H.S. FOOTBALL: Purchase Line 41, Saltsburg 0
October 25, 2013 11:30 PM

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.

See complete coverage in Saturday’s edition.





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