The Jesuit Gridiron Classic between Georgetown Prep and Gonzaga College High School marked yet another breath-taking game to its 118-year history and solidified their reason for inclusion in the USMC sponsored Great American Rivalry Series. When the final horn sounded after a 28-yard Kenny Abod field goal, the Eagles of Gonzaga found themselves on top of Prep 23-20.
Gonzaga senior Dylan Jones is the son of Charlie and Meg Jones. He is an offensive lineman and has a 4.27 GPA.
Georgetown Prep senior Alex Mulchandani is the son of Bharat and Ellen Mulchandani. He is a wide receiver for the Little Hoyas with a 95 average.
HALL OF FAME
At the game both teams were focused on the Rivalry Series Championship Trophy and Coach Reyda and Coach Paro had their men prepared. The Eagles would score first after an early Prep fumble that was recovered deep in the Hoyas territory. After a couple of quick plays, running back Chris May ran between the tackles to score the games first points and give the Eagles an early 7-0 lead.
Prep remained focused and came out strong in the second quarter. The defense forced junior quarterback, Kevin Hogan, out of the pocket and to his first interception of the game. Following the Gonzaga turnover, Prep moved the ball down the field and would eventually score off a Jack Schryber touchdown run from 6-yards out. Coach Paro decided to go for two and the lead but failed as the Eagles defense stood strong. The teams would enter the locker-room at half with the score in the favor of Gonzaga, 7-6.
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