YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Ursuline Fighting Irish trailed twice in the first half, but outscored Villa-Angela St. Joseph 17-0 in the second half en route to a 38-18 victory over the Vikings Friday night.
Christian Lynch led the way again for the Irish with two touchdown runs, including the go-ahead score late in the first half.
The win moves Ursuline to 8-0 on the season.
Trailing 6-0 in the first quarter, Joe Balog’s long touchdown run gave Ursuline a 7-6 lead after the first frame.
After VASJ retook the lead, Tairan Davis’ pick six put the Irish back in front, 14-12.
A Lynch touchdown run gave Ursuline its third lead of the first half, 21-18. The Irish took that three point lead into halftime.
D.C. Ferrell returned the opening kickoff of the second half to give Ursuline a 10-point lead within seconds of the start of the third quarter.
Leading by ten in the fourth, Lynch found the endzone again, putting the game away for good.
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