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Youth football GYFL Week 4 highlights

October 13, 2018

BANTAMSCrushers 34, Bulldogs 25The Crushers remained undefeated by outlasting the Bulldogs in an offensive shootout that saw Jake Natale, Braden Raybuck and Braden Vizzo all score touchdowns. Raybuck got three of those scores and rushed for 117 yards while Natale carried for 76 and Vizzo 60. QB Aidan Williams threw a spot-on-pass for 3 yards to get a much-needed extra point. On defense, Raybuck also led in tackles with 9, with Mickey Petrone close behind with 5. First-year Crushers Charlie Burchell and Miguel Sostre had big days as Sostre had 3 tackles, 2 in the backfield, and forced a fumble. Natale and Vizzo also got fumble recoveries while Philip Tarantino, Nate Collins, Henry Schmedlen, Stephen Rossi and Ryan Strassel also contributed to the solid defense.The Bulldogs opened the game with some great defensive plays, including several tackles by Grant Andrews. The first Bulldogs offensive drive saw awesome carries by the running backs, ending with a long run by Ryder Caruso, who dodged and escaped many tackles for a touchdown. Kyler Woerz and Anders Hildebrand had big tackles to end the first quarter. Matthew Andrighetti, Jameson Grant, Owen Tweddle and Vincent Tripptrap were a powerful offensive line at the beginning of the second quarter. Danny Insinga, Gustav Pietryka and Keil Oellrich worked together for some tremendous blocking, leading to the Bulldogs’ second touchdown, from Graham Geisler. The second half began with some big hits from James Falco, Charlie Stuckey and Sebastian Campbell. Quarterback Tyler Ernst came back with another touchdown handoff to Caruso. The Bulldogs owned the third quarter with huge tackles from Riley O’Neill, Brody Lutz, Connor McMahon and more from Caruso and Andrews. Finally, the game ended with a long offensive drive resulting in a fourth Bulldogs touchdown at the whistle by Caruso.Raiders 19, Mavs 14BANC bantam Raiders got their first victory as they opened the game with a lengthy drive that lasted the entire first quarter, capped off by the first of three touchdowns by Jacari Hughes. Blocking by Anthony Cebanos and Anthony Goncalves provided running lanes for BANC running backs. Banc’s defense was able to hold off the Mavericks with key fumble recoveries by Matthew Flook and Cassidy Morales. Key tackles by Dan Black and Zach Tuers preserved the victory.Generals 21, Gators 6The Generals offense was led by Madsen Ehrhart who scored three running touchdowns of 20-plus yards. The offense was supported with strong running by Callum Holl, Owen Cunnion and Brendan Curley. Sebastian Keyes, Brett Schmidt, Ned Davis, Ayden Keshvarzian, Matthew Cohen and James Caputo all provided great blocking to strengthen the Generals offense. The Generals defense played exceptionally well with Kellen Aslansan, Spencer Smith and Winslow Van Reesema recovering fumbles on key Gators drives. Teo Pita, Harry Collier and Gavin Stewart provided a strong defensive unit that supported the team’s first safety.Blake Guilfoyle lead the Gators offense, running the ball for 70 yards and a touchdown. Timothy Kurczewski and Ryder Garcia also ran the ball hard. Casey Baker, Trevor Graham, Nicholas Vomvolakis and Justin Martinelli worked hard on the offensive line to open holes. Defensively, Oliver Frisoli, Marco Sethi, Boden Zeppelin and Justin Carroll had multiple tackles. Sethi also recorded a sack on a point-after attempt.JUNIORSMavs 18, Raiders 0The Mavericks ground-and-pound game was firing on all cylinders as running backs Brandon Auguste, Jackson Choi and Noah Park each racked up big yardage. The Mavs scored on their first possession from a pitch right which Auguste turned into a highlight-reel scramble resulting in a quick six. The offensive line was the key to the ground-attack success, as Jack Sepot, Philip Martone, Chase Lowthert, Julian Ravina and Michael Asprinio did a great job fighting off would-be tacklers. On the defensive side of the ball, the Mavs brought the heat all day. John Tsparas, Andrue Borrelli, Will Connell, Grant Goldring and Chris Marinaccio all recorded tackles for loss. Asher Sisca, Sebastian Pena and Daniel Ciccarelli thwarted the Raiders passing attack and sealed the edges, keeping the Raiders out of the end zone.The Raiders opened the game up on defense led by Adorian Campbell, Matthew Siriano and Pat Lane who all had multiple tackles throughout the game. The Raiders were able to penetrate the Mavericks line with big play from Jacob Mobley, Santino Bisgnano, Aiden Marriot and new addition William Acevedo. Although the Mavericks were able to score, Jayden Maduro, Alexa Mariscal and Joseph Sarno made several touchdown tackles throughout the game and late in the second half. Offensively, Patrick Lane and Matthew Siriano led the way with positive running yards behind the driving blocks of Tristan Bates, Lucas Melga, Andrew Pavlou, Deven Manansan and William Acevedo. Although not scoring, the Raiders were able to move the ball nicely with blocks from Julian Sorrilla and Campbell.Gators 18, Generals 12 (OT)The Gators prevailed in an overtime thriller that started in the second quarter when Jack Carroll blocked a QB pass and Peter Vomvolakis intercepted the ball with one hand from his tackle position, then taking it to the house from 20 yards out. Trailing 12-6 late in the fourth, Guy Germain swung the ball out to Matt Colella who then connected with Maximus Gabelli for a 27-yard touchdown pass to tie the game. In OT, after the defense forced an interception, picked off by Matt Colella, it took two plays for Harrison Castelli to score the deciding touchdown run from 6 yards out.The Gators offense was paced by Germain, Gabelli, Matt Colella, Carroll and Castelli, who all made a number of key plays running, passing and receiving. The defense, led by Matt Colella, Daniel McGuire, Travis Wilson, Castelli and Vomvolakis forced 4 turnovers, overcame a few long passes and a number of untimely penalties to stop a relentless Generals attack. Max Colella, Will Hanna, Mekai Brown, Riley Podewils, Jordan Goodman, Anthony Panarella, Hunter Zeppelin, Vomvolakis, Carroll, McGuire, Wilson and Gabelli all added sacks and or tackles for loss in the backfield. Carroll and Vomvolakis had one pickoff each and Matt Colella added an INT and a fumble recovery.Charlie Tortorella led the Generals’ offensive charge, scoring an early touchdown around the left side behind blocks from Joe Lewis, Jack Stowell, Hudson Squires and Hunter Woods. Matthew Ward scored the Generals’ second touchdown behind Henry Johnson and Eli Himelstein. Defensively, the Generals were strong all day against a powerful Gators offense, giving up only a late score that sent the game into overtime. Lewis, Ward, Patrick Leonard and Owen Lavin were the leaders for the Generals defense.Bulldogs 19, Crushers 7Long rushing touchdowns by Max Loffredo (65-plus yards) and Chase Inesta (55-plus yards) helped to spur the Junior Bulldogs to a victory over the Cos Cob Crushers. Inesta also punched in another touchdown and an extra point. Michael John D’Angelo put in a terrific offensive effort, rushing for almost 40 yards, while Matthew O’Donnell ran for over 50. Defensively, the Bulldogs got big plays from multiple players, including hard tackles from Jac Corriveau and Kirin Neak. Several players had more than one tackle, including Benny Graziosi, Inesta, Brando Craven, Brody Craven and Max Marek. Loffredo put an exclamation point on the victory with an interception at the end of the game.Crushers Wim McCarthy, Richie McMurray and Nick Nostro all had a standout day on defense against a tough Bulldogs team. McCarthy led the team in tackles with 6 while McMurray was constantly in the backfield chasing down plays and hustling after backs, as Nostro played clean-up, landing 4 tackles. Vincent Smario added 3 tackles as did Kyle Bassalik, including stopping a point-after attempt. Nicholas Mussolini played several positions on defense, helping the team with his quickness to chase down plays. On offense, Shane O’Connor, McMurray, Bassalik and Nick D’Andrea all blocked well, opening big holes for the running backs and QB James Mora, who turned some busted plays into positive gains. Nostro scored the Crushers touchdown and had several patient runs, following his blockers. McCarthy also powered ahead at running back, contributing some nice yardage for the team.SENIORSCrushers 14, Bulldogs 0The Crushers, powered by their big offensive line of Drew Falla, Sebastian Para, Dylan Brehm, Teddy Flinn, Joey Pizzurro and Jake Kiernan, got first downs on runs by Dom Deluca and Michael Brehany. On fourth down, Thomas Durvasula threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Ryan McBreairty. The point after by Dom Deluca was good. The Crushers’ second touchdown came on a reverse to Chris Nostro. The score was set up by a long run by Jake Romanello, who also got the point after. The Crushers defense was stout all day, led by defensive ends John Raybuck and Chris Takita. LB John McHugh and Mike Moeller also had a solid game.Justin Norton led the Bulldogs defense with six tackles and outstanding blocking throughout the game. Jake Stefanowicz, Cole Studwell, Vinny Insinga, Georgie Hernandez, Josh Banes and TJ Legio all had multiple tackles. Zach Jacobs had a timely interception while Danny Fox stripped the ball from the Crushers. Hernandez threw a tremendous block that saved a sure Crushers touchdown. Offensively, Stefanowicz, Hernandez, Ben Assyeh and Danny Vartuli all carried the ball.Mavs 14, Raiders 0After holding BANC to a quick three-and-out on their opening offensive series, Mavericks QB Rocco Grillo connected with Gavyn Gennarelli on their first play for a 70-yard touchdown Jack Konigsberg ran in the extra point. Again the Glenville defense got the Raiders to punt and the offense took over with Anthony Pedicano and James Wailgum having strong runs to start the drive. Later, Wailgum caught a pass from Cooper Edwards to get into the red zone. Wailgum ran for a 10-yard score and added the extra point. Great blocking was provided by Sean Cowie, Timmy Powers, Carl Griffasi, Michael Truini, Ray Ruggerio, John Gatherer, Coley Critchell and Anthony Lima.The Raiders offense, led by Jack Wilson at QB, gained its momentum in the second half but was stalled by the Mavericks defense. BANC’s running game saw solid action by Conner Jones as well as a passing attack with Logan Jozwiak and Alex Flook with key receipts for big gains late in the game as well as from co-captain Owen Morrissey. The offensive effort saw action from Josh Reyes at running back with the offensive line anchored and led by Nick Grannitto, with support from Thiago Camargo, James Roina and Bryan Pinheiro. The defense was led by co-captain Roman Pennella on the line alongside Tony Santos and Edwardo Galarza with key tackles from Tyler Senft behind the line. Nick Aravides led the defensive backfield attack with multiple tackles at safety supported by Tristan Caldwell, Xavian Faison, Zyian Cooper, Shakye Cooper, Ayden Discua and Nekhi Buchanan.Generals 21, Gators 6The Generals marched the ball 70 yards in 13 plays on the opening drive, scoring on a 5-yard run by Tomas Delgado around the right end. Malik Samms scored the extra point behind a key block from center Jackson Fels. Malik Samms scored the second touchdown on a 65-yard scamper on an inside run behind Jake Popjoy and Liam Reynolds, with backside tackle Peter Michalik having 2 key downfield blocks to clear the path for the end zone. Wyatt Gibson scored the extra point on a jet sweep around the left end. After giving up a touchdown to the Gators, the Generals came right back as Tomas Delgado ran 70 yards for the touchdown behind Jackson Wolfram and Peter Michalik, with Wyatt Gibson providing the key block out of the backfield. QB Luke Michalik scored the extra point on an inside run. The Generals defense saw several tackles from Luke Michalik, and Harrison Hoover. The defensive line got great effort from multiple players including Reed Williams, Peyton Aslansan and Brian Murphy.The Gators defense chipped away at the opposition’s running game as Robert Perlman, Chase Smith and George Vomvolakis made numerous tackles in the backfield. Carter Paulson, Miles Trager, Luke Lombardo and Ryan Beiley did a good job containing the outside corners. Derek D’Angelo and Murph Watner provided strong resistance on the interior defensive line. Dillon Stephens led the offense with over 100 yards rushing. behind the solid blocking of Luke Lombardo, Issac Leder and Ryan Beiley. George Vomvolakis broke multiple tackles, scrambling for a 65-yard run for the Gators’ only score.

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