Schalmont rallies to defeat Patriots, 21-3

BROADABLIN – The Schalmont Sabres broke open a close game late in the fourth quarter to defeat Broadalbin-Perth 21-3 Friday night at Broadalbin-Perth High School.

Hunter Gac opened the game with a one-yard touchdown run for the Sabres (4-0) and the Patriots drove the ball and came away with a 27-yard field goal from Zach Morreale but trailed 7-3 at the half.

After a scoreless third quarter, Schalmont drove to the 9-yard line before Sabres quarterback Dalton Cooke hooked up with Devon Willis for a touchdown pass with 8:14 left in the game. Trevon Perez-Tucker added a 4-yard touchdown run late in the game to cap off the Sabres’ victory.

Broadalbin-Perth held Willis to 72 yards rushing on 17 carries, while Nick Gallo carried the ball 14 times for 58 yards. Gallo also caught three passes for 12 yards.

Schalmont 21, Broadalbin-Perth 3

Schalmont7 0 0 14 – 21

Broadalbin-Perth0 3 0 0 – 3

First Quarter

S – Hunter Gac 1 run (Paul Mattick kick).

Second Quarter

BP – FG Zach Morreale 27

Fourth Quarter

S – Devon Willis 9 pass from Dalton Cooke (Mattick kick).

S – Trevon Perez-Tucker 4 run (Mattick kick).