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Duryea ‘C’ team settles for second

Wildcats fall to Dallas in Super Bowl

The Wildcats played some hard defense with tough gang tackling.

Andrew Krawczyk looks for a hole off-tackle.

Duryea’s Michael Nocito drops back in the pocket for a pass.

C-Team Super Bowl runner-ups, the Duryea Wildcats.

Photos by Tony Callaio

The Duryea Wildcats C Team lost 24-6 to the Dallas Jr. Mounts in the WVWYFCC Super Bowl held last Sunday at Spartans Stadium in Kingston.

The Wildcats fell behind early 16-0 after Dallas scored on two long runs.

Duryea then mounted a long drive with tough runs by Mike George, Fran George, and Andrew Krawczyk. Fran George capped the drive with a2-yard touchdown to get the Wildcats within 16-6.

But Dallas scored on the ensuing possession making the score 24-6 at halftime.

Duryea came out in the second half and gave up only one first down on defense. Brennan Higgins, Mike Nocito, along with Krawczyk, and the Georges continuously stopped Dallas in the backfield the rest of the game.

The offense was able to maintain drives but was unable to capitalize. Key plays were a long pass from Nocito to Higgins, and long runs by Krawczyk and Higgins. The C Team finished with a 7-3 record. After starting the season1-2, they rattled off six straight wins before their loss to Dallas.

The Wildcats were guided this season by Coaches Mike Nocito, Paul Lucachko, and Head Coach Tim Higgins.

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