Norwin PAL football opens with sweep of Plum
Norwin Police Athletic League's youth football teams began their season on the weekend Aug. 11 by sweeping Plum on the road.
The Midgets (12- and 13-year-old) won their contest, 30-6.
Eric Sico scored twice for Norwin, while Chris Zona and Matt Lamanti both had a rushing touchdown. Lamanti completed a two-point conversion pass to Noah Stampo, while Zona and Javon Thrift also scored two-point conversions.
The Mighty Mites (10- and 11-year-old) recorded a shutout, 28-0, and did not allow a first down in the entire game.
Owen Sable scored twice for the Knights, and Billy Kerston and Jack Salopek also found the end zone for Norwin.
The Termites (7- to 9-year-old) played the game of the day, as they won, 6-0, in triple overtime.
Conner Christman scored the only touchdown of the game in the third overtime, while Chase Kranitz led the Knights defense in tackles.
Aaron Schmook had the game-winning fumble recovery, while Hayden O'Bryon, Jacob Klingensmith and Garrett Craze also were strong on the Norwin defense.
The PAL flag football (5- and 6-year-old) team also won its opening game against Plum.
The offense was led by Logan Mamie and Ty Turkowski, who each had a pair of touchdowns, and A.J. Hewitt, who had one score.
Noah Minto led the defense with four flags pulled.
Norwin's PAL football teams host Steel Valley at 1 p.m. Sunday.
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