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Western Wayne Wallops Old Forge 35-7

Tagged under: District 2, Gameday Hub, News

| September 10, 2022


Western Wayne Quarterback Frankie Leyshon said to star wide receiver Sean Owens “it’s not over” yet after their second score of the game, From there on out the Wildcats dominated Old Forge en route to a 35-7 win.

Western Wayne’s defense held the Blue Devils scoreless for three quarters, the last time a did that to the Devils was in 2016 when Lakeland did it to them.

The Devils started off the game well stopping the Wildcats on their first drive after a failed fake punt, but the Wildcats responded with a stop off their own, and from there on out it would be all Western Wayne. It wouldn’t take long for the Wildcats to find the end zone. Just 3 plays into their second drive of the game Quarterback Frankie Leyshon would connect with Wide receiver Sean Owens on a 49-yard touchdown pass to give the Wildcats a 7-0 lead with 7:00.

It wouldn’t take long for these two to connect once again. Less than a minute into the second quarter Frankie Leyshon would connect with Sean Owens for a score, this time it was from 37 yards out to give the Wildcats a 14-0 lead with 11:41 left in the second quarter. The Wildcats would get on board once more in the first half with an impressive 7 play 97-yard drive that was capped off when Luke Janiszewski broke loose on the left side and took it 74 yards for the score. Giving the Wildcats a 21-0 lead with 3:43 left in the half, the Wildcat’s defense just completely dominated the Devils in the first half holding them to just 99 yards.

Both defenses would exchange stops early in the third quarter, but it would be the Wildcats who came up with the big play by recovering a fumble At the 45-yard line. From there the Wildcats would once again use their dominant ground game to set themselves up for another score, and that score came when Luke Janiszewski came off left tackle 15 yards for the Wildcat’s score giving them a 28-0 lead with 6:17 left in the third quarter.

The Wildcats would find the end zone one last time. On a fourth and six Quarterback, Frankie Leyshon rolled out right juked out a defender then cut back left and sprinted to the end zone to give the Wildcats a 35-0 lead with 8:33 left in the quarter. The Devils would avoid the shutout with 1:13 left in the game when Geno Scatena would find the end zone from 4 yards out to make the score 35-7.

Western Wayne (2-1) plays host to Abington Heights (0-2), while Old Forge (1-2) is on the road to Mid Valley (0-2)


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