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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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Port Jervis v Middletown Erie Bell Game

Rivals Port Jervis and Middletown set to clash in historic Erie Bell game on Saturday

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Mike Piscitelli has waited more than a year for this moment, for his chance to avenge last year’s disappointing blowout loss to Middletown in the Erie Bell game. Final score: Middletown 42, Port Jervis 0. It served as one of the most lopsided games in a rivalry that …
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Goshen defense steps up to lead Gladiators to first win of the season

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Goshen  — The play developed midway through the fourth quarter and it appeared that it would spell heartbreak for Goshen. Running hard, Port Jervis running back Zay Stephens appeared poised to cross the goal line to give the Raiders their first lead of the game. Enter Goshen’s Xavier …
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Fearless Bedford proves she belongs at Port Jervis

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Port Jervis — Courtney Bedford likes to mix it up on the football field and hit. She plays the game with no fear. But this isn’t another story about how rare it is for a girl to play football. That’s because Bedford, a senior, is basically one of …
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Seven Section 9 teams ranked in NYSSWA’s first poll of the season

Cornwall checks in the highest at No. 8 in Class A The New York State Sportswriters Association (NYSSWA) released its first rankings of the season on Wednesday. Cornwall was ranked the highest out of any Section 9 teams, checking in at No. 8 in Class A. The Green Dragons are the six-time defending Section 9 …
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