Haddonfield maintains Mayor’s Cup

Haddonfield maintains Mayor’s Cup

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Haddonfield maintains Mayor’s Cup

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Led by quarterback Brendan Gilmartin, Haddonfield High School dispatched Haddon Heights 37-21 in a Colonial Conference football game on Thursday.

The Bulldawgs raised their lead in the series to 59-42-6 and maintained their stranglehold on the Mayor’s Cup.

Gilmartin completed 7-of-11 passes for 197 yards and pair of touchdowns and rushed for 139 yards on 17 carries, finding the end zone twice for the Bulldawgs (9-2).

On the other side of the ball, Gilmartin recorded five tackles and two sacks.

Overbrook 63, Lindenwold 20: Tommy Wyatt rushed for three touchdowns and Marques Deshields scored three times to power the Rams (5-5). Wyatt broke free for TD runs of 49, 1 and 30 yards, while Deshields scored on runs of 16 and 34 as well as returning a punt 50 yards to the end zone. Wyatt also tossed a pair of 5-yard touchdown passes as Overbrook took the T&L Transportation Trophy, narrowing Lindenwold’s lead in the series to 5-4.

Woodbury 29, Gateway14: The Thundering Herd continued their dominance over Gateway winning for the ninth consecutive year. Darius Triplett found the end zone from 18 and 14 yards, and rushed for a two-point conversion. Gateway tied the score early in the third quarter on Josh Davis’ second TD of the game, a 10-yard rush, and Marc Scambia’s second kicking PAT. Woodbury (5-5) countered with a 13-yard TD by Charles Sampson and Triplett’s 14-yard run.

Wednesday

Collingswood 47, Sterling 8: The Panthers (7-4) used big plays to even the series at 25-25-1. Jahmir King sprinted to paydirt on runs of 80 and 73 yards, while Zach Irwin rambled 84 yards for a TD. King gained 163 yards on four carries, while Irwin had three runs for 100 yards. Dashon Burdett rushed four times for 101 yards and a TD for Collingswood in the Liberty Division game.

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