Week 1 - September 18th, 2016
QB Guy Germain paced the high octane Gator offense by opening up the scoring with a 65 yard TD run behind great blocking from Dan McGuire, and James Walker. The Gators continued to move the ball well leading to a second quarter touchdown strike from Germain to Maximus Gabelli in the left corner of the end zone. Jack Carroll, and Harrison Castelli both added long touchdown runs of their own behind great blocking from Drew Lane, Justin Carroll, and Skylar Stephens. Matty Collela, and Castelli added two extra points to close out the Gator scoring. Defensively the Gators were very strong, giving up only 6 points as Colella, Gabelli, Carroll, Travis Wilson, and Adorian Campbell paced a strong Gator defense, all racking up many solo tackles in the winning effort. Jordan Goodman, and Teddy Auerbach added big sacks at critical moments in the game.
The Crushers got on the board in the second quarter when RB Nolan Cracraft capped a 50 yard drive with an 8 yard scamper into the end zone, following strong running plays by Aiden Brehm and Santiago Parra. Blocking by Sam Barsanti, Vincent Smario, Shane O’Connor, Kyle Bassalik and Coby Citron helped the Crusher’s march down the field. Meanwhile, Barsanti, Nicholas Nostro, Richie McMurray and Aiden Brehm had a good game on both sides of the ball. Brehm recovered two fumbles, Nostro and McMurray each had 6 tackles on the game while Barsanti recorded 4. O’Connor had a nice stuff at the line of scrimmage to keep the Gators off balance while Michael Breheney and Colin Falla teamed up with big tackles to keep the Gators off the scoreboard at the end of the game.
Offensively the Mavericks were led by quarterback John Tsaparas who ran for 40 yards and threw for 45 yards. Brandon Auguste had a spectacular 45 yard touchdown run up the sidelines. The extra point came from a Tsaparas pass to Emerson Bulis who was able to avoid several would be tacklers. Grant Goldring and Chris Marinaccio made key blocks to spring the Maverick’s offensive attack. Blake Martin had a 28 yard reception and a near touchdown but was tackled just as the first half ended. Defensively the Mavericks were led by Linemen Nash Edwards and Bruno Ridgeway. Edwards stripped or knocked the ball from the Bulldogs four separate times. Lex Stevenson made a key tackle to stop the Bulldogs extra point attempt and Haruyuki Kawashima had the only interception of the game. Jack Sepot, Patrick Stern and Andrue Borelli made outstanding open field tackles. Nick Wells sealed the Maverick victory with a fumble recovery as the Bulldogs were marching with seconds left in the game.
After an early Maverick score, the Bulldogs stepped up to stop the Mavs in their tracks thanks to the relentless defense of players Matthew Ward and Josh Jacob. The Bulldogs then came back and scored six with a brilliant run by Connor Desalvo. The game ended as North Mianus threatened to score the go ahead touchdown while inside Mavs territory and the Bulldogs lost, despite the heroic efforts of players Max Loffredo, Peter Vomvolakis and Max Marek.
The Generals earned a big win in a close game led by the play of Generals QB Charlie Tortorella who kept the offense moving downfield and allowing running backs Will Fels and Freddie Wnek to gain all the yards necessary for the game’s only score. Defensively, linemen Rocket Servick, Henry Johnson, Matty Goldman and Jack Jedlicka all made tackles behind the line of scrimmage, while Brennan Cunnion was responsible for two fantastic open field tackles that prevented the Raider offense from putting points on the board and giving the Generals the win.
The Raiders kept it close thanks to great passes and catches by QB Tripp Beasley to WRs Matthew Siriano and Patrick Lane. Exceptional hard, up the middle runs by RB Jacob Mobley and QB keepers by Beasley also kept the Generals on their heels the entire game thanks to big blocks by offensive linemen Theo Delev, Brayden Senft and Jordan Brotherton. On the defensive side, the Raiders Jaden Scott, Andrew Pavlou, Jack and LJ Bylow made incredible plays to stop the Generals at the goal lines several times, keeping a powerful Generals team to just one score.
The Raider defense was ferocious on Sunday with outstanding tackles in the backfield by Roman Pennella, Zyian Cooper, Owen Morrissey, and Archer Manning. In addition, the defense scored a touchdown on an impressive fumble recovery by Holden Brown.
Offensively the Raiders were anchored by some solid blocking from Nicholas Aravides, Tristan Caldwell, Andre Castellanos, and Nick Granitto. They set the stage for passes from Jack Wilson to Connor Jones and Ryan Perez and two outstanding touchdown runs by Donte Adams.
The Generals offense was lead by Wyatt Gibson at QB and had strong running from Jake Carifa, Tomas Delgado and Cal Cunnion. The offensive line created the openings thanks to great efforts by Reed Williams, Jackson Price and Jackson Fels. Defensively the Generals got strong contributions from Jake Pobjoy, Peyton Aslansan, and Peter Michalik. Gibson had an interception and Tim Elder had a big stop on third and short to force a Banc punt.
James Wailgum got the Mavs on the scoreboard in the first half with a short carry and John Gatherer scored the second Maverick TD on an exciting long run. The black and yellow had strong defensive play from the whole squad all day long with key tackles made by Henry Goldberg, Anthony Ciccarelli, Anthony Pedicano, Jack Konigsberg, Cooper Edwards, Carl Griffasi and Andrew Stickel. The offensive rushing attack was lead by John Gatherer, James Wailgum, Ryan Hammoud, AJ Pisacano, Jip Clarke, Wyatt Stratton, JB Meier, Rocco Grillo, Riley Redahan and Gavyn Generalli. Strong blocking was delivered by EJ Perez, Antonio Ortiz, Leart Dedushi, Michael Truini, Anthony Lima, Christopher Munoz, JP D’Inverno, Timmy Powers and Robert Burton.
QB Danny Fox led the Bulldog offense firing a 30 yard strike to Ben Aysseh who als had several solid runs against atough Glenville defense. Backs Jake Stefanowicz and Aidan Karson also moved the ball well down the field. On the defense side, Iggy Pietryka was outstanding with several key tackles. Charlie Kosinski, Cole Studwell, Vinny Insinga and Zack Jacobs contributed defensively as well.
The Gator offense came to life late in the first quarter with a deep pass from QB Tyler Cusimano to Carter Paulson that put them within striking distance of the end zone. Austin Rinello then pounded his way up the middle for the game’s first score, following strong blocks from Chase Smith, Owen Hoffman, and Liam Brown. With the score 6-0 at halftime, Dillon Stephens blasted 45 yards for the score through an opening to the right side created by power blocks from Ryan Beiley and Robbie Perlman. The extra point was good as Hudson Hausmann was not to be denied on a hard off-tackle run. Miles Trager and Miles Moore also contributing some tough running yards. The Gators defense started strong with a Stephens strip of the ball on the Crushers first series to get the Gators a short field. The Gators defensive front led by DTs Chase Smith, Murph Watner and Theo Sadowsky-Beck had good penetration in the backfield for most of the afternoon. Also, key stops were made by LBs Sam Manos and Adam Schwartz.
The Crusher’s scored their touchdown when running back Jurgis Schmedlen plunged into the end zone capping a strong day on the ground with a total of 45 yards rushing and an 8-yard average. Back Jake Prieto also totalled 45 yards on the ground for the day, while Dylan Brehm and Ryan McBreairty banged out 22 yards combined. The Crusher defense did a great job containing a strong Gators team with Teddy Flinn having a standout day with 6 tackles and Schmedlin and Thomas Durvasula having five each. Drew Falla and Jake Kernan also made big contributions on defense.
The Mavericks defensive frontmen, George Hill, Nolan Morris, Aidan Redahan, Jeffrey Matthews and John Gimbel penetrated into the Bulldogs backfield throughout the day to keep BANC off the board and set up a Mavs win. After stopping the Bulldogs offense on the first possession of the game, the Mavericks offense began a sustained drive behind the running of Kobe Comizio, Jack Cook and Hugo Mark, culminating in a 30-yard touchdown pass from Cage Lasley to Jeffrey Matthews. Comizio added the PAT. The Mavericks took the first possession of the second half and again drove down the field. Comizio punched it in from the five yard line to make the score 13 – 0. Michael Lindbergh and Sam Hall anchored the offensive line at center.
The Bulldogs responded to a Mavs touchdown with a 32 yard pass from William Montesi to Jack Kruper. The Dawgs then switched to the run with Thomas Foster picking up yards behind effective blocking by Sam Chard, Nate Trogni and Randall Feda, but the drive eventually stalled. On defense, Bulldogs Pierson DelCristo, Montesi and TJ Abbazia made strong tackles and the next Mavs long drive was stymied by defensive plays by Liam Kirkpatrick and Michael Sinisi. In the second half Montesi made several TD-saving tackles, but the Mavericks eventually scored to secure the win.
The Putnam Generals Seniors opened their season with a big win thanks to a strong running game behind blocking led by offensive linemen Colin Mulshine, Zane Nye, Oliver Kennon, Teddy Bednar and Drew Athan. Charlie Johnson led the way rushing with 3 touchdowns and Braden Tuttle had one to end the Generals scoring. The Generals defense had a strong showing throughout the game led by performances from Michael and Owen Neviera, Cal Brier, Mac Fulton and Tommy Harford.
The Raiders were anchored on offense by newcomer Justin Mejia at RB who scored both Raider TD’s on break out runs. Mason Muir was steady at QB finding Sebastian Bodian who provided stellar receptions at WR while also contributing at CB on defense. Maurizio Arango had an exceptional day at DE along with Michael Huber, showing his versatility at both CB and TE.
The only score in a tough defensive battle came on a 70-yard pass play from quarterback James Rinello to tight end AJ Barber in the second quarter. Other standouts on offense included running back Jack Zola, who was a workhorse all afternoon. Rashe Campbell also made a great catch over the middle and took a big hit but hung on to the ball. On defense, the Gators were able to slow down the Crushers as the defensive line comprised of Sean Duffy, Julius Engelen, Joshua Grijalba, Chason Barber and Flynn Milledge and linebackers Conor Smith and Griff Carey held off a powerful running game.
The Crusher defense led by Ansh Ahuja, David Faugno, and Alex Hazlett kept the game close allowing only one touchdown throughout the four quarters in a tough defensive game. On offense, great blocking by guards James Schmidt, Ryan Marsh and center Bobby Grudzinski helped RBs Drew Kral and Vincent Ceci rack up the yards including during a last minute drive that fell just short of a score.
Week 2 - September 25th, 2016
In an exciting back-and-forth game, the bulldogs scored the go-ahead touchdown behind the strong blocking of Bulldogs offensive line Jack Corriveau, Andrew Tweddle and Lucas Eveno. The blocking propelled the equally strong running attack of Max Marek, Max Loffredo, and Connor Desalvo. Zac Sardone’s power running attack put the Bulldogs deep into Raider territory. Quarterback Mathew Ward showed poise throughout the game as he guided the Bulldog offense to victory. The Bulldog defense stopped a late charge by the Raiders and was led by Danny Coffey, David Pastore, Mikey Minyo and Will Kruper. Peter Vomvolakis led the Bulldog defense with two quarterback sacks and three tackles behind the line of the scrimmage.
BANC had several exceptional touchdowns including two by Matthiew Sarino and a QB keeper by Tripp Beasley. These were made possible by outstanding blocking from Joell Molina, Sebastian Penna, Jaden Scott and Aiden Robinson. The Raider defense held tight with an number of great tackles, led by Stephen Numme, Jacob Mobley and William Acevedo. The most spectacular tackle of the game came from Lauren Judge who stopped a Bulldog running back from punching it in for a touchdown.
The Mavs aggressive defense set the stage for a win against the Gators as Michael Asprinio, Chase Lowthert, Lucius Liu and Will Demmon each played big roles in shutting out the Gators. Key tackles were made by Brandon Auguste, Blake Martin and Jackson Choi. Bruno Ridgeway and Nick Wells were in the Gator backfield all day. John Tsaparas stripped and recovered the ball from the Gators as they were marching early in the game. Offensively Tsaparas ran for 50 yards, while Auguste ran for over 70 yards and the scored the game’s only touchdown on a 45 yard sweep, knocking down two would be tacklers as he turned on the jets to cruise into the end zone. Martin made two key first downs for the Mavericks and Asher Sisca, Noah Steele and Ryan Johnson made big blocks down field.
Offensively the Gators moved the ball well behind strong running by Guy Germaine, Maximus Gabelli, and Matty Colella. Big blocks were provided by Wyatt Lupo, Drew Lane, and James Walker. Defensively, Jack Carroll was a ball hawk all over the field racking up an assortment of tackles. Travis Wilson, Adorian Campbell, Topher Martinelli, and Dan McGuire all made big tackles throughout the game. The Gator defense was very strong, stopping two Maverick drives inside the Gator 15 yard line to keep the score knotted up at zero going into the fourth quarter.
The Generals had a solid game across the board and were powered by Joe Lewis and a strong offensive line unit up front. Quarterback Charlie Tortorella and running backs Fred Wnek, Will Fells, Brennan Cunnion and Rocket Servick all found success scoring points for the boys in blue and red. Key plays on defense were recorded by first year starter Hugh Portny, while Henry Johnson provided consistent pressure in the offensive backfield. The General's win came from a balanced offensive and defensive attack with strong contributions coming from subs Owen Lavin, Jackson Steele, Liam Kennon and Will Pratt.
The Crushers scored at the end of the second quarter led by RB Santiago Parra, whose scorching 20 yard touchdown capped a 45 yard drive. Blocking by Nick D’Andrea, and Luke Tocci helped set up the score. Also on offense, linemen Wim McCarthy, Charlie Young, Christian Loupiac and Andrew Ohls kept the Generals on their heels during a long drive to their 18, before the offense stalled. On defense Cos Cob saw stand out one-on-one tackles by Colin Falla, Nicholas Nostro, James Mora, Sam Barsanti, Nolan Cracraft and Tommy Powers who stopped the Generals on 4th down. Parra ran for 56 yards on the day and also had 6 tackles.
Raider Owen Morrissey had a great game with two interceptions and a touchdown run, while QB Jack Wilson led a composed offensive drive and added two touchdowns as well. Shakye Cooper scored on a hard fought run in the fourth quarter, followed by a great extra point by Joseph Delaurentis. The defensive side of the ball saw frequent back field disruption by Roman Pennella, Alex Flook, Tyler Senft, Logan Jozwiak, and JT Roina. The raiders also had great defensive back play by Ryan Perez. None of the drives would be possible without the solid blocking of James Kovac, Bryan Pinheiro, Tiago Camarago, Louis Garcia, and Connor Jones who made some solid runs on the offensive side too.
Aidan Karson had a spectacular 70+ yard touchdown run for the Bulldogs to join Jake Stefanowicz and Danny Fox with strong play on offense. Fox had a nice throw to Ben Aysseh for 12 yards on another drive. Iggy Pietryka had another great game, with several tackles throughout the contest. George Hernandez, Andrew Walko, Takuma Fujikawa, George Vomvolakis and David Zelenz all opened up running lanes and blocked well on both sides of the ball.
Gators Tyler Cusimano and Dillon Stephens provided a 1-2 punch on the first series as Cusimano found daylight on a sweep to the right, assisted by strong blocking from Robbie Perlman, Matty Augustine and Liam Brown. Hudson Hausmann delivered the extra point with a hard-charging run to the right side, reading a well-placed block by Miles Moore. In the second quarter, the Gators took advantage of a late interception by Stephens in Mavericks territory to build on their lead. Once again, it was Cusimano for the score, following a great double-team by Reed Eddy and Will Schmitz. Cusimano had 60 yards on the day. On Defense the Gators continued to create turnovers when Cusimano and Stephens teamed up for an impressive strip that stopped a Mavs drive. The Gators applied pressure all day with Paulson, Ryan Beiley and Reed Eddy all getting sacks. Solid tackling by Murph Watner, Austin Rinello, Ayden Perkins, and Ayden Discua as well as key fourth quarter stops by Dillon Stephens and Hudson Hausmann proved the difference.
The Mavericks defense didn’t allow a point in the second half thanks to stand out plays by John Gatherer, who had an interception and Jack Konigsberg who recovered a Gator fumble. The Maverick tackling was lead by Carl Griffasi, Jack Konigsberg, James Wailgum, Jip Clarke, Cooper Edwards, Antonio Ortiz, Antonio Ciccarelli and Andrew Stickel. The offensive rushing attack was lead by Wailgum, Ryan Hammoud, AJ Pisacano and JB Meier. Key blocks were made by Henry Goldberg, EJ Perez, Leart Dedushi, Michael Truini, Anthony Lima, Riley Redahan, Timmy Powers and Christopher Munoz. Wailgum scored the Mavericks sole touchdown on an exciting run and Anthony Pedicano converted a nifty two-point conversion.
Generals 20 in Double OT
In an exciting double OT game, Jake Kiernan and Wyatt Recchia led the Crusher defense with seven tackles each. John Scarlata made a late drive-ending solo tackle and also defended two passes, intercepting one. First year defensive stand out Chris Takita made two tackles for losses, including a 4th down stop inside the Crusher 20. Dominick DeLuca contributed five tackles. Thomas Durvasula, Teddy Flinn and Jurgis Schmedlen each had four. On offense, the Crushers were led by linemen Kiernan, Flinn, Sebastian Parra and Mike Moeller all opening holes for DeLuca, who rushed for 55 yards and a touchdown. Louis Chaves had a breakout game on the line for the Crushers. Jake Romanello grinded out a nine yard run for an important first down during the Crusher's 4th quarter game-tying drive. Two plays later, Jake Prieto scored from eight yards out to tie the game with less than two minutes remaining. Prieto also scored both Crusher extra point conversions in overtime, including the game winner. Schmedlen scored the other Crusher touchdown in overtime.
After the 6-6 tie in regulation the Generals got great blocking against the very stout crushers defense from Jackson Fels, Peter Michalik, Tim Elder and Brian Murphy. The offense was led by strong runs from Wyatt Gibson, Thomas Delgado and Jake Carifa. Defensively Benjamin Yu, Jake Pobjoy, Kane Ehrhart, and Ryan Brown made big third down stops to halt Crusher drives. Zach Carifa and Liam Reynolds made big plays in the thrilling double overtime contest.
The Raiders put together a tremendous defensive effort led by linemen Maurizio Arango, Grayson Thomas, Sander Coscia and newcomer Kacper Grabowski. Sena Honzawa played pivotal roles on both offense and defense. Linebacker Dylan Maloney provided game changing defense with a pick late in the game and a 40 yd return, helping the Raiders seal the victory. The defense rounded out its effort with Jacob Smeriglio at MLB, Zach Mantione at OLB and Captain Michael Huber at CB. The offense led by QB Mason Muir had an impressive day with the line anchored by Louis Koletas and Luke Vivie playing hard and in unison. Backs Michael McGhee and Joey Mecca had a stellar day with a solid running game and Mecca providing much needed extra points. It was another great running performance by Justin Mejia and Jason Agudelo along with Sebastian Bodian at WR. Other notables adding to the win were Patrick Caruso, David Mariscal and the Laczkowski brothers Cole and Grey.
The Bulldogs defense put up a strong stand in the opening drive by the Raiders as stout tackling by Casey Rozmus, TJ Abbazzia, Johhny Doyle and Liam Kirkpatrick made BANC work for their first touchdown. The Bulldogs offense got rolling in the second half with big gains on the ground by Logan Galletta and Johnny Doyle behind effective blocking by Patrick O’Brien, Nate Trogni and Sam Chard. The Bulldogs then went to the pass and Auggie Bancroft connected with Tommy Nail, Rozmus, and finally Jack Kruper for a 13 yard touchdown. Bancroft ran in the conversion to get the bulldogs their final points of the game.
The Mavericks opened the scoring in the first quarter as Kobe Comizio ran it in with a sizzling 19 yard run after a sustained drive. Comizio added the PAT to make it 7 - 0. In the second quarter, Comizio again ran it into the end zone from 12 yards out. Nicolson Bosile added the PAT. Comizio made his way to the end zone once more in the third quarter with a nine yard interception return for the touchdown. Jack Cook added the PAT. A number of first year Maverick Seniors also contributed to the win from both sides of the ball including Jay Ashforth, Luke Berman, Sam Hall, Pete Bria, Tommy Healey and Bo Faughnan.
The Gator offense was led by James Rinello and AJ Barber who hooked up on an 80 yard pass play in the third quarter. Barber grabbed the pass over three defenders and ran for the touchdown. The offensive line was anchored by Tyler Wilson, Jay Woo Kook and Tom O'Connor who played hard all day. The defense was led by Matt Sisca, Rashe Campbell, Luke Lombardo and Flynn Milledge who all made strong tackles throughout the game. Dean Manos and Jack Turkeltaub had key tackles in the second half that stopped scoring opportunities.
In an evenly played game, the Generals were able to get on the board late in the third quarter on a 30-yard pass from Jackson Wolfram to Zane Nye. The two also connected on the ensuing extra point play. The Generals defense had a strong showing throughout the game. The defense was led by strong performances Colin Mulshine, Zane Nye, Charlie Johnson, Quinn Warwick and Ryan Jedlicka.
The Crushers put up a good defense against a strong Generals offense as Reed Signer, Robbie Cardini made some big tackles. Ted Ohls also added some big hits and Louis Ceci contributed big at both defensive line and linebacker. Miles Walker and Ashton Winegardner also played well. On offensive Vincent Ceci broke through the line for several great runs, thanks in large part to big blocks set up by Cliff Belknap.
GYFL Write-ups Week 3
Mavericks 33 Raiders 20
Brandon Auguste scored first on a 50 yard run with key blocks thrown by Emerson Bullis and Andrue Borelli. QB John Tsaparas sealed the extra point with a pass to Blake Martin. Bullis came back on defense with a pick and a 45-yard Mavs touchdown. Martin scored again from 50 yards with key blocks by Lex Stephenson and Haruyuki Kawashima. Linebacker Jackson Choi made two sensational open field tackles to get the ball back in the Mavs hands where Auguste scored behind a tremendous downfield block by Martin. Daniel Ciccarelli and Asher Sisca also had spectacular runs during the game. The Mavericks defense was led by Nash Edwards, Bruno Ridgeway and Will Demmon up front, with linebackers Patrick Stern, Jack Sepot and Michael Asprinio behind. Chase Lowtheret, Nick Wells and Lucius Liu all made key tackles. Kawashima also intercepted a pass and Tsaparas stripped the ball from the Raiders on the last series, to end the game.
BANC started strong driving the ball down the field to quickly score first with dynamic touchdown runs by Jacob Mobley and three big plays by Matthew Siriano. Tremendous pass protection from Jojo Sarno, Brayden Senft and Theo Delev allowed QB Tripp Beasley to completed several exciting passes to TE Patrick Lane. Trip also had some powerful runs up the middle. Jaden Scott, along with the dual teamwork of the Bylow brothers and Steven Numme, provided great tackles, corralling the Mavericks.
Generals 18 Gators 7
The Generals were led by a hard charging Fred Wnek who took the lion share of carries for the Generals. Wnek accounted for three touchdowns and was joined by Charlie Tortorella who bobbed and weaved through the defense with a series of fantastic runs. On defense the Generals' relentless rush was led by Henry Johnson with great contribution provided by Matty Goldman, Elle Price and Joe Lewis. Cornerback Will Fels added a timely interception to preserve the win.
Down a touchdown, Guy Germaine brought the Gators right back with a long touchdown run off right end. Key blocks were made by Drew Lane, Max Collela, and Jayden Zych Defensively the Gators played well with strong performances by Matt Collela, Travis Wilson, Maximus Gabelli, Ben Mazzullo, and Jack Carroll. James Walker, and Dan McGuire played well on both sides of the ball. The Gators came back in the fourth quarter with a long drive into the Generals Red Zone. Runs by Matt Collella, and Germaine sparked the Gator march behind strong blocking by Christopher Phillips, and James Adorney but the drive stalled on fourth and goal from the Gators 2-yard line.
Bulldogs 26 Crushers 14
In a thrilling game against the Crushers, the Bulldogs put on a strong and balanced offensive attack, with several quick strikes combined with long sustained drives. Strong blocking from Bulldogs offensive linemen Jack Corriveau, Andrew Tweddle and Lucas Eveno propelled the equally strong running attack of Max Marek, Max Loffredo, and Connor Desalvo. Zac Sardone's power runs pushed the Bulldogs deep into Crusher territory. Quarterback Matthew Ward showed poise throughout the game as he guided the Bulldog offense to victory. Bulldog defenders Danny Coffey, David Pastore, Mikey Minyo and Will Kruper kept the Crushers at bay. Peter Vomvolakis led the Bulldog defense with one quarterback sack and three tackles behind the line of the scrimmage.
The Crushers scored when Nicholas Nostro darted to the right side for 32 yards behind blocks by Coby Citron and Kyle Bassalik. Blocking by Gabriel Dunleavy and Richie McMurray helped RB Tommy Powers add the extra point. Nolan Cracraft then ran for a 70-yard touchdown in a zig-zagging, scorcher as Sam Barsanti, Shane O’Connor and Vincent Smario opened up the holes. Nick D’Andrea added the extra point. On defense 12 different players contributed including standout plays by Santiago Parra catching a Bulldog RB at the 1 yard line after a breakaway, O’Connor and McMurray stopping the Dawgs on fourth down, Dunleavy, Luke Tocci, James Mora and Cracraft all making big stops on Bulldogs drives, while Bassalik and Smario stopped two extra point tries. Parra had 7 tackles on the day, Bassalik 8, Michael Breheney and Nostro 6. O’Connor also had a career day with 5 tackles.
Mavericks 6 Raiders 0
<span style="color: black; font-family:;" new="" roman";"="" "times="" 12pt;="" roman";="" cambria","serif";="">The Mavs made the sole score of the game in the third quarter on a pass from Ryan Hammoud that was caught and run into the endzone by Antonio Ciccarelli. Hammoud also had another long completion to John Gatherer for a big gain. Strong front line blocking was delivered by Henry Goldberg, AJ Pisacano, Leart Deduschi, Cooper Edwards, Michael Truini, Timmy Powers, JP D’Inverno and Christopher Munoz. But the story of the afternoon was the Maverick defense and lead tacklers Jack Konigsberg, John Gatherer, Carl Griffasi, Anthony Pedicano, EJ Perez, Ryan Hammoud, James Wailgum and Andrew Stickel. Additional defensive support was provided by Gavin Generalli, Wyatt Stratton, Riley Redahan and JB Meier.
BANC’s Connor Jones made a stellar catch along with Donte Adams whose running and pass catching from Jack Wilson made for an exciting day, but the Raiders just could not put the points on the board. Defensively the Raiders held the Mavs to only 6 points with outstanding tackles by Archer Manning, Holden Brown, Roman Pennella, and Ryan Perez. The blocking of Nick Granitto, Logan Jozwiak, and Steven Neri kept some drives alive, but time ran out before BANC could score.
Generals 27 Gators 14
The Generals’ Tomas Delgado, Cal Cunnion and Jake Carifa led the rushing attack
behind strong blocking from Brian Murphy, Gus Wnek, Reed Williams and Ilan Amaro. Defensively the Generals played very well with Kane Ehrhart and Zachary Carifa leading the Charge. Benjamin Yu and Jackson Fels Pressured the Gators in the backfield all game long and Cal Cunnion had a strip and score while Tomas Delgado picked off a pass to set up another Generals score.
The Gators Dillon Stephens found daylight for a 60-yard TD run behind strong lead blocks from Will Schmitz and Barrett Pennington. The extra point was converted by Miles Trager who ran up the middle for the score. Tyler Cusimano and Miles Moore also contributed heavily to the Gators’ offensive attack. Center Owen Hoffman and good outside blocks from Ayden Perkins and Winston Auerbach proved the difference. Trager got another score in the third. Down in the fourth, the Gators’ Tyler Cusimano hit Miles Moore on a deep corner route and came back to find Dillon Stephens on the screen. On Defense, Carter Paulson was the standout, making plays all over the field. Also, a forced fumble by Ryan Beiley helped end a long drive by the Generals. Murph Watner and Reed Eddy provided good run support, making tackles and keeping the Generals from establishing an inside game.
Crushers 27 Bulldogs 6
The Crusher defense was led by Teddy Flinn, who had five tackles and a fumble recovery. Tucker Williams returned from injury to make two stops. John McHugh and Ryan McBrearity each had a tackle for a loss. Jake Kiernan, Jake Prieto, Wyatt Recchia and Jurgis Schmedlen contributed three tackles each. Jimmy Flinn paced the offense early with 30 yards on 4 carries behind the blocking of Victor Bejarano, Brendan Davey and Kaleb Solomon. Dylan Brehm rumbled for 12 yards, including a key first down in the opening series. Prieto capped the first Crusher drive with a two yard TD plunge. The Crusher line, including Luke Barber, George Minchin, Tucker Peters and David Virella ground out nine first downs. Schmedlen had runs of 43 and 20 yards which set up Crusher touchdowns by Dominick Deluca and Prieto. QB Thomas Durvasula ran for a touchdown and connected on two of three passes, including an extra point conversion strike to Jake Romanello. McBrearity contributed 35 rushing yards and an extra point conversion run.
Bulldog Bailey Rozmus sparked the offense in the second quarter with a 50-plus yard run that led to a touchdown by Aidan Karson. Danny Fox threw a 30-plus yard missile to Ben Aysseh. On the defensive side of the ball, Owen Lanzarone and Josh Corriveau were everywhere, blocking the potent Crushers offense. John Insinga, Kyle Allen, Justin Norton, Josh Banes and Griffin Galletta played hard and left all they had on the field. Cole Studwell’s fumble recovery in the second half was a high point of the game for the Bulldogs.
Generals 21 Gators 7
The Generals were able to get on the board early in the first quarter behind the strong running of Charlie Johnson. Jackson Wolfram capped the drive with a short run around left end. The offensive line provided great blocking throughout the game and was led by Oliver Kennon, Ryan Jedlicka, Joseph Cohen, Andrew Cavanaugh and Ian MacDonald. The Generals defense had a strong showing throughout the game. The defense was led by strong performances from Colin Mulshine, Braden Tuttle, Drew Athan, Tommy Harford and Gabriel Maiolo. Mulshine forced a fumble late in the game and returned it fifty yards for the score.
The Gators had a couple of key catches late in the fourth quarter by Michael Phillips and Walt Scott to help sustain the scoring drive for the Gators. On the defensive side of the ball, the Gators had strong efforts by Flynn Milledge, Chason Barber, Josh Grijalba and Thomas Bausman.
Mavericks 25 Raiders 14
The Mavericks started strong as Kobe Comizio opened the scoring with an 8 yard touchdown run. After a Cage Lasley interception, Comizio added a touchdown run of 15 yards. On the next possession, Comizio again hit pay dirt with a 5 yard touchdown. The Mavericks closed out their scoring in the second quarter when Jack Cook punched it in for a 3 yard touchdown. Hugo Mark added the PAT. Opening the holes upfront for the Mavericks on offense was John Gimbel, Michael Lindbergh, George Hill, Jeffrey Matthews, Aidan Redahan, Nolan Morris, Steve Sudell, and Bo Faughnan.
The Raiders showed resilience on offense with a stellar performance by Sebastian Bodian at WR pulling down 2 long passes, one for a TD late in the game. Sena Honzawa put forth another solid running effort scrambling around end for a 30 yard TD with QB Mason Muir earning the 2-point conversion on a draw. The Raider defense saw excellent contributions by Tyler Bacco, Bryan Carvalho, David Mariscal and Zach Mantione. The Raider offense was able to punch in 2 touchdowns in the second half. Justin Mejia and Jason Agudelo both put forth a relentless effort with support from offensive lineman Sander Coscia and Kacper Grabowski.
Crushers 18 Bulldogs 13
The Crushers put on a strong performance both on the ground and in the air as QB Danny Lauter threw a perfectly timed 46-yard strike to Jake Shreders who pushed it in for the score. Shreders added another touchdown when he broke tackles and sprinted down the left sideline for another 40-plus yards. Vincent Ceci added to the numbers when he pounded in a 9-yard run, refusing to be denied. Ryan Marsh helped open up the holes on the offensive line. On defense Sebastian Bejarano, Drew Kral and David Faugno all made big stops to keep the Bulldogs off balance and out of the endzone when it counted.
The Bulldogs scored on their opening drive behind a 3-yard plunge by Will Montesi following stout blocking by TJ Abbazia and Randall Feda. The drive featured a long run by Logan Galletta and a third down conversion pass from Auggie Bancroft to Johnny Doyle. The Bulldog defense then stood strong shutting down the ensuing Crusher offensive drive after key stops by Johnny Doyle, Sam Chard, Patrick O'Brien and Winston Frisch. The next Bulldog offensive possession featured a run by Joseph Urso and a nice pass from Luke Ware to Liam Kirkpatrick. The Bulldogs capitalized on a Crusher fumble at their own 38 and Will Montesi ran the ball in for a touchdown. With the clock winding down, a last second pass from Bancroft to Jack Kruper in the end-zone was tipped and rolled out of the Bulldogs hands to end the close scoring game.
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Mavericks 14 Crushers 0
The Mavericks played their best defensive game of the year as Bruno Ridgeway made several backfield tackles and wreaked havoc all game. When the Crushers were able escape Ridgeway they were met by Nash Edwards, Lex Stevenson and Will Demmon. Michael Asprinio, Chase Lowthert and Jack Sepot led the linebackers. Patrick Stern caused a fumble that Brandon Auguste pounced on and big hits were delivered by Emerson Bulis and John Tsaparas. On offense, the Mavericks’ first drive showcased great runs by Auguste and ended with a 30-yard touchdown run down the sideline by Blake Martin. Tsaparas scored the extra point. The Mavs second touchdown was a 25 yard blast by Auguste who ran through five separate tacklers to score. Tsaparas scored the second extra point by following his center Nick Wells’ lead block into the end zone. Noah Steele had two tremendous runs along with great runs by Daniel Ciccarelli, Stern and Bulis.
The Crusher’s played tough defense against a powerful Mavs offense including a spectacular forced fumble by Aidan Brehm when he rushed into the backfield, tipped a Mavs pitch and recovered the ball. Colin Falla’s aggressive defense also landed a fumble in his hands while Shane O’Connor had another big day with 5 tackles including two in the Mavs backfield. Tommy Powers made a clutch tackle, stopping a Mavs back from scoring, Richie McMurray, Nicholas Nostro, Michael Breheney all had 4 tackles, Brad Wallace had 3 and Wim McCarthy made two big stops. On offense Nostro had a nice 20-yard breakaway run while backs Santiago Parra and Nolan Cracraft joined forces during a strong Crusher drive that eventually stalled at the Mavs 11 yard line.
Generals 20 Bulldogs 6
After giving up a late touchdown at the half, the Generals running attack picked up with Fred Wnek scoring three touchdowns on the day, along with some timely runs from Charlie Tortorella and Jack Jedlicka. On defense, Henry Johnson, Joe Lewis and Owen Lavin all presented consistent pressure on the Bulldogs which ultimately preserved the hard fought victory.
Despite the inclement weather, the Bulldogs were powered by excellent blocking from an offensive line consisting of Peter Vomvolakis, Enzo Vartuli, Josh Jacob and Jack Corriveau. Behind the blocking of the strong offensive line, Max Marek ran 30 yards to score a touchdown for the Bulldogs before the end of the half. Defensively, the Bulldogs were led by the efforts of Darren Luzzi, Kenny Iwabuchi, Logan Jaycox and Mikey Minyo. MJ D'Angelo put constant pressure on the quarterback and offensive line of the Generals. The speedy Bulldogs running attack was led by Max Loffredo, Danny Coffey and Zac Sardone.
Raiders 7 Gators 6
Despite the harsh unruly conditions the Raiders made incredible plays like the quick dashes to the outsides by Matthew Siriano, along with critically focused runs by Tripp Beasley. The runs were made possible by the all important O-line that was led with big blocks coming from Joell Molina, Joshua Garcia and Andrew Pavlou . On defense, the players slid their way into some incredible play making with huge tackles coming for Jordon Brotherton, Sebastian Penna, along with some double teamed tacking from middle linebackers Patrick Lane and Steven Numme. The Bylow boys, Jack and LJ, proved once again they are a forced to be reckoned with as they stopped everything that came their way. The defensive play was capped off with a brilliant interception by Tripp Beasley in the finally play of the game to ride out the win.
Offensively the Gators ran the ball well behind strong blocking by Chris Phillips, Drew Lane, and Connor Wolfe. Guy Germaine had many nice runs, giving the Gators good field position during the game. Maximus Gabelli scored the only touchdown of the day on a long pitch and catch from Germaine. Defensively the Gators played well again, only giving up seven points. Dan Mcguire, Ben Mazzullo, Theo Fales, Travis Wilson, and Adorian Campbell all turned in great efforts. Maxwell Collela, and Justin Carroll also helped shut down a strong Raider running game.
Crushers 12 Mavs 0
Dominic Deluca scored the first Crusher touchdown on a fumble recovery in the end zone. Jurgis Schmedlen scored the other on a six yard run, which was set up by Teddy Flinn's forced fumble and bruising runs by Jake Prieto and Deluca. Mike Moeller, Sebastian Parra and Xander Tommasino, who returned from injury this week, opened holes for Dylan Brehm, Jimmy Flinn and Joey Pizzuro as the Crushers ground out first downs in the first half and kept its defense fresh. Crusher center Wyatt Recchia was a hero down the stretch by consistently getting snaps to QB Thomas Durvasula cleanly on a sloppy, fumble-filled afternoon. On defense, Jake Kiernan and Teddy Flinn made big plays.
The Mavs’ Ryan Hammoud had some brilliant runs for good gains. Strong blocking was provided by Andrew Stickel, AJ Pisacano, John Gatherer, Anthony Lima, Timmy Powers and Robert Burton. The Maverick defense only gave up one score and was lead by Jack Konigsberg, Henry Goldberg, Cooper Edwards, James Wailgum, EJ Perez, Leart Deduschi, Christopher Munoz, and Anthony Pedicano. Additional tackles were made by Carl Griffasi, Antonio Ortiz, JP D’Inverno, Antonio Ciccarelli, Rocco Grillo, Gavyn Generalli, JB Meier and Riley Redahan.
Generals 14 Bulldogs 0
The Generals had great blocking from Benji Telzer, Liam Reynolds, Brian Murphy, Jake Pobjoy and Reed Williams. The Generals touchdowns were scored by Jake Carifa and Cal cunnion, with Tomas Delgado, Wyatt Gibson and Peyton Aslansan also having strong runs. Defensively the Generals were lead by Kane Ehrhart, Peter Michalik, Zachary Carifa Delgado, and Gibson.
Junior Bulldog Zach Jacob was outstanding on defense in a tough loss to the Generals. Kyle Allen, Eli Weiss, TJ Legio, George Vomvolakis and Christopher Killeen all teamed up on defense to keep the high-scoring Generals to only 2 scores. Nico Eveno, George Hernandez and Eric Fischer opened up running lanes for Aidan Karson, who rushed for over 75 yards in the game. Brothers John and Vinny Insinga made it tough on the Generals all day. Solid effort was given by Charlie Kosinski, Timmy McGrath, Justin Norton and Danny Vartuli.
Gators 25 Raiders 0
The Gators marched down the field in 11 plays on their first drive, scoring a touchdown in a 15 yard off-tackle run by Dillon Stephens. Max Warden, Ayden Perkins and Reed Eddy created sizeable holes. Trager snuck in the extra point behind Owen Hoffman and Chase Smith. Trager struck again with a 55 yard touchdown run thanks to big blocks by Sam Manos, Tyler Cusimano and Liam Brown. Trager scored again, taking full advantage of a huge block from Murph Watner, finishing with 135 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns. On Defense, the Gators’ Tyler Cusimano led the team in sacks and overall tackles. Stephens also got in on the action with an interception for a touchdown. The Gators got sacks from James Ritchie, Carter Paulson, and Cusimano. On the outside, Robbie Perlman and Hudson Hausmann closed down the lanes and made solid tackles throughout the game.
The BANC Raider running backs were aided by key blocks from Marco Mantione, Andre Castellanos, Chris Castellanos, and Nick Aravides, paving the way for Donte Adams, Owen Morrissey, and Jack Wilson to make several big runs. On defense there were some outstanding tackles by Archer Manning, Holden Brown, Roman Pennella, and Ryan Perez as well as an amazing interception by Connor Jones.
Mavericks 25 Crushers 7
On the Mavericks second possession, Cage Lasley broke free on a 40 yard run. Two plays later, Lasley pounded it in for a 2 yard touchdown. Jack Cook added the extra point. In the second quarter, Lasley connected with Jeffrey Matthews on a 30 yard touchdown pass. The Mavericks defense held the Crushers, and with 30 seconds left in the half, Lasley again hit Matthews on a 20 yard touchdown pass. The Mavericks closed out their scoring in the third quarter on a 3-yard touchdown run by Hugo Mark. The Mavericks defense was strong all day led by Steve Sudell, Jay Ashforth, Nicolson Bosile, Luke Berman, Michael Lindbergh, Sam Hall, and George Hill. Cook also had two interceptions.
The Crushers scored on a beautiful 40-yard pass and run from QB Danny Lauter to Reed Signer. Lauter finished off the scoring with the extra point off left-tackle. Anthony Nostro, Willie Hollander, Jack Hayes, Matt Santos and Frank Williams kept moving the Crushers forward and setting up key blocks for a third and long run by back Jake Shreders. On defense, offensive linemen Joe Hanson, Vincent Malagisi and Marcus Amine battled all day long to keep the Mavs in check. When they did get through backs Will knight and Riley Kiernan made key stops.
Generals 19 Bulldogs 6
The Generals were led by the running of Charlie Johnson and a few timely passes from Jackson Wolfram to Michael Neviera. The offensive line provided great blocking throughout the game and was led by Luke Rutkoske, Mac Fulton, Wyatt Abernethy and Drew Athan. The Generals defense was led by strong performances from Colin Mulshine, Braden Tuttle, Cal Breier and Quinn Warwick.
Despite nice tackling by Connor Sobieri, Adam Bartholemew, and TJ Abbazzia, the Generals were able to score the first touchdown, but Sam Chard and Will Montesi stopped the conversion. The Bulldogs responded with a sustained drive behind effective blocking by Michael Sinisi, Nate Trogni, and William Janis. Auggie Bancroft capitalized with a 35-yard touchdown run behind key blocks by Casey Rozmus and Will Montesi. After another Generals score Luke Ware burst through the line to sack the quarterback and stop the extra point. As the Generals were driving again, Cameron Doyle and Oliver Anderlind both made touchdown saving tackles. The Bulldog's Abbazzia and Logan Galletta never quit and their stout tackle created a fumble recovered by Johnny Doyle.
Raiders 13 Gators 12
The BANC Raiders pulled out the close victory behind stellar running efforts from both Justin Mejia and Jason Agudelo. Sebastian Bodian once again displayed focus at wide receiver pulling down long passes from QB Mason Muir, one for a touchdown. The Raider defense put forth a sound effort with excellent play by Zach Mantione and Jacob Smeriglio at linebacker and Michael Huber at cornerback. Grayson Thomas had a great day at defensive tackle and Maurizio Arrango at defensive end.
The Gators offense was led by QB James Rinello, running for a 40 yard touchdown and completing an 80 yard pass play to Walt Scott for a touchdown. Jack Zola had a solid day running the ball behind a strong offensive line comprised of Josh Grijalba, Sean Duffy, Tyler Wilson and Connor Smith. The defensive line came up with some big stops and included Jay Woo Kook, Chason and AJ Barber, and Julius Engelen and Nicholas Albrektsen.
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Mavericks 18 Generals 8
The Mavericks were led offensively by Brandon Auguste and Blake Martin. Auguste scored on two long touchdowns runs up the right sidelines while Martin scored his touchdown on a long run up the left sidelines. Wide receivers Chris Marinaccio, Noah Steele, Daniel Ciccarelli and Grant Goldring each had textbook blocks down field to allow the Mavericks to score. On defense, the Mavericks were led up front by Nash Edwards, Bruno Ridgeway, Lex Stevenson, and Will Demon who were able to make key stops against the Generals’ strong inside running game. When the Generals ran outside they were met by Patrick Stern, John Tsaparas, Emerson Bulis, Nick Wells and Jackson Cho. Big plays were also made by the Mavericks’ linebackers Andrue Borelli, Jack Sepot, Chase Lowthert and Michael Asprinio.
After falling behind in the first quarter, the boys in blue and red responded with a sustained drive of their own that was capped off by a Charlie Tortorella touchdown. The Generals also received support from Joe Lewis who saw his first carries of the year in the offensive backfield. On defense Henry Johnson provided big push upfront. Also making key contributions were Elle Price, Jack Jedlicka and Matty Goldman. Linebackers, Fred Wnek and Joe Lewis added some much needed run support against an impressive Maverick offense.
Gators 21 Bulldogs 6
The Gators came out strong on defense stopping the Bulldogs on fourth down as Jordan Goodman made a key third down tackle in the backfield to set up the fourth down stop. The Gators then pounded out the points on offense as Maximus Gabelli, Jack Carroll, and Matty Collela all reached pay dirt behind strong blocking from Topher Martinelli, Chris Phillips, Dew Lane, and Dan Mcguire. Travis Wilson, and Guy Germaine successfully converted the point afters..The Gator defense remained solid throughout the day behind strong tackling by Max Collela, Adorian Campbell, Ben Mazzullo, Will Hanna, and James Walker. Jack Carroll contributed a big interception late in the game to seal the victory.
In a hard-fought game, the Bulldogs defense was led by Max Marek and Max Loffredo. The Bulldogs had strong blocking from an offensive line consisting of Andrew Tweddle, Josh Jacob and Jack Corriveau. Zac Sardone and and Connor Desalvo had strong runs that propelled the Bulldog offense deep into Gators territory. Darren Luzzi, David Pastore, Logan Jaycox, Will Kruper and Mikey Minyo contributed to the Bulldog defensive efforts. Peter Vomvolakis’ strong effort on defense led to four tackles behind the line of scrimmage and a fumble recovery
Raiders 26 Crushers 0
The Raiders rushed and passed their way to victory with the first score coming on a 17 yard pass and run to LJ Bylow with a pinpoint throw from QB Tripp Beasley. Next BANC tight end Matthew Siriano had to concentrate to make a great catch off a Crusher tipped pass that fell into his waiting hands. After Raiders defenders Lauren Judge and Jaden Scoot recovered a fumble on the Crusher 5-yard line, BANC ran it in for another score. The final touchdown came on a long 45-yard run down the sidelines by Jacob Mobley, to seal the game. Defensively the Raiders kept the Crushers off the board with incredible defensive play making by Jojo Samo, Andrew Pavlov, Aidan Robison, Steven Numme and the powerhouse Bylow boys.
Nicholas Nostro led the Crushers defensively with 9 tackles including stopping the Raiders on fourth and short, twice. Nick D’Andrea, James Mora, Christian Loupiac, Andrew Ohls, and Brad Wallace also put up a strong defensive stand to keep BANC out of the end zone after a turnover gave them a short field. Michael Breheney and Santiago Parra both made touchdown saving tackles, while Colin Falla had another big defensive game with 5 tackles. On offense Breheney had a couple of nice completions to Nostro. The two also teamed up with Santiago Parra for several strong runs behind the blocking of Sam Barsanti and Charlie Young.
Mavericks 14 Generals 7
The Mavericks scored in the last minute before halftime on a long thrilling run by James Wailgum. Ryan Hammoud ran in the extra point. Strong rushes were also delivered by Jip Clarke and John Gatherer. Great blocking was provided by EJ Perez, Antonio Ortiz , Michael Truini, Robert Burton, Wyatt Stratton, JP D’Inverno, Riley Redahan, JB Meier, Rocco Grillo and Christopher Munoz. The Maverick defense played tough all game and also scored a touchdown when linebacker Antonio Ciccarelli deflected a pass that was caught by Jack Konigsberg who ran it in. Wailgum scored the extra point. Key tackles were contributed by Carl Griffasi, Henry Goldberg, Anthony Pedicano, AJ Pisacano, Gavyn Generalli, Leart Deduschi, Andrew Stickel and Timmy Powers.
The generals got on the board in the second half with great blocking from Reed Williams, Peter Michalik, and Jake Pobjoy while Wyatt Gibson, Jake Carifa and Tomas Delgado led the rushing attack. Defensively the generals played great all day, only allowing one big play to the Mavericks. Zachary Carifa, Peyton Aslansan along with Gibson and Kane Ehrhart lead a strong effort for the Generals.
Gators 27 Bulldogs 12
The Gator offense moved the ball well behind excellent running from Dillon Stephens, Tyler Cusimano and Miles Trager. Stephens ripped a 75-yard touchdown behind impressive blocks from Will Schmitz, Reed Eddy and James Ritchie. Stephens then blasted another long scoring run on the very next series. The Gators got the 2-point conversion when Cusimano delivered a perfect strike to Miles Moore in traffic. Trager extended the Gators lead when he drove up the middle behind Owen Hoffman and Chase Smith. Hudson Hausmann converted the extra point. In the second half, Cusimano ran a sweep left for a 30-yard touchdown. Carter Paulson led the Defense with 11 tackles on the day. Cornerbacks Dillon Germain and Austin Rinello did a great job shutting down the outside running lanes. Defensive Tackles Murph Watner and Eddy wreaked havoc on the Bulldogs running game and Winston Auerbach got an interception at midfield.
Behind the tough blocking by the North Mianus Bulldogs offensive line, anchored by center Andrew Walko and linemen Nico Eveno, Josh Banes, Iggy Pietryka, and Eric Fischer, Aidan Karson rushed for over 70 yards. Owen Lanzarone, Josh Corriveau, Christopher Killeen, Eli Weiss and TJ Legio made things difficult for the Gators offense throughout the entire game. The defense came up especially big in stopping a long drive in the first half, thanks to tough play by Danny Vartuli, Takuma Fujikawa, Timmy McGrath and Bailey Rozmus.
Crushers 7 Raiders 6
The Crusher defense was led by Jake Prieto with five tackles on the day including two in the backfield. Jake Kiernan, John Scarlata and Dominic DeLuca had 4 while Thomas Durvasula had 3 to hold the Raiders to just 6 points. Jake Romanello contributed with a big interception to stop a Raiders drive. On offense DeLuca had 95 yards on the day including the game winning touchdown which came after a driving lasting 23 plays and covering 97 yards. Prieto also piled up the yardage for the Crushers, gaining 68 on the day.
The Raiders were able to get on the board early with an amazing run by Ryan Perez. It was set up by blocks from Tristan Caldwell and Owen Morrissey. After missing the extra point the defense went to work with tackles made by Archer Manning, Tyler Senft, JT Roina, and Joseph Delaurentis. The Raiders mounted another strong drive with solid blocking from Thiago Camargo, Nick Granitto, and Bryan Pinheiro, but turned up short at around the 10 yard line.
Mavs 14 Generals 0
In a showdown of the two undefeated teams in the Senior Division, the Glenville Mavericks opening drive culminated on a 2-yard touchdown run by Jack Cook with a Cage Lasley extra point to take the lead. Both defenses held steadfast until late in the third quarter when the Mavericks Lasley scored on a 1-yard keeper and Jack Cook ran in the extra point. Defensive stalwarts for the Mavericks included Jeffrey Matthews, Michael Lindberg, Nolan Morris and Hugo Mark.
The Generals offense had strong performances from Charlie Johnson, Oliver Kennon, Sebbi Lopez and Andrew Cavanaugh. The Generals defense was led by Colin Mulshine, Zane Nye, Michael Neviera, Braden Tuttle, Tommy Harford and Matthew Trimmer.
Gators 14 Bulldogs 6
After initially trailing, the Gators answered with a strong scoring running from Jack Zola behind great blocking from the front line which included, Josh Grijalba, Chason Barber, Sean Duffy and Connor Smith. The defense had a strong game with outstanding play from Julius Engelen and AJ Barber at defensive ends. Other players that made some great defensive plays were Dean Manos, Walt Scott, Matt Sisca and Rashe Campbell.
The Bulldog defense started out strong as Peter Benda and Liam Kirkpatrick’s sure tackling stopped a Gator drive. The Bulldogs offense came out clicking on all cylinders as good blocking by TJ Abbazia, Sam Chard, and Tommy Nail led to long runs by Will Montesi and Auggie Bancroft. With a first and goal inside the five, stout blocking by Randall Feda and Michael Sinisi opened a hole for Logan Galletta to rumble in for a touchdown. After a Gators score, Kirkpatrick stopped the conversion to keep the game tied. The Bulldogs next possession saw Bancroft connect with Johnny Doyle for a 20-yard completion, but the clock ran out. The Bulldogs made a late drive with some good blocking by Sam Sardone and Caden Leidich. Bancroft connected with several slant passes to Casey Rozmus and drove 50 yards. The Dawgs final play saw Will Montesi attract double coverage so Bancroft threw to Galletta in the end zone, but the pass was knocked down to end the game.
Crushers 14 Raiders 12
The Crushers defense put up a strong game as James Schmidt made a series of big tackles. Vincent Ceci also stepped up defensively with key stops and Danny Lauter and Jake Shreders kept the Raiders air attack grounded by knocking down a pass each. Cos Cob’s offense was led by linemen Ryan Marsh, Cliff Belknap, Miles Walker and Willie Hollander at center who opened up running lanes all day to keep drives going. The Crushers scored twice on the ground, once as Shreders broke into the endzone and the second behind Lauter. Lauter also passed to Alex Hazlett for both extra points which ended up being the difference in the game.
The Raider offense was once again led by the evasive rushing of Justin Mejia with QB Mason Muir playing well in the pocket all day. Sena Honzawa showed versatility with some hard running on offense and solid play on defense at linebacker supported by Zach Mantione and Dylan Maloney who had an interception. Tyler Bacco, Ethan Beal and Chris Walko filled in the linebacker core butting the Crusher running attack. Louis Koletas and Grayson Thomas had solid afternoon’s at defensive end and defensive tackle.. The defensive backfield was anchored by Jason Agudelo at safety with cornerback support by Joe Mecca.
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Gators 28 Crushers 13
The Gators came out strong behind big blocks by Skylar Stephens, James Adorney and Connor Wolfe as Riverside took an early lead on a long run by Maximus Gabelli. Guy Germaine followed up that score with a long touchdown run of his own. Key blocks were made by Topher Martinelli, Wyatt Lupo, and Drew Lane. The Gators third score came on a long Matthew Collela run behind lead blocking by Jack Carroll, Germaine, Gabelli, and Travis Wilson. Wilson then got the point after conversion. Collela got another score before the game ended and Harrison Castelli converted the extra point with a nifty run over the left side of the line. On defense, Jack Carroll made tackles sideline to sideline. Dan Mcguire, James Walker, and Maxwell Collela made multiple tackles. Teddy Auerbach came up huge in the middle of the defensive line with a big stop on third and short to close out a Crusher drive.
Nicholas Nostro, Michael Breheney and Santiago Parra led the Crushers in tackling as the defense also had standout performances by Sam Barsanti and Shane O’Connor. Barsanti stripped the ball from a Gators back, allowing O’Connor to recover then O’Connor teamed-up with Brad Wallace to stop a Gator fourth down attempt to get the ball back into Crusher hands. On offense, backs Nick D’Andrea and Parra led a 50-yard drive for the first Cos Cob touchdown. The second score was led by QB Colin Falla who broke 4 tackles on one run for 9 yards and then scooted for another 7, while Parra and D’Andrea gained 12 and 18 respectively with Parra going in for the score. Falla ran in the extra point. Blocking by Barsanti, O’Connor, Rich McMurray, Andrew Ohls, and Aidan Brehm opened up the holes.
Generals 19 Raiders 7
Recording scores on the day for the Generals were Fred Wnek, Owen Lavin and Brennan Cunnion. Success on the ground was once again made possible due to a fine blocking job upfront led by Henry Johnson, Rocket Servick, Johnny Martyanov, Hunter Woods, Will Fels, Jack Jedlicka, Daniel Manos, and Grant Williams. The Generals also benefitted from strong defensive play which saw players like Liam Kennon, Eli Himelstein, Hugh Portny, and Charlie Tortorella providing significant contribution to a great team effort.
The Raiders fought with heart and unity and despite the loss there were several outstanding plays, all starting with phenomenal snaps from William Acevedo to QB Tripp Beasley. Beasley handed off several times to LJ Bylow who made a number of dazzling runs. The runs made possible by textbook blocking from Jaden Scott, Jack Bylow and Jojo Sarno. The defense showed its resilience with great plays by Beasley, Jack Bylow and Scott.
Mavericks 20 Bulldogs 13
The Mavs first scoring drive started when Linebacker John Tsaparas stripped the ball from the Bulldogs as they were marching early in the first quarter. Shortly after, Blake Martin scored on a 50-yard run up the left sidelines. Maverick’s Brandon Auguste scored the conversion. Auguste scored the next touchdown with a 60-yard run thanks to a tremendous downfield block by wide receiver Noah Steele. Auguste then ran a scorching 70-yard blast for the score as Daniel Ciccarelli got the extra point. The Mavericks also had two great runs by Steele and a 15-yard bootleg by quarterback Nick Wells. On defense, Jackson Choi, Lex Stevenson, Bruno Ridgeway and Nash Edwards led the Mavericks. Patrick Stern, Andrue Borelli, Jack Sepot and Lucius Liu made key tackles. Big hitters Ryan Johnson, Grant Goldring, Asher Sisca and Chris Marinaccio led the Mavericks secondary.
Facing an undefeated Mavericks team, the Bulldogs offense moved the ball well behind the blocking of Peter Vomvolakis, Jack Corriveau, Will Kruper, Andrew Teddle and Josh Jacob, allowing Max Marek’s hard running to bring the Bulldogs within striking distance. Zac Sardone, Max Loffredo and Connor Desalvo assisted the ground game of the Bulldogs with strong runs. The Bulldogs defense strengthened behind the excellent play of Matthew Ward, MJ D’angelo, Koki Fulikawa and Mikey Minyo to keep the bulldogs in the game.
Gators 13 Crushers 6
On offense the Gators were led by Miles Trager and Dillon Stephens who both rushed for more than 150 yards. Trager got the game rolling on an 80-yard scamper to open the game. Trager followed a wall of blocking provided by Owen Hoffman, Chase Smith, and Ryan Beiley and found an opening in the defense and never looked back. Trager followed his long run by punching in the extra point. The Gators got close to adding to their lead in the first half as Tyler Cusimano and Stephens worked the ball down field but were unable to punch it in before halftime. The Gators opened things up early in the third quarter when Stephens ran off tackle for a 52-yard touchdown run. Great blocking by Hudson Hausmann, James Ritchies, and Reed Eddy paved the way. On Defense, Austin Rinello set the tone for the Gators who were determined to halt the Crushers attack. Murph Watner, Robbie Perlman and Carter Paulson led the team in tackles. Two key turnovers by Stephens and Trager played a role.
Ryan McBreairty made his first start at QB and led the Crusher offense with 37-yards passing, including a critical fourth down completion to Jake Romanello that set up Jurgis Schmedlen's 2-yard touchdown run. Brendan Davey, Drew Falla and George Minchin opened holes for Dominic DeLuca, Jimmy Flinn and Jake Prieto. On defense the Crusher standouts were Wyatt Recchia, who had nine tackles, and Sebastian Parra, with six, including a solo stop that ended a Gator drive inside the Crushers ten yard line. Prieto contributed eight tackles. Schmedlen had seven tackles and forced a Gator fumble, which Romanello recovered.
Generals 7 Raiders 0
The Generals offense scored on a 70-yard touchdown by Jake Carifafor the only score of the game and Jackson Price added the extra point. The Generals offensive lines did a great job versus a very strong defense all day long and helped grind out the win. Peter Michalik, Reed Williams, Jake Pobjoy, Benji Telzer and Gus Wnek had key blocks on the offensive line. Defense was the story of this game by both teams, the Generals were lead by Thomas Delgado, Wyatt Gibson and Peyton Aslansan with forced fumbles by Cal Cunnion and Zachary Carifa. Benjamin Yu and Price provided constant pressure in the Banc backfield .
The Raiders put up an amazing defensive battle with tackles by James Roina, Tyler Senft, Roman Pennella, Owen Morrissey and Connor Jones set the stage for a one touchdown game. Blocking by Nick Granitto Logan Jozwiak, Anthony Santos, and Thiago Camargo set up Jack Wilson who connected to Zyian Cooper with a great reception to get the Raiders into a scoring opportunity that unfortunately came up short.
Mavericks 22 Bulldogs 0
The Mavericks scored on touchdown runs by Ryan Hammoud and James Wailgum. Wailgum also ran in and threw a 2-point conversion to John Gatherer. Jip Clarke, Wyatt Stratton, Gavyn Generalli and Rocco Grillo also carried the ball well. The offense had great blocking provided by Andrew Stickel, Antonio Ortiz, Christopher Munoz, Michael Truini, Antonio Ciccarelli and Robert Burton. The Mav defense delivered its third shutout this season and also scored. Anthony Pedicano ran in a touchdown after catching a pass that was deflected by Jack Konisgberg. EJ Perez also had a late game interception. The defense was lead by James Wailgum, Ryan Hammoud, John Gatherer, AJ Pisacano, Riley Redahan, JB Meier and Timmy Powers. Also contributing tackles were Carl Griffasi, Henry Goldberg, Leart Dedushi, Cooper Edwards and JP D’Inverno.
Jake Stefanowicz of the Junior Bulldogs was a beast on the field on Sunday making 7 tackles, including one where he teamed up with Timmy McGrath to drop the Mavericks receiver for a loss behind the line of scrimmage. The defensive line put up a good fight with Andrew Walko, Ignacy Pietryka, Justin Norton, Griffin Galletta and Kyle Allen working together to try to keep the Mavericks out of the endzone. Offensively, Aidan Karson, Bailey Rozmus and Danny Fox each put together a couple of nice runs in the losing effort. David Zelenz, Eli Weiss and Josh Banes each played well and continue to improve each week.
Crushers 18 Gators 0
The Crusher defense had an outstanding game, not only shutting out the Gators but getting the first score when Miles Walker fell on a fumble in the endzone. Great defensive line push by Walker, Ansh Ahuja, Sebastian Bejarano and James Schmidt created the opportunity. Also on defense, cornerback David Faugno had an interception and knocked down another pass to stop Gators drives. Drew Kral added to the effort with a key sack. On offense, Jake Shreders racked up a touchdown, while Ashton Winegardner scored another after pulling down a Danny Lauter pass. The offensive line also played another outstanding game, giving great protection to Lauter and opening lanes for Shreders were Ryan Marsh, Cliff Belknap and Walker. Reed Signer also made some big blocks to create some running holes.
The Gator's offense was led by QB James Rinello who completed great passes to AJ Barber and Jack Zola. The offensive line provided great blocking from Smitty O'Connor, Jules Engelen and Tyler Wilson. The defense was led by Flynn Milledge, George Papanicolaou, Tommy O'Connor and Jay Woo Kook who all made great tackles all game.
Generals 24 Raiders 0
The Generals offense had strong performances from Charlie Johnson, Braden Tuttle, Joey Cohen, Colin Kinsella and Teddy Bednar. The Generals defense had their best game of the season so far and was led by strong performances from Colin Mulshine, Zane Nye, Michael Neviera, Lucas Christensen, Tommy Harford and Quinn Warwick. Michael Neviera had a pass deflection into the hands of Colin Mulshine who returned for a score.
The Raider defense performed well with multiple tackles for losses led by Louis Koletas at defensive end and supported by Sander Coscia and Grayson Thomas. The linebacker core was led by Sena Honzawa with solid backup by Ethan Beal, Tyler Bacco and Dylan Maloney. Zach Mantione playing cornerback had a big day along with his counterpart Sebastian Bodian. The Raider offense was slow to start but was able to show some momentum behind a ground game behind fullbacks Michael McGhee and Christopher Walko. Brian Carvalho and Cole Laczkowski both had a solid day on the offensive line along with Luke Vivier.
Mavs 14 Bulldogs 0
The Mavericks opened the scoring in the first quarter on a 9-yard touchdown run by Jack Cook. Kobe Comizio added the extra point. Later, Cage Lasley connected with Jeffrey Matthews on a 60-yard pass and run down to the Mavericks 2-yard line. Lasley poked it in for the touchdown on the next play. Cook added the point after to close out the scoring. Leading the defensive charge were Aidan Redahan, John Gimbel, Michael Lindbergh, Jay Ashforth, Nicolson Bosile, Pete Bria, Bo Faughnan, Sam Hall, Luke Berman and Steve Sudell. George Hill knocked down 2 passes in the Bulldogs backfield, and Hugo Mark, Cook and Comizio recorded interceptions.