When I was in college, I worked at local newspaper on Friday nights taking box scores from area high school football games.
I was reminded of that incredibly interesting nugget about my life when I saw the score of Meadville’s win over DuBois Friday in Pennsylvania.
Yep, high school football, not basketball.
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“I’ll tell you what, the fans that paid their $5 to come see this game certainly got their money’s worth,” said Meadville head coach Ray Collins told the Meadville Tribune.
Meadville running back Journey Brown piled up 722 yards rushing and 10 touchdowns. DuBois quarterback Matt Miller threw for 741 yards and 10 TDs — in a losing cause.
Brown gave credit to the offensive line, but admitted he was weary.
“I’m tired,” Brown told the Meadville Tribune. “I’m real tired. But it doesn’t matter. I came to play for the team, not myself.”
The 10 touchdown passes from Miller tied a record:
There were 28 touchdowns and 1,827 yards gained, according to the Meadville story.
Here is a look at the scoreboard that obviously couldn’t reach triple digits: