GYFL Week 1 - September 14, 2014
The Mavericks won their season opener starting with John Gatherer capping a nine play opening offensive series with a long TD run. Jack Davenport provided powerful runs and blocks to set up the score. QB James Wailgum ran in the extra point. On defense the Maverick line was led by Ryan Hammoud and Henry Goldberg. Hammoud had two sacks on the day. Linebackers Anthony Pedicano and James Wailgum kept the Crusher offense in check. In the second half the Maverick defense continued its strong play with Henry Goldberg leading the group with a strip fumble. Antonio Ciccarelli helped move the offensive forward with a couple key first down runs. Wyatt Stratton also provided some solid runs. The defense came up big in the final minute with Sean Cowie and Carl Griffasi combining on a tackle that stopped the Crushers as time expired.
The Crushers defense was solid all day, lead by middle linebacker Jurgis Schmedlen and defensive tackle Wolf Hill. After giving up an early score, Crusher defensive backs Jake Romanello, Jack Hayes, and Dylan Brehm were able to keep the Mavericks off the board for the rest of the game. LB's Chris Nostro and Chris Takita also had solid games. The Crushers offense saw solid runs by Ryan McBrearity and John McHugh. With just under two minutes left in the game, the Crusher offense starting moving the ball including a 20 yard pass from QB Thomas Durvasula to RB Jake Prieto, but time ran out before the Crushers could score.
The Generals opened up the 2014 season with a hard fought 18-6 win over a very strong Bulldogs team. The Generals defense was very aggressive all day which led to the victory. Jake Pobjoy, Liam Reynolds, Reed Williams and Cal Cunnion led the way with several key tackles. Thomas Delgado was a key impact player on both sides of the ball, making huge defensive plays and also running the ball up and down the field onoffensive. The Generals scoring was highlighted by two long touchdown runs by Peter Lewis and QB Wyatt Gibson. The offense moved the ball most of the game behind the blocking of Jackson Fels, Will Clark, Benji Telzer and Brian Murphy.
The Bulldogs are fielding the youngest team in the GYFL this year. The rookies need look no further than second year player Danny Fox for inspiration. Fox had ten tackles and rushed for over 50 yards in a tough loss. Hudson Zamacona made five tackles, and was key in thwarting the Generals’ extra point attempts. Charlie Kosinski had a spectacular rushing TD in the third quarter, going over 40 yards for the score. Other notables were Benjamin Aysseh, with over ten yards rushing, Brennan Campbell, a force on offense and defense, and Adam Bartholomew, who recovered a fumble in the 4th quarter.
The Gator offense wasted no time getting on the scoreboard on TD runs by Jake Bausman and Tyler Cusimano. Murphy Watner and Mattie Augustine delivered solid blocks. The O Line held their ground for big runs from Miles Trager and James Braselton. Trager showed some shifty moves on a two point conversion from a well-placed block by Ryan Miele. Carter Paulson made some nice catches early in the game to keep the defense honest and there was solid QB play from first year player, Peter Lane, who led the team for most of the game. On defense, Robbie Perlman stripped the ball from a runner and recovered it to get his team fired up to lead to other fumble recoveries by Tyler Cusimano and Henry Cohn. Cohn and Cusimano came up with big interceptions that helped seal the victory. The D line led by Chase Smith and Ryan Miele forced the Raiders to the outside for most of the game. While the Raiders moved the ball well late in the game, timely gang tackles led by Bobby Jones and Andrew Kiratsous slowed down their progress.
The Raiders came out strong this season with an opening drive led by QB, Archer Manning. Despite chewing up big yardage for first downs by running backs Holden Brown and Jack Wilson plus a big catch and run play by Ryan Perez, the Raiders unfortunately fell short, Inside Linebacker, Dominic DeLuca made many key tackles to stop the Gator offense from getting several first downs. Defensive tackle, Roman Pennella had a lot of big hits in the Gator back field. Also contributing defensively were outside linebacker Will MacGillivary, safety Rashe Campbell and cornerbacks Logan Jozwiak and Henry Sorbaro.
The Crushers scored their first touchdown on a series of pass plays. QB Billy Carangelo passed to Will Grimes for 24 yards, then hit a short pass to Reed Signer who scampered ten yards and then hit the end zone with a 16 yard touchdown pass to Rick Kral. Vincent Ceci ran in the extra point. The Crushers added another touchdown with a thrilling 70 yard run from their own 30 by Drew Kral. Great blocking by Bobby Grudzinski, Cliff Belknap, Mustafa Dannett, Will Hollander, Louis Ceci, Sebastian Bejarano, Clayton Griffin and Ashton Winegardner made it happen. On defense, Jake Shredders had a big day making a touchdown saving tackle and breaking up a Mavericks pass on the last play of the game.
The Mavericks’ defense was able to keep the Crushers at bay for most of the game led by the stout play of Jack Cook, Jeronimo Camou and Jimmy O'malley. Offensively the Mavericks standout highlight was on 45 yard pass play to Fritz Conrad from Kobe Comizio.
In a very tough contest, the Generals were able to get a score late in the fourth quarter on a QB sneak by Jackson Wolfram and then hold off a long drive by the Bulldogs to earn the victory. The Generals scoring drive was keyed by strong upfront blocking from Jack Petrino, Jack Bruce, Luke Rutkoske, Logan Guerrieri and Owen Neviera. The Generals’ defense forced a few turnovers deep in our own territory. The defense was led by strong performances from Drew Athan, Matthew Trimmer, Oliver Kennon, Lucas Christensen and Cal Brier.
Good showing by both teams, especially on defense. Hard fought scoreless first half highlighted by strong defense on both sides and two Bulldog fumbles. The Generals were held in check by strong Bulldog defense from Peter Benda, Drew Sheehan and TJ Abbazia. The second half continued to be a defensive battle with neither side scoring. The Bulldogs gained good yards with Will Montesi and Casey Rozmus behind strong blocking from Michael Sinisi, Randall Feda, and Chris Carvajal, but again lost the ball on a fumble. The Generals benefited from three key penalties to score towards the end of the game.
Down 6-0, the Gators received the ball and were held to negative yardage on their first two plays. The Gator offensive line led by Tommy Intrieri, Chason Barber, Santi Borrego, Josh Grijalba, and Connor Smith then opened a big hole on the right side for Hunter Clark to explode through for a 65 yard TD run. Strong defensive play by the Gators came from the Zola brothers, Sean Duffy, Hunter Clark, and Ace Takahashi. Connor Kelly highlighted the offensive play in the second half with his crisp route running. Tyler Donnelan made a huge third down stop on an attempted sweep to his side. In the 4Q, Hunter Clark caught a beautifully delivered strike from Tony Alfano leading to a 65 yard TD. Harrison Mckenzie continued his stellar QB play, and Alejandro Blanco "thundered" at tailback closing out the Gator win.
The Raiders mounted an impressive opening drive, converting two fourth downs. They marched methodically down the field in a 13 play 70 yard drive culminating in a Daniel Perez rushing TD. While the Raiders moved the ball well all day thanks to strong blocking from Luke Vivier, Kevin Quintero and Kaden Camano they were unable to put any more points on the board against a stingy Gator defense. Daulton Kendall, Jacinto Leal and Mason Muir played terrific defense for the Raiders.
Crusher back Jose Riera zigged and zagged through the Mav defense for gains of 15, 14 and 15 yards, including a TD. Michael Grabel ran in the extra point. The Crushers scored again when QB Nicolas Winegardner threw a 23 yard touchdown to Tyler Dietrich. In the third quarter Michael Grabel powered the Crushers to another score with an 18 yard run, and a five yard scamper into the endzone. Strong offensive blocking by Nolan Connerty, Nick Frayter, Jack Mcbreairty and Eli Fowler, helped the Crushers cruise all day. On defense the Crushers stymied the Mavs with a fumble recovery by Jack Spurlock and a tackle by Ryan Raybuck and Tyler Dietrich that kept the Mavs from tying the game as the clock expired.
The Mavericks jumped to a 6–0 lead on their first possession with a five yard touchdown run by Comizio. Opening the holes up front on the offensive line were Kaden Butler, Emilio Camou, Victor DelVecchio, Joe Kraninger, Aengus Rosato, Walter Stratton and Brett Williams. After the Crushers jumped to a 19 – 6 lead in the third quarter, the Mavericks answered with a 70 yard touchdown run by Jack Warren to make the score 19– 12. With ten seconds to go in the game, Tysen Comizio completed a seven yard touchdown pass to Lance Large to make the game 19–18. The Crushers stopped the Mavericks on the PAT to seal the win.
Lucas Delgado got the Generals off to a fast start with an interception to end the Bulldogs’ opening possession after a strong rush by Peter Scopelliti and Cristobal Isaacs forced a hurried pass. Owen Gwodz scored from one yard out as the Generals took advantage of the turnover to take a 6-0 lead. On the Generals next possession, Spencer Hartley weaved his way through the Bulldogs defense for a 68 yard touchdown. Delgado later added a 15 yard TD for the Generals, and along with Devin Brandes combined to lead the Generals’ running game in the second half behind some excellent blocking by Boden Groen and Callum Abernethy. Charlie Ducret added a 40 yard interception return for a TD to cap the Generals’ scoring. Preston Bitteker had a touchdown saving tackle to halt the Bulldogs’ comeback attempt.
Starting the day strong, QB Scott Dayton protected by linemen Luca Trogni, Spencer Wardell, Jacob Belmont and Frank Intrieri, connected with Jonathan Price for a short gain. Unfortunately the rest of the half was tough for the Bulldogs. Solid defense by Jack O'Gorman and Mathew Bologna with crucial tackles kept the Bulldogs in the hunt. Ian Foster helped turn the tide with a backfield tackle on a 4th down drive. This stop was soon followed by a brilliant Hunter Gruenstrass 20 yard run setting up a first Bulldog score on a QB run behind center Cormac Doyle. Another Price 40 yard catch set up the Bulldog's second score on a Trey Scotti five yard run.
The Gators started on defense with stellar play from Luis Quisumbing, Nico Wright, Evan Weigold and Danny Latto and Jack Feda. Offensively the Gators moved the ball well as Garrett Murphy scored on a 17 yard dazzling run to start things off in the 3Q. Blocking was provided by Jackson Chamberlain, Mitchell Finklestein, and Tommy Waurishuk. The TD was set up by Nick Veronis who had good chunks of yardage through out the day. Murphy also completed passes to Alex Quirk, Weigold and Jack Feda. With the game tied 6 - 6 with 2 minutes left to play the Gators had great runs by Matthew Pilc, Alex Hanna and Tucker Slattery. Key blocks were provided by Evan Weigold. With just over a minute remaining, Garrett Murphy scored from the 1 yard line. Banc had the ball with a minute left but the Gator biting defense prevail and time ran out.
The Raiders took a 6-0 lead on a pass from Gramoz Bici to Grant Resnick. The Gators tied the game 6-6, and scored with a minute left in the game to win 12-6. Defensively Mauricio Arango, Ben Finkel, Jack Kovac and Eddie Doyle made many tackles, and Resnick also had a big interception to end a Gators’ drive. On offense Bici ran the ball well with strong blocking from Jack Caruso, Thomas Coyle, Joshua Fervil and Christian Perez.
GYFL Week 2 - September 21, 2014
Gators’ James Braselton came out firing, making several solo tackles for losses and creating havoc on every play. On the defensive line, Peyton Aslansan, Carter Paulson and Chase Smith delivered key sacks to keep the offense in check. LBs Robbie Perlman and Henry Cohn roamed the field making stops, and Henry Byrne did a nice job in the middle of the field on a late Bulldogs’ drive to end the game. Behind a strong offensive line led by tackles Matty Augustine and Ryan Miele, the offense came to play. For the first score of the game, QB Tyler Cusimano and Henry Cohn connected in the air. For most of the 2nd half, the Gators tried to find their rhythm and keep drives going. QB Peter Lane found TE Carter Paulson with nice catches and runs to move the ball. Andrew Kiratsous came up with one of the big plays of the 2nd half when he shook off tacklers and took a sweep 25 yards for a TD. As the Bulldogs defense tightened up, Murphy Watner held the Gators together with his strong play at the Center position.
It was another hard-fought loss for the young Bulldogs squad against the Gators. Andrew Walko had an outstanding game on both sides of the ball, with more than six tackles and a dozen yards rushing. Owen Lanzarone came up big with an interception in the second quarter. First year players Kyle Allen and Christopher Killeen withstood a lot of pressure on the offensive line, and Adam Bartholomew played great all game. Danny Fox had another fantastic outing, with multiple tackles and over 15 yards rushing. The game ended for the Bulldogs on a high note, with Benjamin Aysseh scoring as time expired. Other notables were Cole Studwell and Zachary Jacobs, both making impressive tackles throughout the game.
BANC looked strong and scored first with a long TD run by Holden Brown, made possible with key blocking by Xayohn Garcia, James Roina and Stephen Neri. Defensively, the Raiders held the Crushers to limited yardage. This strong defensive showing was a result of the powerful line, led by sacks from Roman Pennella; key tackles from Tyler Senft, Will MacGillivray and Zyian Cooper. Rashe Campbell made a nice interception deep in Raider territory to stop the Crushers from continuing their drive. Marco Mantione came up with a huge tackle that prevented them from scoring a twopoint conversion. A well-executed run-block by Shakye Cooper gave Brown the hole he needed to score his second long touchdown run of the game. Ryan Perez followed with a two point conversion securing the first win of the season for the BANC team.
Crusher DE Teddy Flinn led the way on defense with three tackles and a sack. Mike Moeller also pitched in with two tackles on the line. After giving up two scores, CB's Jacob Liebowitz, and Mario Fuster made sure the Raiders running game was stopped. Safety Ryan McBriearty nearly had an interception, knocking down a Raider pass attempt to end the 3rd. In the 4th quarter the Crusher offense picked up. Jurgi Schmedlin had 45 yards on the ground, and QB Thomas Durvasula completed two passes to Jake Prieto for 15 yards, bringing the Crushers into the redzone. Jack Hayes ran a reverse around the left side to score for the Crushers. Key blocks by Kael Dalton, Wyatt Recchia and Kaleb Salomon, made the TD possible.
The Generals won their second game of the season behind a very stingy defense against a solid Mavericks team. The Generals controlled the line of scrimmage most of the game behind quality play from Jake Pobjoy, Will Clark, Jackson Fels and Alex Pratt. Peter Lewis was all over the field leading the team in tackles. Liam Reynolds had a sack and recovered a fumble in the end zone for the game sealing touchdown, and Kane Ehrhart closed out the game with an interception. Tomas Delgado and Jake Carifa carried the team with several long runs and Jake opened the scoring with a 60 yard TD run. After the Generals 1Q score, the extra point was foiled by a great tackle from Anthony Pedicano.
The Maverick defense, down two touchdowns, tightened up and did not allow another score for the rest of the game. The defense was led by Ryan Hammoud, Henry Goldberg, Anthony Pedicano, Jip Clarke, Jack Davenport and Carl Griffasi. In the second half, Henry Goldberg recovered a fumble after a brilliant Jack Davenport stripsack. The Maverick rushing attack was lead by AJ Pisacano, Antonio Ciccarelli, Cooper Edwards, Rocco Grillo and Tommy Ybarra. The front line had solid contributions from Sean Cowie, EJ Perez, Christopher Munoz and Antonio Ortiz. The passing game was leadby quarterbacks James Wailgum and Jip Clarke. Hammoud and Wailgum each caught a pass for some nice gains.
Down by one TD, the Bulldogs marched to the Gators 11 yard line but were held scoreless. The Gators scored again in the first half, but the Bulldogs showed real spirit coming out in the second half with fireworks as Will Montesi connected with John McGrath on a 45 yard TD pass. Montesi scampered in for the try and the Bulldogs were back in it 7-12. Auggie Bancroft intercepted a pass in the ensuing Gator drive and the Bulldogs were back in action. Montesi bulled in from five yards out for the TD and the try for the lead. The Bulldogs defense then stiffened with a key sack from Tommy Nail and the Gators were forced to punt. Back on offense the Bulldogs marched down the field behind nice runs by Liam Kirkpatrick and Casey Rozmus. Montesi again finished the drive with an 18 yard TD run and three yard try the Bulldogs victory.
Gator Hunter Clark rumbled for a 60 yard TD run on the second play from scrimmage. The play was set up by great blocking from Connor Smith, Tyler Wilson, Tommy Intrieri, Griff Carey, Tony Alfano, and Sean Duffy. The Gator defense took over led by Dean Manos, Alejandro Blanco, Matty Sisca, Josh Grijalba, and Chason Barber, holding the Bulldogs at bay for the entire first half. Stellar QB play by Harrison Mckenzie kept the Gator offense rolling, leading up to another 70 yard TD jaunt by Hunter Clark. The second half began with a strong Bulldog passing game. Gator defensive backs covered their receivers well, but the Bulldog receivers made some amazing circus catches.
The Crushers played well on both sides of the ball to win a decisive victory over a tough Banc team. Vincent Ceci scored twice with two long runs, busting through the right side both times for 35 and 17 yard touchdowns. He also added an extra point. Lineman Tim Angevare, Clayton Griffin, and Ashton Winegardner made it happen. Rick Kral put another six on the board with a five yard push into the end zone on the backs of offensive lineman Hugo Marks, Ryan Marsh, Anthony Nostro, Miles Walker and Danny Lauter. On defense David Faugno kept Banc to six with a big QB sack, stopping the extra point. Will Knight made a touchdown saving tackle, tripping up a Raider running back with nothing but daylight ahead of him.
The Raiders moved the ball well with strong inside running by Sena Honzawa. He benefitted from the strong blocking of Patrick Caruso, Harry Judge, Cole Laczowski and Jonathan Bria. Jason Agedullo was able break a tackle and put the Raiders on the board with a 12 yard scamper. The BANC also benefitted from the strong tackling of Matthew Niemynski, Tyler Manning, Grayson Thomas and Myson Cummings.
The Generals were able to score two touchdowns early and then hold off a furious second half rally by a very determined Mavericks team. Charlie Johnson had a long touchdown run in the first quarter around left end behind strong blocking from Drew Athan, Oliver Kennon, Jack Petrino, Luke Rutkoske, Ian Macdonald and James Babb. Johnson also threw for a touchdown on a critical fourth and long to Owen Neviera. The Generals defense held on at the end of the game to preserve the victory. The defense was led by strong performances from Logan Guerrieri, Wilson Evans, Jack Bruce, Lucas Christensen, Quinn Warwick and Cal Brier.
The Mavericks fought back behind a combination of strong runs and passes from Jack Cook and Kobe Comizio, culminating in a 15 yard touchdown run by Jack Cook. Another strong drive late in the fourth quarter ended when a penalty negated a 35 yard touchdown pass to Tommy Healey, with what would have been the go-ahead touchdown. After giving up two touchdowns in the first half, the Mavericks defense buckled down and held the Generals scoreless in the second half. This strong effort was led by George Hill, Fritz Conrad, Jeronimo Camou and Harrison Feinberg.
The Gators started out on defense and stopped the Bulldogs on downs by the fired up Jack Feda and Alex Quirk who both led the Gator defense in tackles. Highlights on the defensive line was Nico Wright who kept "Bull Rushing" the Bulldogs Quarterback all game. Evan Weigold and Tucker Slattery had strong runs to set up a two yard TD from Jack Feda with blocking by Luis Quisumbing. QB Hunter Cusimano found wide receiver Danny Latto in the end zone for a 20 yard TD. Cusimano converted the PAT following offensive lineman Josh Nevins and Sean Lafferty. Two Gator interceptions made the second half. The first was a interception and run by AJ Barber and the second was by Garrett Murphy. Tommy Waurishuk had multiple tackles. QB Alex Hanna had powerful runs and orchestrated the offense nicely. Will Healy had a great reception and run from a pass from Hanna.
Despite some strong defensive play, it was a tough day at the Junkyard. The combined power of Ed Iuteri and Frank Intrieri shut down the first Gator Drive. Jack O'Gorman foiled a Gator second drive air game, but Iuteri and JQ Norrgard could only slow the Gator running game. After the score, Ian Foster batted away the extra point attempt. On offense, lineman Gonzalo Gupte and Spencer Wardell blasted a hole for a Hunter Gruenstrass first down run. Matt Bologna followed with decent running gains. On defense, Will Fox stepped up, shutting down the air game with three great defensive plays. Strong play by Harry Nye and Fox with a break away run by by Trey Scotti.
Crusher back Jose Riera scored first with an 11 yard blast behind blockers Matt Marsh and Mitchell Grimes. Linemen Jack Durvasula and Carl Cummings gave Riera plenty of running room. On fourth and ten, QB Fin Signer threw a 28 yard completion to back Michael Grabel. Grabel's eight yard TD run finished it off. Matt Jester and Tyler Dietrich sealed the scoring with 13 and 40 yard runs. On defense, Dietrich and Grabel both intercepted passes and Nolan Connerty recovered a fumble. Jesse Barber made several key tackles including one for a five yard loss. Both Alex Amine and Jack Spurlock had a big defensive day.
The Raiders were led defensively by Pablo Benguria, Terrell Magliulo, Jack Kovac and Eddie Doyle. On offense the Raiders longest drive was helped by a long pass completion from Gramoz Bici to Grant Resnick. Cristian Perez, Will Reilly, Will Judge and Ben Finkel also played well for the Raiders on offense.
Leading the Maverick defense was Walter Stratton who had several tackles for a loss and recorded a safety with a solo tackle in the Generals’ backfield. Other Mavericks who played strong on defense include Joe Kraninger, Stevie Bennett, Julian Ribushofski, and Victor DelVecchio. The Mavericks opened the scoring in the 1Q on a five yard touchdown run by Tysen Comizio. Comizio added the PAT. In the second quarter, Comizio broke free on a 55 yard touchdown run and again added the PAT. After Stratton’s safety increased the score
16–0, the Generals struck back with a TD in the 3rd quarter. Jack Warren broke open the game with a 50 yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. Lance Large added the PAT. Peter Santana had a strong day rushing the football behind Nick Addison, Zane Khader, Aengus Rosato, D.J. Furano and Brennan Tauber.
The Generals got off to a slow start, but attempted to turn things around in the third quarter. Needing a goal line stand to remain in the game, the Generals got huge tackles by Boden Groen, Tyler Hipp, Preston Bitteker, Peter Scopelliti and Callum Abernethy to turn the Mavericks away. After a turnover, the Generals called on their defense again and got a big third down tackle from Cristobal Isaacs to get the ball back. Charlie Ducret raced 63 yards for a touchdown on the Generals next possession behind an excellent block by Alex Rogers. Owen Gwodz hooked up with AJ Delgado for the two point conversion.
GYFL Week 3 - September 28, 2014
The Generals won a well played game versus a stout Raiders squad. BANC jumped to an early lead in the first quarter, and the Generals offense went to work behind great blocking upfront from Jake Pobjoy and Jackson Fels. Benji Telzer and Brian Murphy also had great down field blocks which led to TDs. Peter Lewis and Tomas Delgado scored for the Generals. The defense was led on the outside by Cal Cunnion and Liam Reynolds helping contain the rushing attack from the Raiders. Elias Kennon and Alex
Pratt were factors on the defensive line putting pressure on the Raider’s backfield. BANC took the lead early against the Generals on a fast 60 yard touchdown run by Jack Wilson, with key blocking by Alexander Flook, Ivan Meza, James Roina and center Nick Granitto. Despite some tough runs by Holden Brown and Ryan Perez, the Raiders went into the half trailing. The Raider’s defense played tough all day, led by inside linebacker Ryan Perez who made great tackles all over the field helping to slow the General’s
offense. Defensive tackle, Stephen Neri, contributed to the team’s comeback by forcing a fumble in the fourth quarter recovered by the Raiders. Several offensive plays later, William MaGillvary made a highlight real 30 yard catch and run scoring the Raider’s second score making it 19 to 12 to pull within one pull within one touchdown.
The Crusher offense was was led by RB Jurgis Schmedlen who had 112 yards rushing and two TDs. Stellar offensive line play by Drew Falla, Chris Takita, and Mike Moller helped pave the Crusher offensive attack. Key blocks by Chris Nostro, and Dylan Brehm helped keep the Crusher ground attack moving. After taking the lead, the Crusher defense made some great plays. A sack and forced fumble by DL Ted Flinn helped stop the Gators late in the 3Q. In the 4Q, key tackles from Jimmy Flinn, Xander Tommisino,
Wyatt Recchia and John McHugh, helped slow down the potent Gator attack.
On the first Gator series, Henry Cohn connected with Carter Paulson on a 40 yard TD pass, and Robbie Perlman converted the extra point. Diego Silva did a nice job of drawing the defensive backs in on the completed pass. Miles Trager and Winston Mock ran hard all day with numerous first downs to move the chains with key blocks by Mark Casa. The defense got great penetration by Mickey Tolentino, Chase Smith, Tyler Cusimano, and Carter Paulson. They stiffened up on both Crusher extra points with
Peyton Aslansan, Mark Casa, Miles Trager, and Carter Paulson leading the charge.
The Maverick offense came out firing in the first quarter and jumped out to a 13 to 0 lead on TDs by Jip Clarke and Ryan Hammoud. John Gatherer converted an extra point. In the second quarter the Maverick defense played tough and was lead by Tommy Ybarra, Cooper Edwards, Gavyn Generalli, Massimo Risi and Rocco Grillo. The Bulldogs evened the score to 13 all in the fourth quarter. The Maverick defense then stepped up their game with strong tackling by James Wailgum, Jack Davenport, Christopher Munoz
and Ryan Hammoud. Ryan Hammoud sealed the victory with a strip and fumble recovery which he returned 35 yards for the game winning score.
Bulldog Danny Fox had another tremendous outing, rushing for over 60 yards, and making several tackles. First year player Nicholas Sinisi provided excellent blocking on the offensive line. Andrew Walko had a fantastic day both on offensive as quarterback and on defense, with four tackles and a fumble recovery. Danny Vartuli had a spectacular interception in the third quarter. T.J. Legio, Bailey Rozmus, and Timmy McGrath made strong tackles throughout the game. Hudson Zamacona continues to play strong for the
Bulldogs on both sides of the ball.
The Generals were able to score three touchdowns and play great defense throughout the game. Charlie Johnson and Lucas Christensen led the offense with both gaining significant yardage on the day and both finding the end zone. The offensive line had a stellar day blocking led by Oliver Kennon, Jack Petrino, Andrew Cavanaugh, Logan Guerrieri, Will Ehrhart, and Wyatt Abernethy. Owen Neviera also contributed with great blocking on a big third down reverse by James Babb which set up the second score. The
Generals’ defense was stingy for most of the day anchored by Jack Bruce, Matthew Trimmer, Kevin Keaveney and Cal Brier.
The Raider defense played a very strong game against a potent Generals attack. The Raiders were able to hold the score 0-0 until the last minute of the first half. John Dunn, Michael Huber, Dylan “Mad Dog” Maloney and Zach Mantione played stellar defense all game long. The Raiders were able to move the ball with a solid run game behind the strong blocking of Philip Camuto, Lucas Korn and the twin towers of Cole and Grey Laczkowski. Daniel Perez, Sena Honzawa and Mason Muir provided a hearty aerial attack which included a 68 yard bomb to Honzawa for a score. Muir blasted up the middle for the extra point.
Crusher running backs Vincent Ceci and Ricky Kral followed the blocking of Louis Ceci, Danny Lauter and David Faugno to score the first TD and extra point respectively. At the end of the third quarter defensive lineman Bobby Grudzinski, Will Grimes and Mustafa Dannett pushed the Gators, and with a tackle by Miles Walker forced an 11 yard loss.Blockers Ted Ohls and Trip Williams blew open holes for back Drew Kral. QBs Jake Shredders and Billy Carangelo also powered nice runs behind Anthony Nostro and Ryan Marsh with Carangelo scoring the final touchdown with a QB sneak. The Crushers final score came from Louis Ceci and Vincent Ceci tackling the QB for a safety.
The Gators took an early lead on a Hunter Clark 80 yard TD with lead blocking by Frankie Grethers. Alejandro Blanco was outstanding off the defensive line as he collected double digit numbers in tackles. Matty Sisca was a ball hawk contributing a huge interception. Playing well on defense were Tony Alfano and Dean Manos. Offensively, Chason Barber ran well at running back, Playing well on offense were
Conor Kelly and Charlie Adorney.
Bulldogs Casey Rozmus and Pierson Delcristo started the offense behind strong blocking from Uli Chudy, Patrick O'Brien, and Nate Trogni. Will Montesi connected with Auggie Bancroft for a 20 yard TD pass. Montesi scored the try. Caden Leidich hurried the Mav’s QB into an incomplete pass, and Jonathan Doyle came up with a key sack. The Bulldogs went back to work as Bancroft connected with Tommy Nail on a 20 yard pass, and Liam Kirkpatrick eventually busting tackles for a 20 yard TD run. The second half saw TD saving tackles by Davies Peck and Tom Foster, and QB sacks by Matt Chioditti and Connor Sobieri. Jonathon Doyle jumped on a fumble to snuff out the Mavs final drives.
A strong Maverick offensive effort was led by Jack Cook, who caught several nice passes from Kobe Comizio, and Will Esposito made a 20-yard reception. Strong offensive line efforts from Steve Sudell, Michael Lindberg and George Hill. In the second half, Jack Cook made several touchdown saving tackles, and George Hill made several big tackles and a good hustle fumble recovery. Finally, Mason Moorehead was all over the field, with several strong tackles and good pressure on the Bulldogs quarterback, while Ben Epstein continued his stellar play at the cornerback position. The Maverick’s final drive ended with a 30-yard pass reception from Kobe Comizio to Tommy Healey.
The Generals defeated the BANC when Tyler Hipp returned an interception 75 yards for a touchdown on the final play of the game to cap a thrilling, come from behind victory. Trailing 0-13, the Generals opened the second half with an 11-play, 70-yard drive behind the blocking of Luca Dodaro and Duncan Cavanaugh. Charlie Ducret capped the drive with a 20 yard touchdown. Colin Mulshine, who had a great game on both sides of the ball, converted the extra point to close the deficit. Needing a big stand from their
defense, the Generals got some great tackles by Harrison Barth and Davis Whiteley to force a three-and-out for the Raiders. The Generals then marched 56 yards on eight plays led by the blocking of Willie Harford and Jack Gibson. Owen Gwodz scored from a yard out to tie the score at the beginning of the fourth quarter to set-up an incredible finish to the game.
The BANC’s Gramoz Bici scored two touchdowns for the Raiders on runs of 60 and 75 yards each behind great blocking from Jack Caruso, David Nasimi, Christian Perez and Larry DeLuca. Chris Wint added an extra point. Defensively the Raiders were led by Eddie Doyle, Max Kaicher and Jack Kovac.
The Crushers scored on their opening drive with a 13 play pounder that saw running backs Michael Grabel and Jose Rivera aid Miles Recchia’s TD behind the blocking of Matthew Marsh, Nick Frayter, Mitchell Grimes, and Jack McBreairty. After the Gators tied the score, Nolan Connerty recovered a Gator fumble on the 34 yard line. Grabel then had a spectacular 25 yard run for the touchdown and QB Fin Signer threw to Grabel for the extra point. The Gators then mounted a drive in the 4th quarter to try and tie the game when lineman Ryan Raybuck, Nicolas Winegardner, and Eli Fowler stopped multiple run attempts. On offense Spencer Lovely and Kobi Falus pushed back Gator lineman to keep the ball in Crusher hands. On defense Jack McBreairty caused a fumble, and Jack Spurlock made several key tackles.
Gator QB Garrett Murphy connected with Hunter Cusimano on a 22 pass that set up a great combo for Jack Feda and Evan Weigold to get close to the goal line behind the blocking of Luis Quisumbing and Mitchell Finkelstein. The PAT failed. The second half was a defensive struggle, and the Gator defensive line led by Nico Wright, Sean Lafferty and Josh Nevins did a fantastic job. Also making many tackles for the Gators were Tommy Waurishuk, Matthew Pilc and AJ Barber. The coaches praised Joe Dowling and
Will Coen for their spirited play.
The Mavericks opened the scoring in the first quarter on a five yard touchdown by Jack Warren. Lance Large added the PAT. On the next series, Stevie Bennett broke loose on a 40 yard touchdown run. Large again added the PAT. The Mavericks increased their first half lead to 20–0 on a 22 yard TD run by Peter Santana. The offensive line opened holes all day led by Nick Addison, Zane Khader, Kaden Butler, Victor DelVecchio, Joe Kraninger and Aengus Rosato. After the Bulldogs mounted a comeback, Large split the defense on a 70 yard touchdown gallop. The Mavericks defense stiffened lead by Emilio Camou, Brennan Tauber, D.J. Furano, Nolan Morris, Brett Williams and Clay Ostrover.
Despite strong Bulldog defensive efforts of Jack O’Gorman, Matthew Bologna, Will Fox and Jacob Belmont, the strength of the Mavericks was evident in the first half with three unanswered touchdowns. While it appeared Glenville might muscle the Bulldogs, Edward Iuteri’s denial of a Mavericks extra point just before the half signaled a changing tide. Starting the second half, QB Scott Dayton marched the team through a five-down series for a TD by Mathew Bologna. On the very next Mavericks possession, Ian Foster scrambled to recover the Glenville’s QB fumble. During the next possession, Gonzalo Gupte tripped up the Mav’s running back for a two yard loss. Strong offensive line support from Luca Trogni, Zach Caruso, JQ Norrgard, Dan Bailey, Jacob Belmont and Gonzalo Gupte enabled Fox and Bologna to connect again late in the fourth quarter for another Bulldogs touchdown.
GYFL Week 4 - October 5, 2014
Raider running back, Ryan Perez capped off an 11 play drive with a crafty five yard run to score the first BANC TD. Great blocking on the offensive line by Stephen Neri, Shakye Cooper, Tyler Senft and Henry Sorbaro. Running back Dom DeLuca helped move the chains with powerful runs up the middle through the strong Bulldog defense. Trailing by one point, Raider running Back, Will MacGillivray ran a 40 yard reverse to score. QB, Archer Manning scored the extra point. MacGillivray had another long run to set up Archer Manning for the QB sneak with two minutes remaining to put BANC ahead. Ryan Perez ran it in the for the two point conversion. Defensive tackle, Roman Pennella led the Raider defense with several big back field tackles. Shakye Cooper and Holden Brown each forced fumbles After a Manning QB sack, Zyian Cooper then madea super tackle to help secure the victory for the Raiders.
In a tough loss, Bulldogs Danny Fox and Charlie Kosinski continued to lead an improving Bantam squad. Fox had a 40+ yard rushing TD, an extra point and interception, as well as multiple tackles. Kosinski also had a TD, extra point, and an impressive rushing total. The offensive line, anchored by Vinny Insinga, Griffin Galletta, Zachary Jacobs and Sam Woerz, provided excellent blocking and running lanes for the running backs. Antonio Vigilante had a great tackle, and T.J. Legio hit and blocked well the entire game. First year players Josh Corriveau, Tommy Passamano and Nico Eveno continued to play hard against a tough Raiders team this week.
With Gators Ryan Miele and Murph Watner leading the way with solid blocking, James Braselton weaved his way for an early 20 yard dash to set the tone for the team. QB Tyler Cusimano finished the drive with a well-executed QB sweep for a 10 yard TD. Miles Trager broke the tie with a long 40 yard TD run that put the Gators up for good. Peyton Aslansan and Andrew Kiratsous delivered key blocks to get Trager into the endzone. Henry Cohn got the two point conversion despite a strong rush of defenders. The Gators final score was also set up by Cohn after he turned a seemingly broken reverse play into a 30 yard gain. Cusimano delivered the final score on a four yard run with a wall of blockers led by Mark Casa, Henry Byrne, and Mickey Tolentino. The Gator’s defense was led by Robbie Perlman, Henry Cohn, Chase Smith and Winston Mock who all had outstanding games.
The Maverick offense jumped to an early lead in the first quarter on a power run by Jip Clarke. The touchdown was set up by long runs by James Wailgum and Anthony Pedicano. The offensive line had some strong blocking by EJ Perez, Shea O’Gorman and Sean Cowie. The Maverick defense fought a tough battle and had some outstanding solo tackles from first year players Massimo Risi and Christopher Munez. The linebacking core played tough all day and had great tackles from AJ Pisacano, Anthony Pedicano, James Wailgum and Jack Davenport. Pedicano had a tremendous strip, sack and fumble recovery play to highlight the Maverick’s second half.
On the opening drive Peter Lewis scored for the Generals off the left side behind some good blocking up front from Charlie Allard, Brian Murphy and Sammy Cohen. Lewis also scored the second Td this time following backs Jake Carifa and Tomas Delgado around the right side. Delgado capped the scoring for the generals in the second half with a 60 yard run off left tackle. Defensively the Generals put up another strong team effort with Reed Williams and Jackson Fels making multiple big plays in the Crusher back field. Grant Schmidt and Kane Ehrhart also played strong for the Generals defensively.
The Crusher offense was balanced with the solid running of Ryan McBrierty, Jurgis Schmedlen and Jack Hayes. The Crusher TD was scored by QB Thomas Durvasula with key blocks delivered by Jimmy Flinn and Wyatt Recchia. The Crusher defense played a very good game. Ted Flinn led the way with seven tackles and two sacks. Linebackers Chris Takita, Jake Prieto, and Chris Nostro also played well in the loss.
The first half was scoreless, marked by tenacious defense from Bulldogs William Janis, Johnny Doyle, and Connor Sobieri making key stops as both teams orchestrated long drives only to be thwarted. BANC wasted no time changing the tone of the game completing a long TD pass on their first drive of the second half. Not to be outdone, the Bulldog offense unleashed a pounding running game with Casey Rozmus, Logan Galletta, and Will Montesi, before Drew Sheehan ground in for a 6-6 tie. Montesi would not be denied and broke tackles to just get in for the try and lead. BANC threw a flurry of passes in hopes of connecting for another big play but key QB sacks by Tomas Falcon and Chris Carvajal sealed the Bulldog win.
Standout defensive efforts for the Raiders were provided by Sander Coscia, Louis Koletas, Mad Dog Maloney and Glen Rivas. Neither team could penetrate the other’s side of the 50 yard line till late in the third quarter. The Raiders had a long TD run by Daniel Perez nullified by holding call. Undeterred, on the next play Sena Honzawa broke loose down the sidelines for a 48 yard score. The extra point attempt came up short as the quarter expired. Raider offensive standouts were the solid blocking of Michael Dilascia, Chris Walko and Harry Judge.
Fueled by a strong run game led by Alejandro Blanco, Hunter Clark, Jack Zola, Thomas Bausman, and Tony Alfano, the Gators were able to move the ball well against a stingy Mavericks defense. Hunter Clark opened the scoring with a bruising 62 yard run in the third quarter. Keys blocks were made by Connor Smith, Josh Grijalba, and Chason Barber. Clark accounted for the second Gator score again on a 18 yard TD run with Sean Duffy, Ty Wilson, and Harrison Mckenzie blowing open a big hole. Defensively the Gators led by Tommy Intrieri, Charlie Zola, Connor Kelly, and Matty Sisca. Jack Turketaub and Tommy O'Connor showed great athleticism on the defensive line. Alejandro Blanco, again accounted for many tackles all over the field. Dean Manos and
Griff Carey provided a strong pass rush from their end position.
The Mavericks scored first with a 20-yard touchdown pass to Jack Cook from Kobe Comizio. The TD was set up by a long pass to Tommy Healey. Harrison Feinberg, who paced the Maverick rushing attack all day, scored the two point conversion. On the Maverick’s defense George Hill caused a fumble and Ben Epstein recovered a fumble. Jeronimo Camou and Michael Lindberg played big parts with big tackles. In the second half, the Gators were able to break two runs for touchdowns and the Mavericks, though able to move the ball behind the blocking of Sam Hill, Tobey Moller and once again, George Hill, were unable to score.
The Generals allowed a touchdown on the last play of the first half and were behind until the end of the game. On a long fourth quarter drive, the Generals were able to convert two fourth and long pass plays, including the tying touchdown from Charlie Johnson to Owen Neviera. In overtime, Lucas Christensen scored on the General’s third play on a five yard run up the middle and Johnson was successful on the extra point. The offensive line was crucial and was led by Oliver Kennon, Jack Petrino, Wyatt Abernethy, Gabriel Maiola, Jack Bruce and Logan Guerrieri. The General’s defense had two goal line stands including the one in overtime and was led by Colin Kinsella, Wilson Evans and Carsten Weis.
The Crushers scored first on the very last play of the half when QB Billy Carangelo connected with back Reed Signer for a ten yard touchdown. Vincent Ceci ran in the extra point. The Crusher defense stopped the Generals time after time with lineman Bobby Grudzinski and Hugo Marks making big tackles at the line of scrimmage. Other highlights included Danny Lauter's crushing tackle of the Generals quarterback for an eight yard loss, Will Grimes big stops in the backfield and Vincent Ceci's interception to hold the Generals to zero until the very end of the game.
Chris Wint scored first for the Raiders on a long sweep for a touchdown. Eddie Doyle added the extra point following a great block by Larry Deluca. The Raiders used the same formula and Wint scored his second TD with Doyle adding the extra point behind a crushing block by Wint. Will Reilly also had a strong day in the backfield for the Raiders, scoring two touchdowns with DeLuca adding an extra point. Defensively the Raiders were strong all day with with Mauricio Arango and Doyle recovering fumbles, and key tackles by Max Kaicher, Grant Resnick, Tyler Hallinan and Cole Kaicher. Blocking all day was key and coaches noted the fine play of Tommy Coyle, Jackson Magann, and David Nasimi.
Injuries continue to hamper the fighting Dogs success. Throwing their weight around from the opening plays Jacob Belmont, Dan Bailey and Gonzalo Gupte set up great offensive runs by Matt Bologna and Hunter Gruenstrass. Add in exciting Scotty Dayton passing, and the Bulldogs went down fighting. First year player Harry Nye helped hold the defense together with Cormac Doyle, Bologna, Frankie Toscano and Gruenstrass making notable stops. JQ Norrgard blocked and tackled falling hard to an injury in the second half. In the end, the short handed squad was all in with Will Fox as linebacker and Cameron Banks playing goal line defense. The Bulldogs dug deep in the final drive as Dayton connected with Gruenstrass setting up a Bologna TD run.
The Mavericks opened the scoring on their first possession with a ten yard TD run by Lance Large. Tysen Comizio added the PAT. After Brett Williams intercepted a pass on the Gator’s first play from scrimmage, the Mavericks marched down the field again, finishing with a five yard touchdown run by Comizio. Peter Santana added the PAT. After a Gator TD, Walter Stratton recovered a fumble on the Gator’s ten yard line. Two plays later, Comizio found the end zone again. After another Gator score, Jack Warren broke loose on a 25 yard touchdown run. Stevie Bennett added the PAT. The offensive line was anchored by Victor DelVecchio, Nick Addison, Zane Khader, Emilio Camou, Tyler Sudell, Joe Kraninger, Aengus Rosato and Kaden Butler.
The Gators engaged their offense in the second quarter with dazzling runs by Nick Veronis who followed lead blockers Tom Waurishuck to get big chunks of yardage. Quarterback Garrett Murphy scampered his way for first downs following lead blocker Jackson Chamberlain. The Gators were on the scoreboard when Murphy connected to wide receiver Hunter Cusimano on a 35 yard TD pass. The PAT failed. The Gator defense was lead by Tucker Slattery, AJ Barber, Will Cassar and Will Healy. In the third quarter, Murphy found Joe Dowling for a 29 yard completion that set up Jack Feda's barreling 15 yard TD run behind Luis Quisumbing. Sam Walker converted the two point PAT.
The Crushers scored first with the entire team contributing to a 16 play, clock killing drive behind QB Nick Winegardner and the powering runs of Jose Riera and Michael Grabel. Riera got the score and Grabel got the extra point. Blocking by Jack Durvasula, Carl Cummings, Kobi Falus, Alex Amine, Chris Bassalik, and Eli Fowler made it happen. After lineman Jack McBreairty's tackle of a Generals back on fourth and two to turn the ball over, Cos Cob sealed the game with another TD. QB Fin Signer orchestrated a drive that saw Michael Grabel score following the blocking of Tyler Dietrich and Nick Frayter. Signer threw to Grabel for the extra point. Grabel's highlight reel was capped off with an interception and 25 yard return that also ended the game. Matt Jester and Miles Recchia made important contributions on defense.
After the Crushers broke out to an early lead, the General’s defense buckled down and held the high-powered Crusher’s offense in check as Ryan Messina and Henry Groves contributed touchdown saving tackles. Will Harford pressured the Crushers QB and forced a hurried throw that George Hadley intercepted and almost returned for TD to end the first half. Alex Burdick opened the second half with a huge third down tackle to force a three-and-out and had another great open field tackle on the Crusher’s first two possessions. Boden Groen then forced a fumble that the Generals recovered. Still trailing, the Generals marched down and scored on a one yard run by Colin Mulshine behind some strong blocking from Jack Ludington, Alex Rogers and John Callahan. The Generals two-point conversion attempt was unsuccessful and the Crushers were able to prevail.
GYFL Week 5 - October 12, 2014
Although the Generals struggled most of the day with finding the type of execution and effort that they have been coming up with all season, they finally put it together with a strong 4th quarter and pulled out the win. The offense was led by strong running by QB Wyatt Gibson , FB Jake Cariffa and RB’s Tomas Delgado and Peter Lewis. Peter Lewis scored the first TD on a 41 yard run behind the blocking of Elias Kennon, Jackson Fels and Will Clark. Tomas Delgado broke through for two long TD runs, one of 61 yards and one of 48 yards behind the lead blocks of Charlie Allard, Brian Murphy, Kane Ehrhart and Liam Reynolds. Their stingy defense was led by Ryan Brown, Reed Williams and Benjy Telzer.
The Gators scored first with Miles Trager's run up the middle while Ryan Miele and Chase Smith led the way. James Braselton followed up with a great catch and run from Tyler Cusimano for the second score as Diego Silva paved the way up the right sideline. The Gators final score came once again from Trager who looked to Matty Augustine and Murph Wattner to open the holes as he navigated the incoming defenders. On Defense, the Gators were challenged early and often on the outside and Jake Bausman and Robbie Perlman held strong to stop the rush. The Gators constantly swarmed their run-oriented opponent with defensive linemen Drew Hanna, Mark Cassa, and Mickey Tolentino stuffing the middle.
Down two touchdowns early, the Crushers knuckled down defensively and offensively to come back and beat a tough Bulldog team. Jurgis Schmedlin led a balanced running attack, scoring in the second quarter with key blocks delivered by Jimmy Flinn, Drew Falla, and Chris Takita. Dylan Brehm made the extra point. Later the Crushers offense marched down the field with key runs by Jake Prieto, and Ryan McBreairty with McBrearity scoring on a 22 yard run. Key blocks thrown by Mike Moeller, Alex Ohls, and John McHugh. The extra point was converted by Jack Hayes, which turned out to be the difference in a very tight game. The defensive line lead by Ted Flinn, Wyatt Recchia and Xander Tommisino made key tackles behind the line of scrimmage. Safety Thomas Durvasula, CB Victor Bejerano, and CB Jake Romanello helped keep the tough Bulldog offense off the score board for the remainder of the game.
The Bulldogs jumped out to an early lead, thanks to touchdowns by Danny Fox and Charlie Kosinski, set up by fumble recoveries by Hudson Zamacona and Cole Studwell. The offense ran the ball well, with big contributions from Jake Stefanowicz, Ben Aysseh, and Bailey Rozmus. Nicholas Sinisi continues to block well on the line, and Kyle Allen, Brennan Campbell, Griffin Galletta and Antonio Vigilante had key tackles during the hard-fought battle. The Bulldogs are making vast improvements every week, with firstyear players Ali Hood, Peter Aysseh and Johnny Insinga continuing to impress both on offense and defense.
The Raiders came storming out of the gates on their second play with a 60 yard run by running back, Ryan Perez to take the lead. After a quick Mav TD, the Raiders regained the lead on a 40 yard run by Will MacGillivray. Jack Wilson threw a beautiful pass to Will MacGillivray who ran it in for 40 more yards for his second TD of the game. QB Archer Manning made a great run to score the two point conversion. Defensive line of Shakye Cooper, Marco Mantione, Roman Pennella and Tyler Senft kept the Mavericks offense from scoring in the third quarter. Outside linebacker, Dom Deluca forced a fumble and made many tackles along with Zyian Cooper and Holden Brown. Offensive lineman James Roina and wide receiver Nick Aravides also contributed with key blocks for the Raiders. Running back Jack Wilson scored the fourth and final touchdown to seal the victory.
In the first half, the Maverick rushing attack was powered by long runs from AJ Pisacano and some fine carries by Antonio Ciccarelli and Jip Clark. James Wailgum scored on a nifty nine yard run and AJ Pisacano added the extra point for the Mavs only lead of the day. On defense outstanding solo tackles were contributed by John Gatherer, Christopher Munoz, Sean Cowie, James Wailgum and Wyatt Stratton. The defense further tightened up in the second half led by Ryan Hammoud, Henry Goldberg, Massimo Risi and Gavyn Generalli. The Maverick offensive line showcased some great blocking from Brayden Magliulo and Antonio Ortiz allowing QB Jip Clarke to complete two passes. James Wailgum ran for his second TD of the day. Anthony Pedicano completed the PAT.
The Generals scored on their first drive on a run off the left side by Charlie Johnson which was keyed by blocks from Braden Tuttle, Jack Putrino and Luke Rutkoske. During a lengthy 2Q drive, a long pass to Lucas Christensen set up a TD by Jackson Wolfram. The two point conversion was successful as Wolfram connected with Owen Neviera on a bootleg to the right. Late in the third quarter, James Babb scored on a reverse set up by blocks by Jack Bruce and Logan Guerrieri. The Generals defense was led by Gabriel Maiola, Oliver Kennon, Cal Brier and Kevin Keaveney.
Once again Hunter Clark started off the Gator scoring with a 60 yard scamper. The extra point was good after Clark converted from two yards out. Alejandro Blanco, and Jack Zola paced the Gator ground game behind strong blocking from Tommy Intrieri, Logan Smith, Ryan Beiley, and Connor Smith. Harrison McKenzie again put up a strong effort, catching a pass and blocking well. The Gator defense was led by some strong hitting from Sean Duffy, Tony Alfano, and Josh Grijalba. Charlie Zola was very solid at both linebacker and cornerback. Connor Kelly, and Matt Sisca were their usual strong tackling selves on defense.
The Bulldogs jumped out of the gates with Drew Sheehan following key blocks by Sam Chard and Chris Carvajal and Will Montesi for a 60 yard TD run. After a Crusher TD, John McGrath made a key solo tackle to block the PAT. The first half ended with a key tackle by Cameron Doyle. During the second half, a late interception by the Crushers looked like it was going to be the turning point, but Jonathan Doyle made a score saving tackle at the 20. The Crushers drove to the three yard line with Casey Rozmus making three consecutive tackles. In OT, the Bulldogs defense shut down the Crushers with tackles by Peter Benda, TJ Abbazia and Connor Sobieri. Drew Sheehan snatched a game wining TD pass from Will Montesi.
Crusher highlights included a critical pass from QB Billy Carangelo to Reed Signer on 4th down and Vincent Ceci's five yard scoring run behind the blocking of Louis Ceci, David Faugno, Danny Lauter and Will Knight. On defense the Crushers made big play after play to hold the Dogs. Louis Ceci and Signer combined for a crushing tackle on 4th and one to get the ball back. Bobby Gruszinski, Mustafa Dannett, Ted Ohls, Will Hollander and Cliff Belknap also had big stops to keep North Mianus scoreless in the second half. The Crushers nearly pulled out the game when Vincent Ceci grabbed a tipped pass and ran it back 39 yards, but the final drive failed on the one.
After spotting a touchdown to the Raiders on the 1st play of the game, the Mavericks offense went on a 5 minute drive, culminating in a touchdown reception to Tommy Healey from Kobe Comizio. On the next Maverick possession, the offense drove the field to the 12 yard line where Jack Cook made a circus catch in the end zone from a Cage Lasley pass. The Mavericks final touchdown came on a 64 yard sweep from Harrison Feinberg, behind some great blocking from Sam Hall, Michael Lindberg and Jeronimo Camou. The defense was stealth, led by tackles George Hill, Mason Morehead and cornerback Ben Epstein, who knocked down a key pass.
The Raiders opened the game with a 80 yard TD run by Sena Honzawa thanks to terrific blocking by Kaden Camano, Patrick Caruso and Cole Laczkowski. The defense had some hard hitting tackling by Jacinto Leal, Matthew Niemynski, Tyler Manning and Grayson Thomas. Daniel Perez thwarted a Maverick drive with an interception in the end zone to complete the first half. The offense was able to move the chains against a strong Maverick defense with some strong running inside by Daniel Estrella. Mason Muir threw a 20 yard pass to a leaping Daniel Perez for the second score. Late in the fourth quarter, the Raiders got a stop on defense and mounted a furious drill which came short.
The Generals were able to breakthrough in the second quarter on a five yard TD run by Colin Mulshine. Jack Gibson, Thomas Jedlicka and Duncan Cavanaugh provided excellent blocking during the long drive. The Generals defense was the story of the day in shutting out the high-powered Gator offense. Henry Groves had a great deflection on adeep Gator pass, while Cristobal Isaacs and AJ Delgado contributed sacks for the Generals D. George Hadley and Ryan Messina provided excellent coverage for the Generals. Alex Burdick had a huge open-field tackle on fourth down to end the Gators final drive deep in Generals territory, his second fourth down stop of the day, to secure the win for the Generals.
Gator Joseph Dowling came up big on 3rd down as he shed his blockers and ran up field to tackle the General running back for a loss. The defense was lead by Jack Feda and Lusi Quisumbing who had multiple big tackles. Tucker Slattery came up with an interception denying the Generals’ PAT. In the first half the offense put together many good drives with the running of Evan Weigold, AJ Barber and Nick Veronis. Blocking was provided by Mitchel Finklestein, Alex Hanna and Josh Nevins. Jack Feda had 20 and 18 yard runs in the second half. Late in the 4Q, QB Garrett Murphy completed 20 yard pass to Danny "Baker" Latto for the first down. Murphy also completed a 30 yard pass Hunter Cusimano for another first down, but the squad still came up short.
On the opening drive, Jose Riera rushed for 41 yards and a Crusher TD. Michael Grabel made the extra point. Controlled blocking by Jack Durvasula, Kobi Falus and Chris Bassalik set up the scores. Miles Recchia then ripped an 80 yard touchdown blast and Teddy Bacon added the extra point. QB Fin Signer juked through the Bulldog defense for a 40 yard score. The extra point came on Recchia's 15 yard pounder. On defense, Nick Winegardner had a big day with several key tackles and a fumble recovery. Ryan Raybuck and Grabel both had touchdown saving tackles. In the second half, Alex Amine, Jack Spurlock, Carl Cummings, Matt Marsh, and Spencer Lovely stopped the Bulldogs. Jesse Barber, Nolan Connerty and Jack McBreairty controlled the line of scrimmage well.
The Bulldog squad led by Will Fox moved the ball well but the Crushers size prevailed. Back on defense, Spencer Wardell and Luca Trogni along with Zachary Caruso initially held the line. Jack O'Gorman had a touchdown saving tackle. The Dogs showed promise on the next series with Wardell, JQ Norrgard and Gonzalo Gupte opening space for running backs Matt Bologna and Hunter Gruenstrass. After a disappointing round on defense, the Bulldogs proved their meddle when Bologna broke free for a 30 plus yard run. Second half highlights included great defense by Tyler Rozmus and Cameron Banks, backfield penetration by Ian Foster and a fumble recovery by Dan Bailey.
Leading the Maverick charge on defense were Emilio Camou, Aengus Rosato, Kaden Butler, Zane Khader, Joe Kraninger and Clay Ostrover. A number of passes were deflected by Brett Williams, Julian Ribushofski, Lance Large and Stevie Bennett. Jack Warren had an interception. The Mavericks opened the scoring in the first quarter on a 12 yard touchdown run by Tysen Comizio. Comizio added the PAT. Comizio reached the end zone again in the second quarter on a fourth and 14 touchdown run. He added the PAT again. Strong blocking was provided by Tyler Sudell, Victor DelVecchio, Brennan Tauber, Nick Addison, and DJ Furano.
Gavin Muir directed the Raider offense well as quarterback against a tough Maverick defense. Gramoz Bici ran well behind lineman Kevin Meza, Elliot Winokur and Jagger Greschner. Raiders Bruno Benguria, Shymeen Cooper, Joshua Figueroa and Pablo Benguria made lots of tackles and played well on defense. Brendan Friel and Ben Finkel also were praised by the Raiders staff for their tough play.