Wesley QB Jon Mullin scrambles against Albright

Wesley QB Jon Mullin scrambles against Albright

Wesley spoiled Franklin Pierce's entrance to Division II football with a 69-0 victory in Rindge, New Hampshire.

In front of a spirited crowd celebrating FPU's rise from Sprint Football to the NCAA, Wesley made a statement on the opening defensive drive, as Tommy Tanner collected a safety to make the game 2-0.

After punting on their first offensive possession, Wesley scored touchdowns on their next 6 drives, and scored on 10-straight overall, to completely dominate the football game.

Wesley starting quarterback David Marrocco tossed 4 first half touchdown passes, including two in the opening quarter to Ruhann Peele for a 16-0 lead after the opening quarter.

Peele would go on to collected 12 passes for 134 in the first half.

The Wolverines didn't slow in the 2nd quarter, as Marrocco and Jon Mullin traded possessions at quarterback, but with mostly short fields to work with thanks to their defense, the points kept flowing.

Abe Mansaray scored a 10-yard touchdown run before Mullin's one-yard plunge pushed the lead to 30-0.

Dover's Marcellus Pack broke free for an 8-yard run, before Marrocco hit Glasgow's Mike Credle and Peele for 32 and 35-yard scores to bring the game to 51-0 at halftime.

Sussex Tech's Xavier Drummond would add a 50-yard run, Leroy Pendleton marched in from 5 yards away, and Nick Bruhn hit two field goals to finish off the huge offensive day for the Wolverines.

Wesley's defense stole the show, however, holding Franklin Pierce to just 26 yards of total offense and 3 first downs on 47 plays.

Tanner finished with 2.5 tackles for loss, part of the 16 Wesley recorded on the afternoon. Coray Williams had an interception, as well.

Marrocco completed 13 of his 16 passes for 166 yards and 4 touchdowns, while Mullin connected on 8 of 10 for 81 yards and his rushing score.

E.J. Lee led Wesley on the ground with 12 carries for 73 yards, with Mansaray adding another 58 on 9 attempts.

Smyrna-alum Stephen Whaley carried 4 times for 4 yards for Franklin Pierce.

Wesley continues their season-opening 3-game road stretch at Delaware Valley next Saturday. Coverage on WDEL begins at 12:30 p.m.

WDEL/Delaware SportsZone Sports Director. National Sports Media Association's Delaware Sportscaster of the Year (2013).