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Colts look to defend junior football crown, open season with win (14 photos)

Saturday was opening day for the high school football season locally. In the junior opener, Korah picked up a win over St. Mary's
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The quest for a fourth consecutive city title in junior high school football began on a good note on Saturday for the Korah Colts.

As the high school football season opened, the Colts picked up a 37-20 victory over the St. Mary’s Knights on the opening day of the season.

Lucas Malcolm and Owen Allen had a pair of touchdowns each for the Colts.

Malcolm had touchdown runs of five and 69 yards, finishing the day with 151 yards rushing on 11 carries.

Allen had 107 yards rushing on five carries, including touchdown runs of 32 and 33 yards.

Tyrone Rice had the other touchdown for the Colts on a run from three yards out.

The Colts offense produced 428 yards rushing on the day.

Defensively for the Colts, Elijah Plastino had five tackles and an assisted tackle.

Daniel Bumbaco had 138 yards receiving for St. Mary’s on five catches, including a pair of touchdowns. Bumbaco caught touchdown passes of 35 and 48 yards.

Adam Morgenstern had a touchdown run for the Knights from three yards out.

St. Mary’s quarterback Lincoln Moore threw for 213 yards on 10 completions.

Seamus Parlow had 86 yards rushing for the Knights.

Defensively for the Knights, Brandon Vecchio had five tackles, an assisted tackle and a fumble recovery. Landen Trecartin had five tackles and a fumble recovery. Bumbaco added three tackles, two assisted tackles and a sack. Cian Derbowka had five tackles and two assisted tackles.

The Colts return to action on Thursday in a 6 p.m. start against White Pines at Superior Heights.

The Knights are in action the following day in a 4:45 p.m. start at Superior Heights against Superior Heights.




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