New Rochelle, Rye, Ardsley, Valhalla and Tuckahoe took home Section 1 football championships this past weekend at Mahopac High School. All the action was captured live and ondemand on LocalLive.tv
Before we look back on a thrilling five games, here’s the schedule for this weekend’s NYSPHSAA Regional Semifinals as the five Section 1 champs are two wins away from reaching the Carrier Dome in Syracuse.
NYSPHSAA Regional Semifinals
Friday, November 15
at Mahopac High School
Class D: Tuckahoe vs. Waterville, 4:30 p.m.
Class A: Rye vs. Auburn, 7:30 p.m.
at Dietz Stadium, Kingston
Class C: Valhalla vs. Chester, 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 16
at Mahopac High School
Class B: Ardsley vs. Port Jervis, 1 p.m.
Class AA: New Rochelle vs Utica Proctor, 5 p.m.
Section 1 Football Championship Rewind
Class D: Tuckahoe upends Haldane to reclaim Section 1 crown
Recap: Justin Lee tossed a 41-yard touchdown to Stephen Annunziata, a 29-yard score to Jonathan Berger and also ran for a score in the win. Michael Meyers had over 150 yards rushing and Draz Prorokovic returned an interception for a touchdown.
MVP: Justin Lee, Tuckahoe
Most Outstanding Lineman: Christian Pezzullo, Haldane
Most Outstanding Back: Michael Meyers, Tuckahoe
Highlights: Tuckahoe 26, Haldane 6 in Section 1 Class D football championship via the @locallivenet app.— Kevin Devaney Jr. (@KDJmedia1) November 9, 2019
Justin Lee throws 2TDs and runs for another as @TuckahoeFB reclaims the title. @SecOneAthletics @CoachMcConville pic.twitter.com/TvLssvFs2g
Class A: Rye avenges sectional final defeat, coasts by Yorktown
Game recap: Matthew Tepedino caught three touchdowns and returned an interception for a score. Declan Lavelle passed for 188 yards and four touchdowns, and Quinn Kelly and Caden Whaling each score for Rye.
MVP: Matthew Tepedino, Rye
Most Outstanding Back: Declan Lavelle, Rye
Most Outstanding Lineman: Blake Norton, Rye
Class C: Valhalla dethrones Dobbs Ferry to capture first title since 1998
Game recap: Michael Dawson threw a touchdown, ran for a score and Joe Nolan added a TD as the Vikings won their first Section 1 title since 1998. Joe McGovern caught a touchdown pass from Harry Dann for the Eagles.
MVP: Michael Dawson, Valhalla
Most Outstanding Back: Mohari Davis, Valhalla
Most Outstanding Lineman: Tommy Palicz, Dobbs Ferry
Highlights: Valhalla 21, Dobbs Ferry 7 in Section 1 Class C football championship. Video from the @locallivenet broadcast made via the app. Michael Dawson TD run and pass. @ValhallaSchools @ValhallaVFB @VMHS_Athletics_ pic.twitter.com/uUe3i55mwo— Kevin Devaney Jr. (@KDJmedia1) November 12, 2019
Class B: Ardsley repeats as unbeaten section champs
Game recap: Jalen Osbourne was electrifying, scoring six touchdowns and rushing for 303 yards in the win. Griffin Buckland returned an interception for a touchdown and Luke Mantini tossed a touchdown to Ryan Watson. Nic Picca ran for two scores for Byram Hills.
MVP: Jalen Osbourne, Ardsley
Most Outstanding Back: Griffin Buckland, Ardsley
Most Outstanding Lineman: George Lebberes, Ardsley
Class AA: New Ro reigns in Section 1, claims fifth title in a row
Game recap: Jessie Parson ran for a school-record 327 yards . and five touchdowns on 17 carries as New Rochelle twice came back from deficits. Andrew Nunez threw two touchdowns for Carmel.
MVP: Jessie Parson, New Rochelle
Highlights: New Rochelle 42, Carmel 14 in Section 1 Class AA football championship. Want to see brilliance? Watch Jessie Parson run here for @NewRoFootball:@SecOneAthletics @NRHS_SC @nysswa @NewRochelleED @CarmelRams pic.twitter.com/t1P89kzfGP— Kevin Devaney Jr. (@KDJmedia1) November 11, 2019