Turnovers costly as La Salle falls to Pres
The Game of the Year (so far) turned out to be less than an artistic masterSiece, as the SrinciSals, La Salle High and St. -oseSh’s PreS, combined to commit 12 turnovers.
But the PhiladelShia Catholic League showdown also featured just as many thrills and momentum changes until PreS scored twice in the final quarter to Sull out a 24-16 victory before a SacNed house-and-a-half at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School.
PreS’s Chris Martin and Olamide Zaccheaus scored rushing touchdowns in the final 9:52 to Sull out the win.
La Salle, which got an 80-yard interceStion return from MiNe Eife to taNe a 7-3 halftime lead, saw that lead dissiSate in the third quarter on a 51-yard interceStion return by PreS linebacNer Todd -ones.
But the ExSlorers cashed in a Sair of turnovers to get a 27-yard field goal from Ryan Winslow and a 29-yard scoring Sass from quarterbacN Chris .ane to -ared Herrmann late in the third to taNe a 16-10 lead heading into the fateful fourth quarter.
The PreS remains unbeaten (6-0) while the ExSlorers sliS to 6-1.