The Dracut “A” and “C” Blue squads came away with shutout wins in rainy and windy conditions in the second week of Pop Warner play on Sept. 14.
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Dracut defeated a very tough Chelmsford team. Running hard for Dracut were Danny Kelly, Zach Bassett, Leo Lakmany and Bryant Tuff. Playing physically and preserving the shutout on defense were Nick Bridge, Kian Cassella, Jacob Albuja and Obie Amafuele. Derek Bruce returned a kickoff 60 yards to set up a touchdown.
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Dracut ran into a very tough Chelmsford team on both sides of the ball. Dracut’s offense was led by Matt Peacock, Brandon Berniche and Zack Gray. Playing hard on defense were Brett Gil, Zack Gentile and Dave Sergi.
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Dracut defense’s held Chelmsford’s high-powered offense in check throughout the game. The defense was led by Stephen Caron, Colin Scarno and Tyler Bassett. The offense played well, with Cody Demers scoring the game’s only touchdown. Dave Giglio, Ryan Ven, Dave Powers, Nick Malho and Louie Hughes also played well on offense.
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Dracut lost a hard-fought battle in overtime. Anchoring the defense were Justin Zarella, Cameron Chausse, John Lahey and Mike Carroll. Leading the way on offense were Justin Floranza and Jared Lennon.
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Driving rain made for difficult conditions. However Brandon Wagner (touchdown) and Brian Pacheco kept the game close with tough running for the Middies. On defense Zach Burgoyne, Brandon Ouellette and Bryan Outridge kept the Middies in the game with stellar defensive play.
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Standouts for Dracut were David Choate and Jacob Arbuckle, who had nice runs and an interception. Also playing hard were Joshua Gonzalez, Steven Butler, Jacob Stacey, Eric Woods, Dan Mallahan, Brandon Roper, Joshua Beaudoin and Robert MacNamara.
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Dracut quarterback Timmy Sousa ran up the middle for a 25-yard touchdown, while Anthony Mendonca scored the PAT. Other Mitey Mike standouts included Aylln French, Matt Rossetti, Jared O’Connell, Ryan Travers, Christian Fraszier, Andrew Melanson, Michael Alberty, Raymond Moeun, Drew Carbonneau, Cameron Conlon and Colby Manzueta.
The Dracut Pop Warner teams had mixed results in their season-opening series Sept. 7 against Acton-Boxboro.
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The Dracut A team won their first game of the season with strong, hard hitting defensive play. Derek Bruce and Leo Lakmany each returned interceptions for touchdowns. On offense Zach Basset and Leo Lakmany each rushed for touchdowns behind stellar offensive line play from Bobby Savarese, Brian Boumil, Kenny Gendreau, Danny Kelly and Tony Ngeth.
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The Middies were led by Dylan Ryan and Ryan Hunt who connected for both scores thanks to the blocking from Nathan Dumais, James Szadis, Brandon Chim, Michael Murphy, Jonathan Scano and Cameron Conley. Matt Peacock also had an interception on defense.
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Dracut put up a great fight with Acton Boxboro’s powerful defense. Offensive standouts were the offensive line, Ryan Gendreau, Cody Demers, Tim Verdi, Jacey Hebert and Tyler Bassett. Stand-outs on the defense were, Stephen Caron, Louie Hughes and Brett Jackson.
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Dracut lost a hard-fought battle to Triton on Sunday 13-7. Playing well on defense were Justin Zarella with some big stops in the middle, Mike Carroll,Harold Leete and Owen McAnespie and Jared Lennon.The offensive was powered by the hard running of Justin Floranza 40yard td, Frank Trczienski, and Chris Seidl.
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Dracut D Blue lost to Acton-Boxboro 31-6. Middie offensive standouts were Brian Pacheco running the ball, pass receptions by Micheal Goodin and a great 75 yard touchdown by Brandon Wagner. Middie defense was led by Riley Sergi, Brian Pacheco and Troy Zwicker with several stops for the Middies.
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MM Blue started with a tough 9-7 loss to Acton-Boxboro. Anthony Mendonca scored a 65 yard touchdown pass from Timmy Sousa and Sousa ran in the extra point. Other stand outs where, Matt Morris, Craig Santos, Jack Beal, Jeremy Gray, Tryeik Monette, Josh Salem, Justin Peterson, Dylan Languirand, Tristan Coriera, Christian Sousa.