Kingston Twp. Raiders 30
Back Mountain Bobcats 6
The Kingston Twp Raiders A football team opened its 2009 season with a convincing 30-6 victory over cross-town rivals, the Back Mountain Bobcats.
JT Carey and Dante Zurenda scored touchdowns and rushed for over 100 yards each behind the bruising blocking of Cody Stemrich and Kyle Kotulski while Aaron Kliamovich, Carey and Zurenda added two-point conversions.
The unrelenting Raider defense was led by the fierce tackling of linebackers Edmund Mieczynski, Omar Nijmeh and Corey Patrick. The defensive line play behind Stephen Derhammer, Shawn Spencer, Matt Ross and Stephen Wempa was instrumental in shutting down the Bobcat running game.
Kingston Twp. Raiders 36
Back Mt. Bobcats 0
The Kingston Township Raiders B Team grabbed a 36-0 victory over the Back Mountain Bobcats.
Despite an constant rain, the Raiders managed to score five touchdowns led by Connor Motley with two scores of 40 and 20 yards. Brett Storrs, Nick Mathers and Peter Capitano added three touchdowns of 45, 40 and 20 yards.
The success obtained by the running backs was a result of great blocking by Michael Golden, Ricky Morgan and Mitch Kelly. Quarterback Ryan Martin completed five of seven passes, three for two-point conversions.
The defensive shutout was led by middle linbacker Kyle Piskorik and defensive nose tackle David Edwards. Defensive ends Jason Culp and Abdul Almecky kept the running game of the Bobcats checked while Christian Roberts and Connor Motley forced turnovers.
The Bobcats‚?? offensive effort was led by Jake Tomko, Stone Mannello, Corbin Holcomb, Chris Allen, Owen Morgan, AJ Spears, Erik Sweepenheiser, Anthony Grandinetti, Devin Dickson and Eric George.
Kingston Twp. Raiders 12
Back Mtn. Bobcats 6
The Kingston Twp. Raiders C team won a 12-6 victory over the Back Mountain Bobcats.
The Raiders took a 6-0 lead early in the third quarter with a 60-yard drive, capped with a 25-yard touchdown run from David Schuster. Leading the way up front with some excellent blocking was Michael Doggett, Caleb Hill, Nate Maransky and Michael Luksic.
Defensively, the Raiders were tough all day behind the strong defensive play of Derek Answini, Devin Robbins, Josh Holdredge and Christian Motley.
The Bobcats‚?? offense was led by Joseph Deyo, Dakota Heinrich, Ryan Wolken, Bradley Adams, Ian Evans, Hunter Landon and Zack Bloom while running backs Nate Hazeltine, Nate LaBar and Nate O‚??Donnell made some great runs.
Nicholas Whitesell scored for the Bocats on a quarterback sneak to tie the game late in the fourth quarter, sending the game into overtime.
In overtime, the Bobcats were stopped on four straight plays, setting the stage for the Raiders to cap off the victory with a Schuster 1-yard touchdown run.
The Bobcats‚?? defensive effort was led by Josh Durling, Zach Hill, Quinten Huey, Gage Mitchell, Cole Robbins, Matt Schnable and Cole Wyffels.
Dallas Jr. Mounts 30
Kingston Huskies 8
The Dallas Jr. Mounts D team started its season off with a bang by defeating, Kingston 30-8.
The offense scored four touchdowns in the first half to set the tone. Hunter Love, Xander Shaner, Jack Gallis and Jacob Esposito each scored for the Junior Mounts.
The defense was also stellar. Led by Jack Farrell and Kurtis Ryniec, the defense did not give up a first down until the third quarter.
Kingston scored a touchdown late in the third quarter before the defense shut down the Huskies for the rest of the game.
Kingston Twp. Raiders 32
Back Mountain Bobcats 18
The Kingston Twp. Raiders won a hard-fought game against the Back Mt Bobcats, 32-18.
Back Mt. scored early, but once the Raiders settled into the game, their offense got moving. The Raiders‚?? offense was led by Devon Butwin, Matt Maranski and Michael Starbuck with some excellent blocking by Lucas McGeehan, Joshua Balara and Cole Vonderheid.
The Bobcats‚?? offense was led by Billy Martin, Kyle Sweppenheiser, Dale Deyo, Dustin Heinrich, Blaise Napierkowski and Thomas Michak but key tackles by Raiders Maranski, Tyler Meyer, Dylan Schuster, Troy Turinski and Nicholas Lias-Lewis held them to 18 points.
All three Bobcat touchdowns were scored by Leonard Kelly. The Bobcat defense was tough behind the performances of Gavin Woken, Aaron Broboski, Kevin Burke, Braeden Love, Josh Schnable and William Labar.