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Blue Jays use strong running game to beat Escambia Gators 34-13

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  • September 18, 2016 - 4:38pm

Photos by Mike TrummelAshton Lorio scored Jesuit's first touchdown against Escambia on a 14-yard pass from Alex Watermeier in the Blue Jays' 34-13 victory.

Jesuit pulled away from a narrow 20-13 lead early in the fourth quarter on its way to a 34-13 win over Escambia on Friday night at Tad Gormley Stadium.

Leading by a touchdown, the Blue Jays began to distance themselves from the Pensacola-based Gators on a 2-yard run by Michael Torry in the fourth quarter to make it 27-13.

A Willie Robinson touchdown with a minute left in the game iced the 34-13 victory for Jesuit.

Jesuit (2-1) produced three russhing touchdowns but got its first score on a 19-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Alex Watermeier to Ashton Loria on the Blue Jays' opening possession.

A 3-yard run by Connor Prouet to cap an 88-yard drive extended the Blue Jays’ lead to 14-0.

Jake Chanove kicked the first of his two field goals in the game to help Jesuit take a 17-6 halftime lead over Escambia (1-3).

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