SPRING MILLS – Albert Gallatin ran, ran and ran a lot more of his wing-T attack on Friday night.
However, the Colonials were able to put the air to good use to secure a 15-7 victory over Spring Mills and jeopardize the playoff prospects for the 16th-ranked Cardinals.
Bruno Fabrychi was on both aerial games, scoring a 9-yard touchdown on the final play of the second quarter as he leapt through the air and into the end zone to tie the game.
Then he caught a 58-yard pass – only the Colonials’ fourth attempt of the game – to set up a 6-yard touchdown as he bulldozed back Shawn Loring.
Albert Gallatin, Pa., Has led football 62 times and limited Spring Mills to just 17 offensive games.
The Cardinals didn’t need a lot of plays to score their touchdown – just one play, in fact.
Taking over on his own 11-yard line, quarterback Max Anderson found Tyrell Denson behind defense and passed an 89-yard passing play.
However, Albert Gallatin countered the touchdown with Fabrychi’s touchdown run coming from a rushed situation. The drive ate the final 7:04 of the first half.
Albert Gallatin finished his regular season with a 7-2 record, while the Cardinals fell to 4-5.
In another action, the first and undefeated Martinsburg lost 35-30 to Spring Valley, the second straight season the Timberwolves beat the Bulldogs.
Ty Bartrum scored five touchdowns for the Timberwolves, four in the air and one on the ground.
Bartrum also intercepted two passes, a collection of five Bulldogs turnovers, which left a 28-14 lead.
Dalton Fouch completed 16 of 29 passes for Spring Valley for 323 yards.
Jacob Barrick scored Martinsburg’s first touchdown on a passing play from Ezra Bagent who threw two touchdown passes. Hudson Clement caught a pair of touchdown throws and had four passes for 109 yards.
The Bulldogs scored their last points on an intentional late-game safety by Spring Valley.
Jefferson, fifth in the standings, took a 28-0 halftime lead over Hedgesville in Eastern Panhandle Athletic Conference action and earned a 43-7 victory over Hedgesville. The Cougars are 8-1.
Bridgeport defeated Musselman 63-27.
Washington, the victim of a forfeit loss at the start of the season, won by forfeit against Hampshire, taking their record to 5-4.
Berkeley Springs rolled offensively, beating Clear Spring, Md., 54-0, to go 5-4.