Jake Ward rushed for 320 yards and six touchdown on 36 carries to lead the Morgan football team to a 47-27 win over Cromwell in a Pequot Sassacus game in Cromwell. The senior became the school’s all-time leading rusher in the process.
Ward scored on touchdown runs of 58, 18, 7, 6 and a pair of 40-yard runs for the Huskies. Morgan quarterback Chucky Kosteck scored on an 8-yard touchdown run and completed 16-of-23 passes for 146 yards.
Ward now has 4,704 yards. He surpassed Ron Stopkowski’s career mark of 4,460 yards set by Ron Stopkowski set in 1990.
|Morgan 47, Cromwell 27||1||2||3||4||F|
M—Jake Ward 58 run (Extra Point Erickson)
M—Jake Ward 40 run (Extra Point Erickson)
M—Jake Ward 6 run (Extra Point Erickson)
M—Chucky Kostek 8 run (Extra Point No Good)
M—Jake Ward 18 run (Extra Point Erickson)
M—Jake Ward 7 run (Extra Point Erickson)
M—Jake Ward 40 run (Extra Point No Good)
Rushing yards M-328
Passing yards M-146
Total offense M-446
Rushing—MO: Jake Ward, 36-320; Chucky Kostek, 1-8;
Receiving—MO: Will Fritz, 1-14; Mateo Zumpano, 5-62; Joe Lee, 8-69; Gary Forbes, 2-1;
Passing—MO: Chucky Kostek, 16-23-146-0;
Valley Regional 43, Lewis Mills 10 >> Justin Cheverier rushed for 100 yards on four carries, including touchdown runs of 58 and 4 yards, to lead the Warriors to victory in Burlington. Andrew Tuiscano chipped in on defense with a 48-yard interception return for the Warriors (2-0).
|Valley 43, Lewis Mills 10||1||2||3||4||F|
V—Justin Cheverier 4 run (No Good)
V—Chris Jean-Pierre 63 punt ret
V—Evan Smith 27 pass from Chris Jean-Pierre (Roche Kick)
V—Andrew Tuscano 48 int ret (Roche Kick)
V—Evan Smith 40 run (Roche Kick)
V—Justin Cheverier 58 run (Roche Kick)
L—Casey Ciamniewski 17 FG
L—Justin Pease 43 pass from Chris Lapolla (Ciamniewski Kick)
V—Will Elliott safety
Rushing—VR: Justin Cheverier, 4-100; Evan Smith, 3-45; Chris Jean-Pierre, 2-36; Receiving—VR: Evan Smith, 2-34;
Passing—VR: Chris Jean-Pierre, 2-4-34-0; Matt Sapere, 6-7-60-0;
Team records: Lewis Mills 0-2; Valley Regional 2-0
Cheshire Academy 49, Pomfret 20 >> Chandler Coleberg rushed for three touchdowns and had 145 yards on 10 carries to lead the Cats to a prep school win at Pomfret.
|Cheshire Acad 49, Pomfret 20||1||2||3||4||F|
C—Steven Croce 10 pass from Patrick Kehoe (Napalotano)
C—Cory Stefanik 20 fumb ret (Napolatano)
C—Patrick Kehoe 5 run (Napalotano)
C—Sean Smerczynski 60 int ret (Napalotano)
C—Chandler Coleberg 5 run (Napalatano)
C—Chandler Coleberg 10 run (Napalotano)
C—Chandler Coleberg 70 run (Napolatano)
P—Jim jones 70 pass from James Wison (Green)
P—James Wison 90 int ret (Green)
P—Jim jones 5 run (Missed)
Comments: Coleberg 10 carries 145 yards; Croce 5 catches 60 yards; Black 5 catches 70 yards
St. Luke’s 49, Hopkins 14 >> Justin Brown scored on three touchdown runs and Jacob Morgenstern scored three touchdowns, one on a run and two on passes from Alex Libman, to lead St. Luke to a prep school win in New Haven. Cooper Petit scored on a 6-yard run and James Speer scored on a 54-yard pass from Nick Bailey for the Hilltoppers (0-2).
|St. Luke’s 49, Hopkins 14||1||2||3||4||F|
S—Justin Brown 38 run (Jacob Morgenstern rush)
S—Jacob Morgenstern 81 pass from Alex Libman (rush failed)
S—Justin Brown 28 run (Morgenstern rush)
H—Cooper Petit 6 run (Squance kick)
S—Jacob Morgenstern 37 run (Andersen kick)
S—Justin Brown 27 run (Andersen kick)
S—Jacob Morgenstern 9 pass from Alex Libman (Andersen kick)
H—James Speer 54 pass from Nick Bailey (Squance kick)
S—Alex Tierney 51 int ret (kick failed)
Team records: Hopkins 0-2; St. Luke 1-1.