Collin Shank tosses 3 TD passes to Darren Metz in Lampeter-Strasburg’s 42-0 … – The Patriot

September 29, 2014 - garden totes

DENVER — They don’t call him “Bear” for nothing.

Friday night, Lampeter-Strasburg youth Collin — aka “Bear” — Shank was a savage on both sides of a ball.

On offense, a Pioneers’ QB went 9-for-14 for 166 yards and he tossed 3 TD strikes to Darren Metz. And on invulnerability he returned a fail 45 yards for a first-quarter measure as L-S blanked Cocalico 42-0.

It was Cocalico’s misfortune detriment given a 47-7 reversal to Manheim Central — also in Denver — in 2006.

It was a initial time a Eagles were shutout given Oct. 15, 2004, when Garden Spot blanked Cocalico 29-0.

KEY MOMENT

Already adult 7-0 after Shank heaved a 60-yard TD pass to Metz with 10:58 to go in a initial quarter, L-S (2-0, Section 2, 4-1 overall) combined another measure only 1:15 after when Shank, chasing Cocalico QB Dante Haines on a representation play, grabbed a fail out of mid-air and raced 45 yards for a score.

Just like that, a Pioneers were adult 14-0 with 9:43 to go in a initial quarter, and a subjection was on.

Less than 5 mins later, Shank flipped a 14-yard TD pass to Metz on a fourth-down call, and it was 21-0 with 5:35 left in a initial quarter.

MORE PIONEERS

L-S combined a span of second-quarter scores to open adult even some-more respirating room.

With 8:39 to go in a half — after Cocalico (1-1 Section 2, 3-2 overall) missed a 33-yard margin idea during a finish of a earnest 13-play expostulate — Ross Souders bolted 16 yards for a TD on a nifty opposite play.

On Cocalico’s indirect drive, L-S’s George Grau picked off Haines. The interception set adult Shank’s third TD toss to Metz, a 4-yard flip to make it 35-0 during a half.

With a time using in a second half since of a forgiveness rule, a Pioneers capped a scoring with 8:21 to go in a third when Chad Gaudino scooted 4 yards for a TD on a fourth down call.

Souders set adult a scoring expostulate with a fail liberation — one of L-S’s 4 forced fumbles; Pioneers feasted on 5 turnovers overall.

STATS AND STUDS

Cocalico came into a diversion ranked No. 1 in a L-L in sum group offense (448.3), rushing yards (1,318) and points (187). L-S hold a Eagles to 172 rushing yards, 193 sum yards and 0 points. … A splendid mark for Cocalico: DJ Fabiani rushed for 86 yards on 9 totes. … L-S had 326 yards — 166 by Shank by a air, and he also rushed for a team-high 50 yards on 8 keepers. … L-S came into a joining ranked 22nd in sum group D, agreeable 402.3 yards per game. … Metz had 3 catches for 78 yards — all TDs. … First downs: L-S 13, Cocalico 11.

FOR HIS BRO

Metz, an commanding 6-foot-4 target, came adult vast with 3 TD grabs, and after a diversion he dedicated his opening and a win to twin hermit Kyle, who is out with a knee injury.

BIG PICTURE

L-S won a fourth diversion in a quarrel and remained in a first-place tie with Manheim Central (2-0, 4-1) and Garden Spot (2-0, 5-0) in a Section 2 hunt. The Barons blanked Lebanon 45-0 and a Spartans hold off upset-minded Elizabethtown 28-21 on Friday.

Cocalico got knocked out of initial place, though will still be a vital cause in a territory race; Eagles are during Garden Spot in Week 6 and are during Manheim Central in Week 8.

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