Lynch’s three TD’s not enough for Mooney

Akron St. Vincent St. Mary football

AKRON, Ohio (WKBN) – Cardinal Mooney quarterback Jack Lynch scored three touchdowns on the night, but it was too little too late as the Cardinals fell 49-23 to Akron St. Vincent St. Mary Friday night.

Irish quarterback Dom Davis connected with wide receiver Malik Woolridge from 83 yards away to give the Irish a 7-0 lead over Cardinal Mooney with 10:53 left in the first quarter.

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Mooney answered the bell quickly though, with Lynch throwing a touchdown pass of his own, a 22 yard pitch-and-catch to Mike Williams with 7:03 remaining in the first to tie the game at 7-7.

After Patrick Pelini recovered a fumble on the ensuing kickoff, Dustin Hudak gave Mooney their first and only lead of the game, 10-7, with a 22 yard field goal with 4:01 remaining.

Irish running back Markus Hurd put Akron back on top with 1:40 left in the first with a score from 12 yards out, making the score 14-10.

The Irish struck again very quickly, just 23 SECONDS later in fact, after recovering a Mooney football on the ensuing kickoff.  DeAmonte’ King received a 23 yard touchdown pass from Davis on their first offensive play, extending the lead to 21-10.

Another Mooney miscue would sting the Cardinals again.  A snap over the punters head lead to excellence field position for the Irish.  Davis and Woolridge would connect again, this time from 23 yards out with 8:11 left in the second quarter to give Akron a 28-10 lead.

That lead would move to 35-10 when Myles Williams rumbled 52 yards for a score with 2:17 remaining in the half.

With 6:47 left in the third quarter, Lynch got Mooney back in the mix with a one yard touchdown run.  That closed the gap to 35-16.

The Irish would answer before the end of the quarter though, Hurd would find the end zone for the second time, this time from 59 yards out with 1:51 remaining in the frame to make it 42-16, Akron.

The Irish tacked on another seven with Davis connecting with Myles Williams from 13 yards out with 9:24 remaining to give the Irish a 49-16 lead.

Lynch would find the end zone a third time with just 26 seconds left, finding Williams for a second time, this one from 32 yards out to bring the score to 49-23 before the final whistle.

Mooney (2-2) will host Mentor Lake Catholic in week five.

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