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Middletown forces six turnovers in fifth consecutive Erie Bell win

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff MIDDLETOWN — Middletown safety Chris Washington ran to the sideline and gave a fist pump towards the 4,500 people in attendance after his second interception of the game. He almost dropped his most valuable player trophy because his hands were shaking with excitement. The win meant everything …
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Middletown and Port Jervis gearing up for Erie Bell showdown

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Middletown coach Tim Strenfel briefly stopped a film session with his team earlier this week to deliver a passionate message about this week’s game against rival Port Jervis. Middletown hosts Port Jervis in the famed Erie Bell game at 7 p.m. on Friday night. Both teams enter the …
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Port Jervis v Goshen Semifinal Playoff

Port Jervis shuts down Goshen in Class A semifinal “revenge” win

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Middletown — Port Jervis quarterback Branden Roesch and his teammates referred to Friday night’s Section 9 Class A semifinal game against Goshen as “the revenge game.” Second-seeded Goshen upset previously undefeated Port Jervis in the fourth week of the season. However, by the time the rematch rolled around, …
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Slovakian exchange student hits game-winning FG in OT to lift Middletown to win in Erie Bell game

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Port Jervis — Middletown coach Tim Strenfel thought Sam Ziak was a college student when he showed up unannounced to a practice during the first week of camp. Turns out, Ziak was an exchange student from Slovakia who had never played football, but told Strenfel that he wanted …
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