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It was a last-minute game-changer.

James Madison mustered a win against defending champion Franklin Roosevelt with two fourth-quarter touchdowns on Oct. 31. A 16-point final frame gave the Knights a narrow 32-30 road victory over Franklin Roosevelt in Public School Athletic League Bowl conference football at Midwood Athletic Complex. Madison (8–1) trailed 22–16 entering the final frame, where it outscored Franklin Roosevelt 16–8.

Shamar Logan ran for 120 yards and two touchdowns on eight carries for Madison. Keenan Sylvester and Naahman Gumbs combined for 235 yards and a touchdown each. Daniel Jefferson made 10 tackles. Nadir Hassan posted 239 yards of total offense, two rushing scores and a touchdown pass for FDR (6–3).

Grand Street 64, Thomas Jefferson 0: Sharif Harris-Legree went 12 of 15, passing for 392 yards and five touchdowns for Grand Street (9–0). Kareem Davis had 117 yards receiving and two touchdowns, and Ahmed Bah made three catches for 126 yards and a score. Kyle Brisfere hauled in two touchdown passes. Chris Mattocks ran for two scores and also threw for 100 yards and a touchdown. Kordell Wray returned an interception for a score.

South Shore 48, Brooklyn Tech 16: Jason Martin completed 12 of 15 passes for 300 yards and four touchdowns for South Shore (9–0). Michael Watson caught two touchdown passes, Marques Campbell scored and brought in 97 yards receiving, and Juvensen Jeune added a touchdown grab. Rafael Cordero ran for 40 yards and two scores, and Omar Jarret added 61 rushing yards and touchdown on seven carries.

Michael Marcovici went 5 of 8 passing for 50 yards and a touchdown to Paul Cordova for Brooklyn Tech (2–7). Amani Murphy ran for 83 yards and a score on 13 carries.

Abraham Lincoln 35, Midwood 14: Quarterback Faruq Shittu compiled 144 yards of total offense, threw two touchdown passes to Kevin Medy, and ran for two scores for Lincoln (7–2). Medy collected four catches for 62 yards, and Corey Wright ran for 125 yards on 20 carries. Jordan Jones added an interception.

Fort Hamilton 20, New Utrecht 0: Seba Nekhet ran for 55 yards and two scores on six carries, and Troy Booker carried the ball 10 times for 100 yards and a score for Fort Hamilton (7–2). Connor Fitzsimons threw for 82 yards, and Jayson Magnani made 10 tackles.

Friendship Academy 19, Poly Prep 16: Abdoulaye Konate ran the ball 11 times for 57 yard and two touchdowns for Poly Prep (5–3). Robert Kollmer compiled 110 yards of total offense. Elias Reynolds made six tackles and collected an interception, and Isaiah Wilson chipped in six tackles.

Lafayette 40, Automotive 20: Isaiah Barnaby carried the ball 12 times for 376 yards and four touchdowns for Lafayette (2–7). Farkh Raja completed all three of his passes for 63 yards and a touchdown to Barnaby. Elias Goforth chipped in seven tackles. Jamal Martin paced Automotive (0–9) with 119 yards and a score on the ground on 25 carries, and Prince Clare ran or a touchdown.

Sheepshead Bay 22, Grady 16: Quarterback Collin Smith Aiken posted 125 yards of total offense, threw a touchdown pass to Shavon Clarke, and ran for two scores for Sheepshead Bay (4–5). Matt Agard ran for 54 yards.

Other scores

Columbus 24, Tilden 16

Tottenville 30, Canarsie 6

Bayside 18, Franklin K. Lane 0

Xaverian 40, Kennedy Catholic 0

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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