Vikings remain undefeated

Moriah remained unbeaten with a 20-0 thrashing of Seton Catholic in Northern Football Conference play Sept. 7.

Jim Carlson broke free for a 41-yard touchdown scamper early in the second period to give the Vikings a 6-0 lead.

It became 12-0 five minutes later as Keith Karkoski tallied on a 20-yard run.

Steve Owens iced the game for Moriah, scoring on a 5-yard run in the third period. Justin Slattery added the two-point conversion for a 20-0 advantage.

Slattery led a balanced ground game for the Vikings with 65 yards on five carries, Carlson ran for 58 yards, Karkoski ran for 53 yards and Owens 37.

Owens and Tyler Blaise had interceptions to pace the Moriah defense.

Tupper Lake 22, Ticonderoga 21
Ticonderoga lost an overtime heartbreaker to Tupper Lake, 22-21, in Northern Football Conference play Sept. 7.

Logan Klossner scored all Tuppers points, including a 4-yard TD run and two-point conversion in overtime for the win.

After Klossner had given Tupper a 6-0 lead with a 25-yard TD run early in the second period, Ticonderoga grabbed the lead as Steven Lenhart tallied on a 10-yard gallop. Matt Streeter booted the PAT for a 7-6 Sentinel advantage.

Klossner responded with a 1-yard plunge for a TD and added the two-point conversion for a 14-7 Tupper lead at the half.

Thats the way it stayed until a clutch fourth quarter drive by Ti. The Sentinels put together a 6-minute, 12-play drive that covered 70 yards. Lenhart capped the drive with a 2-yard TD run and Streeter added the PAT to knot the game at 14-14 with a minute to play.

In the overtime the Sentinels got the ball first. They took a 21-14 lead as Josh Huestis ran in from 5 yards for a TD and Streeter again booted the PAT.

Klossner answered with a 4-yard TD run and ran for the two-point conversion to give Tupper the victory.

Klossner finished the game with 179 yards rushing.

Huestis paced the Ti offense, running for 64 yards. Lenhart ran for 53.

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