Marlboro, Pine Plains earn easy victories
Marlboro and Pine Plains highs’ football teams won Saturday in Section 9 action.
The Dukes bounced back from the loss to Cornwall with a big 44-0 Class B win over Liberty. In eight-man football, Pine Plains downed Pawling 34-14 in a nonleague matchup. Marlboro 44, Liberty 0
At Liberty, Sam Mongelli led the Dukes as he threw two touchdown passes in the first half and ran for TD runs of 15- and 71-yards in the third quarter.
Monte Walker scored twice for (2-1) Marlboro — a 28-yard run and also on a fumble recovery return. Pine Plains 34, Pawling 14
At Pawling, Andrew Holsapple threw for 245 yards and four touchdowns and also led the team with 55 yards on eight carries. He connected with Caleb McCaul for TDs of 60- and 47-yards on successive possessions. McCaul finished with 127 yards on three catches. later hit Kyle Stracher on an 8-yard scoring strike and a 40yard TD to Dalton Burns.
Luke Imperato scored on a 60-
yard kickoff return to cap the (2-0) Bombers’ day.
“Pawling was a solid team with a big, tough defensive line,” Pine Plains coach Rob Scott said. “They held our running game and forced us to throw the ball. Andrew Holsapple had a great day throwing the ball. Our receivers ran precise routes and the line gave us everything they had against a rough, tough Pawling team.
Mike Mastroeni forced a fumble and kept pressuring
the quarterback all day, McCaul had an interception, Even Proper made seven tackles and a sack, and Devon Hurst had a sack and five tackles to lead the Bomber defense. Cornwall 63, Saugerties 20
At Saugerties, Aidan Semo threw for 205 yards and seven touchdowns to lead unbeaten (3-0) Cornwall over the (1-2) Sawyers.
Semo, who completed 12-of-15 passes, connected with Amin Woods, Derek Schrag and Mike Alfieri for two TDs apiece and one each to Alex Suarez, Louie Francese and Woods.
Mike Bucci made 8-of27 passes for 190 yards, a TD to Jake Piratzky and three interceptions. Bucci ran a dozen times for 129 yards and two touchdowns. Graeme Knisell had 78 yards on 12 carries.
“We had four turnovers and buried themselves in poor field position,” Saugerties coach Drew Carpino said.
Anthony Owen (11 tackles, two sacks), Sean Costello (six tackles) and Jack Bruno (six tackles) led the Sawyer defense. Spackenkill 49, Red Hook 19
At Red Hook, Spackenkill handed the Raiders their
The (2-1) Spartans scored twice in the first six minutes on TD runs by Josiah Williams and quarterback Dylan Cottman. Dhyquem Lewinson had a 11-yard TD run at the end of the first half and tallied on a 60-yard punt return in the third. Cottman also had a TD pass to Nasir Milligan.
Dylan Baylis completed 8-of-15 for 134 yards and one touchdown, Hayden Campolong rushed for 46 yards and two TDs and Kyle Wahlquist had 91 yards on nine carries to lead (2-1) Red Hook.