Durkin returned to help Gallagher claim 100th victory – Delco Times


A look at high school football in Delaware County this weekend in recent years.

10 years ago

Eddie Durkin, who missed four games with injury, runs for a pair of touchdowns on his return as Haverford defeats Marple Newtown, 23-20, for coach Joe Gallagher’s 100th career win… Jalen Randolph and Raheem Harris each score two touchdowns as Ridley rolls past Harriton, 49-0… James Chakey throws three touchdown passes and adds a score, Matt Galambos has five tackles for loss, and the Haverford school defense limits Germantown Academy to 86 yards total and blocks three punts in the 55-0 win… Ryan Corkery throws for 238 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and Jordyn Bennett’s 56-yard run in the fourth quarter helps Garnet Valley end the streak Springfield’s seven-game winning streak, 42-41… George Walker gains 226 rushing yards and Malcolm Simpson’s two-yard touchdown run with one minute left gives Glen Mills a 23-20 decision over Interboro… Fred Thorpe catches a Nii Kotei Nokoi’s 46-yard pass and scores on a 35-yard interception return in Upper Darby’s 39-14 win over Penncrest… Caleeh Jeffrey has two runs scored as Academy Park blanks Penn Wood, 35-0 … Brandon Hamm’s touchdown with four minutes to go helps Chichester to his second consecutive victory, 20-18 over Chester… Sam Tascone’s three seconds TD brings up Delco Christian (7-0) ahead of New Hope-Solebury, 27- 17… Shane Johnson scores from a blocked punt and fumble, and Damiere Shaw also scores two touchdowns in Cardinal O’Hara’s 60-24 win over Archbishop Carroll.

20 years ago

Maurice Stovall catches two scoring passes from Pat Brochet and scores on a 28-yard interception return and a 46-yard punt return in Archbishop Carroll’s 40-0 win over Conwell-Egan… Jon Stroup runs for two touchdowns and throws one as Garnet Valley dedicates himself Moe DeFrank Field with a 33-13 win over Lower Moreland… Eric Chalfant scored two points as Sun Valley beats Chester, 30-0… Howard Chavous gets a pair of touchdowns, and Steve Creighton runs for one score and throws for another as Academy Park dominates Unionville, 49-12… John Edelblute runs for three touchdowns, and Mike Maleike throws two touchdown passes in Chichester’s 38-0 win against Harriton… Dan Miller throws a pair of touchdown passes and Brian Moore runs for two touchdowns as Strath Haven rolls past Marple Newtown, 49-0… Lonnie Vance has a pair of runs scored in Upper Darby’s 24-14 win on Springfield… Damian F errainola runs for three touchdowns to help Penncrest stop Haverford, 34-0… Bill McGlone catches two scoring passes from Bre tt Moyer, runs for a TD and throws for one in Ridley’s 35-6 win over Radnor… Kyle Ambrogi gets four touchdowns to lead St. Joseph’s Prep to a 42-21 win over Monsignor Bonner (Kevin LeSage two TD assists from Mike Stauffer).

30 years ago

Brian Blandford returns a 68-yard punt for a touchdown, and Bob McLaughlin runs for a touchdown and throws a touchdown as Upper Darby defeats Lower Merion, 35-0… Jimai Springfield scores on a 46-punt return yards in Chester Academy Park’s 27-19 win… Tony Stabilo returns a 45-yard punt for a touchdown, and Greg McEntee runs 35 yards with a punt to score as Monsignor Bonner defeats Roman Catholic, 24- 0… Mike Bean runs for a score, catches a pass from Brian Romesburg for another and hits a 31-yard field goal in Springfield’s 53-0 rout against Radnor… Brian Martin has two runs scored, and Scott Green runs for a touchdown and throws a killer assist in St. James’ 35-17 win over West Catholic… Jamir Harris runs 94 yards for a touchdown, and Joe Harris hits the extra point that gives Chichester his first win of the season, 7-6 over Unionvi lle… Ed Boyer’s 35-yard run with four minutes to go takes Interboro past Penn Wood, 21-14… Brian Kingsborough has three points touchdown in Ridley’s 35-0 win over Strath Haven… Brett Wolski gets two touchdowns and Keith Cadden had a pair of kills in Cardinal O’Hara’s 45-0 win over St. Joseph’s Prep.

40 years ago

Dan Kennard runs for 188 yards and two touchdowns to help Chichester defeat Nether Providence, 19-12… Dan McCray throws a pair of kills in Sun Valley’s 20-7 win over Chester… Glenn Bennett throws for two touchdowns and runs for an under the name of Springfield stops Penncrest, 21-7… Pat Randolph scores four goals in Ridley’s 41-0 win over Marple Newtown… Ed Rush throws a touchdown pass to Dave Jensen, who throws the extra point that allows Haverford to pass Radnor, 7-6… Pat Thomas scores from a 64-yard reception at the end of the first half in Darby-Colwyn’s 24-0 win over Darby Township… Dan Shaffer’s conversion pass to Ken Doyle after Doyle’s score gives Swarthmore an 8-6 decision over Yeadon… Mark Hellmandollar has two TD points in Sharon Hill’s 20-10 win over Unionville.

50 years ago

Rahn Scott scores on a 92-yard rush and 51- and six-yard interception returns to help Chester defeat St. Thomas More, 26-0… Joe Sterrett throws a pair of kills and Don Randolph has two touchdowns in the downs. Nether Providence’s 20 -7 win over Marple Newtown… Tony Serge gets a pair of touchdowns as St. James defeats Bishop Neumann, 22-0… Brian Mondschein scores on an 85-yard kickoff return and catches a pass from Ron Lindberg in Haverford’s 41-7 win over Radnor… Dave D’Alono runs for a pair of touchdowns as Upper Darby defeats Penncrest, 25-13… Devin Click’s third quarter goal streak gives Lansdowne-Aldan a 12-7 win over Sharon Hill… Bill Gowie has three TD carries, and Paul McCulley scores on a 55 yard rush with a fumble to help Collingdale pass Darby-Colwyn, 28-6… Russell Hamm runs for a touchdown and throws for another as Darby Township towers over Clifton Height s, 36-6… Steve Bates returns from a 61-yard punt for a touchdown as Swarthmore and Archbishop Kennedy tied for 6-6.


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