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Rye Boys Varsity Football Claws the RedHawks of Nyack

Rye Boys Varsity Football 2022-09-23 vs. Nyack

Rye Boys Varsity Football clawed the RedHawks of Nyack on Friday evening under the lights at Nugent Stadium. The Garnets polished the birds from across the Hudson in a decisive 36-0 victory in their first home game of the season.

Nyack struggled throughout the game. The Garnets led 7-0 at the end of the first quarter and 36-0 at the end of the first half. The starters were rested in the second half and other players were out on the field.

“Our first home game was a complete team effort,” said Rye Boys Varsity Football Coach Dino Garr. “The first half was outstanding by both the Offense and Defense.”

“The coaching staff was especially pleased with the offensive line play of Owen Welburn, Charlie Saurack Ronan O’Byrne and Jason Gonzalez, led by Captains Luke Iuliano, Owen Meyers and Chris Guazzo,” continued Garr. “We were also very pleased with the running attack led by Tommy Richardson and Charlie Garnett. There were lots of contributions by all team members in our 36-0 victory.”

Game highlights included:

Offensive highlights:

  • AJ Miller C/Att 5/10, Yards 164, Avg 32.8, TDs 2
  • Tommy Richardson Carries 12, Yards 117, Avg 9.8, TD 2, Long 21
  • Giovanni Cavatoni Carries 1, Yards 6, Avg 6.0, Long 6
  • Charlie Garnett Carries 8, Yards 31, Avg 3.9, TD 1, Long 9
  • Jack Mullooly Carries 1, Yards 6, Avg 6.0, Long 6
  • Rafferty McSweeney Receptions 3, Yards 64, Average 21.3, TD 1, Long 36
  • Shepherd Griffiths Receptions 1, Yards 55, Average 55.0, TD 1, Long 55
  • Tanner Howson Receptions 1, Yards 45, Average 45.0, Long 45

Defensive highlights:

  • Owen Welburn Asst Tackles 2
  • Charlie Saurack Asst Tackles 1
  • Jason Gonzalez Asst Tackles 3
  • Chris Guazzo Asst Tackles 1
  • Ben Poole Jr. Solo 1
  • Bobby Townsend Asst Tackles 1
  • Christopher Iuliano Solo 2, TFL 1
  • Andrew Wilmarth Asst Tackles 1, Solo 1
  • Rafferty McSweeney Solo 1
  • Jack Acciatti Asst Tackles 1, Solo 1
  • Keon Terlow Asst Tackles 3
  • Jake Kessner Asst Tackles 2, Solo 1

The Garnet football season is 4-0. Watch the replay. Varsity heads to Foxlane next Friday, September 30th for a 6pm game.

Cheerleading

“The Rye cheerleaders kicked off their home opener with an incredible half time performance,” said Rye Girls Varsity Cheerleading Coach Melissa Stone. “The team has been working non-stop to prepare for this game and show the fans what Rye Competitive Cheerleading is all about. We thank everyone who showed up to support us tonight! Tonight was also the senior night celebration for both football and cheer. We would like to honor our four seniors Natalie Jackson, Chiara Malta, Alessia Pedrazzoli and Eva Pedrazzoli. We love you and will miss you next year:).”

(PHOTO: It was senior night for Rye Girls Varsity Cheerleading on Friday evening, September 23, 2022.)
(PHOTO: It was senior night for Rye Girls Varsity Cheerleading on Friday evening, September 23, 2022.)

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