Brookline Knights Football Association
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Week #11 - November 11, 2012


SSYFL Semi-Final Playoffs

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	WEEK #11 - November 11, 2012 - SSYFL SEMI-FINAL ROUND PLAYOFFS

	9-UNDER                            @ West Allegheny High School

	BROOKLINE 12 - Moon 8

	Scoring Summary:

	Zachary Kalsek 65 kickoff return (conversion failed)
	Jamyle Liebro 78 pass from Grant Hamilton (conversion failed)

	Fumble Recovery: Nicholas Ault, Mekhi Gay (2)
	Interception: Jamyle Liebro, Dylan Studer

	NOTES: Coach Bruce and the nine-year old Brookline Knights came
	to West Allegheny Stadium to do battle with a tough Moon Tigers
	team for the right to advance to the 2012 SSYFL Super Bowl. The
	Knights fought hard and came from behind in the second half to
	beat the Tigers, 12-8. For these young Knights, the reward for
	their hard work is a trip to the upcoming championship game.
These Knights are ready to fight for
the right to go to the Super Bowl.
	The Knights defense played a strong game. Their intentions were
	clear right from the start. The Tigers first possession ended
	on the second play. A crushing hit behind the line of scrimmage
	jarred the ball loose from a Tiger runner and Nicholas Ault
	recovered for Brookline. Over the course of the game, they took
	the best Moon could offer and held the Tigers to one score.

	Moon drew first blood at 6:12 of the second quarter. They drove
	fifty-three yards in eleven plays. A one yard touchdown run and
	a good conversion gave them an 8-0 advantage and some momentum.
	Lineman Zachary Kalsek put Brookline right back in contention
	by returning the ensuing kickoff sixty-five yards to shave the
	Moon lead to 8-6.
The Brookline defenders played a great game.
They bent but would not break. All their hard
work is paying off with a trip to the Super Bowl.
	Brookline's offense sputtered for nearly thirty minutes, then
	awoke with a bang. Thirty-seven seconds remained in the third
	quarter when Jamyle Liebro caught a Grant Hamilton pass and
	took it seventy-eight yards to put Brookline ahead, 12-8.

	The Tigers next possession was cut short when Bradon Logan
	stripped the ball loose from a Moon receiver and Mekhi Gay
	recovered for the Knights. Brookline gained two critical first
	downs and burned five minutes off of the clock before turning
	the ball over at the Moon twenty-six yard line. Two minutes
	remained. The Tigers still had time for one more drive.
The Knights defense held the Tigers
on their final drive to seal the victory.
This was a tough and well-earned win.
	Two long passes moved the ball forward into Knights territory.
	Like so many times before, the pressure was on late in the game
	and the defense needed some big plays. A sack by Ethan Parker
	set the Tigers back across midfield. Then, on the next play, an
	interception by Dylan Studer sealed the victory for the Knights.
	With only thirty seconds left, Hamilton took a knee and
	Brookline's Nines were headed to the Big Dance.

	By the numbers:

	Brookline ran twenty-six plays and gained 124 yards. The ground
	attack was 22-37 (Antwain Carter 11/19, Grant Hamilton 3/12,
	Jamyle Liebro 6/8, Mekhi Gay 1/1, Andrew Cagey 1/-2). Hamilton
	completed three of four passes, all to Liebro, for eighty-seven
	yards. The Knights added another eighty-eight yards on kick
	returns and sixty-five on interception returns. The defense had
	four takeaways. Eathan Parker and Mekhi Gay each had one sack.
Brookline's offense worked
hard and came out on top.
	Moon ran thirty-eight plays and gained 135 yards. They rushed
	for sixty-four yards on twenty-nine carries and completed five
	passes for another seventy-eight. The Tigers had an additional
	nine on kick returns and fifteen on an interception return. The
	Tigers held a 25:07-14:53 advantage in time of possession. Both
	teams were penalized three times.

	The Moon Tigers played a good game. It was close and came down
	to the wire. In the end, they were unable to overcome both
	their own errors and the gritty, determined Brookline Knights.

	Congratulations to Coach Bruce, Coach Dave, Coach Jay and all
	the Knights players on getting to the Super Bowl. Take a moment
	to enjoy the rush. It's well deserved. Starting tomorrow it's
	time to focus on the final opponent, the Spartans of Montour.
	Work hard this week at practice and ... Go Knights!

	***************************************************************

	Here is a play-by-play chronicle of the Knights-Tigers game:

	Moon wins coin toss - elects to receive.

	Brookline kicks off to start game.
	Ball travels only seven yards and is downed at the B47.

	Moon ball - 10:00 1st Quarter

	B49 - 1/10 - Three yard run
	M48 - 2/07 - Six yard loss
	             FUMBLE - Recovered by Nicholas Ault at midfield.

	Brookline ball - 8:54 1st Quarter

	X50 - 1/10 - Antwain Carter 3 yard run
	M47 - 2/07 - Antwain Carter run for no gain
	M47 - 3/07 - Antwain Carter 5 yard run
	M42 - 4/02 - Antwain Carter 2 yard run
	M40 - 1/10 - Antwain Carter 2 yard run
	M38 - 2/08 - Grant Hamilton 4 yard run
	M34 - 3/04 - Antwain Carter run for one yard loss
	M35 - 4/05 - Jamyle Liebro 3 run

	Brookline turns ball over on downs.
Antwain Carter ran hard and strong.
	Moon ball - 4:17 1st Quarter

	M32 - 1/10 - One yard run
	M33 - 2/09 - Thirty-eight yard pass reception
	B29 - 1/10 - Nine yard run
	B20 - 2/01 - Run for no gain
	B20 - 3/01 - Three yard run
	B17 - 1/10 - PENALTY - Brookline - offsides - 5 yards
	
	End of 1st Quarter

	B12 - 1/05 - Two yard run
	B10 - 2/03 - Two yard run
	B08 - 3/01 - One yard run - fumble recovered by Moon.
	B07 - 1/07 - Six yard run
	B01 - 2/01 - One yard run - TOUCHDOWN!
	             CONVERSION GOOD
	             Three yard pass reception

	SCORE: MOON 8 - BROOKLINE 0

	Moon kicks off to B35. Kick caught by Zachary Kalsek and
	returned 65 yards - TOUCHDOWN!
	             CONVERSION FAILED
	             Mekhi Gay run for three yard loss

	SCORE: MOON 8 - BROOKLINE 6

	Brookline kicks off to M35. Ball returned five yards to M40.

	Moon ball - 6:04 2nd Quarter

	M40 - 1/10 - PENALTY - Brookline - offsides - 5 yards
	M45 - 1/05 - Two yard run
	M47 - 2/03 - Nine yard run
	B44 - 1/10 - Two yard run
	B42 - 2/08 - Moon pass intercepted by Jamyle Liebro at B34
	             returned 37 yards to M29.

	Brookline ball - 3:04 2nd Quarter

	M29 - 1/10 - Jamyle Liebro run for three yard loss.
	M32 - 2/13 - Antwain Carter 3 yard run
	M29 - 3/10 - Grant Hamilton pass intercepted at M17
	             returned fifteen yards to M32.

	Moon ball - 1:24 2nd Quarter

	M32 - 1/10 - Run for one yard loss
	             PENALTY - Moon - holding - 10 yards from foul
	M21 - 2/21 - Mekhi Gay sacked quarterback - four yard loss
	M17 - 3/25 - Run for three yard loss.
	M14 - 4/28 - GAME CLOCK EXPIRES - HALFTIME

	HALFTIME SCORE: MOON 8 - BROOKLINE 6
The Brookline cheerleaders are taking
their dance routine to the Big Dance.
	Second Half begins ...

	Moon kicks off to start second half.
	Ball fielded at B30 by Jamyle Liebro
	and returned 15 yards to B45.

	Brookline ball - 9:46 3rd Quarter

	B45 - 1/10 - Antwain Carter run for two yard loss
	B47 - 2/12 - Jamyle Liebro 2 yard run
	B45 - 3/10 - Antwain Carter 1 yard run
	B46 - 4/09 - punt

	Brandon McGough kick fielded at M39
	and returned four yards to M43.

	Moon ball - 7:32 3rd Quarter

	M43 - 1/10 - Three yard run
	M46 - 2/07 - PENALTY - Brookline - offsides - 5 yards
	B49 - 2/02 - One yard run
	B48 - 3/01 - Three yard run
	B45 - 1/10 - Run for no gain
	B45 - 2/10 - Run for no gain
	B45 - 3/10 - Five yard run
	B40 - 4/05 - punt

	Brandon McGough fields ball at B14
	and returns 8 yards to B22.

	Brookline ball - 0:53 3rd Quarter

	B22 - 1/10 - Grant Hamilton pass to Jamyle Liebro
	             for 78 yards. - TOUCHDOWN!
	             CONVERSION FAILED
	             Jamyle Liebro runs for three yard loss

	SCORE: BROOKLINE 12 - MOON 8
Jamyle Liebro is off to the races after
taking in a pass from Grant Hamilton.
	Brookline kicks off to M37, returned eleven yards to M48.

	Moon ball - 0:29 3rd Quarter

	M48 - 1/10 - Six yard run

	End of 3rd Quarter

	B46 - 2/04 - One yard run. Fumble recovered by Moon.
	B45 - 3/02 - Six yard run
	B39 - 1/10 - Three yard run
	B36 - 2/07 - Pass reception for two yard loss
	             FUMBLE - Recovered by Mekhi Gay at B38.

	Brookline ball - 7:24 4th Quarter

	B38 - 1/10 - Grant Hamilton 9 yard run
	B47 - 2/01 - Grant Hamilton pass to Jamyle Liebro for 4 yards
	             PENALTY - Moon - facemask - 5 yards from foul.
	M44 - 1/10 - Andrew Cagey run for three yard loss
	M47 - 2/13 - Mekhi Gay 1 yard run
	M46 - 3/12 - Jamyle Liebro 13 yard run
	M33 - 1/10 - Antwain Carter 6 yard run
	M27 - 2/04 - Antwain Carter run for no gain
	M27 - 3/04 - Jamyle Liebro run for four yard loss
	M31 - 4/08 - Grant Hamilton pass to Jamyle Liebro for 5 yards.

	Brookline turns ball over on downs.

	Moon ball - 2:22 4th Quarter

	M26 - 1/10 - Incomplete pass
	M26 - 2/10 - Run for one yard loss
	             PENALTY - Moon - facemask - 10 yards from foul.
	M15 - 2/21 - Incomplete pass
	M15 - 3/21 - Run for no gain
	M15 - 4/21 - Twenty-three yard pass reception
	M38 - 1/10 - Run for one yard loss. Moon spiked ball.
	M37 - 2/11 - Sixteen yard pass reception
	B47 - 1/10 - Ethan Parker sacked quarterback - five yard loss.
	M48 - 2/15 - Moon pass intercepted by Dylan Studer at B39.
	             returned 29 yards to M32.

	Brookline ball - 0:32 4th Quarter

	M32 - 1/10 - Grant Hamilton takes knee for one yard loss.
	M33 - 2/11 - CLOCK EXPIRES TO END GAME

	FINAL SCORE: BROOKLINE 20 - Southside 12
The Super Bowl bound Brookline Knights
begin their post-game celebration.

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	WEEK #11 - November 11, 2012 - SSYFL SEMI-FINAL ROUND PLAYOFFS

	10-UNDER                           @ West Allegheny High School

	BROOKLINE 36 - North Hills 6

	Scoring Summary:

	Marques Watson 7 run (conversion failed)
	Mason Ventrone 56 run (Marques Watson run)
	Marques Watson 58 run (Dominic Leonard run)
	Nick Roell 1 run (conversion failed)
	Mason Ventrone 24 pass from Nick Roell (Dominic Leonard run)

	Fumble Recovery: J.B Nelson, Mason Ventrone, Demetri Bose,
	                 Jack Sullivan

	NOTES: Coach Donnie and Brookline's ten-year old top-seeded
	Knights annihilated the North Hills Warriors, 36-6, to claim a
	ticket to next week's SSYFL Super Bowl game. Brookline built a
	22-0 lead by the end of the first quarter, and increased that
	to 36-0 by halftime. It was another resounding Knight victory.
Dominic 'The Bull' Leonard grinds
out some yardage in the redzone.
	Brookline's high-octane offense churned out 298 total yards,
	averaging over ten yards a play. Mason Ventrone led the Knights
	attack with 146 yards and two touchdowns. This included six
	carries for 122 yards and one reception for twenty-four more.

	Marques Watson powered his way to 134 yards on nine rushes and
	two touchdowns. Dominic "The Bull" Leonard contributed another
	sixteen yards on five touches. The offensive line made this
	rampage possible by totally controlling the line of scrimmage.
Mason Ventrone had another excellent
performance running the football.
	The Knights fearsome defense was once again a dominant force,
	holding the Warriors attack to 101 total yards on thirty-four
	carries. Seventy-two of those came during a seventeen-play
	North Hills second half drive against the Brookline reserves.
	The Warriors held a 29:39-10:21 edge in time of possession.
The Knights defense put another furious
beating on the North Hills Warriors.
	With this playoff victory, the Knights record improves to 10-0.
	Next week Brookline meets the Thomas-Jefferson Jaguars at Moon
	Stadium in the championship game. After last year's Super Bowl
	defeat, these Knights are just one game away from redemption.
	Nothing is going to stand in their way. Let's git-r-done.

	***************************************************************

	Here is a play-by-play chronicle of the Knights-Warriors game:

	Brookline wins coin toss - elects to receive.

	North Hills kicks off to start game.
	Ball goes seven yards and is downed at the N49

	Brookline ball - 9:55 1st Quarter

	N49 - 1/10 - Marques Watson run for no gain
	N49 - 2/10 - Mason Ventrone 23 yard run
	N26 - 1/10 - Marques Watson 15 yard run
	N11 - 1/10 - Marques Watson 4 yard run
	N07 - 2/03 - Marques Watson 7 yard run - TOUCHDOWN!
	             CONVERSION FAILED
	             Dominic Leonard 2 yard run

	SCORE: BROOKLINE 6 - NORTH HILLS 0

	Brookline kicks off to N42, returned nine yards to B49.

	North Hills ball - 7:58 1st Quarter

	B49 - 1/10 - One yard run
	B48 - 2/09 - Seven yard run
	B41 - 3/02 - Two yard run
	             FUMBLE - Recovered by J.B. Nelson at B39.

	Brookline ball - 6:01 1st Quarter

	B39 - 1/10 - Marques Watson 5 yard run
	B44 - 2/05 - Mason Ventrone run for no gain
	B44 - 3/05 - Mason Ventrone 56 yard run - TOUCHDOWN!
	             CONVERSION GOOD
	             Marques Watson 3 yard run

	SCORE: BROOKLINE 14 - NORTH HILLS 0
Mason Ventrone leads everyone
on a chase to the endzone.
	Brookline kicks off to N43, returned eight yards to B49.

	North Hills ball - 5:01 1st Quarter

	B49 - 1/10 - Run for two yard loss
	N49 - 2/12 - Run for no gain
	N49 - 3/12 - Six yard run
	B45 - 4/06 - punt

	Kick fielded at B30 by Mason Ventrone
	and returned 12 yards to B42.

	Brookline ball - 2:08 1st Quarter

	B42 - 1/10 - Marques Watson 58 yard run - TOUCHDOWN!
	             CONVERSION GOOD
	             Dominic Leonard 3 yard run

	SCORE: BROOKLINE 22 - NORTH HILLS 0
Marques Watson had another great day.
Mar Mar is a punishing power runner.
	Brookline kicks off to N49, no return.

	North Hills ball - 1:54 1st Quarter

	N49 - 1/10 - Seven yard run
	B44 - 2/03 - Two yard run
	B42 - 2/01 - Three yard run

	End of 1st Quarter

	B39 - 1/10 - Run for three yard loss
	B42 - 2/13 - One yard run
	B41 - 3/12 - Run for no gain
	             PENALTY - Brookline - face mask - 5 yards from foul
	B36 - 3/07 - One yard run
	B35 - 4/06 - Two yard run

	North Hills turns ball over on downs.

	Brookline ball - 6:24 2nd Quarter

	B33 - 1/10 - Dominic Leonard 8 yard run
	B41 - 2/02 - Nick Roell run for two yard loss
	B39 - 2/04 - Dominic Leonard run for no gain
	B39 - 3/04 - Marques Watson 6 yard run
	B45 - 1/10 - Mason Ventrone 11 yard run
	N44 - 1/10 - Marques Watson 36 yard run
	N08 - 1/08 - Mason Ventrone 7 yard run
	N01 - 2/01 - Nick Roell 1 yard run - TOUCHDOWN!
	             CONVERSION FAILED
	             Nick Roell pass incomplete

	SCORE: BROOKLINE 28 - North Hills 0
Quarterback Nick Roell sneaks one
into the endzone for a 28-0 lead.
	Brookline kicks off to N42, returned two yards to N44.

	North Hills ball - 2:53 2nd Quarter

	N44 - 1/10 - Five yard run
	             FUMBLE recovered by Demetri Bose at N49.

	Brookline ball - 2:46 2nd Quarter

	N49 - 1/10 - Mason Ventrone 25 yard run
	N24 - 1/10 - Nick Roell pass incomplete
	N24 - 2/10 - Nick Roell pass to Mason Ventrone
	             for 24 yards - TOUCHDOWN!
	             CONVERSION GOOD
	             Dominic Leonard 3 yard run

	SCORE: BROOKLINE 36 - NORTH HILLS 0

	* The running clock is in effect.

	Brookline kicks off to N43, no return.

	North Hills ball 1:57 2nd Quarter

	N43 - 1/10 - Run for two yard loss
	N41 - 2/12 - Run for one yard loss
	N40 - 3/13 - GAME CLOCK EXPIRES - HALFTIME

	HALFTIME SCORE: BROOKLINE 36 - NORTH HILLS 0
The girls take the field at halftime.
	Second Half begins ...

	Brookline kicks off to start second half.
	Ball fielded at N28, no return.

	North Hills ball - 9:32 3rd Quarter

	N28 - 1/10 - One yard run
	N29 - 2/09 - Run for eight yard loss
	             PENALTY - Brookline - face mask - 5 yards from foul
	N26 - 2/12 - Eleven yard run
	N37 - 3/01 - Two yard run
	N39 - 1/10 - PENALTY - North Hills - offsides - 5 yards
	N34 - 1/15 - Run for four yard loss.
	N30 - 2/19 - Twenty-seven yard run
	B43 - 1/10 - Two yard run
	B41 - 2/08 - One yard run
	B40 - 3/07 - Ten yard run
	B30 - 1/10 - Two yard run

	End of 3rd Quarter

	B28 - 2/08 - Three yard run
	B25 - 3/05 - Two yard run
	B23 - 4/05 - Seven yard run
	B16 - 1/10 - Three yard run
	B13 - 2/07 - Run for one yard loss
	B14 - 3/08 - Fourteen yard run - TOUCHDOWN!
	             CONVERSION FAILED
	             Run for no gain

	SCORE: BROOKLINE 36 - NORTH HILLS 6
THe Brookline defense stops the
Warriors conversion attempt.
	North Hills kickoff downed by Marques Watson at B35.

	Brookline ball - 2:45 4th Quarter

	B35 - 1/10 - Dante Douglas run for no gain
	B35 - 2/10 - Jack Sullivan run for three yard loss
	B33 - 3/13 - Jack Sullivan 5 yard run
	B38 - 4/08 - CLOCK EXPIRES TO END GAME

	FINAL SCORE: BROOKLINE 36 - NORTH HILLS 6
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