Nazareth Academy 41, Riverside-Brookfield 0
The Roadrunners (6-2) overcame four first-half turnovers with a relentless defensive attack against the Bulldogs (1-7). Junior QB Jonah Beauduy righted the ship on offense for the Roadrunners with three touchdowns in a span of 3 minutes, 18 seconds.
After the Roadrunners picked off sophomore Bulldogs QB Ryan Swift, they were able to find the end zone for the first time since early in the first quarter with a 4-yard rushing TD by senior running back Michael Masterson.
Beauduy helped stop the bleeding on the turnovers with a disciplined attack. He had six carries for 62 yards, including a 31-yard run on the first play from scrimmage in the second half.
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Nazareth freshman RB Justin Weller had nine carries for 101 yards and a TD for the Roadrunners and senior RB Cyle Tucker had seven carries for 49 yards. The Roadrunners’ defense sacked Swift six times for a total of 45 yards
“We made a few mistakes early protecting the ball and when I got out there I really wanted to help kickstart the offense in any way I could.” — Beauduy