By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | October 25, 2014 | Photo courtesy The Review
Dominick Bragalone had three touchdowns and 259 yards rushing on just 11 carries to lead South Williamsport past Sayre 55-24 in NTL Small School football action Friday.
South quarterback Matt Boone also had a strong game, going 12-for-15 for 158 yards and two scores.
JP Harbst was Sayre's top stat getter, running for 82 yards on nine carries while also returning a kick-off for a touchdown.
Bragalone started the scoring with 9:43 left in the first quarter as he rushed for a 25-yard touchdown. After Logan Wein's kick South was up 7-0.
Then at 7:16 Bragalone scored on a 32-yard rush to make it 14-0 after the Wein kick.
With 4:16 left in the opening quarter South's John Peters ran in a score from 11 yards out to make it 21-0 after the Wein point after.
Then at the start of the second quarter Bragalone scored on a 47-yard run to put South up 27-0.
Back to back 4-yard touchdown runs from Peters and Boone made it 41-0. The Mountaineers pushed that lead to 48-0 as Boone hit Riley Thomas for a 3-yard scoring strike.
Then with 2:14 left in the second quarter Harbst ran the kick-off 72 yards to pay dirt to cut the deficit to 48-8 as Matthew Ingrassia punched in the 2-point conversion.
Then just before the half Boone hit Thomas on a 22-yard scoring strike. After the Wein point after South led 55-8.
The Redskins got two scores in the fourth quarter.
First was a Tylor Belles 2-yard run with 8:33 left to play. Gavin Lundy-McCutcheon hit Harbst for the 2-point conversion to make it 55-16.
Then with 4:03 left to play Bradly Hatch ran in a touchdown from five yards out followed by Matthew Eberlin running in the point after to make it a 55-24 final.
Hatch had two carries for 55 yards while Matthew Ingrassia added 26 yards on 10 carries. South held Sayre's top rusher Michael Ward to 17 yards on 10 carries.
For South Thomas had 10 catches for 146 yards while Boone also had an interception.