Turnovers costly as La Salle falls to Prep

The Ambler Gazette - - OPINION - By Den­nis C. Way

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.

Prep’s Chris Martin and Olamide Zac­cheaus scored rush­ing touch­downs in the finDO 9:52 WR SuOO RuW WhH win.

La Salle, which got an 80-yard in­ter­cep­tion re­turn from Mike Eife to take a 7-3 half­time lead, saw that lead GLssLSDWH Ln WhH WhLrG TuDrWHr Rn D 51-yDrG LnWHrFHSWLRn rH­turn by Prep line­backer Todd Jones.

But the Ex­plor­ers cashed in a pair of turnovers to JHW D 27-yDrG fiHOG JRDO from Ryan Winslow and a 29-yDrG sFRrLnJ SDss IrRP TuDrWHrEDFN ChrLs .DnH WR Jared Her­rmann late in the third to take a 16-10 lead head­ing into the fate­ful IRurWh TuDrWHr.

The Prep re­mains un­beaten (6-0) while the Ex­plor­ers slip to 6-1.

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