Explorers close but fall short to Prep
PHILADELPHIA >> A win over St. Joseph’s Prep was so close for the La Salle football team. But on a rainy Friday night, a fourth-quarter lead slipped away from the Explorers.
“We had them,” La Salle junior linebacker Dillon Trainer said. “We had them. That’s going to burn for a while.”
With their defense keeping the high-scoring Hawks in check, the Explorers held a 13-10 lead after three quarters of the Philadelphia Catholic League Class 6A final. But in the fourth, Prep sophomore quarterback Kyle McCord threw a pair of touchdown passes as the Hawks scored the final 13 points to rally past La Salle 2313 at Northeast High School’s Charles Martin Memorial Stadium. “The fact that we were right
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