BC And Far Rock Score
By Dale Mcilwain
Beach Channel and Far Rockaway were two of the five Queens schools to make the PSAL playoffs last year. On September 6, both school held their non-PSAL league openers at home.
Beach Channel had a new artificial turf field that was christened with a 27-12 victory. Like the new field, Beach Channel got off to a fast start. Dolphin quarterback James McCants and running back Paul Washington scored on TD runs to help BC to a 14-0 lead.
Lafayette rallied back to within 2 at 14-12 after a 36-yard interception return and Kemoy Stanley scored on a 28 yard TD run with 3 minutes left in the first half.
In the second half, BC pulled away when Lamar Hilliard finished a 10 play, 68 yard drive, with a 5 yard touchdown run. Early in the 4th quarter, Allen Trujillo scored on a 30-yard TD pass from James McCants to secure the win.
Far Rockaway 12 Tilden 8
Over to Far Rockaway, RB Jamol Hill had a 27-yard TD run with five minutes left in the game to give the Seahorses a 12-8 win over Tilden.
Down 8-0 at the end of the third quarter, Chris Howard threw a 10-yard TD pass to Marlon Rodriguez early in the fourth quarter to put Far Rock on the board.
Saturday, September 14, both schools will kickoff the PSAL Queens league campaign in Brooklyn. BC (1-0) plays in Midwood at 10 a.m. and the Rock (1-0) squares off against James Madison at noon.