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H.S. Football Roundup: Cougars roll past Lake George

September 8, 2012
By The Leader-Herald ( , The Leader Herald

CANAJOHARIE - Kevin Shannon rushed for 197 yards and three touchdowns to power Canajoharie to a 37-6 win over Lake George in a Class D contest Friday.

Shannon scored on runs of 74, 6 and 13 yards for the Cougars, who raced out to a 28-0 lead in the first quarter.

Alex Renzi rushed for 112 yards, including a 47-yard touchdown, on nine carries for Canajoharie (2-0 overall).

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Canajoharie’s Kevin Shannon (13) looks for running room as Lake George’s Brendon Johnson (64) closes in during Friday’s game. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

Nick Taylor was 5-for-10 for 113 yards for the Cougars, including a 60-yard touchdown pass to Dillan Veeder. Veeder finished with three catches for 96 yards.

Justin Bramer added a sack for a safety to round out the Canajoharie scoring.

The Cougars' defense held the Warriors to just 177 total yards. Veeder had an interception for Canajoharie, while Tyler Belmonte added a fumble recovery. Zach Folts added a blocked punt and a blocked extra point. Bramer, Belmonte, Renzi and Josh Kost each had a sack for the Cougars.

Tyler Brown threw a 44-yard touchdown pass to Willie Blunt for Lake George's lone score.

Thomas Clark had 76 yards on 14 carries for the Warriors (0-2 overall).

The Cougars will travel to Hoosic Valley on Sept. 15 for a 1 p.m. contest.

Canajoharie 37, Lake George 6

Lake George0 6 0 0 - 6

Canajoharie28 2 7 0 - 37

First Quarter

CAN - Renzi 47 run (Griswold kick)

CAN - Shannon 74 run (kick failed)

CAN - Veeder 60 pass from Taylor (Shannon run)

CAN - Shannon 6 run (Griswold kick)

Second Quarter

CAN - Safety

LG - Blunt 44 pass from Brown (kick blocked)

Third Quarter

CAN - Shannon 13 run (Griswold kick)

Class A

Amsterdam 42, Mohonasen 20

ROTTERDAM?- Geo Rodriguez completed seven passes for 163 yards and three touchdowns, leading Amsterdam to a win over Mohonasen.

Brett Stanavich also collected 174 yard on 19 carries and scored three touchdowns for the Rugged Rams (1-1 overall). Rodriguez completed two touchdown passes to Rob Sherlock and one to Luis Laboy.

Vinny DiTripano scored two touchdowns for Mohonasen (1-1 overall) and Trevon Tucker had one.

Amsterdam 42, Mohonasen 20

Amsterdam14 14 14 0 - 42

Mohonasen0 6 0 14 - 20

First Quarter

A - Stanavich 1 run Pritchard kick)

A - Sherlock 30 pass from Rodriguez (Pritchard kick)

Second Quarter

A - Laboy 20 pass from Rodriguez (Pritchard kick)

M - DiTripano 25 run (kick failed)

A - Sherlock 20 pass from Rodriguez (Pritchard kick)

Third Quarter

A - Stanavich 44 run (Pritchard kick)

A - Stanavich 4 run (Pritchard kick)

Fourth Quarter

M - Trevon Tucker 5 run (kick failed)

M - DiTripano 2 run (Tucker run)



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