T-Birds Rally for 28-27 Win Versus Haddam-Killingworth

T-Birds Rally for 28-27 Win Versus Haddam-Killingworth

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By By Dan Fappiano&#13
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10/24/2021 11:58 p.m. EST • Past Up to date 10/25/2021 03:36 p.m.&#13

The North Branford football squad was down by 18 points at halftime of its matchup towards Haddam-Killingworth very last week. Even so, the Thunderbirds stormed back and dominated the next 50 {2b63ca780747fd71e5e7e1abc600b24462415ced4ae6b883c2cb36d8675d08de} on their way to a 28-27 street victory about the Cougars in a Pequot Conference showdown on Oct. 22.

North Branford enhanced its report to 2-3 on the 12 months with the gain. T-Birds will return dwelling to face the Activity & Professional medical Sciences Academy (SMSA) Co-op staff this 7 days.

H-K utilized a pair of landing passes to get a 14- direct in the 1st quarter in opposition to North Branford. The T-Birds bought on the board with a 3-property landing run by junior Jace Kamienski in the next quarter, but had been unable to rating on the 2-point conversion. The Cougars went on to rating a hurrying landing and then additional a field goal to take a 24-6 edge into halftime.

The Thunderbirds opened the scoring in the next fifty percent as junior captain quarterback Mason Provencher received into the end zone on a 2-yard operate. Provencher then linked with junior Ian Kamienski on the 2-stage attempt, slicing the deficit to 24-14. H-K kicked a different field target before the conclusion of the quarter and took a 27-14 lead into the fourth.

In the final body, Provencher threw his initial touchdown go of the sport with a 13-property strike to junior Alec Johnson. Freshman Thomas Hansen followed by managing in the 2-issue conversion to make it 27-22.

North Branford took the lead for excellent when Provencher observed Ian Kamienski on a 12-property landing pass later in the fourth quarter. The T-Birds did not convert their 2-position attempt, but had been still had a 28-27 gain. North Branford held H-K off the scoreboard the relaxation of the way and hung on for the 1-issue gain.

Provencher completed 19-of-23 passes for 185 yards and two touchdowns for North Branford in the victory, in addition to hurrying 10 occasions for 57 yards and a rating. He also made three tackles from his defensive back placement on the other facet of the ball.

Hansen led the Thunderbirds’ floor sport by carrying the ball 19 periods for 130 yards. He also had two catches for 26 yards. Ian Kamienski led the crew in obtaining by catching seven passes for 62 passes and a touchdown. Johnson had a few grabs for 32 yards and a TD, while Elias Defaranos caught five passes for 56 yards. All totaled, the T-Birds’ offense attained 379 overall yards in the victory.

Junior captain linebacker Dominic Langello led North Branford with 12 tackles on the evening, like two for a reduction of yards. Sophomore defensive lineman Lucian DePino created 8 tackles for the T-Birds. Hansen, a linebacker and Defaranos, who plays defensive again the two experienced seven tackles.

Junior linebacker Dradon Brindisi built 5 tackles, and the trio of linebacker Ian Kamienski, junior defensive lineman Charlie Johnson, and sophomore Luke Blomster added four tackles apiece. Brindisi also experienced a sack for the T-Birds. Defaranos, Blomster, and Ian Kamienski each had 1 move deflection.

North Branford is going through SMSA (2-4) for a household recreation at Colafati Discipline at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29. Just after that, the T-Birds will play a highway video game against Windsor Locks-Suffield-East Granby on Friday, Nov, 5 are internet hosting Morgan on Friday, Nov. 12 and will then conclude the common year with an absent video game compared to Coginchaug/Hale-Ray/East Hampton on Wednesday, Nov. 24.

The North Branford team’s football roster attributes junior captains Mason Provencher, Eric Izzo, David D’Onofrio, and Dominick Langello juniors Kasey Angiollo, Jack Meehan, Alec Johnson, Jake Rispolli, Ian Kamienski, Jace Kamienski, Elias Defaranos, Sultan Bembry, Dradon Brindisi, Jake Evans, Jeramy Serrano, Zackery Evans, Tyler Serenson, Dylan Burwell, Thomas Regine, Tyrek Solomon, and Charlie Johnson sophomores Ronald Rice, Braden Burns, Aidan Chittenden, Luke Blomster, Patrick LeBeau, Christopher Olsen, Lucian DePino, and Mohammad Farmani and freshmen Michael Gaultieri, Thomas Hansen, Ethan Heff, Sean Boardman, Gennaro Piccirillo, Logan Jarmie, Andrew Fiondella, and Anthony Borgia.