St. Paul football runs off to first 3-0 start since 2008 with victory over Watertown

Published on Friday, 22 September 2017 22:48
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St. Paul got off to its first 3-0 start since 2008. With a 46-32 victory over Watertown, the Falcons did most of their damage on the ground.

As a team, they ran for over 350 yards.

Most of the Indians yards came through the air as St. Paul shut down the running attack for the third straight contest.

With a 22-7 halftime lead, a Falcons touchdown run early in the second half was negated by a penalty and Watertown scored on the ensuing possession getting back in the game.

It was a back and forth affair but St. Paul maintained the lead and held on for the victory.

Southington 37, Manchester 0

The Blue Knights shut out visiting Manchester on the strength of three touchdown passes from Will Barmore, who was 20-for-33 passing, accumulating 187 yards with no interceptions.

Jamie Lamson got the scoring started with a 13-yard reception from Barmore, with Evan Johanns providing the extra point.

Tim O’Shea (6 catches, 81 yards) caught a 14-yard pass from Barmore, with the kick making it 14-0.

A two-yard run from Tanner LaRosa (17 rushes, 85 yards) helped make it 21-0 before O’Shea caught a 21-yard pass from Barmore for a 28-0 advantage.

Southington got two points on a safety when Manchester (1-2) snapped the ball out of the end zone on a punt attempt.

Ian Agnew (15 rushes, 87 yards) added the final score on a 20-yard run as Southington improved to 3-0.

Posted in The Bristol Press, General Sports, Southington, St. Paul on Friday, 22 September 2017 22:48. Updated: Friday, 22 September 2017 22:50.