User: mdessoye Time: 11-08-2012 14:44 Product: The_Post PubDate: 11-11-2012 Zone: Main Edition: Main_Run PageName: sports_f PageNo: 9 A Color: C K Y M
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Lake-Lehman fullback Dustin Jones, right, runs through a hole in the defense as Dallas’ Mark Michno goes for the tackle.
Miranda Dembrowski cheers on the Lake-Lehman defense from the footballs stands.
Lake-Lehman’s Tom Donovan, left, just misses catching the ball for a touchdown ahead of Dallas defender Ryan Kozloski.
One ‘Old Shoe’ worth wearing
BILL TARUTIS/ FOR THE DALLAS POST
The Dallas football team after defeating Lake-Lehman.
allas defensive tackles Logan Bullock and Buddy Shutlock led a defense that held Lake-Lehman to minus 17 yards on 31 carries as Dallas posted a 51-06 victory to clinch the final District 2 Class 3A spot and earn the right to take the coveted Old Shoe trophy back to Mountaineer territory. Dallas was scheduled to play at Berwick (9-1) in the D2-3A semifinals on Saturday. The Mountaineers won their seventh consecutive game and were kept alive for a district spot when Coughlin defeated Crestwood. Dallas let Bullcok a 6-foot, 260-pound senior, cap the scoring with a 1-yard touchdown run late inn the fourth quarter. He finished with two carries for 5 yards, leaving running back Kris Roccograndi (117 yards, 2 TDs) firmly entrenched in the starter’s role. Shutlock came close to an interception in the second quarter when Jason Simonovich tipped a past at the line of scrimmage. The 6-4, 260-
The Dallas football team holds up the coveted Old Shoe trophy after defeating Lake-Lehman, 51-6.
Running back Kris Roccograndi takes the ball to the goal line.
Referee Earl Harris handles the pre-game coin toss with Dallas and Lake-Lehman team captains.
pound senior finished about a step short of hauling in the deflection. Bullock hammered Lehman 1,000-yard running back Dustin Jones for a 1-yard gain the first time Lehman had the ball. On Lehman’s next two possessions, Shutlock startled them with tackles for minus 2 yards and no gain. Dallas quarterback Ryan Zapoticky, who had over 1,300 passing yards entering the game, threw only seven times. His only TD pass was a 6-yarDallas quarterback Ryan Zader to Simonovich to make poticky throws a screen pass against Lake-Lehman. the score 36-6.
Lake-Lehman cheerleaders root for the Black Knights.