The Cardinals scored four great touchdowns to take the win over the Ravens. Coaches Peter and Rob want to thank the girls, Christie, Bridget, Nicole, Kate, Emma, Jackie, Corrin and Danielle for a great game.
The Lady Giants evened the score with the Lady Jets. Speedy Brenna Weil scored three touchdowns; Sara Goldshar made an interception, scored a touchdown and two 2-pointers; Katie Waszkiewicz and ran for a first down and threw a touchdown pass; Tina Mauro applied tremendous pressure on defense with multiple flag pulls and a sack; and Niamh Murphy made several runs for good yardage and made a big flag pull to prevent a Jets touchdown. To their credit, the short-handed Lady Jets fought hard, with some amazing footwork by Noel Merola. Final Score: Giants 28, Jets 14.
The Ravens missing defensive standouts Alexiz and Courtney welcomed back Nicole Kayola from injury. The Ravens scored on their 1st drive, Kelly Maguire hit Nicole for a 45-yard pass play, followed by Marisa Rivera running 15 yards for her first touchdown of the season. The Cards "D" would shut down the Ravens the rest of the way. Fortunately for the Ravens, the defense would be just as stingy. Nicole with four interceptions (two returned for touchdowns) led the Ravens to victory. Final Score: Ravens 19, Cardinals 16.
The Giants came out fired up against the Jets with great "D-Fence" from Luke (Sticky Fingers) Centauro and Daniel (The Terminator) Knight stopping great drives from the Jets.
The ferocious Jaguars faced their toughest opponents in the mighty Cardinals. Outstanding defensive plays by Tom Weber and Chris Stauber, Matthew Lewis-Flood had a great pass in the second half and Cory Gordon ripped off a chunk of yardage with an outstanding run. It was a tough-fought battle and all of the Jaguars tried their hardest and never gave up. As always, the entire coaching staff was extremely proud of their players. The Game ball was presented to Matthew Lewis-Flood.
The Browns played another amazing game, this time against the Ravens! The first touchdown was scored by Kevin DiLeonardo. A great throw by Sebastian D'Aguanno to Mike A'Hearn helped the Browns keep pace with the Ravens. The defense was led by great flag pulling from John Melfa, Theo Giorgou and Nick Pantorno. Tyler Sullivan scored the winning touchdown
For the Ravens the offense was rolling early with Tyler Moloney running for a long score on the second play. Nick Carbone and Sean Moloney helped put the offense in good field position and Connor Hess added a couple of touchdowns on passes from Chris Natale. The Raven defense led by Jack Livingston, Joe Dwyer, Nick Fiorentino and Patrick McCarthy held the potent Browns defense in check until late in the second half but couldn't close out the win.
Week six finally put a "W" on the board for the Jets. It was a great game played by both teams. Jets coaches and parents were very proud of all the kids and the effort they displayed. Nic Luc and Sean McCann made great plays on both offense and defense. The rest of the team-- Connor, Anthony P., Jesse, Anthony Bahsin, Spencer, Vincent and Ryan, executed the offense and played outstanding defense.
The Saints held on to a 24 - 18 victory over a determined Giants team. The offense was lead by Ryan Goldberg with a pair of touchdown catches and Chris Moloney and Sean Kildare who each chipped in with long touchdown runs. Kevin McHugh once again guided the potent Saints offense from the quarterback spot. Paul DeSimone led the defense with a key interception and got plenty of help pulling flags from Peter Bonadonina, Nick Bhashin and Patrick Quinn.
The Jaguars opened week six with a strong showing. Mike Tristano started the scoring with an outside run up the sideline for a quick 6. The Jags took advantage of an interception by Chris McGlynn, scoring 6 more on another touchdown run from Tristano. The conversion was made after a deflection was caught by Sean Timmons who then took it into the end zone. The pass rush of Chris Block and key flag pulls by Kyle Hacker helped keep the Cards in check. With time running down Matt Hurwitz led the offense with a key first down conversion, two touchdowns and a 2-point conversion that sealed the deal on the 28-18 win. Nico Fratto led the Cards with three touchdowns.
The Giants and the Saints played right down to the wire. On the very first play, Xavier Sanabria grabbed an interception and ran it back for a touchdown. Later, Matt Carlin and Kyle Reda picked up several sacks each. Aaron Tucker and Bobby Matson did most of the running. Jake Asman picked up a couple tackles. Nick Albarracin made several complete passes to Michael Smith. In the last minute of the game, Nick Allbaracin threw a touchdown pass to Xavier Sanabria to win the game. The Giants won 27 - 25.
The Colts finally earned their first win by defeating the Jets 37-22. Jonathan Smalkin had two touchdowns and four sacks, one of which led to a safety. Kevin Jackowski scored off a touchdown pass. Joe Valente and Brian Tinney each threw for a touchdown and two extra points while both also ran back interceptions into the endzone. Extra points were scored by Michael Waldman, Brian, Joe, and Nicky Mio. James Carney had a great catch and a big run while Timmy Quinn played a great defense all day.
The Seahawks overcame a 14-point defecit to beat a tough Ravens squad. Vincent Mavaro and Anthony Bonilla came up with key scores, but it was the all-around play of Tom Ferigno who made the difference in this game. Tom was a foce on both sides of the ball to lead the Seahawks to victory.
The Ravens playing their best ball of the season came out flying against the Giants. Final Score: Ravens 44, Giants 16. Raven notables: Chris Roth 60-yard touchdown reception and 60-yard touchdown pass, James Sotis 25-yard touchdown run, Nico Rivera interception returned for a touchdown and 60-yard touchdown reception, Brendan Nocella 60-yard touchdown pass, Danny Gilmore INT returned for touchdown and two touchdown runs of 60/30 yards and last but not least John Mckeon who caught a XP conversion and put constant pressure on The Giants quarterbacks. Giant's notables: Matt Ingordo a great 60-yard touchdown catch and run from Andrew Haas.