The Solomon Gorillas remain undefeated at 6-0 after their dominating offense led by a tri-facta of seniors defeated the Canton-Galva Eagles 94-60 on homecoming Friday.
The Gorillas put up 441 yards rushing against the Eagles defense. Senior running back Mason Demars carried the ball 19 times for 227 yards and four touchdowns. Teammate, senior Mark Aylward added 77 yards on 15 totes and a score.
Senior quarterback Colton Shirack controlled the offensive attack of the Gorillas by completing four-of- seven passes for 82 yards and two scores and he rushed the ball 18 times for 143 yards and six touchdowns.
Demars and junior Blake Homman were the recipients of Shirack touchdown throws.
Seniors Michael Brown and Aylward led the Gorillas defense with 12 and 11 tackles respectively. Sophomore defensive back Kord Hilbert also had a good game on defense for the Gorillas with eight solo tackles and four assists. Freshamn Nathen Webb added seven solo tackles for Solomon.
The Gorillas led 28-20 after the first quarter and put 30 points on the scoreboard in the second quarter to lead 58-36 in the high scoring game.
Canton-Galva passed for 312 yards on 21-of-39 passing and five touchdowns against the Gorillas while rushing the ball 36 times for 158 yards.
Coach Tim Cross will take his third ranked Gorillas to Little River Friday.
Canton-Galva 20 16 16 8 - 60
Solomon 28 30 14 22 94
C Savage 1-yd run (Savage to Romaine pass)
S Demars 32-yd run (Demars run)
C Savage 40-yd run (Pass failed)
S Shirack 16-yd run (Shirack run)
C Savage to Unruh 24-yd pass (Run failed)
S Demars 43-yd run (Run failed)
S Shirack to Homman 12-yd pass (Run failed)
S Demars 66-yd run (Run failed)
S Shirack 12-yd run (Shirack run)
C Savage 1-yd run (Bullinger run)
S Shirack 20-yd run (Shirack run)
S Shriack 40-yd run (Demars run)
C Unruh to Medley 8-yd pass (Bullinger run)
S Shirack 3-yd run (Pass failed)
C Savage to Klingensmith 5-yd pass (Savage run)
S Demars 22-yd run (Aylward run)
C Savage to Moddelmog 9-yd pass (Savage to Unruh pass)
S Shirack to Demars 17-yd pass (Shirack run)
S Shirack 25-yd run (Run failed)
S Aylward 1-yd run (Aylward run)
C Farnham to Loyd 23-yd pass (Farnham run)