The Pride of Perryville was caputerd 1.5 miles West as the Pirates of Perryville captured a 48-26 victora at cross-town rival St. Vincent in the Parkland Health Mart WEB-TV game of the week on

St. Vincent had disastorous first half including losing a fumble on the very first play from scrimmage. Perryville entered the contest struggling on offense with 14 turnovers the past two contests, but the Pirates converted its new found wealth to treasure.

The extra point had the Pirates on top 7-0.

The Indians gave away more ground with another fumble on the fourth play from scrimmage, which led to more wealth for Perryville.

Haflway through the first quarter Perryville led 14-0. St. Vincent followed it’s two possessions of turnovers with a third as quarter back Garrett Dobbelare (DOUBLE-R) was intercepted. Perryville converted that turnover to points extending its lead to 27-0 after a missed PAT.

The Indians had almost zero success with it’s ground game, finding all the success through the air midway through the second for its first points.

Failed extra point secured a short-lived 27-6 lead, as the Perryville offense began to drown the offense with 5:46 remaining in the half.

The Pirates offense continued its surge before the first half would end with Flaherty’s second touchdown run of the game.

Flaherty made his first start at quarterback for Perryville through one half secured touchdown runs of 52 and 45 with a 26-yard TD pass.

St. Vincent left the field stunned down 41-6 at the break.

The Indians found its warrior spirit in the third quarter, striking first through the air with freshman running back Blake Schurbusch.

Missed extra point moved the score to 41-13. The Pirates’ pilage of turnovers continued to haunt Perryville fumbling twice in the third frame, allowing St. Vincent to score 20 unanswered points in a quarter and a half, including this 44-yard catch and run from Wibbenmeyer.

The second fumble from Perryvile was quickly harvested by the Indians’ Isaac Ernst.

Shortly after the start of the fourth quarter, St. Vincent had seized all the momentum despite trailing 41-26.

The good fortune for the home team evntually washed away as the Pirates recovered its own fumble and Derek Kirn and returned for the final score of the contest.

48-26 was the final score with the Pirates claiming the pride of Perryville.

After the game, Perryville head coach Blane Boss was complimentary of his new QB.

The Pirates are now 4-1 and will travel to Central next week, while the Indians fall to 1-4 and travel to Crystal City.