Turnovers costly as La Salle falls to Prep
The Game of the Year (so far) turned out to be less than an artistic masterpiece, as the principals, La Salle High and St. Joseph’s Prep, combined to commit 12 turnovers.
But the Philadelphia Catholic League showdown also featured just as many thrills and momentum changes until Prep scored twice in WhH finDO TuDrWHr WR SuOO RuW a 24-16 victory before a packed house-and-a-half at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School.
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The Prep remains unbeaten (6-0) while the Explorers slip to 6-1.