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Jalen Stewart four touchdowns leads Freedom to first ever District 11 title

NAZARETH – The Freedom Patriots are marching on. Jalen Stewart rushed for 180 yards and four touchdowns as the Patriots rolled to a 49-17 victory over Emmaus Saturday night at Nazareth’s Andrew S. Leh Stadium. 

With the win, the Patriots celebrated their first ever District 11 Title. Up next for them is 10-0 St. Joseph’s Prep out of the Philadelphia Catholic League.

Emmaus’ Alex Orlando’s 30 yard field goal was the only score of the first quarter. 

With the score 3-0, Emmaus. Freedom had an explosive second quarter and dominated the second half. Vince Reph broke loose for a 33-yard reception pass from Jared Jenkins for the Patriots. Stewart’s two-yard run with 5:31 left in the first half put them up 14-3. The closest Emmaus got was on a five-yard touchdown run by Sone Ntoh with 2:31 in the first half.

Freedom added two more scores before halftime. Rontay Dunbar picked off Ethan Parvel and went 27-yards for the score. Tristan Wheeler would not be denied, stretching out for the one-yard touchdown with no time left on the clock.

Freedom led 28-10 at halftime.

Freedom extended their lead on two runs. Stewart burst through the line and went 54 yards setting up his eight-yard touchdown run. The Patriots led 35-10 with 6:21 left in the third quarter. 

Wheeler had a big interception and Stewart finished the Patriots next drive with a one-yard score. 

Both teams traded touchdowns in the fourth quarter. Ethan Parvel hit John Ferris for the 24-yard touchdown. Stewart capped off a great night with his fourth rushing touchdown of the game. 


Saturday, November 17, 2018 1 2 3 4 Final
Emmaus 3 7 0 7 17
Bethlehem Freedom 0 28 14 7 49



E — FG Alex Orlando 30 6:41



F — Vince Reph 33 pass from Jared Jenkins 11:36

F — Jalen Stewart 2 run 5:31

E — Sone Ntoh 5 run 2:31

F — Rontay Dunbar 27 interception return 1:03

F — Tristan Wheeler 1 run 0:00



F — Jalen Stewart 8 run 6:21

F — Jalen Stewart 1 run 2:23



E — John Ferris 24 pass from Ethan Parvel 5:45

F — Jalen Stewart 1 run 2:25


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