championship week

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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J-Rod’s Championship Week Top 10 rankings

Newburgh (8-1): Your friends may have rolled their eyes when you picked RB Gianni Hill over Saquon Barkley in your fantasy draft, but you sure look good now.   Cornwall (8-0): Has posted a shutout in the Section playoffs for the last three years and none was as dominant as the Minisink job last week. …
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