H.S. FOOTBALL: Purchase Line 41, Saltsburg 0
PURCHASE LINE — Grant Syster rushed for 219 yards and two touchdowns and Todd Greene added 154 yards and three touchdowns to lead Purchase Line to win over Saltsburg in a Heritage Conference game Friday night.
Purchase Line led just 14-0 at the half but exploded for 27 points in the third quarter to all but put the conference finale away.
Syster scored early in the second quarter on a 6-yard run to put the Red Dragons up 6-0, and Greene added a 46-yarder with 7:38 left in the half.
Greene put Purchase Line up 21-0 on a 23-yard run on the Red Dragons’ second possession of the second half. Hunter Rice broke loose for 61-yard touchdown on the next drive, Greene had a 25-yard touchdown on the drive after that, and Syster finished it off with a 26-yard score with 36.6 seconds left in the third quarter.
The clock didn’t stop in the final quarter due to the mercy rule.
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