ST. CLAIR – Holy Redeemer's football team closed out its regular season in strong fashion, pounding Nativity BVM of Pottsville 46-7 on Saturday night.
The Royals (3-7) matched the most successful season in the school's young history in their first season under head coach Pat Reece. They also had three wins in 2008.
The 46 points made it the third-highest scoring game in Holy Redeemer history.
Jimmy Strickland threw four touchdown passes, three to Eric Kerr. Gabe Dalessandro also had a TD reception for the Royals, who led 19-0 at .
Mark Cantafio returned a fumble for a defensive TD and Pat Villani added a TD run. Charles Ross had three interceptions for Redeemer.
Wilkes placed second and King's took sixth at the Monarch Invitational.
The Colonels posted 137 points only trailing SUNY Cortland at the top of the herd with 147 points. In all, 13 Colonels finished in the top six or better in their respective weight classes.
Guesseppe Rea and Myzar Mendoza snagged individual titles for the Colonels at the 125 and 133 pounds respectively.
Rea took home the 125 pound championship with a victory over York's Kenny Arentz 9-2.
King's was led by victories from Chris Mazzocchi, Tommy Dessir, DeMarquis Holley and Ryan Longenberger.
Junior Doug Ranson was a double-winner for Misericordia, while Pat Dunigan also earned a victory in the 200 IM.
Dani Blass won three individual events and took part in MU's 200 medley relay win. Brittany Luzik also earned a victory in the 100 fly for the only other Cougar victory.