St. Anthony's running back Jordan Gowins, No. 23, tries to...

St. Anthony's running back Jordan Gowins, No. 23, tries to get by Holy Trinity defender Earl Myers, No. 6, during this CHSFL game held in Hicksville. Gowins scored two touchdowns for the Friars in the first half. (Sept. 14, 2013) Credit: Jack McCoy

Jordan Gowins ran for a career-high 298 yards and three touchdowns on 18 carries to lead St. Anthony's past Stepinac, 31-14, Saturday in CHSFL football.

Gowins' 94-yard touchdown run gave the Friars a 28-14 lead with 9:30 left in the fourth quarter. On a third-and-5, the junior shot through the middle, slipped a tackle, and outran the pursuit to the end zone. Quarterback Joe Galligan threw for 55 yards and ran for 88 yards. He had a 65-yard TD run in the second quarter, breaking free on a zone read play.

Stepinac reached the red zone twice in the fourth quarter and threatened to score, but was held out of the end zone. Friars linebacker Joe Sotomayor had 12 tackles, including three for a loss.Mount St.

Michael 26, St. John the Baptist 19: Kasim Thomas' 37-yard touchdown pass to Joseph Alba gave Mount St. Michael a 20-7 lead in the second quarter in CHSFL. St. John the Baptist rallied in the second half. Matt Brady's 5-yard touchdown run, set up by Lawson Prendergast's 52-yard burst, pulled the Cougars within 26-19 with 1:30 remaining. Brady completed 5 of 12 passes for 57 yards and ran for 25 yards for St. John the Baptist (1-1). Prendergast ran for 87 yards and also had 12 tackles, a sack and a fumble recovery. Jonathan Wiswall, who scored a touchdown, had 10 tackles and two forced fumbles.

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