North Penn roared to a 26-0 lead out of the gate as the Knights beat CB South football, 46-20, on Friday. Sam Thompson had two touchdowns on the ground for the Titans. He rushed for 45 yards on seven carries. Nate Norris also found the end zone for CB South. He had 84 yards on 15 carries. Titan quarterbacks completed only one pass in the rain and wind. Luke Kohler and Matt Hemsley each finished with seven total tackles on the defensive end. Sean Gaida had a sack.
CB South football destroyed Bensalem, 46-16, on Friday. The Titans outscored the Owls, 20-0, in the second half. Ian Vogt tossed two touchdowns for CB South, covering 13 (Stephen Iannuzzi) and 19 yards (Joe Bechta). Sam Thompson ran in two quarterback keepers, and Bechta added 122 yards on the ground on 14 carries and one score. Nate Norris also had a rushing touchdown. Tyler Watson scored a defensive touchdown for the Titans: a 40-yard fumble return in the third quarter.
CB East football improved to 3-0 on the season with a 40-27 triumph over visiting CB South on Saturday. The Patriots led, 30-13, at halftime, headlined by a punt block by Brian Stella that was recovered by Myles King for a 22-yard touchdown about halfway through the first quarter to put CB East up, 14-0. Patriots quarterback Jack Lamb finished 6-for-8 for 133 yards and one score, a 70-yard strike to Wes Verbit 18 ticks into the game. Lamb also scored on the ground and picked up 70 yards on 10 carries. Senior teammate Alex Gibson did a lot of the heavy lifting for CB East; he had 23 carries for 103 yards and one touchdown. For the Titans, signal-caller Sam Thompson tossed three touchdowns. He found Joe Vitelli for a pair and Justin Schreiber for the other. Vitelli ended up with 151 yards on seven receptions. Stephen Iannuzzi hauled in seven passes for 121 yards. Nate Norris scored a touchdown on the ground for CB South. King picked off a Thompson pass and returned it 78 yards for the score in the second quarter. Barney Amor booted two field goals for CB East, including a 46-yarder.
CB South football couldn’t hold a 13-0 first-quarter lead and slipped at Council Rock North, 36-29, on Friday night in Newtown. The Titans trailed, 36-20, when South Carolina commit Brandon McIlwain ran in a quarterback keeper from 14 yards out less than 90 seconds into the fourth quarter. CB South cut the Indians’ advantage in half as signal-caller Sam Thompson called his own number from three yards out with 3:44 remaining in the contest. The Titans would get no closer. Thompson finished with two scores on the ground. He also threw a 20-yard scoring strike to Stephen Iannuzzi late in the first quarter. Joe Bechta carried the rock 15 times for 94 yards. Nate Norris had 31 yards on the ground, including a touchdown. Matt Hemsley and Luke Kohler led the Titans defense with 14 and 10 total tackles, respectively. Norris added an interception.
CB South football crushed CB West, 40-14, on Friday in Warrington. The Titans led, 33-0, at halftime. Joe Bechta returned the opening kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown. Both Buck touchdowns came in the third quarter, QB Eddie Shields ran in the first from the one and found Kevin O’Hanlon from 20 yards out 12 seconds later. Nate Norris, Cole Braccio, Brendan Parker and Bechta scored rushing touchdowns for CB South. QB Sam Thompson connected with Stephen Iannuzzi for a score from 51 yards out in the second quarter. Defensively for the Titans, Luke Kohler led the way with eight total tackles. Justin Schreiber had a pair of sacks, and Norris was credited with 3.5 tackles for loss. As a team, the Titans finished with seven sacks.