2008-11-21 / Sports

BCAC Shamrock Ponys lose in playoffs

The BCAC Shamrock Ponys suffered a 39-24 loss to Glen Cove in playoffs on Nov 9. This came after a week nine, 19-6 win against East Meadow to end the season with a 4-5 record and a fourth place finish in their division. The Shamrocks traveled to Glen Cove to face a tough 7-2 Glen Cove team for a tier two Championship spot. Playing their best game of the season against a team that is considered one of the top teams, the Shamrocks showed that they would not go down without a fight.

Glen Cove would start off strong posting 20 points before the Shamrock offense would get started. In the second quarter Eammon Gavigan and Chris Manfre would catch touchdown passes from quarter back Paul Yodice to put the Shamrocks within eight points.

In the second half the Shamrock offense would open up again to put 12 more points on the board on a 40 yard pass from halfback Phil Jannis to Eddie Hoff and 15 yard run by Chris Manfre for a 39-24 final score The offensive line of Mike Abrams, Joe Galimi, Andrew Conklin, Will Kazmierczuk, John Meringolo, Charlie Gavigan, tight end Mike Welsh along with running back Tom Kelly all contributed to put up 24 points against a team that had previously shut them out. The Coaches would like to thank all the players for their efforts during the season. Equipment will be collected 6 P.M. Tuesday November 25 at the football field.

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