The Beach Channel Dolphins remained undefeated, beating the Jamaica Beavers (1-7) by a score of 20-8. With the win the Dolphins improved to a division best 8-0. The Dolphins defense was strong yet again, but allowed a season high eight points, which was two points more than the previous season high of six points. The Dolphins gave up 212 yards, but excelled in stopping the passing game of the Beavers. The Beavers were able to compile 143 yards on the ground, with Jaquan Jarvis rushing for 109 yards and one touchdown. On the offensive side of the ball, Beach Channel had a well balanced attack. Quarterback Patrick Burrello completed eight of 16 passes and threw for 233 yards and two touchdowns. Dolphins running back Diequan Underwood had 68 yards. Underwood had an even better day on the defensive side of the ball with two interceptions. Next up for the Dolphins will be the John Adams Spartans (6-2).
In their last game the John Adams Spartans beat the Long Island City Bulldogs (3-5) by a score of 36-6. The Spartans got off to fast start scoring 20 points in the first quarter. The Spartans also scored once in the second and third quarters. Adams had 361 total yards, with 343 of those yards coming on the ground. Running back Brandon Wilson led the way with 108 yards and two touchdowns. Brandon Oliveras had 64 yards on seven attempts plus two touchdowns. Shane Hubbard added a touchdown as well. On the defensive side of the ball the Spartans had four interceptions. Next up for the Bulldogs will be the Information Technology Blackhawks (2-6).
The Information Technology Blackhawks suffered a defeat at the hands of the Automotive Pistons (4-4), by a score of 42-22. At the end of the first half the two teams were deadlocked at 14 apiece and if not for the third quarter the Blackhawks might have won the game. Automotive scored three times in the third quarter. For the Pistons, Giovanni and Miguel Flores combined to complete six out of 10 passes for 100 yards and four touchdowns. The Blackhawks’ Alonzo Joyner completed eight of 16 passes for 90 yards. For the Pistons, Davis Owusu led the way on the ground with 65 yards on three attempts.
Bayside Commodores (5-3) continued their mini winning streak, beating the South Shore Vikings (1-7) by a score of 27-12. The Commodores had a total of 403 offensive yards and were able to run right over the Vikings. Bayside had a total of 387 rushing yards. Running back Richard Vaughan had a total of 263 yards rushing and three touchdowns. Quarterback Sang Hoon Park had a tough day passing the ball and only threw for 16 yards, but Park had a nice day running the ball with 114 yards on 12 attempts and one touchdown. Next up for the Commodores will be the Springfield Garden Golden Eagles (1-7).
The Benjamin Cardozo High School junior varsity ream remained undefeated with convincing wins against Staten Island Tech and Bayside High School. Cardozo defeated Staten Island, 41-8, and then beat Bayside, 26-12, one week later. Running back Fabian Bramwell was the star in both games, rushing for a combined 253 yards and four touchdowns.