of 6 and 65 yards to stake the Rams to a 12-0 lead in the opening quarter. Moriarty made it 14-0 when he hit Ryan Kelly with a two-point conversion pass.

Moriarty, a 6-0, 160-pound sophomore, connected with Mike Allen on a 42-yard scoring pass and ran for a two-point conversion to increase Harriton's lead to 22-0 in the second quarter, then hit Kelly with a 15-yard scoring strike in the third quarter for a 28-0 Rams lead.

Public Class AA. Rolando Ransom scored on runs of 10 and 15 yards and Eric Dickerson recorded six sacks to lead Communications Tech to a 12-0 win over High School of the Future at Bartram.

Del-Val Charter 26, Prep Charter 6 - Markeese Walker scored on runs of 86 and 6 yards to lead the visiting Warriors past the Huskies.

Walker's first score in the second quarter gave Del-Val a 12-0 halftime lead. His last touchdown in the fourth quarter extended the Warriors' lead to 26-0.

Bicentennial. Doug Bauer threw for a touchdown and ran for another as Springfield (Montgomery County) beat visiting Jenkintown, 34-13.

Bauer opened the scoring by hitting Tim Quigg with an 11-yard scoring strike. In the second quarter, he scored the Spartans' final touchdown on an 18-yard run.


Jaron Turner scored on runs of 80 and 4 yards and led Olney past visiting Martin Luther King, 20-14.

Turner rushed for 78 yards on eight carries.

Overbrook 26, Bensalem 7 - David McCants and Siahnimah Kofa each scored twice to lift the Panthers past the Owls at Gratz.

McCants scored on runs of 70 and 3 yards in the first and third quarters, respectively, while Kofa tallied on runs of 40 and 7 yards in the second and fourth quarters.

Bok 37, Southern 6 - Shaquille Salmons rushed for 164 yards on 16 carries and scored three touchdowns to pace the Wildcats against the Rams at 11th and Bigler.

Roxborough 38, Edison 0 - Dre'Von Williams scored on runs of 18 and 15 yards and Nick Butts scored on a 1-yard keeper and threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Adrian Johnson-Pope to highlight a 28-point second quarter for the host Indians.

Dobbins 39, Lincoln 0 - Terrence Stafford rushed for 204 yards on 14 carries and accounted for three touchdowns to lead the Mustangs past the visiting Railsplitters.

Bishop McDevitt 48, Lower Moreland 2 - Gary Postell carried the ball 12 times, gained 223 yards and scored the first four touchdowns of the game and finished with five scores overall to lead the Lancers past the host Lions.

Bartram 24, West Philadelphia 0 - Brandon Jones scored on runs of 12, 23 and 3 yards to lead the Maroon Wave past the host Speedboys.

Avon Grove 34, Kennett 14 - Branden Monk increased the Red Devils' lead from 14-0 to 34-0 with three touchdowns against the visiting Blue Demons.

Monk scored on an 11-yard burst in the second quarter, then added touchdown runs of 65 and 32 yards in the third quarter.

Norristown 21, Northeast 7 - Brandon Shippen's touchdown in the second quarter broke a 7-7 tie and sparked the Eagles to a win over the host Vikings.

Shippen's score covered 29 yards and was followed by a 25-yard touchdown strike from Shannon Mayer to Tyler McAlpine in the third quarter.

Penn Wood 46, Conwell-Egan 0 - Alvis Strocen rushed for two touchdowns and 120 yards in the first quarter as the Patriots dismantled the visiting Eagles.

Strocen scored on runs of 9 and 66 yards to stake Penn Wood to an early lead.

Central 12, Ben Franklin 6 - Ravone Cornish and Christian Gonzales each threw touchdown passes for the Lancers against the visiting Electrons.

Cornish hit Cebatian Glosy with a 56-yard scoring strike to tie the game, 6-6, in the second quarter. Gonzales then connected for the game-winner, covering 8 yards to Rich Drayton later in the quarter.

Interboro 7, Springfield (D) 6 - Will Bradley's kick for the extra point proved to be the difference as the Bucs slipped past the visiting Cougars.

Bradley's extra point followed a 1-yard touchdown blast by Monte Jennings with 11:56 left in the game. Matt Craig scored from the 1-yard line with 6:04 left for Springfield, but the extra point sailed wide left.

Calvary Christian 35, Kutztown 27 - Ian Richardson rushed for 197 yards and scored three times to pace the visiting Cougars.

Richardson's scoring runs of 29 and 31 yards tied the game, 14-14. Doug Smith scored on a 5-yard run to give Calvary the lead for good and Richardson gave his team some insurance with a 56-yard scoring sprint.

Upper Moreland 14, Strath Haven 7 - Greg Adamson scored the last of his two touchdowns with 2 minutes left to boost the Golden Bears past the visiting Panthers.

Adamson scored on a 6-yard blast in the third quarter and tallied the game-winner from 2 yards out. Strath Haven reached the Upper Moreland 20-yard line, but the game ended when Terrell Watson sacked the Panthers' quarterback.

Ridley 27, Coatesville 20 - Ridley, ranked No. 2 in Southeastern Pennsylvania by The Inquirer, squeezed past the visiting Red Raiders on Sean Blundin's 45-yard fourth-quarter touchdown pass to Derrek Dawson with four minutes remaining.

W.C. Rustin 35, Penncrest 0 - Frank O'Donnell dominated host Rustin's opener, scoring all of his team's five touchdowns in the shutout win.

O'Donnell, who gained more than 600 yards last year despite being used primarily as a blocker for Rondell White, picked up the offense for the graduated White by scoring four times on runs, including 60 and 64-yard dashes from scrimmage. He also caught a 15-yard TD pass from Steve Fithian.

Neshaminy 21, Souderton 19 - Corey Majors scored the game-winning touchdown in the third quarter and also made 10 tackles on defense, sparking the visiting Redskins' victory.

Charlie Marterella directed the Neshaminy offense, tossing a TD pass to Sean Ulmer as part of a 139-yard passing attack.

Marple Newtown 26, Sun Valley 0 - Marple's defense threw an opening-night shutout at Sun Valley, while Mario Dioguardi and Cimirrow Moat combined for more than 200 yards rushing.

Dioguardi gained 123 yards, including TD bursts of 37 and 30 yards.

Upper Perkiomen 49, Muhlenberg 35 - Ronnie Gillespie caught touchdown passes of 35 and 75 yards from Casey Perlstein and set a school record with a 99-yard kickoff return to lead the host Indians.

Pennridge 42, Haverford School 0 - Kyle Peters launched four touchdown passes ranging from 12 to 64 yards, highlighting Pennridge's win over the visiting Fords.

Rocky Ferrier caught a pair of TD tosses from Peters.

Phoenixville 38, Great Valley 21 - John McNally's 19-yard field goal gave the Phantoms the lead for good, 17-14, in the second quarter.

Academy Park 39, Upper Merion 0 - Demetre Carter got loose for the game's first three touchdowns, including a 15-yard run with a blocked punt, as the host Knights cruised to a shutout win.