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Albion youth gridders take 2 from Newfane

Contributed Story Posted 16 September 2018 at 9:46 am

Contributed Photo – Shakarion Drisdom picks up yardage for the Albion Varsity Division team during Saturday’s win over visiting Newfane.

Albion took two out of three games from visiting Newfane Saturday in Niagara Orleans Football Association (NOFA) competition.

Albion won 15-0 in the JV Division and 43-6 in the Varsity Division. Newfane won the Mini Division contest 16-14.

In the Mini Division battle of the unbeatens, Newfane held on with a big PAT stop for the 1narrow win.

Noah Harrison 73 yards rushing and a 74 yard touchdown reception from Roman Manella and Jayovanni Ostrander 45 yards rushing including a 30 yard TD for Albion.

Harrison led the defense with 15 tackles as Mason Snook and Ostrander had 3 each.

The Albion JV Division squad came up with a huge game from the defense to beat previously unbeaten Newfane as Kwame Riley started the scoring with a 70 yard pick 6.  He also added 11 tackles on the day. Raekwan Riley had 7 tackles, Jairo Chavez and Makyell Walker 6 each.  Luke Bell had a sack.

Walker also had 122 yards rushing and a 47 yard TD and Chavez 17 yards rushing.

In the Varsity Division contest, Shakarion Drisdom ran for 107 yards and also passed for 100 yards and 2 touchdowns for Albion.  Aquil Gaffney and Sh’kwe Riley hauled in the touchdowns.  Riley added 65 yards and 2 TD’S on the ground as well.  Bryden McMurray had 2 PAT receptions and Seth Krenning 1.  Krenning also ran a PAT in.

On defense, Jacob Hughson had 11 tackles and McMurray 7.  Riley had a 35 yard interception return for a TD.  Jonathan Eibl had a sack,  McMurray an interception and Mark McCualey 2 interceptions.