Freezing temperatures may be threating Central New York butthat didn’t cool down the action on the grid iron. The RFA Black Nights hostedthe Red Hawks from Central Square. To RFA Stadium we go andBlack Knight fans were excited to see their team at home for the first timethis season.
Earlysecond quarter action and senior quarterback Mitchell Jones airs one out for MalcolmAnderson. That forty-three yard connection set the red hawks up for their thirdscore of the day making it 21-7. Ensuing possession for the black knights,Anthony Capron finds Zachary Barrigar for a nice first down. But just a fewplays later and disaster strikes for RFA, Malcolm Anderson with the fumblerecovery. And Central Square would make RFA pay. Junior quarterback Robert Mooneyflashes his cannon, connecting with Joey Battaglia for a thirty one yardtouchdown strike.
Onto the second half, RFA down by twenty and they put theball in the hands of fullback Richard Stapleton. Stapleton with some tough runningplows through for the touchdown making it thirty four–twenty-one.
However, Central Square would go on to win in a shootoutforty-eight to thirty-five, dropping the black knights to “O” andthree, leaving a heavy weight match up for next Friday with Utica Proctor.