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Football: Ti wins; Moriah falls in OT

Ticonderoga crushed Seton catholic, 37-6, in Northern Football Conference play Sept. 11.

The Sentinels streaked to a 30-0 lead in the opening quarter and coasted to the victory, evening their record at 1-1 on the campaign.

Bryant Austin got Ti on the board, running for a touchdown from a yard away in the game's opening moments. Alex Moser ran in for the two-point conversion..

Just 18 seconds later Bryant made it 14-0 as he scooped up a Seton fumble and returned it 14 yards for a TD. Moser again added the PAT, this time with a kick.

Todd Carr's 2-yard scoring run and a two-point conversion by Robert Kearns made it 22-0 before Learns ran for a 10-yard TD and Tanner Purkey added the conversion for a 30-0 advantage.

The Sentinels closed out the scoring in the second quarter on a 23-yard TD run by Jon Granger. Moser booted the PAT.

Beekmantown 27, Moriah 21 OT

Moriah staged a big comeback only to lose in overtime to Beekmantown, 27-21, in Northern Football Conference play Sept. 12.

Trailing 21-7 at the half, the Vikings came back to force the extra session behind their rugged defense and strong ground game.

Moriah trailed 14-0 in the second quarter when Nate Gilbo hit Tom Tesar with a 49-yard TD pass. Mike Speshock booted the extra point to make it 14-7.

Beekmantown answered immediately as Luke Weaver returned the ensuing kick off 70 yards for a score.

The Vikings defense took command in the second half, holding Beekmantown scoreless while the running game gained traction behind Ron Schofield. Schofield ran for 129 yards on 32 carries.

A 2-yard TD run by Gilbo made it 21-13 in the third quarter and Schofield scampered to pay dirt from 2 yards out in the final quarter to make it 21-19. Gilbo then passed to Ryan Mascarenas for the two-point conversion, tying the game at 21-21 and forcing overtime.

Beekmantown got the win when Patrick Manor broke free for a 20-yard TD run.

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