Early action on the scoreboard pushed Malvern to the front, and it stayed there to fend off Greenwich South Central 35-26 in an Ohio high school football matchup.
The clock was the only thing that stopped Malvern, which enjoyed the upper hand in a 21-6 fourth quarter, too.
The Trojans enjoyed a 20-14 lead over the Hornets to start the fourth quarter.
Greenwich South Central constructed a bold start that built a 13-7 gap on Malvern heading into the locker room.
The Hornets opened with a 7-0 advantage over the Trojans through the first quarter.
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