Midwood holds off Utes to remain unbeaten

Reaching out: Midwood’s Silas Burch hauls in a pass against New Utrecht.
Photo by Steven Schnibbe

The Hornets continue to sting opponents.

Midwood picked up is third-straight win by holding off visiting New Utrecht 14–12 in Public School Athletic League football last Saturday. It sets up one of the biggest games in recent years for Midwood (3–0) when it hosts Erasmus Hall at 4 pm on Sept. 26.

Darryl Robinson carried the ball three times for 86 yards — including a 54-yard touchdown in the third quarter that proved to be the winner. Carl Colas (91) and Matthew Boateng combined for 170 yards on the ground. Casey Boston completed five of eight passes for 72 yards and a touchdown pass to Silas Burch. Kevin Belgrave led New Utrecht (2–1) with 73 rushing yards and two scores on 14 carries.

Grand Street 34, Kennedy 0: Sharif Harris-Legree completed 12 of 17 passes for 205 yards and three touchdowns in his first game in a Grand Street (3–0) uniform. Rutgers-bound receiver Taysir Mack caught four passes for 104 yards and two touchdowns. Rahmel Ashby carried the ball 16 times for 155 yards and two scores. Angel Baez added a touchdown grab and Randy Lewis made 10 tackles.

Tottenville 35, Abraham Lincoln 21: Jordan compiled 245 yards of total offense and two scores for Abraham Lincoln (2–1), including a 16-yard touchdown pass to DeQuan Dunham. Kevin Medy had eight catches for 78 yards.

South Shore 32, New Dorp 6: Jason Martin ran for 115 yards and a touchdown and completed 12 of 14 passes for 253 yards, including touchdowns to Rahyeem Gardine and Willerm Greffin. Omar Jarrett carried the ball six times for 34 yards and two touchdowns for South Shore (3–0)

Fort Hamilton 38, Canarsie 0: Troy Booker rushed for 92 yards and three touchdowns on 13 carries for Fort Hamilton (2–1). Seba Nekhet carried the ball three times for 132 yards and a score. Jayson Magnani recovered a fumble for a touchdown. Russell Bourne made six tackles, recovered a fumble and intercepted a pass.

Poly Prep 14, Peddie School 9: Fara’ad McCombs had three catches for 48 yards and touchdown from Salim Turner-Muhammad for Poly Prep (2–0). Tegha Egbiri carried the ball 10 times for 52 yards and Ray Marten added a one-yard score. Abdoulaye Konate made seven tackles and collected two interceptions and Elias Reynolds (seven tackles) recovered a blocked kick.

James Madison 38, Petrides 8: Shamar Logan posted 235 yards of total offense and four touchdowns, including three on the ground for James Madison (2–1). Keenan Sylvester carried the ball nine times for 171 yards and two touchdowns and caught a 37-yard touchdown pass. Naahman Gumbs rushed for 130 yards on seven carries. Jamal Clark made 10 tackles.

Bayside 26, Franklin Roosevelt 20: Nadir Hassan compiled 224 yards of total offense and a touchdown pass to Re John Williams (three catches, 89 yards) for FDR (2–1). Rashaun Coleman rushed for 125 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries.

Tilden 20, Sheepshead Bay 14: Jordan Woodard threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Juan Garcia and Avery McAlpin-Wilson added a score on the ground for Tilden (3–0). Kyle Sutton carried the ball nine times for 130 yards. Shavon Clarke ran for 106 yards and a score and Amor McCoy chipped in a rushing touchdown for Sheepshead Bay (1–2).

Eagle Academy II 38, Eagle Academy III 0: Ramell Redd carried the ball 12 times for 173 yards and three touchdowns for Eagle Academy II (3–0). Du Sean Barnett completed three of seven passes for 78 yards and a touchdown to Marcus Martial Jr.

St. Joseph by the Sea 32, Xaverian 8: Brandon Peterson rushed for 106 yards on 24 carries for Xaverian (1–1). Phil DePaulis added a rushing score.

Port Richmond 32, Brooklyn Tech 12: Adeola Oni carried the ball four times for 132 yards and two touchdowns for Brooklyn Tech (1–2).

Grady 40, Automotive 14: Maxene Jeudy complied 121 yards of total offense and three touchdowns for Grady (2–1). Rohan Matthews and Everett Darlington combined for 266 yards rushing and a touchdown each on the ground. Jashawn Joyner went five-for-15 passes for 107 yards and a 25-yard touchdown to Jawaun Dominick for Automotive (0–3). Jamal Martin chipped in a rushing score.

Lafayette 28, Mott Haven 20: Isaiah Barnaby carried the ball 19 times for 141 yards and two touchdowns for Lafayette (1–2). Marcus Vernet and Jordan Love each added scores on the ground. Joshua Joseph made eight tackles.

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