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Behind Harris and Offensive Line St. Joseph’s Prep Rolls to D12 6A Title @SJPrep_Football @b1radh

Written by: on Sunday, November 21st, 2021

 

The St. Joseph Prep Hawks with the District 12 6A Plague following their 41-6 victory over Northeast

SPRINGFIELD: Often the offensive line doesn’t get the recognition they deserve but they are where any good offensive performance starts. On Saturday evening at Cardinal O’Hara’s St. Joseph Prep’s offensive line consisting of Brad Harris Jr, George Reinhard, Julian Cervantes, Alec Treadway and Lakeem Steele did their job helping the Hawks jump out to a 28-0 lead after the opening 12 minutes of play on their way to a convincing 41-6 victory over the Vikings of Northeast High.  In total the Hawks racked up 355 yards of offense compared to 171 of the Vikings.

“The offensive line is an attitude, and our guys came out and practice with a purpose, it was important for them to come out and set the tone from the beginning.” Hawks head coach Tim Roken said, adding that there were some mistakes they need to fix but overall, they played pretty well lead us tonight.

“We had a game plan coming in to press our gaps and make sure we got a hat on a hat and we followed through with it. Harris said. The 6’4 270 lbs Senior tackle is drawing division 1 interest from the likes of Liberty, Buffalo, FAU, and Wake Forest.

The Hawks wasted little time flexing their offensive muscles needing only four plays to find the end zone when Blaine Bunch following his line raced 41 yards for the games opening score. The next Hawks drive they only needed two plays when Dane Picariello connected with Owen Garwood for a 31 -yard touchdown pass.

The Hawks special teams would add on to the lead when Keenan Nelson Jr picked up the snap that sailed over the Vikings punter head and took it 35 yards to make it 21-0.  On their third possession of the game Hawks again found the endzone through the air this time it was Samaj Jones connecting with David Washington Jr. for the 13-yard touchdown.

The Hawks defense led by Josiah Trotter,Cole Nilles James Heard Michael Adams dominated the Vikings not allowing the Vikings to find the endzone to game was well in hand.

Antonio Chadha extended the Hawks lead to 31-0 at intermission with his 34-yard field goal in the second quarter. Chadha would add a 30-yarder in the third quarter to make it 34-0 after three quarters. In the game Chadha also went over the milestone of 100 career touchbacks during the game.

Bunch would cap the Hawks scoring with his 1-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. The Vikings would get on the board thanks in part to 39-yard completion by Sabor Stevens to Geovanny Fabian that put the Vikings at the Hawks 37- yard line after rushes of 18 yards by Terail Greene and 15 yards by Ken Talley, Talley would power his way in from a yard out for the Vikings score.

Up next the Hawks will again make the trip to Cardinal O’Hara where they will play the District 11 Champion Freedom Patriots Friday night at 6pm, while the Vikings will play their annual thanksgiving game against Central High School.

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