2018 players

Williams shines again, leading Marlboro to Class B championship

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff KINGSTON — Marlboro running back Ameer Williams doesn’t fear mother nature — mother nature fears him. For most of the game, the turf at Dietz Stadium was like walking on an ice hockey rink, caused by the heavy rain throughout the game.  Somehow, Williams was able to not …
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Cornwall rolls to eighth straight Section 9 Class A title

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Middletown — Torrential rain at Faller Field early in the second quarter delayed Friday night’s Section 9 Class A championship game by more than 30 minutes. The downpour sent both teams, Cornwall and New Paltz, scurrying for the locker room. Maybe Mother Nature could delay the inevitable, but …
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Return of Pisciotta has helped fuel New Paltz’s run to Class A title game

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider New Paltz running back Mike Pisciotta immediately scoured the Internet for a recovery time after he sustained a high ankle sprain during the Huguenots’ preseason scrimmage in late-August. Pisciotta, a senior, didn’t like what Google had to offer. The prognosis was that he would miss five to eight …
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J-Rod’s Section 9 Football Championship Picks

Friday Class A Cornwall vs. New Paltz, 7 p.m. at Faller Field, Middletown: New Paltz looking to pull off the biggest upset in Section 9 since Red Hook shocked defending state champion Rondout Valley in the 2001 Class B title game. The pick: Cornwall Class B Marlboro vs. O’Neill, 7 p.m. at Dietz Stadium, Kingston: …
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Efficient QB Lane leads the way for NFA

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Insider Staff NEWBURGH — Newburgh Free Academy quarterback Derek Lane knows what he has to do to help his team win. The Goldbacks didn’t have Lane on the field much last year because they wanted to use both Terry Anderson and Jadon Munroe in a spread formation. By doing so, …
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