Pine Plains-Rhinebeck football overwhelms Onteora, 40-14
PINE PLAINS — Kicking off the month of October with a big win, the Pine Plains-Rhinebeck varsity football team celebrated a major victory against Onteora during the team’s Senior Game on Friday, Oct. 1.
At 7 p.m., the teams faced off on the football field behind Stissing Mountain Junior/Senior High School after recognizing its graduating athletes.
As told by Stissing Mountain High School Athletic Director and Varsity Football Coach Rob Scott, Pine Plains-Rhinebeck was led by Andrew Speedling with 125 yards rushing and 65 yards receiving.
On top of that, Andrew led the Bombers defensively with eight tackles and scored a one-yard touchdown run.
Also competing for Pine Plains-Rhinebeck, Sid Stracher rushed for 85 yards, scored two touchdowns and made six tackles while Gio Ramirez had 63 yards receiving and scored on a 10-yard touchdown catch.
Competing alongside the Pine Plains-Rhinebeck team, Richie Lamping rushed for 62 yards, scored on a five-yard touchdown run and threw 115 yards on six completions.
Meanwhile, Noah Curtis blocked a punt and Logan Lydon recovered the ball and ran it in for a touchdown for Pine Plains-Rhinebeck. Logan also made two sacks for the Bombers’ team.
Pine Plains-Rhinebeck was declared the victor with the high score of 40-14 over Onteora.