GREENVILLE, Pennsylvania (WKBN) – Greenville snapped a three-game losing skid to Sharon by posting tonight’s 21-14 victory. The Trojans are now 3-0 behind another strong defensive effort. Yosuke Sugano finished with three quarterback sacks, a fumble recovery and a deflected pass.
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Sharon and Greenville failed to score in the opening quarter. The Trojans’ two possessions in the first frame ended in an interception. The Tigers’ Ziyon Strickland picked off Nate Bell in the end zone following an 18-play drive by Greenville.
The next time the Trojans possessed the ball, Brady Gentile finished their drive with a 5-yard touchdown run. The score capped an 11-play, 67-yard drive which took just over five minutes.
Midway through the third quarter, Greenville’s senior defensive end Yosuke Sugano pressured Sharon’s Lane Voytik on a pass play which was picked off by Adonis Scriven. The Trojans’ Bell raced into the endzone on a 6-yard touchdown run on fourth down. Thanks to Scriven, Greenville only had to gain 16-yards to score.
The Tigers answered back quickly as Lane Voytik found sophomore C.J. Parchman on a 24-yard touchdown connection to cut the Trojan lead in half to 14-7.
Not even a minute and a half went by since Sharon’s score, on the third play of the Trojan drive, Canyon Eells dashed 73-yards to the endzone to give Greenville a 21-7 advantage with 1:02 left in the third quarter.
Back came Sharon, Voytik tossed his 8th touchdown of the season as he connected this time with James McKinney on a 27-yard score. The Tigers went 58-yards on just 6 plays to trim the Trojan lead to 7-points (21-14).
With 5:51 remaining, Sharon’s Frank Shaffer recovered a fumble in Greenville territory. A couple of plays later, Voytik’s pass was tipped by Sugano and intercepted by Hayden Musser – setting up Greenville at the Sharon 32-yard line.
G – Brady Gentile, 5-yard TD run (G 7-0, 6:46)
G – Nate Bell, 6-yard TD run (G 14-0, 5:29)
S – C.J. Parchman, 24-yard TD catch from Lane Voytik (G 14-7, 2:28)
G – Canyon Eells, 73-yard TD run (G 21-7, 1:02)
S – James McKinney, 27-yard TD catch from Lane Voytik (G 21-14, 7:03)
Sharon will welcome Hickory in week four. Greenville will play at Conneaut next week.
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