FOOTBALL

Clinton 27, Nipmuc 26

Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Clinton

Nipmuc's John Jango found Zach Girardini for a 73-yard score with six minutes left, but Clinton's Kyle Cutler broke up a pass on the conversion attempt to give the host Gaels (3-6) a win over the Warriors (5-4). Matt McEvilly rushed 20 times for 132 yards for Clinton and scored on a 9-yard rush in the second quarter. Ronye Noel (11 rushes, 83 yards) caught a 14-yard pass from Cutler in the third quarter to give the Gaels a 27-20 lead. Matt Notaro had eight carries for 80 yards and rushed for a big first down to seal the win in the fourth quarter. McEvilly and Sean Kilcoyne led Clinton's defense. Girardini also had a 60-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter, while Kyle Braile and Derek Moore added scores for the Warriors.

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Nipmuc6140626
Clinton7146027
First quarter
NipmucTDKyle Braile 14-yard run (kick failed)
ClintonTDKyle Cutler 5-yard run (Kyle Cutler kick)
Second quarter
ClintonTDMatt McEvilly 9-yard run (kick failed)
NipmucTDZach Girardini 60-yard pass from John Jango (rush failed)
ClintonTDKyle Cutler 1-yard run (Kyle Cutler pass from Matt Notaro)
NipmucTDDerek Moore 45-yard pass from John Jango (Eric Natterstad pass from John Jango)
Third quarter
ClintonTDRonye Noel 14-yard pass from Kyle Cutler (pass failed)
Fourth quarter
NipmucTDZach Girardini 73-yard pass from John Jango (pass failed)

 

Updated: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, 6:23 p.m.

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