By Chuck Smith
The Garnet Valley offensive line is often overshadowed by the Jaguars’ abundance of skill players creating havoc all over the field. And that is just fine with the grunts.The boys on the line are doing well in their spot outside the limelight, more than happy to grind away at the opposition’s defense each week with little fanfare.
Garnet Valley’s opponent Friday was Strath Haven, and the Jaguars’ offensive line once again pounded away on a Central League foe in a 42-14 runaway victory.
“I was really pleased with the intensity and the physicality we played with and that starts at the line of scrimmage,” Jaguars coach Mike Ricci said.
The Jaguars amassed 471 yards on 60 carries behind a stellar performance from that line.
Danny Guy (163 yards), Cole Palis (138 yards), and Colin Robinson (115 yards) took full advantage of superior line play by thrashing through, over, and around the Panthers’ defense.
“Our coaches do an excellent job of getting us ready,” center Tommy Mahoney said. “We prepared like crazy all week, and it paid off. It was a whole team effort and it wasn’t just the line. The backs did a great job, too.”
Garnet Valley game pics now available at Game Photo Gallery.