Allentown, PA – The Glenville State Pioneers football team had seven seniors play in the 2nd Annual National Bowl on Sunday, December 4th in Allentown, PA. Two players also took home awards Ahkeem Figgs took home Special Teams MVP, while Jordan Griffin took home the National Bowl MVP.
All seven GSC players were on the Blue Nation roster as they took on the Red Nation at J. Birney Crum Stadium.
All seven players played a big part as the Blue Nation defeated the Red Nation in a very exciting game 34-31.
Matt Parker had several tackles and an interception, Parker also had several plays at tailback, he rushed the ball five times for 32 yards. Fellow defensive back Norman Seignious had a hand full of tackles as well. Shawn Stackhouse also had several tackles in the game.
On the offensive side of the ball Ahkeem Figgs had a 90 yard kick return for a touchdown as he won Special Teams MVP. Jordan Griffin hauled in five catches for over 144 yards and a touchdown as he won the National Bowl MVP.
Jakhaire Murphy caught two passes for 19 yards and a touchdown while Antwan Stewart caught three passes for 39 yards in the game.
We would like to congratulate these outstanding seniors as they help pick up a win for the Blue Nation in the National Bowl, we would also like to congratulate the award winners as well as wish them the best of luck in their future.
Red – Thaddeus Everson 3 run (Merf Trout kick) (Drive: 4 plays, 44 yards)
Blue – Chaz Jones 46 field goal (Drive: 10 plays, 67 yards)
Blue – Jordan Griffin 75 pass from David Lenehan (Jones kick) (Drive: 1 play, 75 yards)
Red – Nikkolai Norrell 5 pass from Daniel Pitcher (Trout kick) (Drive: 1 play, 5 yards)
Blue – Jones 42 field goal (Drive: 3 plays, 31 yards)
Red – Royal Johnson III 35 pass interception (Trout kick)
Blue – Akheem Figgs 90 kickoff return (Jones kick)
Red – Trout 32 field goal (Drive: 10 plays, 59 yards)
Blue – Jakharie Murphy 10 pass from Lenehan (Lloyd Tucker kick) (Drive: 7 plays, 78 yards
Red – Joe Leach 12 pass from Cody Haffly (Trout kick) (Drive: 10 plays, 66 yards)
Blue – Jesse Hubbard 10 pass from Lenehan (no kick) (Drive: 11 plays, 47 yards
RUSHING – B: Matthew Parker 5-32; James Kennebrew 12-24; Jakharie Murphy 1-(-5); David Lenehan (10-(-21).
R: Thaddeus Everson 6-50;Thomas Addison 9-41; Eric Wagner 1-7; Kevin Doty 1-5; Bill Smith 1-(-1); Kent Biller 1-3; Cody Haffly (4-(-29).
RECEIVING – B: Jordan Griffin 5-144; Jessie Hubbard 5-48; Antwan Stewart 3-39; Jakharie Murphy 2-19; Sean Randall 2-12.
R: Joe Leach 4-80; Anthony Cellitti 1-28; Kevin Doty 1-23; Nikkolai Norrell 2-12; Joshua Andrews 1-28.