HIgh school football team notes for week two

The second week of the high school football season is upon us.
Here’s a look at some team notes for this weekend:
Burke Catholic (0-1; Next: Millbrook) – Has dropped last three season openers, going 6-9 all-time … Burke is 3-4 vs. Millbrook, including win in 2016 Class C final … Burke has gone 0-2 only five times previous … Eagles have scored at least 14 points in last 15 games … Fridays have not been kind for Burke, going 1-7 on last eight. There’s one more on Oct. 13 at Chester … Burke has lost last eight games when giving up 30 points (last such win: 48-40 over O;Neill in 2013 Class C final)
Chester (1-0; Next: Ellenville) – Hambletonians are 8-7 all-time in season openers, winning two of last three … 1-1 vs. Highland all-time (lost in 2007) … first game vs. Ellenville since 2013, 2-1 all-time … Chester has won last three home openers …Chester is 1-4 in last five road openers (beat Fallsburg in 2015) … last 2-0 start came in 2015 (seven times in all) … Chester has scored 20 points in last seven games played (5-2 record) and 12 of last 13.
Cornwall (1-0; Next: Saugerties) – Dragons have won three of last four openers, and three of last four home openers … The 48-0 win over Goshen was the first shutout in an opener since 2007 (27-0 at Red Hook) … Cornwall scored 50 points in the 2014 opener (50-7 over Amsterdam at the Carrier Dome) … since 2010, Cornwall has posted 19 shutouts, with six by higher scores than last week (65 points was the high) … Cornwall has beaten Saugerties 16 consecutive times from 2001-16; last Sawyers win was 47-6 in 2000 … Cornwall has won six consecutive games at Saugerties and one at Dietz Stadium in Kingston.
Eldred (0-1; Next: Roscoe/LMDSW) – The Yellowjackets have lost 17 in a row (including two forfeits) … last win was Sept. 12, 2014, 13-6 over Livingston Manor … Eldred has lost last two openers and three of last four … Eldred, which did not play in 2016, lost twice to Roscoe in 2015, including 40-8 Class D final, and five of last six meetings.
Ellenville (0-1; Next: Chester) – Blue Devils have lost opener four years in a row and six of last seven … Ellenville has lost home opener in six of last seven years … Blue Devils have gotten off to 0-2 starts the last three years … Coach Dan Cavanagh is 3-25 over three-plus seasons … The magic number for Ellenville is apparently 20 points allowed: Blue Devils are 0 for last 28 when allowing 20-plus and won last 10 games when allowing 19-or-less.
Goshen (0-1; Next: Warwick) – Goshen was last blanked in a season opener in 2006 (50-0 by Warwick), and 14 times in the last 57 years … Gladiators lost last five openers, seven of eight and 10 of last 12 … An 0-2 start would be Goshen’s fourth in last five years … Goshen has lost last four home openers and five of six … Warwick has won the last 12 meetings, including six at Goshen, and 20 of the last 21 .. last Goshen home win over Warwick was 1994.
Highland (0-1; Next: Marlboro) – The Huskies suffered their first opening loss since 2011 to Rondout Valley … the last 0-2 starts came in 2010 and 2011 … Highland is 1-1 all-time vs. Chester … HIghland lost last eight to Marlboro, including last three at Highland … Highland won four meetings from 2007-09 … Marlboro won 11 in a row over HIghland from 1978-88 … Highland has scored under 20 poits in nine of last 10 games … Marlboro owns 30-20-1 record over HIghland since 1968.
Kingston (0-1; Next: Middletown) – The Tigers have lost eight openers in a row (2009 was last win), and last seven road openers … Kingston has dropped last 10 games, is 2-26 in the last 28 and 4-33 in the last 37 … Kingston has lost last five games vs. Newburgh … the 59-12 loss was the largest road loss since falling 76-0 at Newburgh on Oct. 24, 2003 … Kingston has started 0-2 the last three seasons and six of last seven … Middletown has won the last four meetings, but Kingston owns 20-11 mark since Kingston re-joined Section 9 in 1987, and 21-13-1 mark since 1970 .. since 2012, Kingston has allowed 30-39 points nine times, 40-49 points 11 times and 50-plus points four times.
Liberty (1-0; Next: Rondout Valley) – Indians have won last eight openers and last seven road openers … Liberty has seven wins by 30 points in 2016-17, six in 2015 and three in 2014 … Liberty has opened 2-0 the last three years and four of the past six seasons … Liberty has won its last two home openers … First meeting vs. Rondout Valley since 2010 … Liberty has scored 30 points 20 times since 2014 and 29 times since 2012.
Marlboro (1-0; Next: HIghland) – The Iron Dukes have scored 64, 46 and 48 points in its last three season openers … Marlboro is 3-0 in last three openers and last three home openers … Dukes own 3-1 mark over O’Neill since 2015 … the last time Marlboro played on Sept. 8 was 15 years ago (1-1 all-time on this date) … Marlboro has opened 2-0 in five of last seven years … Marlboro has scored 30-39 points 12 times, 40-49 points 15 times, 50-59 points 10 times and 60-plus four times (41 times) this decade.
Middletown (1-0; Next: Kingston) – Middies have won last three season openers and last three home openers … MIddletown has started 2-0 the past two years but only eight times previous dating back to 1970 (1970-73-74-78-83-86-90-96) … Middletown snapped six-game losing streak to Minisink Valley (1991 was last win) … it was the fewest points allowed in a Middletown oepner since 2011 … generous scheduling has given Middletown three opening home games for first time since 1979, and at least two home games to start for the eighth time since 1973.
Millbrook (0-1; Next: Burke) – The Blazers have last their last three season openers and five of last seven, and their last two home openers … Millbrook last started a season 0-2 in 2002, 205, 2011.

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