McElroy, Ursuline run wild at Hickory


HERMITAGE, Pa. (WKBN) – Ursuline looked to go 2-0 on the early season after a 120-point shootout in week one. The Irish offense exploded for a second week in a row Friday night in a 50-7 drubbing of Hickory. DeMarcus McElroy led the way for the Irish with four touchdowns and over 200 yards rushing in the game.

The Irish jumped out to an 8-0 lead in the first quarter when the senior running back McElroy sprinted for an 80-yard touchdown run. McElroy also converted a two-point conversion attempt.

McElroy’s second touchdown of the night came later in the first quarter from 23 yards out to extend their lead to 16-0.

Ramarion Whitehead hauled in a six-yard pass from Logan Woods to put the Hornets on the board midway through the second quarter to close the gap to 16-7.

A third McElroy touchdown came soon after though, extending the Ursuline lead again to 22-7.

Will Burney pulled in a 30-yard touchdown pass from Brady to push the lead to 28-7 before the half.

McElroy scored a fourth time early in the third quarter, this time from 45 yards out putting McElroy over the 200-yard mark on the run.

A Ty-Req Donlow TD extended the Irish lead to 42-7 in the fourth quarter.

Ursuline will travel to Chardon in week three. Hickory will visit Girard.

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