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McDowell drops Cathedral Prep again @PrepVilla @PrepRamblers @mcboostersfam @mcdathletics

Written by: on Friday, October 30th, 2020

 

Same song different verse Friday night at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium in Erie as the McDowell Trojans downed Cathedral Prep for the second time in this season 24-6.

The game drew comparisons to the September 25th contest won 24-10 by the Trojans.

On Friday night, it was a big special teams play that turned the tide of the game. Trailing 6-0, McDowell’s Rashawn Tate returned the ensuing kickoff 78 yards for a touchdown to put the Trojans ahead for good.

Cathedral Prep took a 6-0 on Tamar Sample’s 7-yard run. The extra point was blocked. Sample rushed for 67 yards on 18 carries but completed only 4-of-17 passes for 18 yards.

 

McDowell increased their lead on Taha Ramahi’s 4-yard reception from Chris Juchno, putting the Trojans ahead 14-6 at halftime.

Lenny McLaughlin connected on a 25-yard field goal in the third quarter after misfiring on attempts of 45 and 39 yards in the first half.

McDowell put the game away in the fourth quarter on Ramahi’s 4-yard run with 10:21 to play.

 

Juncho led McDowell, completing 18-of-25 passes for 208 yards and a touchdown. He also rushed for 29 yards on eight attempts. Justo Rivera added 76 yards on 13 carries.

McDowell will now play Erie next week and then await the WPIAL 6A Champion, either Central Catholic or North Allegheny.

Cathedral Prep was led by Michael Parks, who rushed for 80 yards on 12 carries, Jaheim Williams added 41 yards on eight carries. Cathedral Prep will now advance to the Sub-Regional playoffs.

Game Highlights:

 

McDowell 24 Cathedral Prep 6

Score by Quarters

McDowell – 7 7 3 7 – 24
Cathedral Prep – 6 0 0 0 – 6

Scoring Summary

First Quarter

CP – Tamar Sample 7 yd run, (kick blocked), 1:11

M – Rashawn Tate 78 yd kickoff return, (Lenny McLaughlin pat), 0:56

Second Quarter

M – Taha Ramahi 4 yd pass from Chris Juchno, (McLaughlin pat), 5:25

Third Quarter

M – McLaughlin 25 yd field goal, 2:51

Fourth Quarter

M – Ramahi 4 yd run, (McLaughlin pat), 10:21

Individual Stats

Rushing: Cathedral Prep – Sample 18-67, Jaheim Williams 8-41, Michael Parks 12-80. Totals: 38-188. McDowell – Justo Rivera 13-76, Juchno 8-29, Matthew McGregor 1-2, Ramahi 10-20, Anthony Emling 1-(-1). Totals: 33-126.

Receiving: Cathedral Prep – Andrew Roach 2-7, X’Zonder Goodwin 2-11. McDowell – Anthony Emling 3-49, Braeden Soboleski 5-82, McGregor 4-35, Ramahi 2-15, Rivera 3-19, Hunter Hodges 1-8.

Passing: Cathedral Prep – Sample 4-for-17, 18 yards. McDowell – Juchno 18-for-25, 208 yards, 1 touchdown.

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