Football Roundup: Southington earns easy win over Manchester; Plainville, Newington lose

Published on Friday, 22 September 2017 22:47
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Southington 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, 37-0.

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.

Rocky Hill 42, Plainville 6: The Blue Devils had trouble on offense and defense as the Terriers rolled to a 42-6 lead by halftime in their first home game of the season.

Rocky Hill quarterback Danny Cavallaro capped the scoring with an eight-yard TD plunge.

Plainville fell to 1-2 with the loss.

Platt 36, Newington 14: It was an early battle between two unbeatens Friday night. Unfortunately, Newington was not the one that left with its perfect record intact.

Unable to stop a late Platt surge, the Indians lost 36-14.

CJ Caldwell returned the opening kickoff of the third quarter back for a touchdown, giving the Indians a 14-6 lead. That would be the high point for Newington as Platt scored 30-unanwered points led by its running game. The Panthers scored twice in the third quarter and twice in the fourth.

Posted in New Britain Herald, General Sports, Newington, Plainville, Southington on Friday, 22 September 2017 22:47. Updated: Friday, 22 September 2017 22:57.