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Abraham Lincoln, 33; Thomas Edison, 0: Lincoln’s football team dominated Thomas Edison on Thursday afternoon.

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Senior Marty McFarland had a remarkable performance, rushing for a team-high 94 yards and three touchdowns. Senior Josh McClam rushed for 42 yards and one TD. Kicker Amir Albarouki added three points to the scoreboard.

Junior quarterback Miguel Sanchez went 3-for-4 for 50 yards and also scored a one-yard touchdown.

With the victory, Abraham Lincoln extended its win streak to four games. The Railsplitters are slated to face Furness on Friday at 3 p.m. in a Class AAAA Silver Division contest.

Haverford School, 36; George Washington, 15: Washington’s football team suffered its first loss of the season at the hands of the Haverford School in a non-league game on Thursday night.

Hakeem Sillman rushed for 163 yards and one touchdown. The senior running back has boosted his season record to 994 rushing yards and 18 touchdowns — both are team highs.

Eagles junior wide receiver Kendale Truitt snagged two passes for 103 yards and a touchdown. Kicker Jake Wright added three points.

Quarterback Al Augustine connected on 6-of-11 attempts for 125 yards and one touchdown, but it wasn’t enough to hold off Haverford.

George Washington — which remains in first place in the Class AAAA Gold Division with a 4–0 league record (5–1 overall) — will face longtime rival Northeast High School on Friday at 3 p.m. at Washington High.

Frankford, 38; Samuel Fels, 8: Frankford’s Pioneers dominated divisional foe Samuel Fels in a Class AAAA Gold bout on Friday afternoon.

Frankford junior wide receiver Renz Compton caught four passes for 85 yards and two touchdowns. Senior Savoy Martin grabbed two passes for 41 yards and one touchdown; he also had an interception on defense. Juniors Eddie Coleman and Devon Moore also had touchdowns.

Junior quarterback Tim DiGiorgio went 9-for-20 for 144 yards and three touchdowns. Kicker Eric Salguero added four extra points. Two safeties figured in Frankford’s 38 points.

On Samuel Fels’ side, senior wide receiver Nijay Kelly scored all of the Panthers’ points — he snagged four passes for 79 yards, including one touchdown and a two-point conversion. Quarterback Messiah Mitchell went 5-for-13 for 87 yards and one TD.

Both teams will hit the road this week. Samuel Fels travels to Bartram for a Friday afternoon game, while Frankford is scheduled to face Germantown on Friday at 7 p.m.

Germantown, 24; Northeast, 12: Defending Public League champion Northeast High fell to Germantown in a Class AAAA Gold Division battle on Friday night.

Northeast senior running back Shimeek Carter rushed for 118 yards — increasing his season high to 400 — and scored one TD. Senior DaQuan White caught a pair of passes for 31 yards and a touchdown.

Northeast is now in third place in the Gold Division with 3–2 league record (3–3 overall).

Philadelphia Catholic League

Roman Catholic, 35; Father Judge, 14: Father Judge High School’s three-game win streak was snapped by Roman Catholic on Friday night at Northeast High.

Senior running back Raul Quinones led the Crusaders in rushing yards with 63 and a touchdown. Tim Mills caught three passes for 68 yards and one TD. Kicker Connor Foley was 2-for-2.

Quarterback Rob Daniels connected on 10-of-27 attempts for 198 yards and a touchdown.

Father Judge will battle LaSalle High School on Friday. Game time is 7 p.m.

St. Joseph Prep, 31; Archbishop Ryan, 3: Ryan kicker Matt Martinez was the only Raider to put points on the scoreboard — courtesy of a field goal — against St. Joseph Prep on Saturday afternoon.

The Raiders are in last place in the Catholic League Class AAAA with a winless league record (they’re 3–3 overall). Archbishop Ryan will face Roman Catholic on Friday at 7 p.m. at Northeast High. ull;•

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