Friday’s football roundup: Thompson rushes Shelton past Wilbur Cross

Shelton’s Jason Thompson drives for yards against Wilbur Cross during the second quarter. (Peter Casolino – New Haven Register)

Jason Thompson ran for 303 yards and two touchdowns on 34 carries for Shelton in a 36-19 win over Wilbur Cross in a Southern Connecticut Conference Division I game Friday at New Haven.

Mike Pingree added 166 yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries and also passed for 96 yards for the Gaels (5-1).

The Governors dropped to 3-3.

Shelton 36, Wilbur Cross 19
(at New Haven)
Shelton 7 21 0 8 — 36
Wilbur Cross 0 7 0 12 — 19
First quarter
S—Jason Thompson 19 run (Joe Zoppi kick)Second quarter
S—Mike Pingree 5 run (Joe Zoppi kick)
S—Mike Pingree 47 run (Joe Zoppi kick)
WC-Jaylin Fuller 25 yards (Walt McKelvey kick)
S—Jason Thompson 43 run (Joe Zoppi kick)Fourth quarter
WC_Stevie Swinson 8 run (kick failed)
WC-Fuller 9 run (pass failed)
S—Mike Pingree 2 run (Keith Pryor run)
Team records: Wilbur Cross 3-3; Shelton 5-1

NOTRE DAME-WEST HAVEN 38, AMITY 20 >> Cam Tucker ran for 95 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries and Sal Esposito ran for 125 yards and two touchdowns as Notre Dame-West Haven topped Amity 38-20 in an SCC Division I game at West Haven Friday night.

David Ryan passed for 258 yards and a touchdown for the Spartans (2-3). Meanwhile, the Green Knights improved to 2-4 after using a 14-point fourth quarter to pull away.

Notre Dame-West Haven 38, Amity 20
(at West Haven)
Amity 7 7 6 0 — 20
Notre Dame 14 7 3 14 — 38
First quarter
N—Sal Esposito 9 run (Chris Stanio kick)
N—Sal Esposito 13 run (Chris Stanio kick)
A—Joe Choiniere 35 pass from David Ryan (Lyle Luth kick)Second quarter
A—Cory Ricks 3 run (Lyle Luth kick)
N—Cam Tucker 1 run (Chris Stanio kick)Third quarter
N—Chris Stanio 26 FG
A—Joe Choiniere 1 run (kick fail)Fourth quarter
N—Cam Tucker 15 run (Chris Stanio kick)
N—Cam Tucker 5 run (Chris Stanio kick)
Team records: Notre Dame-West Haven 2-4; Amity 2-3


Foran 54, Lyman Hall 18 >>
Quarterback Jake Kasuba was 19-for-23 for 344 yards and four touchdowns in an SCC Division II win at Milford.

Sean Deegan had 188 yards receiving on seven catches, Andy Khon had 132 yards rushing and two touchdowns and Stephen Longley had 96 yards rushing for the Lions (4-2). Kyle Smith threw a pair of TD passes for the Trojans (0-6).

Foran 54, Lyman Hall 18
(at Wallingford)
Foran 14 7 6 27 — 54
Lyman Hall 0 6 0 12 — 18
First quarter
F—Sean Deegan 29 pass from Jake Kasuba (Sam Olsson kick)
F—Connor Cadrin 54 pass from Jake Kasuba (Sam Olsson kick)Second quarter
F—Connor Cadrin 4 run (Sam Olsson kick)
L—Lucas Fergalack 8 run (kick fail)Third quarter
F—Sean Deegan 42 pass from Jake Kasuba (kick fail)Fourth quarter
F—Sean Deegan 66 pass from Jake Kasuba (Sam Olsson kick)
L—Gary Rodriguez 47 pass from Kyle Smith (kick fail)
F—Connor Cadrin 32 run (Sam Olsson kick)
F—Andrew Khon 15 run (Sam Olsson kick)
L—Koby Mansah 40 run (kick fail)
F—Andrew Khon 50 run (kick fail)
Team records: Lyman Hall 0-6; Foran 4-2

Morgan 47, Haddam-Killingworth 8 >> Jake Ward rushed for 197 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries, Alex Lipka had 42 rushing yards, two rushing touchdowns and a touchdown pass to lead the Huskies to a Pequot Conference road victory in Higganum.

Morgan 47, Haddam-Killingworth 8
(at Higganum)
Morgan 20 13 14 0 — 47
Haddam-Killingworth 0 0 8 0 — 8
First quarter
M—Jake Ward 5 run (Joe Lee kick)
M—Jake Ward 38 run (Kick fail)
M—Alex Lipka 16 run (Joe Lee kick)Second quarter
M—Joe Lee 66 pass from Alex Lipka (Kick fail)
M—Alex Lipka 11 run (Joe Lee kick)Third quarter
M—Gabe Eriksen 82 kickoff ret (Joe Lee kick)
M—Jake Ward 24 run (Joe Lee kick)
H—Conor Champagne 8 run (Champagna run)
Team records: Haddam-Killingworth 0-6; Morgan 5-0.

Bristol Eastern 49, Maloney 0 >> Jerry Oullette completed 18 passes for 150 yards and Alex Hunter had
11 carries for 192 yards and two touchdowns in Bristol Easterns win over Maloney. Ken Smith had four catches for  95 yards and two touchdowns.

Bristol Eastern 49, Maloney 0
(at Meriden)
Bristol Eastern 14 21 7 7 — 49
Maloney 0 0 0 0 — 0
First quarter
B—Alex Hunter 30 run (kick failed)
B—Jerry Ouellette 13 run (Hunter rush)Second quarter
B—Alex Hunter 2 run (Jeremy Meccariello kick)
B—Ken Smith 70 pass from Tommy Curtin (Meccariello kick)
B—Jozef Hermann 42 pass from Alex Hunter (Meccariello kick)
Third quarter
B—Ken Smith 26 pass from Dante Collins (Meccariello kick)
Fourth quarter
B—Roderick Green 8 run (Meccariello kick)
Team records: Maloney 1-4 (0-2); Bristol Eastern 5-1 (1-1 CCC Division II West).

North Haven 46, Branford 12 >> Cole Pecora rushed for 201 yards and two touchdowns for North Haven in an SCC Division II win at Branford.
Michael Halloran added two touchdown runs and a TD pass for the Indians (5-1). Dakota Carden rushed for 126 yards and two touchdowns on just two carries for the Hornets (0-6).

North Haven 46, Branford 12
(at Branford)
North Haven 7 12 20 7 — 46
Branford 0 0 0 12 — 12
First quarter
N—Cole Pecora 14 run (Sabrina Fronte kick)Second quarter
N—Michael Montano 62 pass from Michael Halloran (kick failed)
N—Cole Pecora 42 run (run failed)Third quarter
N—Michael Halloran 12 run (kick failed)
N—Tom Gallagher 1 run (Sabrina Fronte kick)
N—Michael Halloran 6 run (Sabrina Fronte kick)Fourth quarter
N—Nicholas Ponzio 9 run (Sabrina Fronte kick)
B—Dakota Carden 76 run (run failed)
B—Dakota Carden 50 run (pass failed)
Team records: Branford 0-6; North Haven 5-1

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