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Section 9 football roundup: Schoonmaker lifts Pioneers | USA Today High School Sports



Troy Schoonmaker scored a 3-yard touchdown with three minutes left to lift the Poughkeepsie High School football team over host Wallkill, 2-14, on Friday.

Schoonmaker’s 15-yard touchdown pass to Isaiah Williams had tied it at 14 in the second quarter for the Pioneers (2-3). Shaquez Nesbitt had returned an interception 68 yards for a touchdown to put Poughkeepsie on the board.

The Pioneers earned their first victory since the opening week, rebounding from a tumultuous stretch that included two blowout losses and a controversial forfeit on Sept. 18.

“It just shows that we have character,” Pioneers coach Jerry North said of the victory. “We’re starting to get some pride back. We have to continue sticking together as a team like we did (Friday).”

Poughkeepsie visits Monticello at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Dover 60, Ellenville 0 — Jaquon Futrell ran for 296 yards and scored five touchdowns in the first half to lead host Dover late Friday. Angus Edmondson had two catches, a 16-yard touchdown reception and recovered three fumbles for the Dragons (1-4).

Dover visits Pine Plains at 7 p.m. on Oct. 9.

Marlboro 62, Red Hook 13 — Rino Tamburri ran for 234 yards and four touchdowns to lead Marlboro late Friday. Phil DeSantis rushed for 163 yards and two touchdowns.

Tanner Harshberger ran for 85 yards and a touchdown, and he returned a punt 51 yards for a score for the Iron Dukes (5-0).

Tamburri made 13 tackles, Caleb Haney had 12 tackles, and Frank Zebrowski had 11 stops. John Mooradian recovered a fumble and returned it 16 yards for a score.

The Iron Dukes host Wallkill at 7 p.m. Friday.

Roscoe 7, Pine Plains/Rhinebeck 6 — Patrick Mitchell ran for 144 yards and scored a 34-yard touchdown in the third quarter, but the two-point conversion failed as host Pine Plains/Rhinebeck lost late Friday.

Roscoe had taken a 7-0 lead on a 4-yard touchdown run earlier in the third quarter. Roscoe recovered a fumble inside the 5, preceding its score.

The Bombers (3-2) host Dover at 7 p.m. Friday.

Valley Central 30, Franklin D. Roosevelt 6 — Matt Amone threw a touchdown pass to E.J. Cameron and Payton Sorci and Aubrey Albertson each had two sacks for visiting Roosevelt in the loss late Friday.

“We’re still really banged up,” said Presidents coach Brian Bellino of the injuries to his team. “We played a lot of young guys, nine sophomores and three freshman. We’re gonna take some lumps right now but the experience these kids are getting is invaluable.”

Roosevelt (0-5) visits New Paltz Friday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m.

Dobbs Ferry 36, Highland 6 — Isiah Daubon scored a touchdown for host Highland in the loss late Friday. The Huskies were outscored 22-0 in the second half.

Highland (1-4) visits Rondout Valley at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 10.

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