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Football Game

Banningites Too Much Of All for "Sponge Divers"

Gain Yardage At Will Make Holes With All Ease

By Dan MacMahon
The Leesburg Morning Commercial
Saturday, October 29, 1927
Updated: Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 12:54 p.m.

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Banning's Yellowjackets scored seven touchdowns, and the first two before three minutes of play had
gone by. Piling up a score of 45 to 0 amid the strains of the high school band, the local boys romped
and ran for yards at will. The
Tarpon Springs line just couldn't hold out against the forward line of the
Yellowjackets, and 'Jacket interference on end runs was a treat to the eye.
Jenkins, Cahill, Adams,
Cherry and McInnis all found no trouble in breaking away for yardage.

The playing of Entz in the line was "hot" He was in on everything and incidentally managed to get his
third black eye of the season.

The teams lined up as follows:
Position
LE
LT
LG
C
RG
RT
RE
FB
LH
RH
QB
Tarpon Springs
Davis
Summers
Kirchhain
Young
J. Tulumaris
Kaminis
Hartley
Fernald
Roberts
Darlington
Davis (C)
Officials were as follows Charlie Windram, Ohio Mechanics Institute, referee; Dick Jones, Tennessee,
umpire; Wilbur West Penn State, head linesman; Justin Langille, Hobart, head field judge.

Leesburg completed five out of eight passes while both of Tarpon Springs passes were incomplete.
Leesburg made 27 first downs for a total yardage of 576, while their opponents covered 87 yards in
making three first downs. Penalties; one on Leesburg, for offsides, Touchdowns; Cahill, two; Adams,
two; Cherry, two; and McInnis one.....
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This article was provided by Gerald Lacey
Gerald Lacey is the senior sports writer covering Leesburg High School Sports for the Carver Heights
Quarterback Club. You can reach him at:
geraldlacey@leesburgyellowjacketsfootball.com