Manchester Essex Hornets Football '09

Valiant Georgetown effort falls short

GEORGETOWN — Eleven plays (10 on the ground by four different players), 60 yards, 6:45 off the clock. Those were the impressive numbers from Manchester Essex’s game-winning drive yesterday morning at Georgetown High School.

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Football, 11/26/09 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Power running, tough defense the key for Whittier

MANCHESTER — Whittier coach Kevin Bradley’s plan against Manchester Essex was simple.

Hold onto the ball.

“We wanted to keep the ball out of their hands,” Bradley said. “Everybody likes to talk about our passing game but we can run it too, I have a lot of confidence in the run game and it worked well today. We played smashmouth football on both sides of the ball.”

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Football, 11/07/09 » 1 Comment & 0.0 Stars

Reggies fall in overtime

 PEABODY — Greater Lawrence failed to hold on to a 13-0 halftime lead ,and a 20-13 lead with just two minutes to play, and fell to Manchester Essex 26-20 in overtime.

Trailing 13-7, Manchester tied the score at 13 when quarterback Alex Carr hit Brian Ciccone for a 76-yard score. Greater Lawrence, however, took the lead on the ensuing kickoff when Anthony Ocasio went 76 yards for the TD.

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Football, 09/26/09 » 1 Comment & 0.0 Stars