Section 9

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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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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Campione’s big day leads M-W back to Class AA championship game

By Doug Johnston Special to Section 9 Football Insider Kingston — Monroe-Woodbury quarterback Steven Campione was too much for Pine Bush’s defense as he put up five touchdowns (three passing and two rushing) in a 58-33 Section 9 Class AA semifinal win on Sunday at Dietz Stadium. “All around it was a good performance, we …
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O’Neill dedicates Class B semifinal win to late assistant coach Christopher Page

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Insider Staff  MIDDLETOWN — The O’Neill football team was playing for much more than a Class B final appearance. They dedicated their season to former junior varsity coach and English teacher Christopher Page, who died in a car crash on New Year’s Day. The Raiders beat Port Jervis (3-6) 49-19 …
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