Bombers varsity football loses to Ellenville
PINE PLAINS — Despite its best efforts on the playing field, the Pine Plains-Rhinebeck varsity football team found itself overwhelmed by Ellenville during a recent home game on Friday, Nov. 5.
Starting at 7 p.m., the game was held on the football field behind Stissing Mountain Junior/Senior High School.
The Bombers blended team was led on the field by Sid Stracher with 163 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Sid was also credited for starting at quarterback for his injured teammate, Richie Lamping, and for throwing 138 yards. Andrew Speedling also scored two touchdowns for Pine Plains-Rhinebeck; added 72 yards rushing and 78 yards receiving; and led Pine Plains-Rhinebeck defensively with eight tackles.
Gio Ramirez scored on a 50-yard punt return and made an interception for Pine Plains-Rhinebeck, while Jake Wolfman and Liam Bower made six tackles each.
Ellenville ultimately left the field as the game’s victor with a final score of 48-36.