Diorio, Laird lead Marlboro to win over rival Burke Catholic in Class B rivalry showdown

Goshen — Marlboro’s Christian Diorio is the most utilized back-up quarterback in Section 9, often making cameos for starter Sam Mongelli in addition to fulfilling other roles. However, Mongelli found himself in perhaps his biggest spot on Saturday against rival Burke Catholic, and never flinched. Diorio helped shepherd the Iron Dukes to a 26-14 win …
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Miller’s 11-yard TD run leads Warwick to dramatic triple OT win

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Slate Hill — Warwick quarterback Joey Miller was about to put the ball in Kyle Rooney’s hands when he saw Minisink Valley defensive lineman Anton Juncaj closing in on the running back with a full head of steam. On the fly, Miller pulled the ball back, kept it …
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Burke Catholic and Marlboro ready to renew heated rivalry on Saturday

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Offensive lineman Matt Jackson was introduced to the intense rivalry that is Burke Catholic vs. Marlboro as an up-and-coming Iron Duke four years ago and he craved to be a part of it. However, Burke Catholic moved from Class B to Class C after the 2015 season and …
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J-Rod’s Week 5 Section 9 Football Picks

Friday Monticello at New Paltz, 5 p.m.: New Paltz needs to find itself before season slips away. The pick: New Paltz Pine Bush at Middletown, 7 p.m.: At 1-3, Middletown could easily be 3-1, and is dangerous. The pick: Pine Bush Newburgh at Kingston, 7 p.m.: Second-year coach Quintin Johnson doing nice job and I …
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Section 9 super powers Monroe-Woodbury and Cornwall set for showdown

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider The game was built up last season like it was the Super Bowl and Cornwall vs. Newburgh lived up to the hype. Final score: Cornwall 31, Newburgh 28 in a game that had a championship buzz surrounding it. The countdown to Super Bowl II has begun and it …
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