By Mercury Staff
BOYERTOWN — Central Bucks East needed a few hours to get into Boyertown for Friday night’s season opener.
Then just a half to get into the end zone with some regularity and beat the host Bears, 48-26.
holding a 12-7 lead less than three minutes before halftime, Boyertown
surrendered a touchdown with 14 seconds remaining before the break, then
watched their guests score five times in the second half to pull away
with the non-league win.
The Patriots ran up 467 yards on the
ground, as Vince Thompson had 193 and two touchdowns and Chris Burian
added 172 more as well as one touchdown. Overall, seven backs ran 49
times for those 467 yards — an eye-popping 9.5 yards a pop.
which got 150 yards and half of its scores from Matt Moccia, finished
with 267 on the ground and got another 120 passing from Griffin Pasik,
But the Bears’ offense couldn’t keep pace with the Patriots.
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