Week 2 Highlights 9/22/18

Posted by Joe DeSimone on Sep 24 2018 at 10:48AM PDT

Week 2 highlights
Highlights for each week’s games are submitted by the Coaches. The article is also submitted and printed in the Bronx Times Reporter.

It was the first day of fall and football season is in full swing. Our players and families enjoyed a beautiful sunny autumn day full of football and fun and many highlights. The young Flag players are improving every week thanks to their very patient coaches. Our tackle division coaches continue to do a great job teaching the boys.
Parkview Sports Sioux – Tristan Cabrera & Kalb Clarke
Barino’s Market Mohicans- Adam Lawrence & Anthony Bruno
Dugout Sporting Goods Apaches- Nicholas Colon & Timothy Colon
Bronx Design Group Cherokees- Michael Tulipano & Aaron Baquerizo
The first tackle game of the day pitted the Cardinal Spellman Spartans vs the Para Sports Bar & Restaurant Crusaders. The Spartans were led by the 3 headed monster of Aydin Maximus and Nathaniel Cabrera and Aydin Mora who led the team in yards with 94 total yards and a touchdown. Maximus Ferran had 78 yds rushing and an interception. Nathaniel Cabrera had 54 yds rushing 20 yds passing and a rushing touchdown. Davien Silverio had an extra point and 6 great tackles. Carson Lowe had 2 forced fumbles 1 fumble recovery and 5 tackles. Jeremy Vernon had 2 tackles and played the offensive line great. Geraldo Ortiz had 3 tackles and played excellent. Jomar Sanchez had 2 tackles and made a great block downfield that lead to a 40 yd run. Jose Surita had 2 tackles. Felix Carino had 2 tackles and was involved in every defensive play. Maddox Burgus had 2 great tackles. Overall the Spartans displayed a great team effort and are looking forward a great and healthy season.
The Crusaders battled throughout the game but had a tough time against the Spartans defense.

The Schuyler Hill FH Javelins faced off with the Scavello’s Black Knights. The Javelins scored early and often while their defense was stout. For the second straight week, Christian Bangora opened the scoring on the initial drive with a 30 yard scamper down the right sideline. Devon Deleon added two TDs on back to back drives and QB Andrew Lane scored on a keeper. The scoring continued with backup QB Jaden Ciprian tossing a 50 yard pass to Brandon Smallwood. The Javs O-line was led by Liam Conlon, Jayden Brown and Aiden Castellanos. On D, Ishmael Shaheed, Mathew Familia, Kenny Clark and Devon Deleon kept the Knights off the board with aggressive play. Brandon Smallwood and Logan Laboy were outstanding on the Defensive Line. The Knights continue to fight hard and are working to come together on both sides of the ball.

The late game featured a defensive battle between the Jimmy Ryan’s Rams vs the Ralph Giordano FH Saints. In a tough defensive battle the Rams defeated a well-coached and talented Saints team 7-0. As always the Rams O-LINE lead by Ty Diaz., Matthew Rodriguez, Daniel Ortiz, Tommy Forliano and Frankie Serrano kept QB Nicolas Bustamante straight up the whole game. The first and only TD of the game was by WR Deon Gonzales. The extra point was scored by QB Nicolas Bustamante. The Rams defense had it’s second shutout of the season. The defense was led by Luis Ferran, Kenneth Prince, Xavier Holloway, Ephram Espillat as well as corners D’angelo Cabrera, Anthony Hernandez, Jayden Diaz and Maximus Rodriguez.
The Rams are 2-0 in this young season and have a tough task ahead against a very good Javelins team who also owns a 2-0 record.
For the Saints, offensive standouts were Chelsy Samuel, Justin Laniyan and Richard Salonia. Solomon and Ethan Cruz were also excellent but the Saints couldn’t push a score across. Ryan Molloy did a terrific job blocking. On defense, the Saints played hard and stingy, giving up one score. Standouts were Adniel Sánchez and Ethan Cruz, who received the game ball honor.

The Greenwich Shipping Services Warriors (14u) , Middletown Animal Clinic Ramblers and O’Connor Carpets Blue Devils all had byes. As always, we thank and support all of our sponsors for keeping the Warriors alive