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Brooklyn football roundup for the weekend of Sept. 28

Canarsie takes out Kennedy, Lafayette decimates Mott Haven

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Stephan Garrick rushed for 104 yards and two touchdowns to lead Sheepshead Bay High School to a 21–14 upset over host Thomas Jefferson on Saturday afternoon.

Quarterback Artem Artemyev added 57 yards on the ground and a touchdown for Sheepshead Bay (1–3), which scored 14-unanswered, second half points to hand Jefferson (3–1) its first loss of the season. Al Stewart went six-for-16 passing for 117 yards, including a touchdown pass to Kendall “Speedy” Thomas to help give Jefferson a 13–7 lead at the half.

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Kennedy 34
Canarsie 32

DieQuan Underwood rushed for 162 yards and scored three touchdowns on eight carries for Canarsie (1–3). Charles McCrae went six-of-eight passing for 140 yards and added a touchdown run. Anthony Snell had four catches for 81 yards and a touchdown from Damian Charles. Anthony Cruz paced Kennedy (2–2) by completing eight-of-12 passes for 79 yards and two touchdowns.

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Grady 34
Christopher Columbus 12

Duwan Hyman completed five-of-11 passes for 146 yards and two touchdowns for Grady (4–0). John Ross Powell had three catches for a 136 yards and a touchdown, and Shakir Bryant rushed for 95 yards and a touchdown.

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Lafayette 41
Mott Haven 6

Gregory Leonard carried the ball four times for 106 yards and a touchdown and Gregory Leonard had four carries for 103 yards and a score for Lafayette (4–0). Quarterback Nileaj Hills threw for a touchdown and also ran for a score.

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South Shore 42
Jamaica 12

Darius Nichols completed three-of-six passes for 120 yards, including two touchdown passes to Jhamel Cohen and Matthew Simpson of 60 and 50 yards respectively for South Shore (4–0). Imbrahima Barry carried the ball six times for a 100 yards and Simpson also added a rushing touchdown. Cohen chipped in two interceptions.

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James Madison 22
Bayside 21

Talk about a squeaker! Daniel Martinez went eight-for-22 passing for 103 yards, and had two touchdown passes to Martins Sobanke for James Madison (4–0). Corey Woods carried the ball 15 times for 70 yards and a touchdown and Christian Procida recovered two fumbles. George Wallace rushed for 65 yards and two touchdowns for Bayside (2–2).

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Iona Prep 41
Xaverian 10

Iona’s Mario Biaggi completed 11-of-21 passes for 162 yards, with two touchdown passes, one to Chris Cooper and another to Austin Jones. He also ran 114 yards on 15 carries for Iona (3–1, 2–1) Xaverian running back Laray Smith returned from a high ankle sprain to run for 58 yards on 11 carries. Xaverian (1–3, 1–2), which committed four turnovers, managed just an 18-yard Zach Kearney touchdown run and 26-yard Matt Guzman field goal.


• Boys & Girls 50, Susan Wagner 12

• Port Richmond 30, Grand Street 14

• Lincoln 40, New Utrecht 18

Reach reporter Colin MIxson at or by calling (718) 260-4514.

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