Football wrap: Ticonderoga, Tupper set to play for ‘D’ crown

Peru captures Class B title

Nate Lenhart hands the ball off to Jay Hebert for Ticonderoga Sept. 30.

Nate Lenhart hands the ball off to Jay Hebert for Ticonderoga Sept. 30. Photo by Keith Lobdell.

— Five different members of the Indians roster scored touchdowns, as quarterback Taylor Rock rushed for one from one-yard out while connecting with Tyler Murphy for a 11-yard scoring play.

The Indians opened their scoring with a safety for an early 2-0 lead, then extended the lead when Jeff Kurz scored from 40-yards out for an 8-0 lead.

The Rock run extended the lead to 16-0 in the second quarter, and Mike Remillard then returned an interception 25 yards for a scored before the Rock-to-Murphy scoring toss to cap the first half scoring.

Rock finished with 11 passing yards and the one-yard scoring rush, while Alex Cederstrom had 76 yards rushing and 40 yards receiving.

Chiefs shutout Hornets

The Saranac Chiefs scored all 42 of their points in the first half, then remained strong on defense as they shutout the Plattsbrugh Hornets Oct. 1.

Ben Weightman missed on only one pass, going 11-of-12 passing for 244 yards and throwing five touchdowns on throws to Ryan St. Clair (15 yards), Ryan Kerner (66 and 26), Nate Bedell (30) and Austin Velie (29). Kerner finished with 101 receiving to go with a 24-yard interception return.

K.J. Houle had 45 yards rushing to lead the Chiefs.

Will Love had 40 yards rushing for the Hornets, while Kristian Sherman had 52 yards passing but threw four interceptions.

Beekmantown rallies

The Beekmantown Eagles came back from a 28-14 halftime score and tallied the winning score with 3:09 left in the game to earn a 34-33 win over Albany Academy Oct. 1.

Devin Fessette scored the game-winning touchdown on a 20-yard rush to give the Eagles the one-point lead they would hold onto to earn a non-conference win.

Luke Weaver tallied three touchdowns in the game, two on receptions totaling 111 yards and one on a 95-yard return.

Carter Frechette had 150 yards passing and two touchdowns and ran for 61 yards and another score from five-yards out.

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