The next generation of high school football stars...
Local youth football fans were treated to another exciting weekend of action as the Junior Chargers battled Western Wayne in a key NAJFL contest.
When the final whistle sounded, Carbondale had remained unbeaten in B-ball in action with its fourth straight victory.
Meanwhile, the D-Team improved its record to 3-2 with another win.
Jr Chargers 32
Western Wayne 12
For the fourth straight conest, the locals put the game away by halftime.
On their first possession, the Jr. Chargers had their first snap, 62 yard Devon Reams' TD nullified but responded with an eight play march to paydirt.
Preston Casey scored from seven yards out with :40 left in first period and Reams added the conversion run for a 7-0 margin.
With 6:24 on the second quarter clock, Reams darted 42 yards for a 13-0 bulge.
Three plays after a turnover, Guy Mushow flipped a 17 yard TD toss to Brenden Richardson at the 1:53 mark for a 19-0 score.
On the first snap of the second half, Reams raced 57 yards to the end zone and Jimmy Spall added the conversion run for a 26-0 cushion. Following a WW score, Casey took a reverse 46 yards to boost the score to 32-6.
Another Western Wayne TD closed the scoring.
Gino Mazza, Chase Arthur, Rich Kilmer, Ryan Wormuth, Spall and Richardson provided solid up front effort.
Logan Wormuth had solid game at FB while Mushow produced superb play at QB.
Jr Chargers 27
Western Wayne 6
Cole Beccetti took the first snap to the end zone and added the locals next score to give the Jr. Chargers (3-2) quick control.
Ethan Lee pushed the spread to 20-0 by half. Jake Chiavone added a TD and Nick Zaccone posted the run conversion for a 27-0 lead.
Parker Marsh-Davitt and Justin Arthur keyed the defense.