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Section 1 football roundup: Schumacher leads John Jay to win in qualifier | USA Today High School Sports



Ryan Schumacher threw a touchdown and ran for another score to lead the second-seeded John Jay High School football team over visiting No. 15 Suffern, 28-12, on Friday in the Section 1 Class AA qualifying round.

Danny Diedrich and Bristol Smith each ran for a touchdown for the Patriots (6-1), who advance to the playoffs.

Smith’s touchdown run and the subsequent two-point conversion gave the Patriots a 14-6 lead in the second quarter. Logan O’Donnell caught a touchdown pass for John Jay.

John Jay will host an opponent to be determined after the teams are re-seeded for the Section 1 playoffs, which begin next week.

Arlington 43, Roy C. Ketcham 21 — Rob Tannenbaum scored five touchdowns to lead No. 8 Arlington over No. 9 Ketcham in a Section 1 Class AA qualifier on Friday.

Justin Leigh’s 10-yard touchdown run gave the Admirals a 29-21 lead in the fourth quarter. Arlington (4-3) advances to the playoffs.

Al Dockery threw a 66-yard touchdown pass to Jesse Pascale, and Pascale also ran for an 80-yard score in the third quarter for Ketcham (3-4).

Haldane 24, Pawling 14 — Sam Giachinta had 109 yards and two touchdowns to lead the host Blue Devils on Friday. Stephen Junjulas recovered a fumble and brought it back 35 yards for a touchdown.

The Blue Devils (5-2) host Sullivan West at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24. Pawling visits Tri-Valley at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24.

Our Lady of Lourdes 35, Pearl River 14 — Dean Rotger completed 19 of 25 passes for 220 yards and a touchdown to lead No. 3 Our Lady of Lourdes over No. 14 Pearl River on Friday.

Billy Riccardi finished with 15 rushes for 105 yards and two touchdowns and Luke Timm had eight receptions for 96 yards, and returned a punt 65 yards for a touchdown for Lourdes (5-2). Billy Wagner had nine receptions for 95 yards and ran for a touchdown.

The Warriors advance to the Section 1 Class A playoffs and will face an opponent to be determined next week.

Yorktown 41, Beacon 0 — Cameron Shorey ran for 41 yards on eight carries and had a 54-yard reception, but No. 12 Beacon lost to No. 5 Yorktown on Friday in the Section 1 Class A qualifying round.

Defensive end Justin Warner finished with eight tackles and a sack, and Mike Merritt had eight tackles for Beacon (1-6).

Beacon will face an opponent to be determined in a consolation bracket next week.

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