Jaguars enjoy successful weekend of games

Flag Red

The Bedford Jaguars Red took on the Manchester East Cobras on Sunday for their last home game of the season.

Connor Pitts took the opening handoff downfield and Paul Gaudreau gained a first down on the next carry to put the Jaguars in the red zone. A run by Cody Beyer set up a spectacular touchdown run by Pitts to give the Jaguars the early lead.

Ishan Jain led the defense pulling two flags in the opening series. The Jaguars received solid running by Jeremy Desrochers, Ike Corbett, and Brian Gaudreau.After a run by William Riley, Paul Gaudreau ran the quarterback reverse to perfection to score.

The second half proved to be a defensive battle, and the Jaguars were able to preserve their lead for the duration of the game. Jeremy Desrochers headlined the defensive effort with a spectacular diving flag as the Jaguars earned a win.

Flag Yellow

The Bedford Jaguars Flag Yellow took on a strong Hudson White team on Sunday morning and the Jags started out blazing hot, scoring on their opening possession. Gavin Villarante and Bryce D’Urso led the push and Brendan Leung slashed his way to the end zone for the score. Big defensive stops by Nathan Dunker and Ben Lu forced Hudson into a fourth down. The teams traded possessions several times, with Bryce D’Urso grabbing a huge fourth down flag and Denys Savenko’s long run setting the Jags up in the red zone. Aiden Klardie, Ryder Proulx, and Nathan Dunker runs got the Jags positive yards, and D’Urso executed a textbook counter to Villarante who crossed the stripe to give the Jags the lead. Hudson tied it before half.

Drew Burnett, Aiden Klardie, Nathan Dunker, Villarante, Leung and D’Urso, Ryder Proulx, Ben Lu and Denys Savenko paced a strong defensive second half.

Flag Green

Bedford Jags Green battled Hudson Blue on Sunday. A strong Jags D was led by Wilson Quick, Will Frongillo, Antony Correnti, and John Chhom. The stellar D rubbed off on Hudson, as they shut down the jags on four plays, and both teams realized it was going to be defensive showdown.

More than midway through the first half, Hudson marched down the field to go up by one. Bedford runs from Cole Thibodeau, Gavin Shannon and Liam Shannon set up a big TD run up the gut by Rordan Kemmerer. The score remained tied until 7 minutes left, when Hudson took the ball to the end zone to go up 2-1. With one last possession, Brayden Lyon, Liam Shannon, and Kemmerer moved the ball, but Hudson held on.

9U

The Bedford Jaguars 9U team ran their record to 5-0 with a 24-0 win over the visiting Plymouth Huskies.

After Dustin Westcott raced down the field to recover Noah Cassamassino’s opening kickoff, RJ Proulx took an ensuing toss sweep 18 yards for the touchdown and a lead the Jags wouldn’t relinquish. Gus Forgey, Connor Flaherty, Hunter Crowley, Jack Maye, Cassamassino, Brody Gagne, and Jack Hinton kept the Huskies off the scoreboard. Punishing runs from Westcott and Brody Helton set Colby Boyd up for his first touchdown on the year, a 5-yard plunge up the middle that made it 12-0 Jaguars.

The Jags D forced six fumbles on the day, recovering five. Christian Page forced a fumble and recovered one, and Westcott added a pair of fumble recoveries. Calvin Bradley saved a touchdown. Jack Maye connected with Jack Hinton for a 25-yard gain through the air, setting up Gavin Bodoh for his fifth touchdown of the year from 30 yards out to put the Jags up by 18 at the half.

Brody Woloski, Max Shea, Steven Gilcreast, and Sam Surgento paced the defense in the second half. Brody Helton scored on an electrifying 70-yard touchdown run that saw him break numerous tackles and zig-zag across the field en route to the end zone.

The Jaguars turned to Tommy Frongillo, Gilcreast, Connor Fraitzl, Tristin Leck, and Sam Surgento to run out the clock and seal the win.

11U

The Bedford Jaguars 11U team played its final home game of the season Sunday, defeating the Plymouth Huskies 32-0.

Caleb Lemoine began the day recovering the opening kickoff and special teams continued to dominant recovering one more fumble before the day was over. Defense came up big with their second shutout of the year, led by Jackson Carr, Alex Arias, Zach Jones, Cameron Westcott, and EJ Kissell.

The Jaguars offense moved the ball well behind superb run blocking from Gabe Flores, Harrison Schneller, Cameron Marchant, Maximus Mercure and Nathaniel Harding. Scoring for the day were Seth Doyon, Camren Raymond, Sean Kulhoff, and Noah Kelton. Josh Webb continued passing the ball around completing a long gain to Aidan Veverka who was tackled just shy of the goal line. Antoine Valentin continued the Jaguars run attack on a nice toss around the right side with a juke and dive for a long gain.