Football

Shippensburg tops Mechanicsburg 27-7

By Matt Kellam
Tucker Chamberlin came out tossing the football and completed 12 of 16 passes for 228 yards to lead the Greyhounds to a 27-7 win over Mechanicsburg Friday night in Mid Penn Colonial action.

The Greyhounds scored on their first possession on a 5 yard TD pass to Erby Weller, who caught 8 passes for 128 yards and a touchdown.

Shippensburg also scored on a 63 yard pass from Chamberlin to Anthony Smith to increase the lead to 14-0 in the second quarter.

The Greyhounds (6-0, 3-0 MPC), added 177 on the ground to finish with 405 total yards of offense while holding Mechanicsburg to 204.

The Wildcats fall to 3-3, 0-2 in MPC.

Shippensburg returns home next Friday night for a key Mid Penn Colonial match up against Northern York.  Game time is 7 with a pre-game at 6:40 on www.midpennbroadcasting.com

Mechanicsburg       0        0        0        7        7
Shippensburg        7        14       6        0       27

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