Future Lions Report

A synopsis of how the high school seniors who have already verbally accepted a scholarship offer to play football at Penn State performed this past weekend.

Jason Evans:

According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jason carried the ball 19 times for 73 yards (3.84 yards per carry) as Harrison (10-0) defeated visiting Walton (8-2) by a score of 16-10 to win their third consecutive Region 5-AAAAA championship.

Jason also had 65 receiving, 8 tackles and a key interception in the third quarter. On one particular play, Jason caught a pass, ran it for 25 yards, dropped his head and TKO'd the safety.

The Hoyas play at home this week against North Gwinnett (6-3).

Paul Posluszny:

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Paul Posluszny rushed for 134 yards on 29 carries (4.6 yards per carry), helping Hopewell (11-1) upset Thomas Jefferson (11-1) in the WPIAL AAA semifinals by a score of 21-7.

Per the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Hopewell will face Pine-Richland (12-0) in the WPIAL AAA title game Friday night.

Austin Scott:

According to the The Morning Call, Austin ran for 222 yards on just 27 carries (8.2 yards per carry) and scored 2 touchdowns as Parkland (11-1) won the District 11 AAAA championship by defeating Bethlehem Catholic (11-1) by a score of 14-11.

Austin touchdown runs were 57 and 28 yards respectively.

Scott is now the Pennsylvania's single-season rushing record holder with 3,193 yards.  The previous record was 3,089 yards by James Mungro in 1995). Austin also has 44 touchdowns on the season, only 4 shy of the state record of 48, set in 1991 by Schuylkill Haven's Jason Killian.

Parkland will play Central Dauphin (12-0), the number one team in the state, on Saturday in a PIAA quarterfinal matchup.

John Shaw:

Spring Grove (9-2) was eliminated from the playoffs last week.

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