Football Roundup: Berlin begins second half of season with shutout win over Avon

Published on Friday, 20 October 2017 22:54
Written by Dan Orencole and Paul Angilly

Staff writers

The Berlin High football team had no trouble with visiting Avon on Friday night, as Kevin Dunn threw three touchdown passes in a 37-0 victory.

A Dunn pass to Giancarlo Tufano got the Redcoats (6-0) on the board in the first quarter, while another pass to Alex Halkias and a TD run by Zach Hrubiec made it 21-0 by halftime.

Berlin scored on a Tufano field goal, another touchdown pass from Dunn and a James Mazzerella TD run in the second half.

Avon fell to 2-4 for the season.

Berlin will host Tolland (4-2) next weekend.

Platt 52, Bristol Eastern 39: The Bristol Eastern football team suffered a setback at Falcon Field in Meriden on Friday night, losing to Platt 52-39.

Jaden Laprise had more than 200 yards receiving, including two touchdowns for the Lancers (2-4), while Justin Marshall passed for more than 300 yards, running for one touchdown and passing for three more.

Steven Hopkins also scored a touchdown rushing.

The Lancers suffered from some defensive mistakes, while special teams mistakes and some big plays by Platt also hurt Bristol Eastern.

Platt (4-2) was led by an excellent game from running back E.J. Dudley.

Plainville 38, RHAM 33: Plainville improved to 2-4 with the victory over RHAM, which is 3-3.

Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin, General Sports on Friday, 20 October 2017 22:54. Updated: Friday, 20 October 2017 22:56.