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The Lower Merion (Ardmore, PA) varsity football team lost Friday's home conference game against Marple Newtown (Newtown Square, PA) by a score of 21-20.

Game Details: Military Night

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Marple Newtown----21
Lower Merion----20
Final score provided by B. Conway.
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Box Score Stats

Marple Newtown (18-19)

Lower Merion (18-19)

Total Plays
74

Game Stats

Marple Newtown has not entered stats for this game.
Lower Merion

Passing

#Athlete NameCompAttYdsC %AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals1950186.3809.81147.6
12Matt O'connor (Sr)1849176.3679.81146.0
24Elijah Lane (Sr)11101.00010.0127.1
Lower Merion

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals19663.52
4Jalen Goodman (Sr)22613.0
5Ian Goodman (Sr)11010.0
9Jaden Helton (Sr)6244.01
12Matt O'connor (Sr)6-1-0.21
22A. Williams (Sr)200.0
27Brandon Desper (Jr)273.5
Lower Merion

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals181578.71
4Jalen Goodman (Sr)5428.4
5Ian Goodman (Sr)7415.9
9Jaden Helton (Sr)24120.5
11Marcus Green (Sr)3248.01
27Brandon Desper (Jr)199.0
Lower Merion

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals66157223
4Jalen Goodman (Sr)264268
5Ian Goodman (Sr)104151
9Jaden Helton (Sr)244165
11Marcus Green (Sr)2424
12Matt O'connor (Sr)-1-1
27Brandon Desper (Jr)7916
Lower Merion

Total Yards

#Athlete NamePassRushRecTotal
Team Totals18666157252
4Jalen Goodman (Sr)264268
5Ian Goodman (Sr)104151
9Jaden Helton (Sr)244165
11Marcus Green (Sr)2424
12Matt O'connor (Sr)176-1175
24Elijah Lane (Sr)1010
27Brandon Desper (Jr)7916
Lower Merion

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals1828468.0
4Jalen Goodman (Sr)4481.0
5Ian Goodman (Sr)11
11Marcus Green (Sr)213
22A. Williams (Sr)2242.0
23Khalil Williams (Sr)123
24Elijah Lane (Sr)1231.0
31Nikko Hahn (Sr)11
33R. Dougherty (Sr)123
42John Trainor (Sr)1671.0
54Will House (Sr)1121.0
55Xavier Stockman (Sr)1121.0
57Khalil Jackson (Sr)167
58Noah Prichard (Jr)11
77Ryan Gillam (Sr)111.0
Lower Merion

Sacks

#Athlete NameSacksYdlHurs
Team Totals2.03
22A. Williams (Sr)1.0
33R. Dougherty (Sr)1.0
42John Trainor (Sr)1
54Will House (Sr)1
55Xavier Stockman (Sr)1
Lower Merion

Interceptions

#Athlete NameIntInt YdsAvgPD
Team Totals11
4Jalen Goodman (Sr)1
77Ryan Gillam (Sr)1
Lower Merion

Points

#Athlete NameTDTD PtsConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals31818
9Jaden Helton (Sr)166
11Marcus Green (Sr)166
12Matt O'connor (Sr)166
Lower Merion

Touchdowns

#Athlete NameTDRushTDRecTD FRTD IRTD PRTD KORTD Tot
Team Totals213
9Jaden Helton (Sr)11
11Marcus Green (Sr)11
12Matt O'connor (Sr)11

Recap Video

Game Story

Pennsylvania High School Football - Lower Merion can't get by Marple Newtown

September 7, 2018: Ardmore, PA 19003

Marple Newtown Fightin' Tigers (Newtown Square, PA) fans left the game satisfied Friday as they observed their football team nudge the host Lower Merion Aces (Ardmore, PA), 21-20 in a league test.

With the win, Marple Newtown improves its record to 2-1 on the season. The Fightin' Tigers host Garnet Valley (Glen Mills, PA) to confront the Jaguars in a Central test on Friday, September 14. The Jaguars go into the test with a record of 3-0. Garnet Valley won 14-7 in their recent league test against Haverford (Havertown, PA)

With the loss, Lower Merion moves to 0-3 on the season. The Aces host Haverford (Havertown, PA) to confront the Fords in a Central test on Saturday, September 15. The Fords go into the test with a record of 2-1. Haverford lost 14-7 in their recent league test against Garnet Valley (Glen Mills, PA)

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Players of the Game

Marple Newtown (18-19)

Marple Newtown has not selected any Players of the Game.

Lower Merion (18-19)

Congratulations to #5 Ian Goodman (overall and offensive), #4 Jalen Goodman (defensive) and #9 Jaden Helton (special teams) for being selected the Lower Merion Football Players of the Game.

Matchup Video

Rankings & Records

Marple Newtown (18-19)

NationalPAClass
8,42033175
OverallConferenceHomeAwayWin %Conference %PFPA
5-64-51-44-2.455.444285264

Lower Merion (18-19)

NationalPAClass
8,53433978
OverallConferenceHomeAwayWin %Conference %PFPA
2-82-72-40-4.200.222220247

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Marple Newtown
3.03.06.53.525.9
Lower Merion
2.08.706.022.0

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Team Stat Comparison

Marple NewtownLower Merion
-Rushing Yards Per Game74.6
-Passing Yards Per Game206.0
-Total Yards Per Game280.6
-Tackles Per Game45.8
-Sacks Per Game0.9
-Points Per Game20.1

Team Leaders

Marple NewtownLower MerionNational Avg.
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Rushing Yards Per Game#4 Jalen Goodman27.821.7
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Passing Yards Per Game#12 Matt O'connor200.648.4
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Total Yards Per Game#12 Matt O'connor199.137.1
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Tackles Per Game#42 John Trainor6.72.9
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Sacks Per Game#42 John Trainor0.30.2
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Points Per Game#9 Jaden Helton6.62.2

Record Breakdown

Marple Newtown (18-19)

Lower Merion (18-19)

5-6
Overall
2-8
4-5
League
2-7
1-0
Non-League
0-1
1-0
Head to Head
0-1
2-5
Common Opponent
2-4
1-4
Home
2-4
4-2
Away
0-4
0-0
Neutral
0-0
0-1
Playoff
0-0
5-6
In-State
2-8
0-0
Out-of-State
0-0