The Bantam Generals are headed to the Championship game, thanks to a balanced offense that saw Kellen Aslansan run for 2 touchdowns, Owen Cunnion and Harry Collier for one each, and Cunnion and Will Tortorella scoring points after. The offense was supported by long runs from Spencer Smith, Winslow van Reesma, Indira Baig and Matthew McFarlane, and great blocking from Brett Schmidt, Ned Davis, and Luke Johnson. The defense continued its strong play, anchored by Gavin Stewart, Brenden Curley, Jake Leonard and Kam Boots, and supported by great line play from Bash Keyes and Nate Braddock.

After being down by two touchdowns, Zach Tuers answered quickly scoring the first of his two scores with a 50-yard run down the sideline to bring the Raiders to within a touchdown. Strong blocking by Carter Livingston and Tommy Lane led to both scores. BANC’s defense got stronger as the game continued as Tyler Hastings, Logan Bladimirsquy, Mikaih Hall-Jones and Sebastian Torres played well defensively for the Raiders in defeat.



The Crusher defense had a standout day, led by Charlie Burchell and Nate Collins who had a combined 20 tackles to keep a strong Gator offense in check. Dylan Carey and Philip Tarantino had six tackles each. Tarantino and Burchell also caused fumbles and then recovered them. Matisse Sostre added to that total with a fumble recovery late in the third quarter and tacked on 5 tackles on top of that. Philip Simms and James Orrico had 4 each. Joseph Breheney, Braden Wallace, Cooper Auerswald, Charlie Gray, Oliver Wheelhouse, William Walsh and Matthew Kolc also got in on the defensive action. Offensively, the Crushers were led by Sostre who had 120 yards and two touchdowns on the day, followed closely by Tarantino with 95 and one. Big blocks by the line and Jack Anton and Breheney opened the holes.

The Gators gave it their all led by Oliver Caspi and Lorenzo Corsano who both ran hard for every yard they could get. Caspi had the lone touchdown for the Gators with a 40-yard run in the third period. Henry Perera, Boden Zeppelin Jackson Bogardus, Tommy Sahrbeck, Marco Gabelli, Ben Bomann and John Fine played hard on the offensive line. Defensively, the Gators played the best game of the season as Aiden Kiger, Ford Paulson, Juan Fullaondo, Nash Goodman, Ryan Stanton, and Hudson Caspi all had multiple tackles, many behind the line of scrimmage.




True grit helped the Mavs overcome three turnovers on three consecutive possessions to fend off the Gators as the offensive was led by the tandem running backs of Noah Park and Noah Steele. Both racked up huge yardage on the ground with highlight reel runs behind sustained blocking that proved to be the deciding factor, led by Alex Mrdelja, Nash Edwards, Phil Martone, Jagger Pontriero, CJ Johnson and Oliver Eiben. The defensive line led by Nash Edwards and the linebackers led by Grant Goldring and Jackson Shaw, who accounted for 2 turnovers on the day and wreaked havoc all over the field. Shaw’s interception in the fourth quarter resulted in the go ahead touchdown for the Mavs and they held on to seal the win.

The Gators Will Hanna got things going when he connected with Lucas Kiger who made a circus catch for 20 yards. Grady Campo continued his strong running up the middle behind solid blocking by Mekai Brown, Sam Carroll, Ryder Garcia, and Dylan Stanton, as the first quarter came to an end. Reilly Podewils ran and blocked hard all day managing over 80 yards on the ground while delivering key blocks for his teammates. Brooks Simonds got the Gators in scoring position with a 20-yard reverse and Will Hanna was able to punch it in from 5 yards out. The Gators next 2 scores came in the second half by Kiger and Nick Morizio. Kiger also delivered a key 2 point conversion behind Quinn Lombardo.



Despite excellent play calling and crafty moves on offense by the Generals, the Crushers were able to advance thanks to the nimble running of Nicholas Nostro, Jake Natale, Wim McCarthy, Colin Falla and Aiden Brehm. Nostro ran for 142 yards and 3 touchdowns on the day. Natale earned his own touchdown when he burst through for a 70-yard score after a handoff from QB Ryan Strassel, breaking multiple tackles to do it. Big blocks up front by Richie McMurray, Gabe Dunleavy, Shane O’Connor, Nicholas Mussolini, Jr., Daniel Tolentino, Ryan Nordin, George Lindsay, Geno Chimblo, Patrick Gonelli, Santiago Parra, Mickey Petrone, and Luke and Braden Vizzo, opened up the running lanes. The Crushers were also operating all cylinders on defense as Luke Tocci had 8 tackles and an interception on the day. James Mora added 2 more and Brad Wallace snagged one. Falla had 4 tackles including 2 sacks, one with Henry Schmedlen who had 3 tackles on the day and 2 for a loss. Parra, Mora and McMurray added 4 each. O’Connor, Mussolini, McCarthy and Aidan Williams tacked two onto that.

The Generals offense went to the air attack behind QB’s Madsen Ehrhart and Matthew Ward who had nice completions on the day to Hudson Squires, Owen Lavin, Hunter Woods, Ehrhart and Ward. The Offensive line did well against a very strong Crusher defense. Defensively, the Generals had great play from Matthew Huang, Eli Himelstein, Jack Jedlicka, Ehrhart, Lavin and Teo Pita who added another interception in the playoffs!




The Gators scored on their opening drive when Guy Germain ran it in from 5-yards out, the score was setup by long runs from Dillon Stephens. Max Warden added the extra point. Warden also scored the Gators second touchdown from 1-yard out. Germain connected with Stephens for the 2-point conversion. Stephens added the final touchdown rumbling in from the 7-yard line. Germain, Warden and Stephens paced the Gators ground game, with Stephens going well over 100-yards on the day.The offense was driven by the blocking up front led by Peter and George Vomvolakis, Murphy Watner, Maximus Gabelli, Reed Eddy, Owen Hoffman, Daniel McGuire, Max Colella, Jack Carroll, Topher Martinelli, Dylan Botoff, Michael Nogaki and Chase Smith. The Gator defense held the shutout led by Peter and George Vomvolakis, Barrett Pennington, Stephens, Watner, Eddy, Luke Homan, Lucas Marks, Matthew and Max Colella, Austin Rinello, Harrison Castelli and Travis Wilson who were either in pass coverage or making plays around the line of scrimmage. Hudson Hausmann recorded an interception.



The Mavericks scored first with a sustained drive, capped off by a 20-yard touchdown run by Dylan Kellan. The Mavs wouldn’t score again until the fourth quarter, but then did it twice — first with a passing blitz by QB Rocco Grillo, fas he threw a 20-yard pass to Danny Manuli and then a 35-yard pass to Brandon Auguste for the score. Grillo added a run for a 2-point conversion. The running and passing game was helped out with strong blocking from EJ Perez, Cooper Edwards, John Tsaparas, Luke Snisky, Chase Lowthert and Michael Asprinio. The Mavericks ended their scoring for the day with a scoop 6 when Kellan stripped the ball from a Bulldog running back. The ball bounced directly in Cooper Edwards hands and he ran 15-yards for the Mavericks last score. The Mavericks shut out was helped by great defense from Edwards, Perez, Gavyn Gennarelli, Tony Ciccarelli, Jack Sepot, Andrue Borelli, Chris Marinaccio and Tsaparas. Gennarelli intercepted a Bulldog pass late in the game to seal the Maverick win.

In a tough, one-sided loss to end the season, the defense led by second year seniors Justin Norton, Kyle Allen, Griffin Galletta, and Iggy Pieteyka were a bright spot, holding the Mavericks to just six points through 2 quarters. Max Marek, Max Loffredo, Adam Kim and Kyle Ebanks also contributed on defense. Jake Stefanowicz, Max Marek and Chase Inesta gave notable performances on offense.