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Tri-State Top 25 football poll (9/12)

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Mon, Sep 11, 2017 10:35 PM — @News12Varsity

Updated Tue, Sep 12, 2017 6:22 PM

Tri-State Top 25 football poll as of Sept. 10

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The Green Knights showed good things offensively with Nick Patti's leadership and Isaiah Hopkinson's running, but they were never able to keep pace with Washington, D.C., powerhouse St. John's College. Howard Cross III was a defensive standout for St. Joseph amid the wreckage. Next: @ Delbarton (Sept. 16, 1 p.m.)

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Maasai Maynor passed for 311 yards and three touchdowns, including a pair to Shayne Simon, but an inability to launch a sustained ground attack proved detrimental in the Marauders' 28-21 loss to St. Joseph's Prep (Pa.). Simon hauled in 10 of Maynor's throws for 160 yards. Next: @ Seton Hall Prep (Sept. 23, 1 p.m.)

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The Crusaders lacked the steady firepower displayed one week earlier against DePaul and fell to Archbishop Wood (Pa.), 27-21. Johnny Langan hit on 11 of 24 for 149 yards and one touchdown and he also ran for a score for Bergen. Next: @ Mater Dei (Ca.) (Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m.)

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The Spartans rebounded profoundly from a loss to Bergen Catholic to overpower Paramus Catholic, 35-14, behind the spark of QB Ta'Quan Roberson, running backs Chase Hebron and Vinny DePalma and receivers Liam Cabri and Teddy Harper. Ronnie Hickman's return to the lineup proved a boost for DePaul. Next: No. 5 Don Bosco Prep (Sept. 22, 7 p.m.)

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The elusive running of Jalen Berger and the clutch defensive play of Marcellus Earlington helped the Ironmen outlast a stubborn Seton Hall Prep squad for a 21-13 victory. Don Bosco limited the Pirates to two second-half field goals to outscore them, 14-6. St. Frances (Md.) (Sept. 15, 7 p.m.) 

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The slow-starting Paladins were shutout in the opening half and then managed only a touchdown run by Xavier DeVore and a scoring pass from Shelton Applewhite in a 35-14 loss to DePaul. Next: Seton Hall Prep (Sept. 15, 7 p.m.)

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In a rematch of the PSAL City Conference city championship, ShamarLogan rushed for two touchdowns and had a touchdown reception to help the Dutchmen pull away second half for a 39-20 victory over defending title-holders Curtis Friday at Sid Luckman Field. Sean Ryan and Kessawn Abraham each had a touchdown reception for EHall. Next: New Utrecht (Sept. 15, 4 p.m.)

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Senior RB Naim Mayfield needed a mere 10 carries to pile up 260 yards as the Braves opened with a 44-0 shutout against Marlboro. Mayfield ended half of his hauls in the end zone, scoring on runs of 51, 45, 54, 24, and four. Next: @ Southern (Sept. 15, 7:00 p.m.)

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The Crusaders opened the season with an explosive yet balanced 56-point effort on the road at St. Peter’s on Saturday. Michael Nicosia passed for 182 yards and four touchdowns, two to Sean Harris, who also ran for a score. Six different players reached the end zone for Stepinac. Next: No. 25 St. Anthony’s (Sept. 15, 7 p.m., live on News12Varsity.com)

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The Cardinals, who are coming off a bye week, face a stern test Saturday as the defending CHSFL Class AAA champions take on Iona Prepin their season opener. Sacred Heart commit Lucas Nunez, Boston College-bound Elijah Jones and Syracuse commit Qadir White are some of the top returning players for Cardinal Hayes. Next: No. 15 Iona Prep (Sept. 16, TBA)

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Niko Hronich passed for two touchdowns to running back Berrell Neal and Nicholas DeNucci, Chris Rodriguez and Giovanny Tricarico had led an opportunistic defense that sent the Lions to a 32-7 win over Bishop McNamara (Md.) in their opener Sept. 2. Next: Malvern Prep (Pa.) (Sept. 16, 1 p.m.)

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Josiah Walker and CJ Hanson each had two sacks while Nick Densieski picked up a fumble and returned it for a score during the Lancers’ 69-7 triumph over Matawan. QB Haaziq Daniels delivered TD passes to Sam East and Zyaire Sterling and added an additional score on a keeper. Next: @ Raritan (Sept. 15, 7 p.m.)

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Aaje Grayson had six carries for 104 yards and two touchdowns, Gregory Pimental had 11 carries for 89 yards and one TD, Gerard Smikle had a 1-yard interception return for a score and Makhai Jinks had six solo tackles, one sack and one tackle for a loss in a 35-6 win over Syosset. Next: Uniondale (Sept. 16, 2 p.m.)

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The Mounties pressed the accelerator right after the National Anthem and built a three-touchdown lead in the first five minutes en route to a 49-7 rout of Passaic Tech. Running back Daniel Webb scored three touchdowns, QB Tarrin Earle accounted for two and Marcus Crowell was a menacing factor on both sides of the line. Next: @ Livingston (Sept. 15, 7 p.m.)

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The Gaels shook off a rocky start and pulled away in the second half for a 40-22 win over Bishop Hendricken, a seven-time defending state champ from Rhode Island. Derek Robertson shined in his varsity debut, passing for 240 yards and four touchdowns, including two to Sean Fleming. Joe Rodda and Johnryan Freeman were in the middle of a defense that didn’t allow a point after halftime. Next: @ No. 10 Cardinal Hayes (Sept. 16, TBA)

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Tottenville (NYC)
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Jason Feldman completed two touchdown passes to Charlie Chustckie and one to Nacio Marshall as the Pirates earned a comprehensive 41-0 PSAL City Conference victory at Grand Street Campus. Roland Dempster added two rushing touchdowns along with the defense forcing three turnovers. Next: New Dorp (Sept. 15, 7 p.m.)

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Will Cardew and David Kleiman ran for two touchdowns apiece in the Maroons' well-oiled Wing-T, and Coleston Smith, Paul Calvetti and Kleiman led a stubborn defense in a 28-0 victory over Hackensack. Cardew picked up 147 yards on only 10 attempts. Next: Paramus (Sept. 15, 7 p.m.)

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Sophomore QB Greg Verano was an efficient 9-of-11 for 150 yards and two touchdowns in his first start as he steered the Panthers to a 28-14 win against Hunterdon Central. Anthony Goffe scored twice and David Usewick paced the ground effort. Next: Hillsborough (Sept. 15, 7 p.m.)

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Nim Salaam rushed for 154 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries and Brandon Robinson hit on 12-of-18 passes for 220 yards and two TDs in the Blue Knights' rousing 38-0 victory over Lincoln. Lance Turay helped secure the shutout with 10 tackles and two sacks, Next: @ West Orange (Sept. 15, 7 p.m.)

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A veteran defense anchored by Jake Dayon, Drew Ortiz and Shea Elliot did its part as advertised while the offense scraped together enough real estate in the second half to rally to a 12-7 victory over Linden. Aidan Boland provided the decisive points with a 28-yard field goal. Next: @ Ridge (Sept. 15, 7 p.m.)

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The two-time Section 1 champs have stormed through the first two weeks, most recently shutting out Clarkstown South 25-0 at home Friday. Jonathan Saddler passed for two touchdowns and Romeo Holden scored twice for the Huguenots. It’s unlikely New Ro gets a serious test in the regular season. Next: @ White Plains (Sept. 15, 6 p.m.)

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Andrew DeSantis rushed for a pair of touchdowns and had two interceptions and Trevor Yeboah-Kodie had 11 carries for 64 yards and one touchdown, had a 23-yard TD reception and had a pair of picks in a 38-7 win over South Side for the Trojans 13th consecutive win. Next: @ MacArthur (Sept. 16, 2 p.m.)

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The Blue Wave picked up where they left off last season in many ways. The two-time state champs knocked off Ridgefield 38-12, in the opener in a rematch of last year’s Class LL final. Max Grant caught two touchdown passes from Jack Joyce and Brian Minicus returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the win, which was the 26th in a row for Darien. Next: McMahon (Sept. 15, 6 p.m.)

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Nick Silva had 14 carries for 143 yards and two touchdowns, including a 66-yard TD on the first play from scrimmage, and added eight tackles, Rob Taiani was 6-of-9 for 74 yards and two TDs to Jordan Clinton, Ty Lopez rushed for a score and Keith Winfrey had a 10-yard fumble recovery for a TD in a 40-0 win over Sachem North. Next: @ Connetquot (Sept. 15, 6 p.m.)

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Greg Campisi was 17-of-24 for 172 yards and a touchdown and rushed for a score, Sean Bryan had 19 carries for 201 yards and a TD, Julian Chung had eight receptions for 129 yards and a TD and rushed for a pair of scores in a 35-21 win over Delbarton. Next: @ No. 9 Archbishop Stepinac (Sept. 15, 7 p.m.)

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