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Football wrap: Indians cruise past Beekmantown

Saranac Lake, Saranac score big wins

Luke Weaver of Beekmantown looks to get away from Peru defenders.

Luke Weaver of Beekmantown looks to get away from Peru defenders. Photo by Keith Lobdell.

— Hendrix ran the ball 10 times for 95 yards and the one score, while Cederstrom carried 18 times for 83 yards and a score, Jeff Kurz carried 10 times for 51 yards, and Rock carried 11 times for 31 yards.

“I really am not a runner,” Rock joked after the game. “That’s my first positive rushing game I can remember.”

Defensively, Bazzano contributed with the forced fumble, Cederstrom had a fumble recovery and a sack, and Kurz added a fumble recovery.

For the Eagles Frechette used the strong finish to go 12-of-21 passing for 114 yards and one score, but was held to 28 yards rushing on 13 carries. No other Beekmantown back reached double-digits in rushing, while Weaver caught five balls for 42 yards and the score.

Sebastian Bailey had the lone turnover for the Eagles with a fumble recovery.

Chiefs defeat Gouverneur

The Saranac Chiefs scored 32 points in the second quarter as they defeated Gouverneur, 46-26, Sept. 24.

After Gouverneur scored late in the opening quarter for a 7-0 lead, the Chiefs offense started rolling when Ben Weightman scored on a run from 13-yards out and converted the two-point conversion with just over one minute gone in the quarter.

Weightman then connected with Austin Velie on a 13-yard pass and again ran for the conversion, followed by a 1-yard run for Weightman with 37 seconds left in the half.

Then, with 19 seconds left in the half, Weightman hit Ryan St. Clair for a 10-yard scoring pass to give the Chiefs a 32-7 lead heading into halftime.

Weightman scored on another one-yard run in the third quarter, and then connected with St. Clair a second time for a 38-yard score. Weightman finished the game with 76yards and three scores on the ground, while going 10-of-14 for 158 yards and three scores passing.

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