The Hurricanes Strike often as they Blow Past the Cavaliers
BETHLEHEM – Liberty gets the win over East Stroudsburg South in a match up between EPC South and EPC North schools.
The game started with key mistakes by both teams. After a fumble by Liberty, East Stroudsburg South had a muffed punt attempt. This gave Liberty excellent field position but a missed 42-yard field goal attempt ended that drive. A blocked punt attempt and recovery by the Cavaliers in the end zone gave them a 7-0 lead with 6:38 remaining in first quarter. Sean Solomon was credited with the punt block and recovery for the touchdown.
Liberty answered on the very next drive with a Gunner Anglovich 33-yard touchdown run with 4:50 remaining in first quarter. Tyler Reiman added the extra point to pull even at 7-7. The first quarter ended 7-7.
Early in the second quarter, Darian Street returned a punt 92 yards for the touchdown and the Hurricanes led 14-7. The Hurricanes forced a three and out on the Cavaliers next drive which led to a blocked punt attempt for a touchdown. Abraham Dimmitt was the Hurricane credited with the punt block and recovery. Liberty led 21-7 after the extra point by Reiman. With 4:41 left in the half, Nasir Legree ran for a 33-yard touchdown to give the Hurricanes a 28-7 lead. Anglovich scored on a one-yard run to give the Hurricanes a 35-7 halftime lead.
Liberty came out for the second half just how they left off in the first half. Anglovich ran for a five-yard touchdown run with Reiman again adding the extra point. The score was 42-7 Liberty with 6:02 left in the third quarter. The Cavaliers scored on a Jacob Cirillo two-yard run. Semion Richards-Sampson added a late touchdown reception from Cirillo for the Cavaliers to make the final score 42-21 Hurricanes.
Key players for the Hurricanes were Anglovich and Street. Anglovich had 10 carries for 95 rushing yards and three touchdowns. Street had 71 reception yards and a punt return touchdown.
Key players for the Cavaliers were Jarrad Pope and John Murphy. Pope had 18 carries for 163 yards (games leading rusher). Murphy had three catches for 58 yards.
East Stroudsburg South (0-1) travels to Pocono Mountain East (0-1) next Friday evening while Liberty (1-0) travels to Easton (1-0).
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