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On Nov. 9, 2013, the final day of the Inter-Ac season, Malvern outlasted visiting Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, 63-50, in an all-time offense-athon. Look below for the boxscore, city records broken/tied, and assorted notes.
MALVERN 63, SCH ACADEMY 50
SCH Academy 6 22 7 15 -- 50
Malvern Prep 7 20 29 7 -- 63
SCH: Kyle Parsons 23 pass from Paul Dooley (kick blocked)
MP: Troy Gallen 65 run (Jon Dollfus kick)
SCH: Parsons 39 pass from Dooley (Parsons pass from Dooley)
MP: Gallen 69 run (Dollfus kick)
MP: Gallen 13 run (Dollfus kick)
SCH: Jordan Johnson 9 pass from Dooley (Will McCool kick)
MP: Matt Brown 21 run (kick failed)
SCH: J. Johnson 30 pass from Dooley (McCool kick)
MP: Hunter Paulus 49 pass from Alex Hornibrook (Paulus run)
SCH: Owen McAdoo 5 pass from Dooley (McCool kick)
MP: Gallen 22 run (Dollfus kick)
MP: Gallen 5 run (Dollfus kick)
MP: Gallen 15 run (Dollfus kick)
MP: M. Brown 82 run (Dollfus kick)
SCH: J. Johnson 7 pass from Dooley (McCool kick)
SCH: J. Johnson 78 pass from Dooley (George Calle pass from Dooley)
SCH: Paul Dooley 24-61, Syaire Madden 4-24, Jordan Johnson 2-4,
Jeffery Mikalonis-Lieberman 2-4, Dylan Parsons 1-0, Sameir Madden 4-(-2).
Troy Gallen 18-333, Matt Brown 3-104, Brian Boyle 2-12, Hunter
Paulus 1-6, Michael McCarthy 0-#3, Cole Thomas 1-2, kneeldowns 3-(-6), Alex Hornibrook 4-(-12).
|SCH: Dooley 31-43-1 -- 497, Parsons 0-1-0 -- 0.|
|MP: Hornibrook 1-4-0 -- 49.|
|SCH: J. Johnson 13-240, Parsons 10-197, Owen McAdoo 7-59, Kyle Lawlor 1-2.|
|MP: Paulus 1-49.|
|MP: Jordan Majors|
|INTERCEPTION RETURN YARDAGE|
|MP: Majors 1-19|
|KICKOFF RETURN YARDAGE|
|SCH: Lawlor 4-81, Mikalonis-Lieberman 2-12, O. McAdoo 1-11, J. Johnson 1-10.|
|MP: M. Brown 4-53, Dymond Wright 2-39.|
|PUNT RETURN YARDAGE|
|SCH: Parsons 1-7.|
CITY RECORDS BROKEN
Highest combined score: 113 points, breaks 103 by West Catholic/Neumann in 2003 (West won, 55-48)
Most points scored by losing team: 50, SCH (breaks 48 by Neumann, 2003)
Most passing yards: 498, Paul Dooley, SCH (breaks 409 by Central's Mike Roche in 1986)
CITY RECORDS TIED
Most TD passes: 7, Paul Dooley, SCH, ties record set in 2002 by Germantown Academy's Sean Grieve
Most completed passes: 31, Paul Dooley, SCH, tied record set in 2012 by La Salle's Chris Kane
Most TD receptions: 4, Jordan Johnson, SCH, ties record held by many
SPECIAL NOTES . . .
Malvern's Troy Gallen came close to the city record for most rushing yards gained in consecutive games.
His total is 705, counting 372 last week vs. Episcopal. West Catholic's Curtis "Boonah" Brinkley had 713
The teams combined for 1,080 yards from scrimmage. SCH won that battle, 589-491
They combined for 232 on returns. Malvern triumphed, 121-111
The teams combined for 1,312 all-purpose yards. SCH captured that clash, 700-612
SCH's Jordan Johnson made 13 catches for a school (and Inter-Ac record) of 240 yards and four TDs.
He entered the game with one catch for three yards on the season
There were five TDs in 3 minutes, 22 seconds. Johnson caught a TD pass from Dooley 1:21 before halftime.
Malvern's Matt Brown ran 21 yards for a score at 0:51. Johnson caught another TD pass at :09. Nineteen
seconds into the third quarter, Malvern's Hunter Paulus caught a 49-yard TD pass from Alex Hornibrook.
Owen McAdoo caught a 5-yard TD pass from Dooley with 9:59 left in that session
The game's first TD, a 23-yard catch by SCH's Dylan Parsons, was not scored until 1:12 remained in the
first quarter. The game's last TD, a 78-yard pass to Johnson, came with 19 seconds left. So, the game's 113
points were scored over approximately 37 minutes (3.1 per minute)
Thanks to Malvern coach Kevin Pellegrini for providing access to the game video, and for
Daily News/website statman Ed "Huck" Palmer for breaking it down.