Washington Lions defeat Trojans

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Washington Lions defeat Trojans - Undaunted by the two touch down margin, the...
Undaunted by the two touch down margin, the surprising Har risburg Trojans held midway .of the third Quarter, the Washing tri T.inns. locking every inch the nViamrtinnc tnv nrp nowered their way to two six - pointers Trojans Overcome 6 and an all - important conversion to take away a climactic 13 to 12 victory from the Trojans yes terday at Island Field.' Some 2205 fans watched in awe as the Lions roared from what ap peared to be defeat to take the triumph away irom tne aeter - mined but disappointed Trojans. Rut the invadine eleven, with little Dopey Jones, fleet quar terback, igniting the spark, ran roughshod over the tired Trojans in the closing minutes of the third period and all of the fourth. With Bill Jones throwing passes right and left in the second quarter, quarter, it wasn't too surprising to deDendable Vince Whiting reach up and haul one down, the . . - 41,., T innD1 interception coming on wc jjium 35 Thrpe nlavs later a 19 - yard strike from Ray Hughes to Munch Hill was goodV on the Liions . and Munch meandered over un - molested. Poke Banks then missed "the first of two costly Dla cements attempts. The third period was oniy min - utps old when burly ueorge rriimmfl crashed through the strong Lions' line ana DiocKea a punt by Sam Stovall on the Lions' 20. Tne Dail caromeu wide with Crummel chasing it, snnnninff it un and finally being nailed on the 5. a penauy moved the ball half the distance to the eoal and then Hughes hammered his way through for the six points. At this point Washington came alivp Moving swiftly and surely the Lions took off on a ou - yara marrh The clincher coming on a rlevwlv executed lateral - for - ward pass play, starting on the Harrisburg 18. unaneyDucic Perry, thundering fuliDacK, started to hit the line, turned, tossed .the ball to Ginser Barnes and he southpawed one to nea Karnes in the end zone. Jones Dlacement was good all the way The final ana game - winning touchdown resulted in a 41 - yard Linn march, with Dopey Jones taking a 20 - vard pass from Gin - ser Barnes on the irojans i ana thpn Droceedins to snake his way past four Harrisburg tack lers into pay dirt. Jones' conversion conversion was wide, but it didn't matter. Trniim WasOIDflOn 1.10ns Davis LE K.enner House LT nazeioc Lewis LG StoveraU Scote C wmie Banks RG A.Bulter Crummel RT Boudling Moon RE Barnes R.Simpson QB Jones Green LH Morton Brown RH Traxton Huehes FB B.uuuei Score by periods: Washington Lions .... 0 0 7 6 13 Trojans . 0 - 6 012 Touchdowns M. Hill, Hughes, R. Barnes, Jones. Point after touchdown - Jones (placement). Substitutions wasn - ington, Tilghman, Dennis, Turner, Derry, Ford, W. Jones, Robinson, Salvin, Allan, Butler; Trojans, Bowers, Palmer, Clark, Miller, Walker, R. Guthrie, M. Hill, Latham, Chavis, Foulkes, Johnson. Referee Referee Cackovic. Umpire Rosenberg. Head linesman Hartzell. Field judge Capello.

Clipped from Harrisburg Telegraph04 Nov 1946, MonPage 19

Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)04 Nov 1946, MonPage 19
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