By Joseph Staszewski
Samuel Jules continues to power Jamaica.
The senior running back carried the ball 20 times for 187 yards and three touchdowns to lift Jamaica to a 22-12 victory over visiting Springfield Gardens in Public School Athletic League Bowl conference football last Saturday. He also recovered a fumble on defense.
Garfield McDonald rushed for 91 yards on 13 carries for Jamaica (3-0). Malik Lawrie collected two interceptions. Springfield Gardens’ quarterback Allassane Coulibaly completed 3 of 15 passes for 52 yards and a 34-yard touchdown pass to Christopher Clarke. Tahzjai Kennedy grabbed two interceptions. The win sets up a battle of two unbeaten teams this week when Jamaica visits Bayside 3:30 p.m. Friday.
Bayside 26, FDR 20: Tequan Evans went 12-for-18, passing for 205 yards and making touchdown passes to Elijah Walcott and Robert Williams. He also ran for 50 yards and a score for Bayside (3-0). Marcus Watson carried the ball 10 times for 51 yards and a score. Elijah Walcott caught six passes for 135 yards. Elijah Rimpel made 10 tackles.
Benjamin Cardozo 54, Alfred E. Smith 0: Manuel Ritoe went 9-for-9, passing for 126 yards and two touchdowns to Omari McMillian for Cardozo (3-0). Elkwaun Darling carried the ball eight times for 76 yards and three scores. McMillian posted 125 yards of total offense and Justin Singh returned an interception for a touchdown.
Flushing 28, Thomas Jefferson 0: Tajmaleeak Beckett completed 7 of 14 passes for 82 yards and two touchdowns for Flushing (1-2). He also carried the ball three times for 62 yards and a score. Carlyle Kent Jr. caught four passes for 73 yards and a score and Emanie Roberts complied 93 yards of offense and caught a touchdown pass. Errol James rushed for 84 yards.
Christ the King 40, Mount St. Michael 0: Ahmad Fernandez carried the ball 12 times for 104 yards and two touchdowns for Christ the King (2–0). Adrian Velez rushed for 107 yards and a score on three carries. Giovanni Paul-Downie added a score on the ground and Malik Herrera tossed a touchdown pass to Tosin Oyekanmi. Brent Priester made nine tackles.
Far Rockaway 18, Evander Child 14: Quarterback Jaquan Miller compiled 145 yards of total offense and a score on the ground for Far Rockaway (2–1). Bryan Williams carried the ball three times for 73 yards and returned a fumble for a touchdown. Jahron Gayle made 10 tackles and collected an interception.
Beach Chanel 12, John Adams 2: Joshua Timmer carried the ball 14 times for 124 yards and a touchdown for Beach Channel (1-2). The victory snaps a string of 22 straight losses. Lawrence Binger rushed for 104 yards and a score on 20 carries. Antwon James compiled 113 yards for John Adams (1-2).
Long Island City 32, Stuyvesant 28: Dayshawn Small ran for 297 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries for Long Island City (3-0). Wilton Calderon completed 2 of 5 passes, including a touchdown pass to Jose Batista. Andre Filsaime made 11 tackles.
East Harlem Pride 8, Bryant 0: James Goodman carried the ball 16 times for 50 yards, made five tackles and recovered a fumble for Bryant (0-3).
Frederick Douglass 34, Information Technology 0
Eagles Academy II 38, Eagle Academy III 0
St. Anthony’s 28, Holy Cross 6
Fordham Prep 34, St. Francis Prep 0