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Brooks’s kick-return scores help Fort Hamilton rebound

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Fort Hamilton bounced back from its first loss of the season thanks to two long kick returns for touchdowns from Michael Brooks.

The junior had returns of 66 and 75 yards for scores in the fourth quarter to help power the Tigers to a 30–26 road win in Public School Athletic League City conference football last Saturday. Brooks had 155 total yards in returns. Sharif Legree completed 6 of 14 passes for 64 yards and two touchdowns. DeQuan Glover recorded nine tackles.

The victory gets the Tigers (5–1) righted after a 48–0 blow out loss to Erasmus Hall last week. Fort Hamilton visits Campus Magnet this week as it looks to take a second straight game.

Erasmus Hall 34
Canarsie 0

Curtis Samuel carried the ball five times for 143 yards and two touchdowns and Kahlil Lewin rushed for 139 yards and two scores on 14 carries for Erasmus Hall (6–0). Daiquan Gwyn tossed a 9-yard touchdown pass to Kefa Cort.

The Dutchmen defense has now held opponents scoreless for five straight games and 23 quarters. Canarsie is 2–4.

Sheepshead Bay 30
Beach Channel 0

Stephan Garrick ran for 97 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries and caught a 28-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Scottie Denis for Sheepshead Bay (2–4). He also recovered a fumble. Jim Campbell and Josh McClean combined for 98 yards on the ground and a score a piece.

Bishop Ford 50
Kennedy Catholic 6

James Esposito completed 10 of 24 passes for 200 yards and touchdown passes to Quamari McAlister and Justice Seales for Bishop Ford (5–1, 4–1).

Dante Aiken rushed for 110 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries Rodney Gonzales had 89 yards of total offense and a score on the ground. Sean Wade had an interception and recovered a fumble.

New Utrecht 30
Thomas Jefferson 12

Jaleel Brown rushed for 201 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries for New Utrecht (4–2). Vonn Grant ran for two scores and 69 yards. Jefferson is 0–6.

Brooklyn Tech 30
John Adams 14

Elijah Rueda completed 6 of 12 passes for 131 yards and two touchdowns for Brooklyn Tech (2–4). Tristan Brown carried the ball 15 times for 192 yards and two scores. Deon Mash and Lawrence Menyah both had touchdown grabs. Patrick Landers recorded a safety.

South Shore 42
August Martin 0

Darrius Nichols completed 10 of 14 passes for 296 yards and four touchdowns for South Shore (6–0). Timothy Bowers rushed for 190 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries.

He also caught two touchdown passes and threw one of his own to help compile 319 yards of total offense. Omar Jarrett and Keon Dobson both added touchdowns grabs.

Monsignor Farrell 35
Xaverian 7

Garrett Murnan threw a 45-yard touchdown pass to Jonathan Rando for the lone score for Xaverian (2–4, 2–3).

Reach reporter Joseph Staszewski at jstaszewski@cnglocal.com. Follow him on twitter @cng_staszewski.
Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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