Jesuit 34, St. Paul’s 24

at Tad Gormley Stadium, Friday (Sept. 7), Non-district recreation


  • The Blue Jays had simply misplaced a 14-point lead within the last moments of the fourth quarter, however Jesuit quarterback Robert McMahon was not rattled. He calmly discovered Noah Varnado for a 48-yard landing to present the Blue Jays the win. Varnado shook off two defenders en path to the tip zone, and Jesuit recovered the following kickoff as Max Scheurich’s second 42-yard area purpose sealed the victory.
  • Main 14-10 late within the second quarter, Jesuit’s Marc Dougherty stepped in entrance of a Jack Mashburn move and returned it 19 yards to the Wolves’ 26. After a move interference name ultimately zone, McMahon linked with Varnado for a leaping 7-yard landing catch on the purpose line because the Blue Jays took a 21-10 halftime lead.
  • Late within the fourth quarter, the Wolves made a run. It began on fourth-and-goal from inches exterior the tip zone as Mashburn ran his third straight quarterback sneak and scored. He scored on the following drive – this time from 15 yards out – to tie the rating at 24 with 2:37 left.
  • St. Paul’s took its first and solely lead halfway by means of the second quarter, due to a powerful fourth-down conversion. On fourth-and-Three from the Jesuit 33, Mashburn discovered Caleb Frost for a 32-yard catch and run, and Carter Elie scored on a 1-yard run.


Robert McMahon, Jesuit

The senior quarterback made huge play after huge play for the Blue Jays when it counted most. He completed 11-of-19 passing for 222 yards and three touchdowns. He had three passes that went for at the least 34 yards, together with two of his three touchdowns.

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Information: Jesuit, 1-1; St. Paul’s, 0-2.


St. Paul’s | 3 | 7 | 0 | 14 – 24

Jesuit | 7 | 14 | 3 | 10 – 34


  • The Wolves had negative-2 yards speeding within the first quarter and 36 whole yards, however St. Paul’s took a 10-7 lead halfway by means of due to a fourth down conversion by Frost.
  • Jesuit working again Willie Robinson injured his left leg early within the second quarter and needed to be helped off the sphere. He didn’t return to the sport.
  • Jesuit’s Jimbo Hotard made an enormous open area deal with on Mashburn to kill a Wolves drive within the third quarter.
  • Brenden Berggren made a diving 34-yard landing catch within the second quarter to present Jesuit a 14-10 lead. McMahon averted strain and threw into the tip zone, the place Berggren needed to alter to make the catch.
  • St. Paul’s William Grand scored the Wolves’ first factors with a 32-yard area purpose. It was his second area purpose of 30 yards or extra this season.


Jesuit quarterback Robert McMahon: “Tonight was fantastic. St. Paul’s is a superb crew, and we knew it could be robust. We simply had a shot late, and we capitalized on it. I threw it up as a result of I noticed the defender fell down. I noticed Noah make a transfer, after which I noticed he scored and I used to be actually pleased. That is huge. It will get us again to 1-1, so we’re actually pleased about that.”

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Jesuit receiver Noah Varnado: “”We knew we had been dealing with a very good protection, however we had a great recreation plan and we executed. I knew we needed to rating (on the final drive), and we needed to rating fast. Coach known as a great play, and we executed. It was very thrilling. They known as my quantity, and I knew that I needed to get into the tip zone.”

Jesuit coach Mark Songy: “It is a huge win for us. I am actually happy with our guys for combating for 48 minutes. At present, we lastly made huge performs once we wanted to make huge performs. Previously, this type of labored in opposition to us a little bit bit, however tonight, I used to be actually happy with all our guys. I believe we have now an opportunity to be actually good on protection. It would not shock me that we performed like this tonight.”

St. Paul’s coach Kenny Sears: “We will not have a bunch of three-and-outs to start out the sport and provides it to a crew like Jesuit that may put collectively drives. I believed our protection was on the sphere an excessive amount of within the first half. We did an amazing job coming again, however ultimately, we have to make performs. We did not, and that is the place we misplaced it.”


St. Paul’s: 272 yards of whole offense (65 speeding, 202 passing)

Jesuit: 306 yards of whole offense (84 speeding, 222 passing)

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St. Paul’s

Dashing: Carter Elie, 9-8, 1 TD; Jack Mashburn, 21-21, 2 TD; Mitchell Smith, 4-10; Caleb Frost, 2-26.

Receiving: Will Robinson, 3-57; Mitchell Smith, 1-14; Nicholas Stanton, 3-63; Caleb Frost, 3-49; Mason Impastato, 1-12; Daniel Zuckerman, 1-0; Cole Piazza, 1-7.

Passing: Jack Mashburn, 13-24, 202 yards, 1 INT.


Dashing: Willie Robinson, 3-5; Brayton Whittington, 20-55, 1 TD; Robert McMahon, 16-24.

Receiving: Noah Varnado, 5-109, 2 TD; Will Moran, 1-34; Brendan Berggren, 3-50, 1 TD; Dylan Faust, 1-5; Brayton Whittington, 1-10.

Passing: Robert McMahon, 11-19, 222 yards, Three TD.


First quarter

Jesuit – Brayton Whittington 20 run (Max Scheurich kick), 7:33, 7-0.

St. Paul’s – William Grand 32 FG, 1:10, 7-3.

Second quarter

St. Paul’s – Carter Elie 1 run (William Grand kick), 9:32, 7-10.

Jesuit – Brenden Berggren 34 move from Robert McMahon (Max Scheurich kick), 3:32, 14-10.

Jesuit – Noah Varnado 7 move from Robert McMahon (Max Scheurich kick), 0:31, 21-10.

Third quarter

Jesuit – Max Scheurich 42 FG, 0:27, 24-10.

Fourth quarter

St. Paul’s – Jack Mashburn 1 run (William Grand kick), 5:44, 24-17.

St. Paul’s – Jack Mashburn 15 run (William Grand kick), 2:37, 24-24.

Jesuit – Noah Varnado 48 move from Robert McMahon (Max Scheurich kick), 1:26, 31-24.

Jesuit – Max Scheurich 42 FG, 1:08, 34-24.

NEXT UP: Jesuit will play at Baton Rouge-Central subsequent Friday at 7 p.m. whereas St. Paul’s travels to Memphis, Tennessee, to play Christian Brothers subsequent Friday at 7 p.m.


Joseph Halm may be reached at [email protected] or 504.826.3405. Observe him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/JosephHalm.



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