DiGre­go­rio couldn’t be stopped as St. James de­feated Neu­mann

Daily Times (Primos, PA) - - SPORTS - By Harry Chaykun For Dig­i­tal First Me­dia

A look at high school foot­ball in Delaware County on this week­end in years past.

30 Years Ago

Joe DiGre­go­rio runs for one touch­down and throws a scor­ing pass to Dave Eli­son as St. James beats St. John Neu­mann, 24-0, for its fourth con­sec­u­tive Catholic League vic­tory … Lanue John­son scores on a 59-yard pass from Rich Ni­chol­son and a 57yard run in Penncrest’s 14-12win over pre­vi­ously un­de­feated Lower Me­rion … An­thony Miller re­turns an in­ter­cep­tion 52yards for the first TD as Ch­ester de­feats In­ter­boro, 28-7… Mike Cooper gains 168yards rush­ing and scores three TDs in Academy Park’s 20-15win over Sun Val­ley … Kevin Jenk­ins and James Spears com­bine on a 90-yard scor­ing pass as Glen Mills gets by Unionville, 12-0… Scott Wil­liams runs 31yards with a fum­ble for the TD that puts Marple New­town ahead in a 13-9win over Up­per Darby … Ed Dougherty runs for a TD and throws for an­other as Car­di­nal O’Hara beats West Catholic, 32-6.

50 Years Ago

Jim John­son scores on a 22-yard in­ter­cep­tion re­turn and Ernie Mingo runs 46yards with an in­ter­cep­tion for a TD as Chich­ester hands Ri­d­ley its first loss, 12-2… Dennis Dou­bet catches a con­ver­sion pass af­ter the first of his two sec­ond-half TDs in St. James’ 15-7win over St. Joseph’s Prep … Phil Donofrio runs for one TD and throws for two scores as Mon­signor Bon­ner beats Bishop Neu­mann, 24-8… Jim Hod­nett has two TD runs in Up­per Darby’s 20-0win over Marple New­town … Har­ris Plot­nick scores two TDs as Haver­ford halts Harriton, 34-0… Marko Njezic catches scor­ing passes of 18, 49and 74yards from John Cun­ning­ham as Penncrest de­feats Radnor, 27-6… Ron Mac­Don­ald runs for one TD and throws for an­other in Nether Prov­i­dence’s 19-0win over Methac­ton … Frank McKone has two scor­ing runs and Bob Kaut tosses a pair of TD passes to pace Colling­dale past Gar­net Val­ley, 33-0… Jack Boese scores on a 74-yard run and a 65-yard in­ter­cep­tion re­turn in Sharon Hill’s 33-6win over Clifton Heights … Jim McCane and Jack Cush­ing run for two TDs as Swarth­more stops Darby Town­ship, 33-13.

40 Years Ago

Tom Fran­cione throws two TDes and scores on a 62-yard run with an in­ter­cep­tion to help Sharon Hill to a 38-7 vic­tory over Ox­ford … Ge­orge Schmidt runs 55yards with a fum­ble to score in the last minute of the first half of Marple New­town’s 12-0win over Nor­ris­town … Steve An­drien gets two TDs as Car­di­nal O’Hara beats Bishop Neu­mann, 21-6… Bob Batch­e­lor catches two scor­ing passes in Colling­dale’s 21-6win over Harriton … Mike DeVi­tis runs for one TD and throws for an­other as Haver­ford gets by Radnor, 13-6 … Gary Gads­den has a pair of scor­ing runs and Wil­lard Hud­son runs 40 yards with a fum­ble for a TD in Darby Town­ship’s 30-6win over Lans­downeAl­dan … Rich Murtha gets three TDs as Ri­d­ley rolls past Penncrest, 28-8.

20 Years Ago

Dave Kasarsky scores on a 55-yard run as Gar­net Val­ley de­feats Lower More­land, 35-7… Pat Curtin throws a 46-yard scor­ing pass to Mike Kelly with 49sec­onds to play to give Arch­bishop Car­roll a 17-12win over Mon­signor Bon­ner … Tim Deasey gains 209yards on 31car­ries and gets one TD as In­ter­boro beats Penn Wood, 28-20… Pat Fon­seca tosses two scor­ing passes and Dan Young runs 73 yards with a blocked punt for a TD in Glen Mills’ 35-14win over Cedar Cliff … Jim Starkey has five TD passes — two to Matt Kester — in Sun Val­ley’s 34-33 OT loss to West Ch­ester East … Na­jeeb Rasheed runs for a TD in the first half and throws two TD passes to Emil Smith in the sec­ond half of Ch­ester’s 34-0win over Chich­ester … Tony Makrin­i­o­tis has a pair of TD passes and Chris Marsh-Lawrence re­turns a blocked punt for a TD as Haver­ford de­feats Lower Me­rion, 28-10… Chris McGarry tosses two TD passes and Fred Raiburn has a pair of in­ter­cep­tions in Up­per Darby’s 43-21win over Marple New­town … Al­bert Grundy gets two scor­ing runs, one an 82-yarder, and throws a TD pass to Shawn Duffy, and Jon Wallin kicks three field goals as Spring­field rolls past Radnor, 42-2… Dan Mul­h­ern catches a scor­ing pass from Vince Deery in the first half and runs for a TD in the sec­ond half, and Mark Jones re­turns a punt 61yards for a score in un­de­feated Strath Haven’s 28-14win over Ri­d­ley … Kevin Jones runs for a pair of TDs and Larry Moore re­cov­ers a fum­ble for a touch­down as Car­di­nal O’Hara de­feats KennedyKen­rick, 24-6.

10 Years Ago

Shane Sul­li­van runs 31yards with an in­ter­cep­tion in the sec­ond quar­ter to help Academy Park get past Chich­ester, 7-0… Ed Toy throws two TD passes for Sun Val­ley, but Ryan Dicce’s 27-yard OT field goal gives Ken­nett a 17-14win … John Gal­lagher runs for two TDs as Marple New­town beats Radnor, 22-0… Harry Broomall gets three TD runs in In­ter­boro’s 34-6win over Penn Wood … Fran­cis Drum­mond runs for both TDs as Glen Mills de­feats Ch­ester, 12-7… Jared Bon­aquisti’s four scor­ing runs lead Gar­net Val­ley by Harriton, 41-9… Jim Cuz­zupe re­turns a kick­off 90yards for a TD in Arch­bishop Car­roll’s 20-7 win over Bishop McDe­vitt … Steve Egee tosses two scor­ing passes as Ri­d­ley ral­lies from a 14-0first-quar­ter deficit to top Up­per Darby, 27-14… Tyriq Ker­shaw has three TD runs and Mike Woody throws two TD passes in Penncrest’s 47-28win over Lower Me­rion … Wil­lie Curry runs for two TDs as Strath Haven stops Spring­field, 27-7.

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