Cheshire 40, Harding 0
Jake McAlinden rushed for 291 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Cheshire football team to a 40-0 Southern Connecticut Conference interdivision home win Friday night.
Ryan Mancl added a pair of touchdown runs and Trevor Delott returned an interception 12 yards for a touchdown for the Rams (6-3). Harding dropped to 3-6.
Harding 0 0 0 0 — 0
Cheshire 14 0 6 20 — 40
Cheshire: Jake McAlinden 2 run (Jotham Casey kick)
Cheshire: Ryan Mancl 6 run (Jotham Casey kick)
Cheshire: Jake McAlinden 11 run (kick failed)
Cheshire: Trevor DeLott 12 interception return (Jotham Casey kick)
Cheshire: Jake McAlinden 28 run (kick failed)
Cheshire: Ryan Mancl 8 run
Harding (3-5, 3-5); Cheshire (3-5, 3-5)
Amity 46, Hamden 26
A 20-point fourth quarter helped Amity (5-3) pull away in a SCC Tier 2 win at Hamden. Davonte Mitchell rushed for 138 yards and two touchdowns for the Green Dragons (2-7).
Amity 26 0 0 20 — 46
Hamden 12 8 0 6 — 26
Amity: Daniel Beckwith 1 run (kick failed)
Amity: 42 run (run failed)
Hamden: Vance Morris 21 fumble return (kick failed)
Amity: 63 run (run)
Hamden: Davont-e Mitchell 79 run (pass failed)
Amity: 1 run (run failed)
Hamden: Christopher Wallace 3 run (Christopher Pigatt run)
Amity: 2 run (run)
Amity: James Laubstein 6 run (run failed)
Amity: 5 run (run failed)
Hamden: Davont-e Mitchell 29 run (pass failed)
Amity (4-3, 4-3); Hamden (2-7, 2-7)
Cheshire Academy 17, St. Thomas More 0
Tyler Dilenno and Jack Roberge both scored touchdowns for Cheshire Academy in a prep school home win.
Dilenno caught a 34-yard scoring pass from quarterback Jared Martino and Roberge ran one in from 18 yards out for the ‘Cats.
St. Thomas More 0 0 0 0 — 0
Cheshire Academy 0 3 14 0 — 17
Cheshire Academy: Jay LaRosa 35 field
Cheshire Academy: Tyler Dilenno 34 pass from Jared Martino (Jay LaRosa kick)
Cheshire Academy: Jack Roberge 18 run (Jay LaRosa kick)
Cheshire Academy (4-4)
Rockville 49, Canton 12
Rockville has clinched their first winning season since 2004 with a 49-12 victory over Canton on Friday Night.
Rockville used a fast start to lead them to their sixth victory on a rain heavy night in Canton. Rockville moves to 6-3 with a Thanksgiving Eve showdown with Ellington left on their schedule. The Rams still have an outside chance of qualifying for the Class M playoffs.
Nick Foley ran three times for 90 yards and had a touchdown, Kejuan Green ran three times for 67 yards and a score, and Reggie Hudson rantimes for 50 yards as Rockville ran for 295 yards in the first half.
The defense was paced by Sammy Bitoushana who had a sack a blocked punt and a forced fumble. Jason Clarke, Sean Capiga and Jayden also had sacks for the Rams.
Rockville 28 21 0 0 — 49
Canton 6 0 0 6 — 12
R – Nick Foley 27 yard run (Jake Poutre kick good)
C – Nate Biega 75 kickoff return (kick failed)
R – Ben Ambro 5 yard run (kick good)
R – Kejuan Green 29 yard run (kick good)
R – Jon O’Coin 17 yard fumble recovery (kick good)
R- Jaquan Dufour 25 yard pass from Ambro (kick good)
R – Monty Thomas 2 yard run (kick good)
R – Clayton Aafedt 6 yard run (kick good)
C- Gavin Wood 2 yard run (kick failed)
Stafford/Somers/East Windsor 21, North Branford 6
Julien Rivas ran 34 times for 189 yards and two touchdowns as Stafford/Somers/East Windsor rallied from an early deficit to defeat North Branford at rainy Colfati Field Friday.
Stafford, now 9-0, unofficially qualified for the Class S playoffs with the victory. It also clinched a share of the overall Pequot League title.
Brandon Fretta threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Alex Clinton to get the T-Birds on the board first. North Branford led 6-0 after a quarter.
But Rivas’ 2-yard run and Luke Phillips’ extra point put Stafford ahead to stay. Rivas added a 20-yard scoring run in the third quarter and Jeff Kology added an insurance touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Kology added 108 yards on 15 carries and a touchdown. Tyler Gilbert and Cody Gebo each had two sacks.
“For the third week in a row we played in horrific conditions,” Stafford coach Brian Mazzone said. “It was tough to do anything. Rivas and Kology were awesome. In the second half our offensive line (Kody Messier, Tyler Gilbert, Ryan Hoefle, Sam Yefko, and Nate LaValle) were dominant in the second half. They were the difference.”
STAFFORD 0 7 7 7 — 21
NORTH BRANFORD 6. 0. 0. 0 — 6
NB—Alex Clinton 10 pass from Brandon Fretta (run failed)
S—Julien Rivas 2 yard run (Luke Phillips Kick)
S—Rivas 20 yard run (Phillips kick)
S—Jeff Kology 6 yard run (Phillips Kick)