St. Joe’s Prep (Pa.) came back from a 27-14 deficit to beat St. Peter’s Prep, 25-27.
St. Peter’s Prep struck first on a Maasai Maynor to Ayir Asante for five yards. St. Joe’s Prep tied it 7-7 on a touchdown pass, which was the score at the half.
Anthony Summey scored three touchdowns in the third quarter, the second an electrifying 94-yard run as Peter’s went up 27-14. The 94-yard run was Summey going through the middle and simply outrunning the defense.
It was the fourth quarter St. Joe’s Prep will remember and St. Peter’s Prep would like to forget. St. Joe’s Prep went in front, 28-27, on a beautiful run by Kobe Burrell through the middle and cutting left as Peter’s defenders were moving to his right. They went for two and succeeded on the pass with 3:23 remaining. St. Joe’s then intercepted their third pass of the final frame, setting themselves up on the 35-yard line, scoring when Marques Mason had an 8-yard touchdown with 1:29 left. St. Peter’s Prep’s last attempt was turned over on downs.
Hats off to St. Joe’s Prep for taking advantage of the opportunities and best of luck to the rest of the season. St. Peter’s Prep made too many mistakes; it was their game to lose when it was 27-14 and they lost. The three fourth quarter interceptions were the difference.
On a positive note, the Marauders did have have good performances. Summey showed game-breaking ability and the receivers having good games were Asante, Chase Jones, and Byron Shipman. On defense, Cody Simon had a good game and appeared to be getting consistent penetration.