McComb’s 5 TD passes lifts Sharon past Titusville

OIL CITY, Pennsylvania (WYTV) – Sharon’s J.P. McComb threw 5 touchdowns in their 56-24 victory over Titusville in their District 10 Class AAA Semifinal meeting tonight. McComb threw for 213 yards (14 of 20) and also rushed for another score in the fourth quarter.

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On the second play from scrimmage, J.P. McComb finds Ziyon Strickland on a 66-yard pass play which puts the Tigers on the board first with a 7-0 advantage. On the Rockets’ first possession of the game, Titusville marched down to the 1 yard line of Sharon before being denied without any points as a sack (by Jaquan Waller and Zach Dignall) and an incompletion proved to alter their fortune.

Sharon has now won six of their last seven outings to improve to 8-3 on the season. Tigers’ running back Jordan Wilson gained 122 yards on 20 carries and 2 touchdowns. Ziyon Strickland hauled in 5 passes for 111 yards (2 TDs) while Jeremiah Norris caught 4 for 61 (TD).

Titusville finished last year with a 1-9 record. This year, the Rockets completed their season with an 8-2 mark. They had won four straight contests before tonight’s loss.

Stats Courtesy of Ryan Briggs

Scoring Chart
First Quarter
S – Ziyon Strickland, 66-yard TD catch from J.P. McComb (10:41, S 7-0)
Second Quarter
S – Jordan Wilson, 7-yard TD run (11:45, S 14-0)
S – Jordan Wilson, 15-yard TD run (11:24, S 21-0)
S – Jeremiah Norris, 27-yard TD catch from J.P. McComb (9:21, S 28-0)
S – Warren Nixon, 3-yard TD catch from J.P. McComb (2:46, S 35-0)
Third Quarter
T – Jack Garrett, 33-yard TD catch from Brady Corklin (8:45, S 35-6)
S – Jayquan Odem, 13-yard TD catch from J.P. McComb (8:05, S 42-6)
T – Kristian Vroman, 9-yard TD catch from Brady Corklin (7:39, S 42-12)
Fourth Quarter
S – Ziyon Strickland, 8-yard TD catch from J.P. McComb (11:54, S 49-12)
S – J.P. McComb, 1-yard TD run (10:43, S 56-12)
T – Jack Garrett, 48 yard TD catch from Brady Corklin (7:23, S 56-18)
T – James Johnson, 17-yard TD catch from Brady Corklin (5:24, S 56-24)
Final Score: Sharon, 56-24

Sharon will move on to face Hickory – who defeated Slippery Rock this afternoon, 33-10 – in the District 10 Class AAA Championship next week. The Tigers lost their week four matchup with the Hornets, 42-14.