The Fort Hamilton offense hit its stride on Oct. 8, sparked by a dominant ground game to notch a 32–16 victory over Campus Magnet in a Public Schools Athletic League City Conference tilt.
Seba Nekhet and Troy Booker sparked the rushing attack, combining for 179 rushing yards and three touchdowns in the lopsided victory.
Booker also impressed on defense, racking up 13 tackles and returning an interception for another touchdown. Christopher Chaplin also notched some big-time plays on defense, including a sack as Campus Magnet’s offense struggled to hit its stride.
The Tigers (2–3) hit the road on Oct. 22, facing off against New Utrecht in search of the team’s second-straight win.
Faruq Shittu had one of his most impressive performance under center to date, racking up 145 passing yards, two passing touchdowns, and 99 rushing yards.
And Naim Coakley continued to be a dominant presence for the Railsplitters, rushing for 77 yards and three touchdowns, while Anthony Khan and Dean Sowell also found the end zone.
Erasmus Hall 40
John F. Kennedy 6
The Dutchmen offense continued to roll on Oct. 8 as Erasmus Hall cruised to a fifth-straight victory, notching a lopsided win in the City Conference tilt.
The Chiefs rushing game sparked the victory as 444 of the squad’s 493 total offensive yards came on the ground. Johnny Watson was a force out of the backfield, finishing the day with 282 yards and three touchdowns on just 20 carries.
Eric Anderson added two rushing touchdowns of his own, as well as one touchdown pass — his only completion of the day.
New Utrecht 16
The Governors racked up 30 points in the second quarter, putting the game out of reach as New Utrecht couldn’t find a way to recover down the stretch.
They scored early, but the Utes lost a pair of fumbles and gave up 180 passing yards in matchup.
Grand Street Campus 12
The Wolves struggled early and couldn’t climb out of a first-half hole in the City Conference matchup.
Grand Street quarterback Chris Mattocks was an offensive bright spot in the lopsided loss, racking up 133 passing yards and two touchdowns — including one in the air — while Darius Thompson hauled in 111 receiving yards.
Olatundo Bruin was a two-fold threat in the Bowl Conference victory, throwing for 113 yards and two touchdowns and rushing for 81 yards as well. Ralik Mcpherson added 71 rushing yards and a touchdown.
Shane Prince led the Orange Wave defense, finishing with 10 tackles. Randall Mathis chipped in a fumble recovery, and Sheldon Drummon added an interception.
Eagle Academy II 36
William E. Grady 0
The Eagles bounced back from a disappointing loss in week four to notch a big-time homecoming victory.
John Washington was a picture of efficiency in the pocket, going 9-for-10 under center and racking up 193 passing yards and one touchdown. Ramell Redd added 164 yards and three touchdowns on the ground, setting the tone for the team.
The Golden Knights dropped the squad’s second-straight game as Truman used a fourth-quarter rally to notch a victory. Madison’s offense struggled down the stretch — shutout in the final 12 minutes of play — as Thierno Saw and Mykal Rasheed combined for 21 tackles.
Midwood 37, Boys & Girls 20
Poly Prep 21, Holy Trinity 14
Bayside 24, Sheepshead Bay 0
Wagner 26, Brooklyn Tech 0
Springfield Gardens 35, Lafayette 0
Moore Catholic 14, Nazareth 8
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