Friday, 26 October 2012 00:00
Sunday, Oct. 14 was homecoming for the Glen Cove Jr. Football teams and cheerleaders. The Peanut team (ages 5 and 6) was the first team to take the field against the visiting Plainedge Red team.
On Glen Cove’s first play from scrimmage, halfback Devon Gonzalez took the hand off from QB Nick Parisi and went around right end for a 40- yard TD run. On Glen Cove’s next offensive possession, halfback Jayden Jacobs went untouched for a 40-yard TD run.
In the second quarter, Tyler Rosario ran behind great blocks from Matteo Cameron and James Lopez scored from five yards out for Glen Cove.
The third quarter saw Glen Cove score again when halfback Alexander Benazzi caped a Glen Cove drive with a 2-yard TD run. The Glen Cove defense played their best game of the year holding the Plainedge team in check.
Numerous tackles were made by Matteo Cameron, Justin Simpson, Tyler Rosario, and Devon Gonzalez. Glen Cove scored their final TD of the game in the fourth quarter when Nicholas Parisi scored on a nice 20-yard TD run. Great games were turned in by Johnny Mateo, Justin Simpson, Gianni Rodriguez, Anthony Rodriguez, Eric Laine and Vincent Pascucci.