Football Roundup: New Britain can't generate any offense in loss at Simsbury

Published on Friday, 6 October 2017 23:00
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SIMSBURY - New Britain’s third quarter touchdown wasn’t enough to come back after Simsbury got off to an early 17-0 lead in the first half and hung on to beat the Golden Hurricanes 17-7.

New Britain hung in there in the first quarter down just 3-0 to Simsbury.

At the half, the lead was extended to 17-0.

The Golden Hurricanes got a touchdown in the third quarter to bring the game within 10 at 17-7 but Simsbury held on to that lead the rest of the way.

Southington 45, Hall 0: The Blue Knights dominated the game, particularly in the first half, scoring 31 of their 45 points.

Will Barmore completed 12 of his 22 passes for 255 yards along with two touchdowns and an interception. Tim O’Shea was the leading receiver for Southington, catching three passes for 65 yards, the longest of which was a 51-yard touchdown for the game’s first score. Jimmy Ringrose later hauled in a 57-yard pass for a touchdown in the third quarter.

Tanner LaRosa was the leading rusher with 10 carries for 32 yards and a touchdown.

The Blue Knights move to 5-0 heading into their bye week.

South Windsor 40, Newington 13: Newington knew South Windsor would be its biggest challenge and the Bobcats rolled to a 40-13 win over the Indians.

South Windsor took a 19-0 lead to begin the game and the Indians offense couldn’t rediscover its early season form.

South Windsor had a 70 yard touchdown drive to begin the game and set the tempo.

With the loss, Newington drops its third straight heading into the bye week and will look to figure out the offensive struggles before the Indians take on Bristol Central on the road.

St. Paul 26, Torrington 8: St. Paul had a successful ground game but Kevin Ashworth threw his first passing touchdown of the season to Max Peruta in the Falcons 26-8 win over Torrington.

Damien Rabis scored two rushing touchdowns, a 45-yard run and a three-yard run.

Connor Bogdanski had a 50-yard touchdown run for St. Paul.

The only offense for Torrington was in the air on an 84-yard touchdown pass.

St. Paul moves to 5-0 on the season going into the bye.

Posted in New Britain Herald, General Sports, New Britain, Newington, Southington on Friday, 6 October 2017 23:00. Updated: Friday, 6 October 2017 23:02.