Warrensburg football players take a break after a recent practice workout.
Photo by Thom Randall.
Cambridge The undefeated Cambridge football team showed both their fans and foes Saturday, Sept. 24 why they’re ranked the top team in Section II Class D football, with a 42-0 romp over Warrensburg.
With an efficient attack via air and ground, Cambridge racked up 359 total yards.
Talented Cambridge Freshman Quarterback Ethan English completed 8 of 17 passes for 102 yards.
The Indians contained Warrensburg’s offense, limiting the Burghers to 76 total yards. This was a week after Warrensburg tallied no less than 507 yards in a game with Whitehall, a feat that showed a resurrection of their offense.
Burgher coach Mike Leonbruno said this reversal in his team’s momentum for the season was frustrating.
“We’ve been getting a lot better every week, but this week’s game blew my mind,” he said. “It was like we were playing in slow motion — We just didn’t come out on the field to play.”
Leonbruno voiced high compliments for Cambridge and their program.
“They play mistake-free football — they are like a machine,” he said. “The players do their job — they are there to win.”
Leonbruno said his team is now focusing on the big showdown at Friday Oct. 1 between the Burghers and Lake George — a rivalry that goes back more than a half-century. The game is at 7 p.m. under the lights in Lake George.
“I hope to get a better effort from our players,” he said. “It would be nice to have an upset.”