WHITE CITY – The Solomon Gorillas rallied from a 22-14 deficit at half-time to score 40 unanswered points in the second half to defeat the White City Huskies, 54-22, Friday night.
Solomon, playing without senior quarterback Colton Shirack used a formidable ground attack to roll the Huskies. The defense held White City scoreless in the second half.
Senior Mason Demars had 30 carries for 184 yards rushing and four touchdowns for the Gorillas. Fellow senior Mark Aylward toted the ball 16 times for 117 yards and two scores.
The Gorillas took advantage of five White City turnovers to rally for the victory. Demars and Aylward had two pass interceptions each. Breton Tate recovered a Huskie fumble to help set up Solomon scoring drives.
Solomon goes to 2-0 on the season and next hosts Wakefield, who beat Centre, 26-20, Friday, Sept. 20.
Solomon 54, White City 22
Solomon (2-0) 14 0 8 32 – 54
White City 14 8 0 0 - 22
WC – Morgan 2 yd run (run failed)
S – Aylward 4 yd run (run failed)
WC – Worell 36 yd pass from Morgan (Blythe pass from Morgan)
S – Demars 76 yd run (Fiske run)
WC – Blythe 37 yd pass from Morgan (Settgast run)
S – Demars 44 yd run (Demars run)
S – Demars 5 yd run (Demars run)
S – Demars 8 yd run (Aylward run)
S – Aylward 10 yd run (Demars run)
S- Demars 5 yd run (Demars run)