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Tigers Drop First Game of Season

By 17 September, 2009August 23rd, 2012No Comments

By Steve Scoleri, Tigers Radio Network
September 17, 2009

The Marple Newtown Tigers hit a little bump in the road against the Penncrest Lions on Thursday night.  The Penncrest Lions shut out the Marple Newtown Tigers 35-0.
The scoring began in the first quarter when Penncrest’s Jerry Boyer ran a 66 yard touchdown run with 7:46 remaining.  With 18 seconds left in the quarter Juhwan Young scored a 1 yard touchdown run.  In the second quarter Marple Newtown did a nice job in holding Penncrest out of the end zone.  The third quarter scoring started with Jerry Boyer running a 4 yard touchdown run with 8:24 left.  Then with 2:06 remaining Matt Atkinson throws a pass to Matt Bundy for a 38 yard touchdown pass.  In the fourth quarter Adam Yee’s scored on a 3 yard touchdown run to finish the scoring for Penncrest.
Marple Newtown fought hard throughout the game but came up short.  A positive spot in the loss was Kevin Johnson had a nice night throwing the ball and finding open receivers.