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  On 11/15/02, in a Catholic Blue semifinal, West Catholic and St. John Neumann played in the
highest scoring game ever involving city teams.


City records broken
Most points, game, involving one city team -- 99 (Gtn. Academy 55, Hun of Princeton, N.J. 44 -- 2002)
Most points game, involving two city teams -- 92 (Frankford 63, Dobbins 29 -- 1997; PL semifinal)
Most points game, two Catholic League teams -- 91 (Kennedy-Kenrick 46, Dougherty 45 -- 1997)

Most points game, two teams in CL playoff -- 76 (Wood 40, Ryan 36 -- 1974; North title game)
  103 points were scored.

City records tied
Most points, playoff game (individual) -- 26, Bob Mahan, West Catholic, 1962, vs. Judge (title).
  Neumann's Jimmy Porreca had 26 on four TDs and a receiving conversion
Most TDs, playoff game (individual) -- 4 (multiple players)
  Neumann's Jimmy Porreca and West's Curtis Brinkley had four TDs apiece.

West Catholic 55, St. John Neumann 48

St. John Neumann 8 12 15 13 -- 48
West Catholic 21 14 7 13 -- 55

WC: Chris Diaferio 67 kickoff return (Jay McCarrie kick)
WC: Chester Roebuck 15 run (pass failed)
SJN: Jimmy Porreca 18 run (Billy Canady run)
WC: Curtis Brinkley 52 run (Matt Rodia run)
SJN: Jack Hatty 44 pass from Jon Brady (run failed)
WC: Jonathan Jackson 25 run (Jay McCarrie kick)
SJN: Jon Brady 1 run (run failed)
WC: Curtis Brinkley 9 run (Jay McCarrie kick)
SJN: Jimmy Porreca 10 pass from Jon Brady (Kenny Brown kick)
WC: Matt Rodia 1 run (Jay McCarrie kick)
SJN: Jimmy Porreca 52 run (Jimmy Porreca pass from Jon Brady)
WC: Curtis Brinkley 1 run (Jay McCarrie kick)
SJN: Jack Hatty 7 pass from Jon Brady (run failed)
WC: Curtis Brinkley 55 run (run failed)
SJN: Jimmy Porreca 2 run (Kenny Brown kick)

Neum West
First downs 19 15
Rushes-yards 40-196 38-323
Passing yards 236 33
Total offense 432 356
Passes 15-29-1 1-3-0
Return yards 117 147
Punts-average 3-37.0 4-29.5
Fumbles lost 1 0
Penalties-yards 7-60 5-35

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING
  SJN: Jimmy Porreca 24-159, Billy Canady 6-18, Jon Brady 5-2,
Richard McMickens 4-14, Mike Gillespie 1-3
  WC: Curtis Brinkley 26-240, Chester Roebuck 8-54, Robert
Ramsey 2-3, Jonathan Jackson 1-25, Matt Rodia 1-1.
PASSING
  SJN: Jon Brady 15-29-1 — 236.
  WC: Matt Rodia 1-2-0 — 33, Curtis Brinkley 0-1-0 — 0.
RECEIVING

  SJN: Jack Hatty 6-99, Al Meacham 3-46, Billy Canady 3-44,
Mike Matteo 2-37, Jimmy Porreca 1-10.
  WC: Jonathan Jackson 1-33.
INTERCEPTIONS
  WC: George Williams.
RETURNS
  SJN: Frank Baldino 5-50, Billy Canady 2-65, Mike Evans 1-9,
Dan Concannon 1-6, Mike Gillespie 1-4, Richard McMickens 1-(-17).
  WC: *Curtis Brinkley 2-54, Chris Diaferio 1-67, Robert Ramsey
1-13, Evan Polk 1-12, George Williams 1-1, Jonathan Jackson 1-0.
  *-2 yards with lateral.
RECOVERIES OF OPPONENT'S FUMBLE
  WC: Robert Ramsey.
RECOVERIES OF ONSIDE KICKS
  WC: Matt DeMarco, Robert Ramsey, David Fitzgerald.
TACKLING LEADERS
  SJN: Dan Concannon 9, Marques Slocum 7.
  WC: Robert Ramsey 11, Jonathan Jackson 10.