HERMITAGE, Pa. (WKBN) – Zander Telesz scored two fourth quarter touchdowns Friday night to lead Hickory to a come-from-behind 29-15 victory over Grove City in District X Region 3.

In a rare set of circumstances, Grove City’s two touchdowns came in the opening seconds of each half.

On the first offensive play of the game, a Hornets fumble was picked up by Hunter Hohman who ran it back to the house for an Eagles’ touchdown giving Grove City a 7-0 just seconds into the game.

Will Acrie’s touchdown run tied the game at 7-7 late in the first quarter and it remained 7-7 at the half after a scoreless second.

Grove City again wasted no time getting on the board in the second half, with Nathan Greer returning the opening kickoff for a touchdown. With a successful two-point conversion by Hohman, the Eagles took an eight-point lead.

Telesz found Keenan Scullin for a touchdown as Hickory responded and tied the game with a two-point conversion of their own.

Telesz then opened the fourth quarter with a long touchdown run to give the Hornets their first lead of the game, 21-15, on the opening play of the fourth quarter. The PAT attempt was blocked.

Sean Kennedy‘s touchdown run gave the Hornets some breathing room with just over five minutes to go.

Grove City (4-3) will host Sharpsville next week. Hickory (5-2) will visit Greenville.

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