Zach Greene topped 100 yards rushing and scored a pair of touchdowns as Mapletown opened the season Friday night with a 29-6 non-conference home victory over Avella.

Greene gained 101 yards on just six carries for the Maples. He scored the lone touchdown of the first quarter on a 25-yard run and romped 65 yards through the Avella defense for a score in the second quarter.

A bad snap out of the end zone gave the Maples a safety and a 16-0 halftime lead.

Derek Tarolli hit Brandon Samol for a 16-yard touchdown pass early in the third quarter for the Eagles' only score.

Landon Stevenson accounted for the Maples' final two touchdowns. He scored on a one-yard run with 34 seconds remaining in the third quarter and another one-yard dive with 2:07 left in the game.

Alex Lipscomb was successful on 3-of-4 extra points for Mapletown.

The Maples outgained Avella, 263-115. Max Vanata completed 4-of-9 passes for 55 yards. Lance Stevenson caught a pair of passes for 30 yards.


Avella          0-0-6-0 -- 6

Mapletown 7-9-7-6 -- 29

First Quarter

Map: Zach Greene 25 run (Alex Lipscomb kick), 1:11

Second Quarter

Map: Zach Greene 65 run (Alex Lipscomb kick), 11:40

Map: Safety (ball snapped through end zone), 7:04

Third Quarter

A: Brandon Samol 16 pass from Derek Tarolli (pass failed), 9:24

Map: Landon Stevenson 1 run (Alex Lipscomb kick), :34

Fourth Quarter

Map: Landon Stevenson 1 run (kick failed), 2:07

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