Saranac Lake quarterback Matt Phelan, right, checks down with receivers Devin Darrah, 10, TJ Mornoe, 20, and running back Kyle Dora before the snap of the ball against Tupper Lake. The Red Storm won 33-12, as Phelan had a combined 361 yards, while Darrah caught an 84-yards scoring strike.
continued Beekmantown runs past Chiefs
The Beekmantown Eagles scored all of the points in the second half, tallying 21 points in the final two quarters for a 35-14 win against the Saranac Chiefs Sept. 17.
Devin Backes caught a 34-yard touchdown pass from Carter Frechette to open the scoring for the Eagles before Matt McCasland scored on a three-yard run to tie the game for the Chiefs.
The two teams again exchanged scores before halftime, with Frechette scoring on a four-yard run for the Eagles and Nate Bedell scored from 17 yards out on a Ben Weightman pass.
The Eagles pulled away in the third quarter as Tanner Roser scored from eight yards out and Frechette scored from seven yards away to give the Eagles a 28-14 lead heading into the final quarter, where Frechette closed the scoring with a 34-yard touchdown run.
Frechette finished the game for the Eagles with 182 yards and three tallies on the ground to go with 84 yards and a touchdown on 4-for-11 passing.
Weightman combined 76 yards rushing and 78 yards and a touchdown on 10-for-26 passing for the Chiefs, while McCasland added 58 yards and a score.