St. Edward’s defense dominates against Princeton Christian

VERO BEACH — St. Edward’s took on Princeton Christian for just the second meeting between the two schools.  

“We prepared for a basic two back shotgun offense and a zone defense,” St. Edward’s Coach Motta said. St. Edward’s scored first when J.D. McGee had a 3-yard touchdown run with 3:47 left in the first quarter.


Two minutes later, Cortez Brown broke a 23-yard run for a touchdown.  

Princeton Christian was forced punt near the end of the first quarter.  J.D. McGee returned the punt 33 yards for the touchdown and St. Edward’s led 21-0 at the end of the first quarter.

In the second quarter, St. Edward’s quarterback Collier Proctor found Kollin Kite for a 3-yard touchdown reception.  

Nearing the end of the half, Cortez Brown found the end zone again, this time with an 8-yard touchdown run.  

At the end of the first half St. Edward’s led 35-0.

In the third quarter, Collier Proctor hooked up with Devon Kahle for a 5-yard touchdown pass with 7:47 left in the third quarter.  

Princeton Christian answered in the fourth quarter with a scored 15-yard touchdown run.  With just seconds left in the game, Jordan Warren found the end zone again on an 11-yard touchdown run.  

The final score was St. Edward’s 42, Princeton Christian 14.

St. Edward’s quarterback Collier Proctor was six of nine for 56 passing yards and two touchdowns.  

Running back Cortez Brown had eight carries for 73 yards and two touchdowns.  

“Our defensive line was the key to the game,” Coach Motta said . “We beat them up front and took away any offense they had planned.”

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