FOOTBALL

Shrewsbury 51, St. John’s (Shrewsbury) 46

Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Shrewsbury

No. 3 St. John's rallied for 25 points in the fourth quarter to take a 46-45 lead, but Shrewsbury's Jay Reynolds returned the ensuing kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown to give the Colonials the lead. The Pioneers had two more attempts to get into the end zone, but Shrewsbury's defense forced a turnover on downs on one and Garrett Pacy intercepted a pass in the end zone to seal the win for the No. 8 Colonials. Zach Dionis scored four touchdowns for Shrewsbury, while Nick Diliberto added two. Drew Smiley found Davon Jones for a pair of touchdown passes and hit Micah Cummins for another for St. John's, while Shad Abrokwah had two rushing touchdowns for the Pioneers. It was the first time Shrewsbury has defeated St. John's since 2007. Smiley completed 29 of 45 passes for 395 yards and three touchdowns. Jones caught 12 passes for 151 yards, while Shadrach Abrokwah caught 4 passes for 113 yards.

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Shrewsbury717141351
St. John’s (Shrewsbury)01472546
First quarter
ShrewsburyTDZach Dionis 1-yard run (Mike Coggeshall kick)
Second quarter
St. John’s (Shrewsbury)TDShadrach Abrokwah 9-yard run (kick failed)
ShrewsburyTDZach Dionis 63-yard run (Mike Coggeshall kick)
St. John’s (Shrewsbury)TDMicah Cummins 18-yard pass from Drew Smiley (Drew Smiley run)
ShrewsburyTDZach Dionis 3-yard run (Mike Coggeshall kick)
ShrewsburyFGMike Coggeshall 43-yard
Third quarter
St. John’s (Shrewsbury)TDDrew Smiley 1-yard run (Pat Lehane kick)
ShrewsburyTDNick Diliberto 15-yard run (Mike Coggeshall kick)
ShrewsburyTDNick Diliberto 5-yard run (Mike Coggeshall kick)
Fourth quarter
St. John’s (Shrewsbury)TDDavon Jones 1-yard pass from Drew Smiley (Pat Lehane kick)
ShrewsburyTDZach Dionis 5-yard run (Mike Coggeshall kick)
St. John’s (Shrewsbury)TDMichael McGillicuddy 85-yard kickoff return (kick failed)
St. John’s (Shrewsbury)TDShadrach Abrokwah 44-yard run (rush failed)
St. John’s (Shrewsbury)TDDavon Jones 3-yard pass from Drew Smiley (pass failed)
ShrewsburyTDJay Reynolds 80-yard kickoff return (rush failed)

 

Updated: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, 5:15 p.m.

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