TERI ENCISO/Gazette PURCHASE LINE RED DRAGONS: First row, from left, Jayce Brooks, Zander Bennett, Gabe Lamer, Vincenzo Scott, Tim Arlott, Cole Watkins, Logan McCracken, Traver Wise and Brady Syster; second row, coach Chad Small, coach Brad Dubetsky, Cullen Goncher, Mello Sanchez, Kyle Day, Jacob Himes, Josh Syster, Comeron Yoder, Hunter Antisdel, Crist Coblentz, Andre Wray, Ashton Weaver, Alex Leydic, coach Brian Goss and coach Max Falisec; and third row, Mike Ninosky, Jeremy Bracken, Isaac Huey, Brock Lloyd, Sam Powell, Noah Peles, Jacob Barett, Charles Schmittle, Kaleb Yarger, Quinn Scalese, Giovanni Scott, Matt Gooderham, Gabe Kitchen, Cl
PLAYER OF THE WEEK! (Week 9)
Josh Syster. Purchase Line. Junior running back/linebacker. 5-foot-9, 180 pounds.
The Purchase Line Red Dragons are looking to finish the season on a high note. Josh Syster and his offensive line helped them take a big step Friday night.
Syster rushed for 243 yards on 20 carries and scored three touchdowns in a 56-22 romp over Saltsburg, which entered the game flying high, as the Red Dragons claimed their second win of the season. Purchase Line broke open a close game in the fourth quarter, pouring 30 points on a Saltsburg team that had staged its own big fourth quarters in a couple comebacks this season. Syster and the Red Dragons didn’t let that happen. Syster averaged 12.2 yards per carry and scored on runs on 26, 29 and 30 yards while raising his season totals to 777 yards and six touchdowns.
2019 Heritage Conference Football/Friday, Sept. 13/Purchase Line 28, Northern Cambria 6
2019 Heritage Conference Football/Friday, Sept. 6/Marion Center 27, Purchase Line 19
HOMER CITY — Fans of Homer-Center and Purchase Line have learned to expect a shootout whenever the two teams meet annually.
2019 Heritage Conference Football/Friday, Aug. 30/Homer-Center 44, Purchase Line 40
Homer-Center's Ben Schmidt had a hand in all 44 points his team scored against Purchase Line, including this kickoff return for a touchdown that covered 86 yards.