SJ Prep . . . 2016 PIAA Class 6A State Champs!

  On Dec. 10, at Hersheypark Stadium, St. Joseph's Prep beat Pittsburgh Central Catholic, 42-7, to a capture its third state championship over four years and become just the second team in Catholic League history to finish 14-0 (also La Salle in 1996). The Hawks were led by D'Andre Swift, who rushed 27 times for 161 yards and three TDs. Terrance Greene added two scores (trick-play reception, 93-yard kickoff return), Darryle Simmons caught a TD pass, Marquez McCray passed for 171 yards and one score and Anthony Tigano went 6-for-6 on PAT. James Johnson paced the defense with 13 tackles (two sacks) and a forced fumble.
 
 Rotation members and stats below. Selected shots at bottom of page.
  **Thanks to Ed "Huck" Palmer for his contributions!**

Photo by Steve Haug.

THE SEASON, GAME BY GAME
  W-L We They
idle      
at Oaks Christian (CA) W 49 17
Don Bosco Prep (NJ) W 35 24
at Wood W 43 24
Carroll W 42 6
idle      
at Roman W 22 10
Judge W 35 13
at La Salle W 63 35
Ryan W 35 14
Roman  6A 1/2 W 45 7
La Salle  6A F W 35 14
Northeast  6A CT W 44 6
Parkland  6A state 1/4 W 38 17
North Penn  6A state 1/2 W 35 25
Pittsburgh Cent. Cath.  6A state F W 42 7

TITLE GAME BOXSCORE . . .

CLASS AAAAAA FINAL
SJ PREP 42, PITTSBURGH CENT. CATH. 7
St. Joseph's Prep       0    14   14    14 -- 42
Pittsburgh CC            0     0     7      0 --  7 
  SJP: Swift 34 run (Tigano kick)
  SJP: Simmons 35 pass from McCray (Tigano kick)
  SJP: Greene 20 pass from Carr (Tigano kick)
  SJP: Swift 1 run (Tigano kick)
  PCC: Evans 19 run (Olon kick)
  SJP: Greene 93 kickoff return (Tigano kick)
  SJP: Swift 6 run (Tigano kick)

 
SJP PCC
First downs 16 10
Rushes-yards 37-163 35-145
Passing yards 191 53
Total offense 354 198
Passing 13-23-3 5-15-0
Return yards 143 192
Punts 5-25.4 8-36.8
Fumbles lost 0 4
Penalties-yards 7-95 10-110

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
  RUSHING -- SJP: Swift 27-161, Jones 2-18, Henry 2-(-3),
Shields 2-(-5), McCray 4-(-8),  PCC: Younger 12-53, Fisher
14-36, Evans 2-27, Green 3-27, Adams 3-3, Marshall 1-(-1).
  PASSING -- SJP: McCray 12-22-3 -- 171, Carr 1-1-0 -- 20.
PCC: Fisher 5-15-0 -- 53.
  RECEIVING -- SJP: Greene 6-85, Simmons 4-88, Jones 1-14,
Leneghan 1-3, Carr 1-1. PCC: Evans 3-18, Weathers 1-19, Thomson 1-6.
  INTERCEPTIONS -- SJP: None. PCC: Weathers 2, Thomas.
  (Other Defensive Stats, SJ Prep Only)
  FUMBLE RECOVERIES -- SJP: O'Connor, Kim, Bryce, Hess.
  TACKLING LEADERS -- SJP: Johnson 13, Cobaugh 7,
DeIuliis 6, Lowndes and Wallace 5.
  SACKS -- SJP: Johnson 2, Wallace 1, Bryce and Lowndes 1/2.
  OTHER TFLs -- SJP: Carr 2, Dandridge, Mayer, Johnson,
Cobaugh and Lowndes 1.

  SJP OFFENSE        

                        SJP DEFENSE
C Mack Grey 54   T Ryan Bryce 75
G Carter Lynch 79   T Jake Ballard 49
G Jackson Evans 77   E Chris Lowndes 40
T Sal Cinaglia 71   E Rayshad Wallace 20
T Taron Hampton 74   OLB Phil O'Connor 11
WR Darryle Simmons 2   OLB Brad Cobaugh 44
WR Terrance Greene 3   MLB James Johnson 10
WR Richard Carr 5   CB Richard Carr 5
QB Marquez McCray 14   CB Ricky Goodson 6
RB D'Andre Swift 7   *CB D'Andre Swift 7
RB Khari Jones 1   FS Dawson DeIuliis 8
FB Anthony Leneghan 45   SS Dejaun Dandridge 29
K Anthony Tigano 86        
P Jack Sutton 80        
P Richard Carr 5   *-significant playing time   
LS Jake Goss 23      
H John Barbera 16        
KR D'Andre Swift 7    

 

 
PR D'Andre Swift 7        
PR Terrance Greene 3        
PR Richard Carr 5        

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SEASON STATISTICAL LEADERS . . .

RUSHING

No. Name OC DB AW AC RC FJ LaS AR RC LaS NE Pk NP PCC Totals
7 D'Andre Swift 14-128 8-73 1-6 X 0 0 19-275 x 7-87 18-176 6-72 18-318 31-268 27-161 149-1564
32 Christian Waller 17-157 10-48 17-131 10-138 11-67 12-93 5-47 x x x x x x x 82-681
1 Khari Jones   2-0 8-34 6-65 8-31 3-17 5-40 4-77 4-76 4-14 10-64 8-23 1-0 2-18 65-459
14 Marquez McCray 7-15 10-76 13-32 2-17 9-12 8-39 13-43 2-11   16-58 4-40 14-28 11-(-3) 4-(-8) 113-360

PASSING
(Number in red: TD passes)

No. Name OC DB AW AC RC FJ LaS AR RC LaS NE Pk NP PCC Totals
14 Marquez McCray 14-22 16-24 11-24 9-15 11-20 12-21 10-19 3-4 8-10 13-24 7-14 12-16 11-25 12-22 149-260
    290  2 183  2 134 1 135 2 154 2 167 2 172 2 23 186 3 165 2 94 144 2 146 171 1 2164 21

RECEIVING

No. Name OC DB AW AC RC FJ LaS AR RC LaS NE Pk NP PCC Totals
3 Terrance Greene 2-21 3-65 5-60 0 3-73 6-92 3-70   1-25 7-85   8-126 4-39 6-85 48-741
2 Darryle Simmons 3-52 3-65 2-13 2-30 4-44 2-17 0 0 4-93 4-53 2-19 2-6 2-46 4-88 34-526
7 D'Andre Swift 3-175 4-37 2-22 X 1-3 2-51 3-21 1-9 1-36 1-27 1-10 0 2-14 0 21-405
1 Khari Jones   1-1   1-14     3-47   1-2 1-0 1-21 2-12 2-35 1-14 13-146

SCORING

No. Name OC DB AW AC RC FJ LaS AR RC LaS NE Pk NP PCC Totals
7 D'Andre Swift 24 12   X 0 6 42   12 18 12 12 24 18 180
3 Terrance Greene 2   6   12 6 6     12   12 6 12 74
86 Anthony Tigano 5 1 3 6 2 5 9 5 9 3 6 8 5 6 73

SCORING BREAKDOWN

No.

Name

Rush Rec. KO Pt. Int F/Ret F/Rec 2-R 2-P K FG Totals
7 D'Andre Swift 25 5                   180
3 Terrance Greene 1 9 2           1     74
86 Anthony Tigano                   67 2 73

INTERCEPTIONS

No. Name OC DB AW AC RC FJ LaS AR RC LaS NE Pk NP PCC Totals
    none none   none       none     none     none  
29 Dejuan Dandridge           1           1 1   3
5 Richard Carr                 1       2   3
11 Phil O'Connor           1           1     2

SELECTED PICTURES . . .

Twitter photo. The captains meet for the coin toss.

Twitter photo. D'Andre Swift hoists the trophy.

Twitter photo. Coach Gabe Infante is in the we-did-it zone.