Section ix

Two days and counting…….Marlboro and New Paltz set for much anticipate showdown

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider When New Paltz’s 2017 schedule came out, quarterback Jimmy Verney carefully surveyed it, looking closely for one game. And there it was: Marlboro at New Paltz at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, October 13th. At that moment, the anticipation began, building until now — seven weeks into the season …
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Class B coaches offer take on must see New Paltz-Marlboro showdown

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider In talking about Section 9 Class B football, Spackenkill coach Clint DeSouza compared it to college football’s Southeastern Conference, perhaps the best league in the nation. “To me, Class B gets the short end of the stick competition wise,” DeSouza said. “Class B is like the SEC conference. …
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Match-up of star quarterbacks headlines Friday’s highly anticipated Marlboro-New Paltz showdown

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider This week’s much anticipated showdown between Marlboro and New Paltz features two of Section 9’s top quarterbacks. It will be Phil DeSantis vs. Jimmy Verney — plus one more talented signal caller — Marlboro’s Sam Mongelli, which makes the match-up, the must-see game, even more intriguing. New Paltz …
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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