Pine Plains-Rhinebeck football beats Eldred at home
PINE PLAINS — Though they only had 16 players dressed for the game, the Pine Plains-Rhinebeck varsity football team earned itself a good solid win from its home game against Eldred on Friday night, Sept. 17.
Starting at 7 p.m. on the field behind Stissing Mountain Junior/Senior High School, Pine Plains-Rhinebeck was led by junior quarterback Richie Lamping who rushed for 99 yards and made two touchdowns on runs of 33 and 17 yards, respectively.
Stissing Mountain Coach Rob Scott said Richie also was 5-6 passing for 160 yards, throwing two touchdowns — the first of which was to Gio Ramirez for 55 yards and the other throw was a 10-yard strike to Logan Lydon.
Also competing for Pine Plains-Rhinebeck, Andrew Speedling added 171 all purpose yards, 101 rushing and 70 receiving. Andrew also scored on a 33 yard run and made four tackles, while teammate Hunter Rivers scored on a 12-yard run late in the game.
Logan led the Pine Plains-Rhinebeck team’s defense with five tackles and two sacks. Liam Bowers had five tackles for the team while Sid Stracher had four tackles.
By game’s end, Pine Plains-Rhinebeck crushed Eldred with 46-0.
Come Friday, Oct. 1, the team will compete in its Senior Night game against Onteora.
— Kaitlin Lyle