By Steve Scoleri, Tigers Radio Network
October 23, 2009
UPPER DARBY, PA – The wet and rainy elements could not stop Marple Newtown’s dominating performance over Upper Darby. Marple Newtown was able to shut Upper Darby out 23-0, improving to 6-2 on the season.
The scoring started with Ryan White running a 33-yard touchdown run with 11:25 remaining to put Marple up 6-0. With 5:48 remaining in the quarter,Kevin Johnson threw a beautiful 14-yard touchdown pass to Ryan White to give Marple the 13-0 edge over Upper Darby.
In the second quarter, Adam Fender was able to cap off a drive by kicking a 32-yard field goal to put Marple up 16-0 at half time.
In the third quarter, Kevin Johnson threw a 28-yard touchdown pass toVince Christiana with 7:11 remaining to give Marple the 23-0 lead over Upper Darby.
The fourth quarter did not have any scoring but Marple’s defense came up huge to stop Upper Darby from scoring at the end of the game. On fourth down Upper Darby could not punch it in from the one yard line. The defense was able to close out the game with a shutout.
After coming off of a tough loss last week at home against Garnet Valley, Marple was able to bounce back strong and defeat Upper Darby on the road. Marple looks to continue their playoff bound season by hitting the road once again to play Harriton next week.