LeBlond coasts past Pembroke Hill

By Randy Speer The St. Joseph News-Press
Posted: August 21, 2015 - 11:56 PM

Bishop LeBlond needed just one quarter of dominant play to put away Pembroke Hill in the season opener at Eagle Stadium.

The Golden Eagles coasted to a 41-0 victory thanks to rattling off 28 points in the second quarter.

After posting one touchdown in the first eight minutes, the offense scored four times in the second against the Raiders.

“I really liked our guys up front,” LeBlond coach Tony Dudik said. “After we got into the flow of the game, we started dominating people.”

Senior quarterback Sam Schanze led the offense on four straight scoring drives while accounting for three of the scores in the deciding quarter.

The onslaught of offense started with Schanze finding senior wide receiver Trey Hartman for a six-yard catch in the back of the end zone with 2 minutes, 41 seconds left in the first quarter.

On LeBlond’s next possession, Schanze opened the second quarter with a 70-yard touchdown strike to Hartman. The first-year starting signal caller hoisted the ball 40 yards down field to connect with Hartman, who made two defenders miss for the second score of the game.

“I was sitting on the ground and I saw Trey make a good juke and get in the end zone and I had to go down and celebrate with him,” Schanze said.

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