Malvern rolls in Inter-Ac opener
PHILADELPHIA >> Senior running back Quincy Watson scored three touchdowns and ran for 106 yards in 16 carries to lead Malvern Prep to a 51-17 win Friday against host Penn Charter in its Inter-Ac opener.
The 5-foot-9, 185-pounder scored on touchdown runs of 14, 14, and 17 yards for Malvern (7-0). In three games (as a fifth-year senior, he cannot appear in games against PIAA opponents), Watson has carried for 293 yards in 56 carries, averaging more than five yards per carry.
The Friars netted 261 rushing yards on 27 attempts against Penn Charter (4-2).
Malvern took a 20-0 lead late in the first quarter when D’Angelo Stocker blocked a punt and ran 17 yards for a touchdown.
Malvern quarterback Drew Gunther completed 9 of 13 throws for 207 yards and two touchdowns in the first half. Wideouts Lonnie White and Tyler Tinson scored on TD receptions of 55 and 42 yards, respectively.