No. 2 Southington 56, Manchester 15
High School Football
Southington 7 21 21 7 - 56
Manchester 6 9 0 0 - 15
LAST SCORING PLAY: Southington's Alessio Diana scores on a 1-yard run.
S-Alex Jamele 10 pass from Jasen Rose (Daniel Parzych kick), 2:29
M-Edison Galan 9 run (kick failed), :13
M-Jaime Vega 80 punt return (kick failed), 11:00
S-Kyle Borawski 85 pass from Rose (Parzych kick), 7:07
S-Vance Upham 25 run (Parzych kick), 6:35
M-Jacob Neaubauer 32 field goal, 2:38
S-Jamele 41 pass from Rose (Przych kick), 1:43
S-Matt Maxwell 29 pass from Rose (Przych kick), 6:10
S-Jamele 27 interception return (Przych kick), 5:13
S-Upham 4 run (Przych kick), 2:17
S-Alessio Diana 1 run (Przych kick), 5:05
FOURTH QUARTER: Southington wins to improve to 2-0 this season. ... Southington scores again on an Alessio Diana one-yard touchdown run with 5:05 to go.
THIRD QUARTER: Southington's Vance Upham adds a touchdown with 2:17 to go in third. ... Southington's Matt Thompson intercepts Manchester with 4:52 to go. ... Southington's Alex Jamele returns an interception 27 yards for a touchdown and 42-15 lead. ... Southington scores on a 29-yard pass from Jasen Rose to Matt Maxwell with 6:10 to go. ... Southington takes over on downs at Manchester 38 with 7:13 to go. ... Southington punts it back and Manchester takes over at own 20 with 8:16 to go. ... Manchester goes three and out and Southington gets ball back at own 29 with under 10 to go. ... Manchester starts with the ball at its own 24.
SECOND QUARTER: Southington kicker Daniel Parzych hits the cross bar on a 32-yard field goal as time expires in the first half. ... Southington has the ball at the Manchester 15 with .1 seconds left. ... Southington takes over at Manchester 41 with 27 seconds to go. ... Manchester forced to punt from own 25 and Southington takes timeout. ... Southington answers with a 41-yard touchdown pass from Jasen Rose to Alex Jamele with under two to play. ... Manchester had a first and goal from the one but penalties and negative runs forced the field goal. ... Manchester cuts into Southington's lead after a Jacob Neaubauer 32-yard field goal with 2:38 to go. ... On play after interception, Southington's Vance Upham goes 25 yards for a touchdown and Blue Knights lead 21-12 with 6:35 to go. ... Matt Thompson intercepts Manchester and Southington takes over at Manchester 25 with 6:43 to go. ... Southington answers with an 85-yard touchdown pass from Jasen Rose to Kyle Borawski for a 14-12 lead with 7:07 to go. ... Manchester forces Southington to punt, and Jaime Vega returns the punt 80 yards for an Indians touchdown with 11 minutes to go in half. Manchester leads after missed kick 12-7.
FIRST QUARTER: Manchester scores on a nine-yard touchdown run from Edison Galan, but the extra point is missed after bad snap, so Southington still leads 7-6. ... Southington gets on the board after a Jasen Rose 10-yard touchdown pass to Alex Jamele for a 7-0 lead with 2:29 to go. ... Manchester punts and the ball is mishandled by Austin Morin, but Southington manages to recover the ball at its own 20 with 4:30 to go. ... Manchester keeps the ball after a roughing the punter penalty on Southington. ... Southington forces Manchester to go three and out with 5:33 to go. ... On fourth and goal, Southington completes pass, but short of end zone for a turnover on downs. ... Southington has driven on its opening drive to the Manchester 9, but faces a third and goal with 7:59 to go. ... Manchester wins the coin toss and defers to second half, so Southington starts with the ball.
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