Red Storm quarterback Matt Phelan runs in the first of three touchdowns he had for the day.
Photo by Andy Flynn.
Saranac Lake The Saranac Lake Red Storm gave up two points via a safety against the AuSable Valley Patriots Sept. 24 ,but that was all as the Red Storm scored a 52-2 win over the Patriots.
Scoring opened quickly for the Red Storm, as Matt Phelan scored on runs of 18 and 83 yards to give the Red Storm a 12-0 lead in the first quarter.
In the second, Phelan connected with Devin Darrah on a 64-yard scoring pass before scoring from 52-yards out on the run. Ben Monty then scored on a 25-yard run and threw a 50-yard score to TJ Monroe before Ty Curry scored from five yards out to end the half.
In the fourth quarter, Brady DeAngelo connected with Seth Pickerign for an 82 yard score top cap a big day for the Saranac Lake offense.
Playing only one half, Phelan finished with 148 rushing yards and three touchdowns on only four carries, while throwing for 91 yards and a score on 4-of-4 passing. Monty completed one pass for a 50-yard score, while DeAngelo’s lone completion went for the 82 yard score.
Dillon Savage led the Patriots with 31 yards rushing, while Austin House passed for 41 yards.
Red Storm blows away Patriots
The Saranac Lake Red Storm varsity football team beat the AuSable Valley Patriots 52-2 on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Ken Wilson Field in Saranac Lake.