Photo by Barry Taglieber
The Lions' Mark Montague (14) hunts for running room against Packers during PMYC Little Brothers special playoff game Tuesday night at Charlestown Park.
CHARLESTOWN - Phoenixville Marian Youth Club (PMYC) football for the 2012 season is winding down to a close. The annual “Super Sunday” championship games are scheduled for Nov. 11 at Charlestown Park.
In the Little Brothers game at 12:30 p.m. following player introductions at 12:15, the undefeated Giants (10-0) will face the Packers (8-3), who defeated the Lions, 32-27, in a special playoff game Tuesday night after the two teams tied for second place. In the Big Brothers game at 2 p.m., the Steelers (5-2-1) will go against the Eagles (4-2-2).
In the first regular season game this year, the Giants defeated the Packers, 27-7. In the second game, the Giants won, 28-20.
The Giants are led by strong line play and experienced backfield players in Tim Youndt, Nate Smith and Ryan Sheppard, who are all 11 years old. First-year quarterback Dylan Pannella, a 9-year-old, has had a good first year.
The majority of the Packers team is 9-year-olds. Quarterback Mason Brill and running backs Trey Davis, Josh Vinson and Desmond Johnson are all 9-year-olds.
The Big Brothers contest will pit the Steelers against the Eagles. In the first game, the two teams tied, 6-6. In the second game, the Steelers won, 20-13. In the third game, the Steelers won, 20-18. In the fourth game, the Eagles won, 26-20. They were all close games that were mostly decided late in the fourth quarter.
There will be a trophy presentation after each title game. There will also be a $5 ticket raffle between games.
In the special playoff contest, The Packers’ Josh Vinson scored on a 47-yard run on a fourth and 14 situation with nine seconds left in regulation time for the game-winning touchdown on the final play of the game to erase a 27-26 Lions lead. Vinson also scored on a four-yard run earlier in the fourth period.
Mason Brill had a two-yard TD run in the first quarter and Trey Davis had a four-yard scoring run in the third stanza. Davis also ran for a point after following the opening TD.
Davis rushed for 98 yards on 16 carries, Vinson eight for 89, Jeremiah Baker two for 24 and Brill seven for 14. The Packers ran 33 times for 225 total yards. Brill finished 0-for-2 in passing. Sean Aiman made six tackles while Baker, Anthony Ferko, Owen Westerfer and Brill had five each.
Mark Montague scored on runs of 17 and 52 yards for the Lions. He also ran for a conversion. Montague wound up with 141 yards rushing on 10 carries, Dillon Brennan five for 34, Patrick Layne four for 18 and Elijah Martin four for 15. The Lions totaled 208 yards rushing on 23 plays.
Defensively, Montague made 10 tackles, Cameron Goldsmith seven, Alex Wielage six and Martin five.
In Little Brothers contests Monday night, Nov. 5, the Redskins defeated the Cardinals, 32-21, and the Packers stopped the Rams, 27-14.
Angelo Franzone and Jared Geiger each scored two touchdowns for the Redskins. Franzone scored on a four-yard run and 12-yard run. Geiger had a 41-yarder.
Franzone rushed for 105 yards on 12 carries, Jared Geiger three for 56, Justin Geiger five for 46 and Antonio Valenteen five for 33. The Redskins gained 240 yards rushing on 25 tries. Jared Geiger completed 3 of 5 passes for 103 yards and one touchdown. Valenteen made all three receptions, including a 65-yard TD grab.
Franzone made nine tackles and a fumble recovery while Valenteen had seven tackles and Luke Miller, Johnathan Havrilak and Jeremy Ziemba six each.
The Cardinals’ Gavin Pippen scored on runs of 33 and five yards. Pippen and Savion Smith ran for extra points.
Pippen gained 65 yards on 10 rushes, Luke Leach five for 45, Smith seven for 33 and Justin English three for 19. The Cardinals picked up 162 yards rushing on 25 attempts.
Pippen and Zachary Gephart each made seven tackles.
The Packers got TD runs from Desmond Johnson (36 yards), Josh Vinson (23 yards) and Trey Davis (47 yards). Davis and Mason Brill ran for extra points.
Davis chalked up 101 yards on six plays, Vinson five for 85, Johnson four for 56 and Brill three for 24. The packers ran 18 plays for 266 yards.
Davis made seven tackles, Vinhson six and Owen Westerfer and Preston Brindle five apiece.
Gabe Nunez had a 28-yard scoring run for the Rams.
Andrew Destefano ran for 61 yards on six snaps, Urish Moon sevenf or 45, Nunez six for 34 and Patrick Elisii four for 24. The Rams ran 23 plays for 164 yards.
Destefano made seven tackles while Tanner Nalley (fumble recovery) and Elisii had six each.
On Oct. 23, the Rams shut out the Cardinals, 18-0, in a Little Brothers contest.
Andrew Destefano rushed for 89 yards on 10 carries while Uriah Moon picked up 78 yards on eight tries. Patrick Elisii had five for 35 and Gabe Nunez two for eight yards. The Rams totaled 210 yards rushing on 25 plays.
Elisii also finished 2-for-4 in passing foor 22 yards. Destefano had both receptions.
Elisii led the defense with nine tackles while Destefano had seven with a fumble recovery and Tanner Nalley five hits.
Destefano scored on a 24-yard run in the third quarter.
For the Cardinals, Gavin Pippen ran eight times for 45 yards, Luke Leach seven for 24, Savion Smith seven for 24 and Justin English two for eight yards. The Cardinals garnered 101 yards overall on 24 attempts.
Defensively, Pippen and Zachary Gephart each made seven tackles and English and James Campitelli finished with six apiece.
In another Little Brothers fray, the Lions pounded the Redskins, 27-0.
Mark Montague scored three touchdowns on runs of 43, 76 48 yards. Elijah Martin ran for two extra points.
Montague netted 212 yards on six carries, Martin sevenf or 67 and Pat Layne three for 15. DJ Clark aided the backfield caquse. The Lions rolled up 294 yards rushing on 16 snaps.
Montague went 1-for-5 in passing for 34 yards with Dillon Brennan making the catch.
Montague paced the defense with 10 tyackles while Cameron Goldsmith made six, Nelson Gonzalez five with a fumble recovery and Alex Wielage also five.
For the Redskins, Antonio Valenteen gained 58 yards on three plays, Angelo Franzone five for 23, Johnathan Haverilak four for 15, jusgtin Geiger two for seven and Jared Geiger one for four. The Redskins gained 107 yards on 15 plays.
Jared Geiger was 0-for-1 in the passing department with one interception.
Valenteen led the defense with 12 tackles. Luke Miller had six hits, Havrilak five with a fumble recvoery, Aiden Sgarra five and Jared Geiger four hits.
On Monday, Oct. 22, the Redskins and Rams played to a 0-0 tie in Little Brothers action.
Angelo Franzone led the Redskins in rushing with 66 yards on nine tries, Antonio Valenteen six for 23, Jared Geiger three for 12 and Justin Geiger three for 11. The Redskins netted 112 yards on 21 carries overall.
Jared Geiger completed 3 of 6 passes for 68 yards with one intercetpions. Valenteen made all three receptions.
Franzone led the defense with eight tackles while Luke Miller made six, Jeremy Ziemba five, Johnathan Havrilak four with an intercetpion and Jared Geiger four hits.
The Rams’ Andrew Destefano collected 61 yards on 10 rushes, Urish Moon seven for 58, Patrick Elisii three for 15 and Gabe Nunez two for six. The Rams netted 140 yards on 22 tries.
Destefano chalked up 12 tackles with two fumble recoveries while Tanner Nalley had six tackles with a fumble recovery. Tyler Hummel had six hits and Aidan Phelan wound up with five.
The Giants rolled over the Cardinals, 27-0, in a Little Brothers contest.
Ryan Shepard led the way with three touchdowns and Tim Youndt had one score. Shepard scored on runs of 24, 38 and 31 yards. Youndt added a 45-yard scoring jaunt in the third quarter. Dylan Pannella chipped in with three runs for conversions.
Ryan Shepard gained 139 yards rushing on five carries, Youndt one for 45, Ben Gyuris two for 38, Nolan Marsh one for 22, Payton Mitchell one for 10 and Pannella two for four. The Giants piled up 258 yards rushing on 12 carries.
Pannella completed one of two aerials for 20 yards to Nate Smith.
Defensively, Anthony Stevenson had six tackles with one interception while Pannella and Jake Pizor also had six hits apiece. Alex Haefner and Payton Mitchell ended up with five hits each.
For the Cardinals, Gavin Pippen gained 45 yards on eight plays, luke Leach six for 34, Savion Smith six for 23 and Justin English two for six. The Cardinals ended the night with 108 yards rushing on 22 attempts.
Pippen and Zachary Gephart made seven tackles each and Smith and George Pappas tabbed five apiece.