HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Apollo-Ridge cruises to victory
October 05, 2013 10:19 AM

Apollo-Ridge stormed past Springdale for a 42-0 victory in a WPIAL Eastern Conference football game Friday night.

Apollo-Ridge (4-2) led 21-0 at halftime and doubled the score in the third quarter. The Vikings racked up 361 total yards and held Springdale (2-4) to 161.

Ben Gemballa started the scoring on a 1-yard run and opened the second half with a 2-yard run for a touchdown. He led the Vikings with 83 yards on 10 carries.

Lonny Wells Jr. scored on runs covering 5 and 58 yards and also kicked four extra points.

Tre Tipton returned an interception 71 yards for a touchdown, and Gareth Dilick closed the scoring on a 1-yard run.

Apollo-Ridge’s two losses came to North Catholic and Avonworth, which entered the weekend 5-0. North Catholic knocked off Avonworth last night, 21-12.

Apollo-Ridge plays host to Northgate on Friday.




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