H.S. FOOTBALL Apollo-Ridge 58, Leechburg 13
APOLLO — Jesse Zelonka threw three touchdowns passes and ran for another, and Apollo-Ridge returned two interceptions for touchdowns in a romp over Leechburg in a WPIAL Eastern Conference football game Friday night at Owens Field.
Zelonka threw touchdown passes to Alex Smith (59 yards), Duane Brown (33) and Christian Leonarski (5). He finished 8-for-11 for 186 yards and rushed for 112 yards on six carries, including a 1-yard score.
Dillon Tones returned an interception 29 yards for a touchdown, and Brown followed suit from 47 yards. Brown, a freshman, started in place of Tre Tipton, a preseason all-state selection, who left last week’s game with an ankle injury.
Brown also scored on a 3-yard run, and Ben Gemablla scored on a 23-yard run.
Lonny Wells kicked a 21-yard field goal.