SHARON, Pa. (WKBN) – Lane Voytik threw four touchdown passes as Sharon overcame an early 16-0 deficit to get past Grove City 30-23, Friday night.
The Grove City offense received the ball to open the game and went no-huddle and drove the ball right down the field, culminating in a two-yard touchdown run by Colby Nelson. The Eagles ripped off seven plays in just over two minutes and took a 7-0 lead early in the first quarter.
The Eagles extended their lead to 10-0 with a 29 yard field goal with 9:05 left in the first half.
Quarterback Logan Breese hit receiver Jacob Reddick with a 74 yard bomb to give the Eagles a 16-0 lead. The play came shortly after a goal line stand by the Grove City D. The extra point was no good.
The Tigers got on the board with a Jaon Phillips six yard touchdown reception with :36 left in the half from Lane Voytik. The score was set up by a Phillips one-handed grab along the sideline.
A Trey Jones 35 yard touchdown catch from Voytik with 10:12 left in the third quarter brought the Tigers within two. The two-point conversion attempt was successful to tie the game at 16-16.
Tyvell Richardson caught a five yard touchdown pass from Voytik with 1:32 left in the third quarter to give Sharon their first lead of the game, 23-16.
A short touchdown run by Nelson tied the game at 23-23 on the opening play of the fourth quarter.
A Ty Eilam touchdown reception gave Voytik his fourth touchdown pass of the game, and gave Sharon its second lead of the game, this time 30-23 with 9:33 remaining in the game. The score came on 4th down.
Grove City had an opportunity to tie the game in the final minute, but their final drive ended when a pass was tipped and picked off by a Sharon lineman.
Grove City: 422
Breese (Grove City) 17/23 248 yards
Voytik (Sharon) 27/38 343 yards, 4TD
Nelson (Grove City) 32 carries for 161 yards, 2TD
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