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Ticonderoga tops archival foe Moriah

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Ticonderoga’s Ty Denno is tackled by Moriah’s Tyler Pratt as the Sentinels downed archrival Moriah, 18-12, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference football action Sept. 21.

Ticonderoga’s Ty Denno is tackled by Moriah’s Tyler Pratt as the Sentinels downed archrival Moriah, 18-12, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference football action Sept. 21. Photo by Nancy Frasier.

Football

Ticonderoga 18, Moriah 12

The Ticonderoga offensive line did the heavy lifting and Miles Austin did the rest as the Sentinels downed archrival Moriah, 18-12, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference football action Sept. 21.

Winless entering the fray, Ti relied on a rugged ground game to post its first win in four games. The Sentinels ran for 201 yards — 181 by Austin.

Austin scored on runs of 64, 29 and 70 yards to lead the victors.

But while Austin and his line shined, Moriah hung tough with its own running attack. The Vikings ran for 222 yards — getting 206 of those yards from Cameron Wright.

Ticonderoga grabbed a 6-0 advantage in the opening period as Austin broke free for a 64-yard TD gallop.

Moriah answered in the second period on Cole Gaddor’s yard plunge for a touchdown and the teams were deadlocked, 6-6, at the intermission.

Austin got free twice in the third period, first from 29 yards and then from 70, as Ticonderoga extended it lead to 18-6.

Wright scored ith five minutes to pay to bring Moriah within 18-12.

The Viking defense the did its job, getting the ball back for the offense with about two minutes to play. Moriah hopes were dashed, though, when Ti’s Anthony Costello made an interception to seal the Sentinel victory.

Boys soccer

Crown Point 2, Keene 0

Crown Point dominated play as it defeated Keene, 2-0, in Northern Soccer League play Sept. 21.

Gabe Macey scored with an assist from Noah Macey to give the Panthers the lead.

Crown Point then got an insurance goal from Joe Foote, who was assisted by Mike Enman.

Brendon Crowningshield recorded the shutout for the Panthers, making seven saves.

The Panthers sheld an 18-9 edge in shots.

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