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Game of the Week Week 1 9/10/2016        
  Skyland Varsity        
  SBU Jr Pioneers Varsity Skyland at Jr Red Devils Varsity Skyland  
             
Box Score 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q Final  
Somerville/Branchburg 14 2 0 0 16  
Hunt.Central 0 6 0 12 18  
             
Scoring Summary            
Team Scoring Play Player(s) Qtr Time Left in Qtr Somerville/Branchburg Hunt.Central
SB 1yd Run (PAT Pass) #7 Sasiak
(#7 Sasiack to #6 Van Ness)
1 7:30 7 0
SB 81yd Run (PAT Pass) #5 Jenkins
(#7 Sasiack to #4 Bryant
1 5:30 14 0
SB Safety #11 Furino  2 8:30 16 0
HC 6yd Run (Kick Fail) #22 Egan 2 2:00 16 6
HC 2yd Run (Kick Fail) #21 Lee 4 4:30 16 12
HC 68yd Pass (Kick Fail) #16 Burnetti to #10 Amato 4 0:50 16 18
             
Game Summary Somerville jumped out to a fast start with 2 touchdowns on their first two possions of the game.  The first on a 7 play drive highlighted by a 50 yd run down to the 3 yd line by #6 Van Ness on a wing sweep.     After a quick 3 and out, Somerville scored again on a quick strike with a 81 yd TD run on the 1st play on their second series.   After just about half way through the 1st quater they had a 14-0 lead.  After some back and forth, the SBU Jr Pioneers were driving again early n the second quarter and drove all the way insde the 10 yard line.  They had 1st and goal from the 7, but were stopped at the 1 yard line on a 4 & 1 run.   However, on the very next play, the Central QB was sacked for a loss in the endzone and Somerville tacked on a safety for a 16-0 lead.
Central started their comeback with a long drive featuring multple backs that culminated in a 6yd TD run to close the gap to 16-6 before halftime.   The 3rd quarter featured several punts and interceptions by both teams stopping drives.   Eventually, Central was able to sustain a drive midway through the 4th quarters and eventally punched it in from the 2 with about 4 1/2 minutes to play in the game and close it to a 1 score game.    Somverville took over inside their 30 after the KO and faced a 3 and 25 after a big sack but able to gain 28 yards on a well executed RB screen, staggering the hopes of the central Defense.   Under 2 minutes remained as Central started using their timeouts and eventaully held on a 4 and 8 to get the ball back with about 1:40 left.   Central ran 2 runs in a no-huddle mode to get a 1st down and then from their own 32, with under a minute left, Central connected on a long pass down the vistor's sideline at around the somerville 40 and the receiver sprinted the rest of the way into the endzone for a go ahead TD.    The game ended after the KO and a few plays by Somerville around their own 30.