Maryland/DC: No. 10 Good Counsel beats No. 49 Gonzaga

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There aren’t many weeks off when it comes to playing in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference. Saturday, No. 10 Good Counsel opened WCAC play by beating No. 49 Gonzaga 38-31, which sets-up a High School Football America 100 showdown between the Falcons, ranked No. 10 in the latest national rankings, and No. 3 St. John’s College High School (Washington, D.C.) next Friday on national television.

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After trailing 7-0, 14-7, 21-14, Good Counsel battled back in the fourth quarter, finally taking a 24-21 win

On offense, the Falcons were led by Sy-Veon Wilkerson, who rushed for 262 yards that included a 67 yard touchdown run with under two minutes to play that gave GC a 38-28 lead.

On defense, Justin Jackson had two interceptions, including a Pick-6.

Good Counsel is now 5-1 overall and 1-0 in WCAC play. Gonzaga is 6-1 and 0-1 in conference play.

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