C team tames Concord-Carlisle
The Dracut Middies C Football Team returned to their winning ways and improved their record to 4-2 with a 20-0 rout over the Concord-Carlisle Patriots after a great week of working hard at practice. With the Dracut offense showing fine execution, correct formations and outstanding blocking, they picked up over 220 rushing yards and have the potential to score on anyone. Dracut got on the board early in this one as their offensive linemen, William Peters, Anton Mao, Jarred Lash and Christian Frazie,r sealed their blocks and sprung Aise Pream for a 70-yard touchdown run. Lincoln Lessard ran in the extra point to put the Middies up 7-0.
The Dracut defense led by Mike Pilato, Jacob Beaulieu, Jose Torrado, Josh Hastie and Devin Farrell did a fine job of holding the Patriots to minimal yards, forcing Concord to punt. Trevor Usher blocked the punt, which was recovered by Kevin Carney to give momentum to the Middies. With superb blocking becoming contagious, Josh Hastie, David Coombs, Trevor Anstiss, Dawson Coombs and Robby Sparks opened up huge holes for some nice runs by Ryan Verdi and Jeremy Gray. Nemisis Lopez scampered in from 10 yards out before Joey Petka scored the extra point to extend the Middies' lead to 14-0. Steve Lamontagne had a big fourth down tackle in the Patriots' backfield to give the Middies another shot to score before halftime, but the clock ran out after Zeke Haradji pulled down a 37-yard pass.
The Middies dominated time of possession in the second half and had 2 touchdowns called back on penalties, including a 40 yard scoring strike to wide receiver Nik Carter. With Concord threatening to score early in the 4th quarter, Kevin Carney tipped a pass at the line of scrimmage which was intercepted by linebacker Trevor Lupien snuffing out the Patriots' drive. Nemisis Lopez sealed the victor y for Dracut with a 51 yard run down the sidelines to make the final scor e 20-0.
With two huge games coming up against Lawr ence and Westfor d, the Middies will be prepar ed for the big showdowns standing in the way of their postseason goals. They send their best wishes and hopes for a quick r ecover y to teammate Andr ew Melanson.
D-Blue falls to Concord-Carlisle 19-0
Despite the scor e Dracut D-Blue played a tough game on Sunday both teams undefeated in their division, Jakob Rivers, Jared O'Connell and Javier Faria and James Cusenza all had big games on Of fense while Michael Canney, Luke Davey, Xavier Faria, Anthony Mar quez and Aiden Maston took char ge on Defense. Other standouts on the day were Brandon Hudon, Jamie Jusseume, Stephan Pinto, Joe Santos and Colin Saunders.
Mighty Mites in muddy battle
The Dracut Mighty Mite Blue had a wet and muddy battle Sunday mor ning with visiting Concor d-Carlisle. Dracut began the scoring with drive put together by the excellent blocking of its of fensive line, including Conner Lash, Lucas Enwright, Rocco Ger raci, Alex Salois, Jason Golden, Nathan Pallidino and Jacob Pynn. Runs by Lincon Beal, Jacob Tryzenski, Timin Carter and Brian Mwagni kept Concor dCarlisle's defense backing up all day.
The weather kept Dracut's quar terback, Jacob Troung, and wide receivers Riley Nichols and Kia Mcdonald grounded but all did a gr eat job handling the slipper y conditions and pr otecting the football.
The second half br ought touchdowns by Joshua Gagnon and Lincoln Beal, with conversions by Brian Mwagni and Jacob Tryzenski.
Dracut's defense was solid ith front four rotation of nthony Caveliro, Antony iveria, Aiden Saunders, hristian Barros and Zack udon fighting to a stalemate o hold Concor d-Carlisle's offense.
Big hits by Aiden Ber nier, Athony Riveria, Nick Sawyer, and Kevin Obrien limited or stopped Concor d-Carlisle drives.
Victor Melendez and Yannial onzales had great stops on broken plays by Concord-Carlisle late in the game to prevent scores.