I’ll be back later on tonight with final scores and recaps. Enjoy the football!
Friday’s games –
Sleepy Hollow 34, Ossining 21
North Rockland 20, Arlington 7
Mamaroneck 37, Mount Vernon 8
Panas 23, Lakeland 22
John Jay-East Fishkill 27, Clarkstown South 10
Rye Neck 22, Valhalla 0
Poughkeepsie 42, Nyack 7
Ramapo 26, Suffern 14
Yorktown 35, Pelham 7
Clarkstown North 34, White Plains 21
Mamaroneck 37, Mount Vernon 8: At Mamaroneck, Danny McCarthy went 6 for 8 for 121 yards and three touchdowns, including two to Alex Parkinson. Robby Nigro rushed for 93 yards and Mat Marino, Marquez Jackson-Allen and Steven Compi all added touchdowns. Ladree Milburne scored on a 15-yard run for Mount Vernon.
North Rockland 20, Arlington 7: At Arlington, Nick Connell had 26 carreis for 173 and two touchdowns. John Dapolito had eight carries for 33 yards and a touchdown. Joey Scheffold and Dapolito led the defense in tackles. The Red Raiders will host a Class AA semifinal next weekend against an opponent to be determined.
Rye Neck 22, Valhalla 0: At Valhalla, the Rye Neck defense had its sixth straight shutout and finished the regular season having not allowed a point. Alex Anderson had eight tackles and Matt Garcia had an interception. The Panthers (6-0) clinched a Class C playoff berth. Pedro Cueto, Ryan Morningstar and Dom Brescia each rushed for a touchdown. Brescia finished with 13 carries for 116 yards and made seven tackles. Cueto rushed nine times for 72 yards and Morningstar rushed nine times for 75 yards.
Sleepy Hollow 34, Ossining 21: At Ossining, the Headless Horsemen beat Ossining for the first time since 1983 and regained the lead in the all-time series 19-18-1. Quarterback Devin Lopez rushed for 235 yards and three touchdowns and threw for another 114 yards to lead Sleepy from a 21-14 halftime deficit.
Donte Ellis and Steven Bencosme each scored first half touchdowns to give the Headless Horsemen an early 14-6 lead. Ellis finished with 11 carries for 63 yards and caught one pass for 56 yards.
Ossining received an unexpected lift in the first half from junior Michael Pappalardo. He started at quarterback in place of Justin Davidov, who will miss the remainder of the season with a double fracture in his ankle, an injury he suffered last week. Pappalardo did his best reprisal of Davidov, throwing touchdowns to Steven Orts and Josh Almodovar in the first half to lead the Pride to a 21-14 lead.
Senior Noah Morton had two interceptions for Ossining, including one in the end zone just prior to halftime that helped Ossining hold its lead. Josh Almodovar led the team with 82 yards rushing and Stephen Candelaria added 67 yards and a touchdown.
Yorktown 35, Pelham 7: At Somers High School, Erik Meyreles had eight carries for 182 yards and two touchdowns. He also had two interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown. Connor Vercruysse and Nicky Bonitatibus each added rushing touchdowns for Yorktown.
Panas 23, Lakeland 22, OT: Click here to read Rick Carpiniello’s game story.