SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (WKBN) – Grove City could not overcome an early deficit on Friday as the Eagles fell in the PIAA Class 3A Quarterfinals 35-6 to Martinsburg Central.
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Grove City fell behind in the first quarter when Central scored on their first drive as Jeff Hoenstine found Hunter Smith for a one-yard touchdown reception to make it 7-0.
The Scarlet Dragons would score again to open the second quarter when running back Parker Gregg hit Ethan Eicher on a 4-yard touchdown reception to push the lead to 14-0.
Central would find the end zone one more time in the first half with just two seconds remaining when Gregg broke free for a 54-yard touchdown run to make it 21-0.
Grove City’s lone score came in the fourth quarter when Hunter Homan hit Gavin Lutz on an 18-yard touchdown catch.
The Eagles finish the season 10-3.