Newton trounces KRHS in football opener


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  • Kittatinny quarterback James Franco ready to throw. Photos by George Leroy Hunter




  • Kittatinny team captains Tim Knutelsky, Derek Michelman and Justin Modafferi walk onto the field for the coin toss.




  • The 2017 Newton High School cheerleaders are all smilles for a portrait.




  • The Kittatinny Regional High School cheerleaders with their midget football league counterparts pose for a group portrait.




  • Newton ball carrier Chase Cramer tries to shake off Kittatinny defender Jack Sikora in the first quarter. Cramer rushed for 132 yards on 23 rushes and two touchdowns.




  • Newton ball carrier Dante Northe is caught from behind by Kittatinny defender Jack Sikora in the first quarter.




  • Newton running back William Larsen on the move with the ball. Larsen rushed for one touchdown.




  • Newton ball carrier Noah Rivera-Sharp is brought down by a pair of Kittatinny defenders. Rivera-Sharp scored one touchdown.




  • Kittatinny ball carrier Jack Zoppy is grabbed from behind.




  • Newton quarterback Luke Young throws the ball with a Kittatinny defender right behind him. Young passed for 178 yards and two touchdowns.



— Newton High School defeated Kittatinny Regional High School in varsity football on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The final score was 34-0. The season opener took place at Kittatinny Regional High School in Hampton Township.

The Newton Braves visited the end zone early and often. Quarterback Luke Young passed for 178 yards and two touchdowns for Newton. Running back Chase Cramer rushed for 132 yards on 23 carries and two touchdowns. Noah Rivera-Sharp also contributed one rushing touchdown.

Receiver Jaiden Elliott made four catches for 123 yards and a touchdown and receiver Will Larsen caught a 55-yard touchdown pass for Newton.

On the defensive side Newton was just as productive. Dante Northe and Noah Rivera-Sharp each accomplished one interception. Ryan Kaiser and William Larsen each accomplished six tackles for Newton.

The Kittatinny Cougars struggled throughout the contest and had no answer to stop Newton.









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