By Joseph Staszewski
The McKee/Staten Island Tech ground attack proved too much for Bayside with first place on the line.
The Seagulls ran for 468 yards and five touchdowns to send back the Commodores 40-14 in a PSAL Bowl Conference football game Sunday at Bayside Athletic Complex. Bayside dropped to fourth with the loss and hosts rival James Madison in the opening round of the playoffs this Saturday.
Tyrell Plaza carried the ball seven times for 56 yards and touchdown for Bayside (8-2). Sharif Abukari went 2 of 3 passing for 85 yards and tossed a touchdown pass to Jason Benton. Camrhan Tillman added eight tackles.
St. John the Baptist 53,
St. Francis Prep 20
Robert Einersen completed 10 of 22 passes for 203 yards and three touchdowns for St. Francis Prep (1-9, 0-7) in the CHSFL Class AA quarterfinals. Brandon Ewing, Chris Nelson and Christopher Notaro all caught touchdown passes for the Terriers.
St. Anthony’s 49,
Holy Cross 20
Joshua Evans completed 9 of 20 passes for 78 yards and a touchdown for Holy Cross (3-7, 3-4) in the CHSFL Class AAA quarterfinals. Nicholas Austin, Edwin Villegas and Chris Manfree added a score on the ground each.
Truman 32, Beach Channel 6
Darren Koomson went 3 of 9 passing for 100 yards and a touchdown to Lawrence Binger for Beach Channel (0-11). Binger made 10 tackles and picked up an interception.
Jamaica 26, Mott Haven 21
Garfield McDonald ran for a 176 yards and two touchdowns on 31 carries and also caught a 7-yard touchdown pass for Jamaica (7-4). Joseph McKenzie completed six of eight passes for 84 yards and a touchdown. Muhammad Ahmed made six tackles.
Long Island City 14,
Alfred E. Smith 7
Wilton Calderon carried the ball 15 times for 100 yards and two touchdowns for Long Island City (3-8). He also threw for 85 yards. Brandon Orellana ran for 80 yards on 17 carries.
Kipp NYC 30, Bryant 6
John Duru carried the ball 11 times for 119 yards and a touchdown for Bryant (6-5) Moises Mendoza ran for 100 yards on five carries. Careem Ibrahim made 10 tackles.
Christ the King 30
Hanson Farraj went 4 of 8 passing for 96 yards and two touchdowns for Christ the King (7-3) in the CHSFL Class AA quarterfinals. Marcus Layne and Alex Miranda combined for 10 catches for 138 yards and a touchdown apiece. Ahmad Fernandez had 14 carries for 67 yards and David Navas compiled 88 yards in the air. Brent Priester added a rushing score and Christian Layne chipped in two interceptions.
Flushing 48, Campus Mag. 7
Evander Childs 19, Benjamin Cardozo 6
Springfield Gardens 28, Franklin K. Lane 0
Far Rockaway 36, Information Technology 22