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RHAM shuts out winless Avon; Cromwell/Portland dominates Lewis Mills

Avon’s Dan Quick (20) gained nearly 70 yards in Saturday’s loss to RHAM.

HEBRON, Sept. 22 – Seamus Queen ran for a pair of touchdowns as RHAM moved to 3-0 for the first time in school history with a 35-0 CCC Division III victory over Avon Saturday afternoon. Quarterback Cal Redman had a pair of touchdown passes for the Sachems (3-0, 2-0 CCC Division III East) while kicker Dan Grenier was 5-for-5 on the afternoon.

Dan Quick led the Falcons with 68 yards rushing on nine carries. Leading rusher Jadon Folkwein left early in the game after hurting his leg. He didn’t return. That left the bulk of the running to Quick, Francisco Longo and quarterbacks Tim Del Gallo and Quandrell Stewart.

“Dan probably got four or five yards a carry. He just kept muscling through,” Avon coach Jeff Redman said. “(Linemen) Chris Chute and Henry Schrecengost kept blasting away. But they were tough yards (for Quick) because he was getting every time but he just kept those feet going. He was as tough as nails.”

RHAM coach Robert Rubin was impressed with Avon’s effort and the fact they kept competing hard throughout the contest.

Avon (0-3, o-2 CCC Division III East) returns to action on Friday night when they host Northwest Catholic in their first home game of the season under the lights at 6:30 p.m. as part of Spirit Week activities at Avon High.

RHAM 35, Avon 0
At Hebron
RHAM (3-0)        21  14  0  0 – 35
Avon (0-3)              0    0  0  0 – 0
First quarter
R: Seamus Queen 77 run (Dan Grenier kick), 7:56
R: Dylan Despersia 24 pass from Cal Redman (Grenier kick), 4:23
R: Jared Gorborino 2 pass from Redman (Grenier kick), 0:32
Second quarter
R: Kevin Clark 34 interception (Grenier kick), 10:55
R: Queen 71 run (Grenier kick)

Cromwell/Portland 55, Lewis Mills 7
BURLINGTON, Sept. 22 – Justin Stergos scored three touchdowns to help the Cromwell/Portland football team roll to a 55-7 win over Lewis Mills in Pequot Conference Sassacus action Saturday. Stergos ran for 115 yards and two touchdowns while pulling two receptions for 30 yards and a TD for the Panthers (3-0).

Mills (0-3) got on the board late in the second quarter when Cooper Mattiello scored on a 30-yard touchdown reception from QB Grayson LaBerge.

Cromwell/Portland was led by quarterback Bryce Kerstetter, who completed 9-of-13 passes for 248 yards and three TD receptions.

Mills will host Old Saybrook/Westbrook next Saturday at noon in Burlington.

Cromwell/Portland 55, Lewis Mills 7
At Burlington
Cromwell/Portland (3-0)        14   13  14 14 — 55
Lewis Mills (0-3)                         0    7   0  0 —   7
First quarter
C: Justin Stergos 42 run (Matt Pepe kick)
C: Stergos 12 run (Pepe kick)
Second quarter
C: Bryan Lockwood 1 run (kick failed)
C: Nick Wright 70 pass from Bryce Karstetter (Pepe kick)
LM: Cooper Mattielo 30 pass from Grayson LaBerge (Dylan Hallet kick)
Third quarter
C: Stergos 25 pass from Karstetter (Pepe kick)
C: Ethan Wilson 47 pass from Karstetter (Pepe kick)
Fourth quarter
C: Cam Latronica 1 run (Pepe kick)
C: Teddy Williams 20 fumble return (Pepe kick)

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