Pennsylvania prep football teams combine for 197 points

September 14, 2015 / Football
Two Pennsylvania high school football teams erupted for 197 points on Friday, and one of the team’s running backs rushed for 10 touchdowns.

Photo via Twitter, @Mdvlbulldogs.
Photo via Twitter, @Mdvlbulldogs.

Meadville beat DuBois 107-90, a score too large to be displayed on the stadium’s scoreboard. Meadville running back Journey Brown ran for 722 yards on 30 carries on the way to his 10 scores. His effort broke the state record but fell short of the national record, which stands at 754 yards.

“That’s pretty cool,” Brown said to The Meadville Tribune of his record-setting game. “But that’s because of the big uglies up front. First off, I love my line, point-blank, period. Without that line, without the other backs, there’s no way I’m able to do what I did. It’s because of them.”

The teams combined for 1,827 yards of total offense. DuBois quarterback Matt Miller set a single-game passing record with 782 yards and 10 touchdowns in the loss. The 10 scores matched the national record.

“On the bus ride down, I thought the game would be competitive with some offense,” Meadville coach Ray Collins told the Erie Times-News. “I figured both teams would scored 35-40 points, but both offenses were clicking,”

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