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Bears cause five turnovers to beat SMSA co-op; Farmington is shut out

HARTFORD, October 5 – The Granby/Canton co-op football team caused five turnovers and erased an early seven-point deficit to win for the third time in four games with a 21-7 victory over the SMSA/Classical Magnet/University football team on Friday afternoon at Weaver High.

Sam Attianese had a 43-yard interception return for the Bears (3-1) while, Dylan Disabella, Sam Shock also had an interception. Disabella and Devin Flagg each recovered a fumble for Granby/Canton.

Malik Brown-Smith had nine tackles and three tackles for a loss for Granby/Canton while Attianese had seven tackles and two tackles for a loss. Malique Thompson and Devin Flagg had six tackles each with Thompson getting two tackles for a loss. Nathan Biega had five tackles for the Bears.

Devin Hill put the Tigerhawks (3-1) on the board with a three-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. But the Bears tied up the game on a 13-yard run by Disabella and the extra point by Attianese.

Granby/Canton took a 14-7 lead on Attianese’s 43-yard interception return. QB Jackson Rome added an insurance touchdown in the fourth quarter with a one-yard TD run. Disabella led Granby/Canton with 78 yards rushing on 13 carries while Rome ran for 67 yards on 18 carries.

Granby/Canton returns to action on Friday night when they travel to Haddam to face Haddam-Killingworth (0-4) at 4 p.m.

Granby/Canton 21, SMSA/University/Classical 7
At Hartford (Weaver)
Granby/Canton (3-1)      0  7  7  7  — 21
SMSA co-op (3-1)           0  8  0  0  — 8
First quarter
S: Devin Hill 3 run (Julian Ryans pass from Mark Boyer)
GC: Dylan Disabella 13 run (Sam Attianese kick)
Third quarter
GC: Attianese 43 interception return (Attianese kick)
Fourth quarter
GC: Jackson Rome 1 run (Attianese kick)
Individual statistics
RUSHING: Granby/Canton – Jackson Rome 18-67, Sam Attianese 12-65, Dylan Disabella 13-78
PASSING: Granby/Canton – Jackson Rome 2-6-1, 0

Wethersfield 14, Farmington 0
FARMINGTON, October 4 – Wethersfield High quarterback Matt Silver ran for a seven-yard touchdown and threw an 18-yard TD pass to Connor Pace to lead the Eagles to a 14-0 win over host Farmington on Friday night in Farmington. Silver also ran for a two-point conversion in the third quarter.

The Indians (2-2) return to action on Friday night when they host Windsor at 6:30 p.m.

Wethersfield 14, Farmington 0
At Farmington
Wethersfield (3-1)          0  6  8  0  — 14
Farmington (2-2)            0  0  0  0  — 0
Second quarter
W: Matt Silver 7 run (conversion failed)
Third quarter
W: Connor Pace 18 pass from Silver (Silver run)

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