In the second week of PSAL football action, there were several teams that took to the field. It was an exciting weekend of public high school football action in the Big Apple, with one of the most thrilling tilts in recent memory taking place.
Here are eight teams that played this past weekend, and how they fared.
Long Island City — 21, Dewitt Clinton — 14
Long Island City (1-1) football pulled off the biggest upset of the young PSAL football season when the Bulldogs defeated last season’s Cup Conference Champions, Dewitt Clinton (1-0), 21-14, in an A Conference battle Sunday at home.
With 0.46 remaining in the game, steely-nerved senior quarterback Zen Fuiaxis stepped up in the pocket and completed a 32-yard game-winning touchdown pass for the victory.
Sophomore kicker Santiago Becerra booted three extra points and made a huge tackle on a kickoff.
A. P. Randolph — 43, Springfield Gardens — 0
Senior Nate Nurse continues to show why he is one of the best quarterbacks in NYC, throwing for 129 yards and a TD on five of seven completions while running for another.
Backup junior QB Jaden Haly tossed a touchdown pass of his own and scored one on the ground. 6-foot-2, 195-pound wide receiver Siba Aboudoulay caught six receptions for 149 yards and two touchdowns.
New Dorp — 28, New Utrecht — 0
Junior signal caller John Kay threw for 141 yards and two touchdowns to power New Dorp (2-0) over host New Utrecht (0-2), 28-0, Friday night in A Conference action.
Junior Sean Brower rushed for a TD and junior Tyler D Avino caught two scores in the win.
Erasmus Hall — 40, Lincoln — 6
Erasmus Hall (1-0) used six touchdowns by six different players to run roughshod over Lincoln (2-0) Friday evening at Sid Luckman Field, in Brooklyn, in an A Conference affair.
Quarterbacks Justus Murray and Vincent Cajano III threw a touchdown apiece, while running backs Deshawn Barr Mackins and Woodensley Cardichon each hit paydirt. Receivers Judah Wright and Lyrick Conroy Samuel both were on the end of TD passes.
— Jerry Del Priore