Pen­nridge holds off Penns­bury

North Penn Life - - Sports - By An­drew Mar­cus amar­cus@mont­gomerynews. com

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“We do what it takes to win,” Rams’ coach Randy Cuth­bert said. “The main goal is to move on and we are not wor­ried about style points. When you have two good teams the mo­men­tum is go­ing switch from side to side. We knew we would get their best in the sec­ond half.”

The 28-2T thriller tor­mented the weak at heart, but as the Rams have done all sea­son, found a way to FRPH RuW RI D dRJ­fiJKW wLWK the vic­tory.

“We have a great group of guys and we refuse to lose,” se­nior cap­tain John Dubyk said. “I live for this.”

(vHQ DIWHU WKH PLVVHd Hx­tra point at­tempt, the Fal­cons re­cov­ered the on­side kick and forced the Rams’ de­fense to step up for one last se­ries. Tack­ling the 6-foot-3 Shawn Pep­per and the 255-pound Daquan Mack all evening was start­ing to take its toll, but on fourth down and four yards they elected to keep the ball in the hands of quar­ter­back Breon Clark.

“They were good backs, but our de­fen­sive line got

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