Arto Nadeau led Moriah with 32 rushing yards, but Vikings lost to Rensselaer, 50-0, in the quarterfinals of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D football tournament Nov. 10 in Schuylerville.
Photo by Nancy Frasier.
Seth and Brandon Butler led Rensselaer, scoring five of the Rams’ eight touchdowns — four of which came in the third quarter.
Seth Butler ran for 143 rushing yards and three scores on just 11 carries. He scored on runs of 4 and 25 yards in the third quarter; he scored the game’s first touchdown on a 7-yard burst in the second quarter.
Brandon Butler scored on an 80-yard pass from Steven Harwood in the third quarter and added a 45-yard interception return three minutes later to give the Rams a 37-0 lead.
Arto Nadeau led Moriah with 32 rushing yards. Cameron Wright added 13 yards, battling an injury. Moriah also played most of the game without quarterback Cole Gaddor, who was injured in the first period.
The Vikings finished their season with 5-6 record, winning their fourth Section VII Class D title in five years.