No. 24 St. Joseph’s Prep (Pennsylvania) tops No. 3 St. John’s (Washington, DC)

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After a heartbreaking last second loss in Georgia last week to Marietta, St. Joseph’s Prep, ranked No. 24 in the latest High School Football America 100, knocked-off No. 3 St. John’s College High School 34-30 at Rutgers University In New Jersey Friday night in a game dubbed Rumble on the Raritan.

The Hawks got out to an early 24-7 lead on SJC, but the Cadets put-up 20 points in a three minute span to take a 27-24 win and make it a close game the rest of the way. SJP bounced right back with a Kyle McCord to Malik Cooper TD.

McCord was 17-of-35 for 283 yards with three touchdowns — two to Cooper and one to Marvin Harrison, Jr.

Next week, St. Joe’s faces No. 7 IMG (Florida). St. John’s will try to rebound on the road in Texas against No. 6 Duncanville.

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