Stepinac Advance in CHSFL Playoffs
By Kevin Devaney Jr. | Monday, November 8
The Gaels in the AAA Division, and Stepinac in AA, are one win from playing for a title.
The region’s two local CHSFL programs — Stepinac and Iona Prep — are both moving on in the playoffs after decisive wins on Sunday.
Iona Prep, the second-seed in the AAA Division, upended No. 7 Holy Cross 33-14 at home on Sunday. Stepinac, the fifth seed in the AA Division, went on the road and blew out St. Francis Prep, 46-6.
The Gaels will host No. 3 Holy Trinity in the AAA semifinals. Stepinac will host No. 8 Cardinal Hayes in its semifinal. Sat at 1 pm.
Tyrell Goodman continued his stellar season for Stepinac, completing 11 of 15 passes for 132 yards and two touchdowns. The senior quarterback also ran for 39 yards and two scores.
Caleb Gilligan-Evans led the Crusaders (9-0) rushing with 112 yards and two touchdowns on 11 carries. Nick Euvino caught six passes for 64 yards and two scores.
Defensively, Vincent Narog and Shane Hogan each intercepted two passes, and Donnie Simmons and Jeff Clack both had one.