Press-Republican

October 7, 2013

Roto Rooter, Rebels off to 2-0 starts

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Press-Republican

---- — PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Flag Football League opened its season last weekend with doubleheaders for each team.

The league consists of six teams and includes perennial powers Roto Rooter and two-time defending champion T. Maliniak & Sons Masonry.

During the first weekend of action, Roto Rooter recorded a 25-0 win over T. Maliniak & Sons Masonry and a 33-14 victory over Northeast Irrigation.

The North Country Rebels posted a 13-10 win over Maliniak’s and a 12-0 decision over the North Country Monsters.

In other games, Northeast Irrigation was an 18-0 winner over Damain Bettenelli Photography and the North Country Monsters a 9-8 winner over Bettenelli Photography.

NORTHEAST IRRIGATION 18

BETTENELLI PHOTOGRAPHY 0

Tanner Currier threw three touchdown passes — 15 yards and eight yards to Matt Golden and 41 yards to Jordan Gillespie. Pat Clancy and Arte Starke were defensive standouts.

NORTH COUNTRY REBELS 12

NORTH COUNTRY MONSTERS 0

Jordan Coolidge had a 13-yard touchdown run and Eric Rock hooked up with Andrew Price for a 29-yard touchdown strike. Larry Coolidge and Eric Lemieux led the way on defense.

ROTO ROOTER 25

MALINIAK & SONS MASONRY

Dexter Geohagen opening the scoring with a 42-yard interception return and D.J. Barber added the extra point. Harry Rascoe then hit Matt St. Clair with a 32-yard strike and Barber added the point after.

Barber opened the second half with a 31-yard field goal. Rascoe then connected with Trevor St. Clair from 48 yards out and Barber added the point after. Devin Dashnaw, John Recore, Jim Reisdorf, Mike Moran and Tom Page were standouts on the offensive line.

NO. COUNTRY MONSTERS 9

BETTENELLI PHOTOGRAPHY 8

Bettenelli opened the scoring when Brandon St. John scored from eight yards out and tossed the two-point conversion.

Tre Bucci then found the end zone on a six-yard run for the Monsters and Jordan Knight’s 24-yard field goal was the margin of difference.

Ricky McCann and Ty Hill were defensive standouts, with Hull and Brett Long getting interceptions.

NORTH COUNTRY REBELS 13

T. MALINIAK & SONS MASONRY 10

Maliniak’s Chris Castine opened the scoring with a 12-yard touchdown run and Clint McCool added the point after. McCool then booted a 23-yard field goal to make it a 10-0 game.

But Eric Rock hit Andrew Price with a 60-yard touchdown pass and then Jordan Coolidge with a game-winning eight-yard scoring strike. Kyle Rascoe added the point after following the second touchdown. Rascoe and Ryan Johnston each had interceptions.

ROTO ROOTER 33

NORTHEAST IRRIGATION 14

Harry Rascoe threw touchdown passes of 32 and 24 yards to D.J. Barber and 26 and 44 yards to Trevor St. Clair. Rascoe also added a five-yard touchdown run. Neil Stevens and Chris Fish were defensive standouts.

Northeast Irrigation got a three-yard touchdown run from Jesse Collins and the point after from Aaron Goldfarb, and Owen Hathaway’s 31-yard interception return.

League standings

Team W-L

Roto Rooter 2-0

North Country Rebels 2-0

Northeast Irrigation 1-1

North Country Monsters 1-1

Damain Bettenelli Photography 0-2

T. Maliniak & Sons Masonry 0-2