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The New Castle (PA) varsity football team lost Friday's home conference game against Hopewell (Aliquippa, PA) by a score of 28-26.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Hopewell7701428
New Castle6601426
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Box Score Stats

Hopewell (10-11)

New Castle (10-11)

17
First Downs
24
2
Penalties
6
25
Penalty Yards
41
21:55
Possession Time
26:05

Game Stats

Hopewell

Passing

#Athlete NameCompAttYdsC %AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals2319.6679.500144
3Nolan Harmotto (Jr)2319.6679.500144
New Castle

Passing

#Athlete NameCompAttYdsC %AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals1633236.48514.75014282
12John Matarazzo (Jr)1633236.48514.75014282
Hopewell

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals4751410.94924
1Rushel Shell (Jr)3239212.25923
3Nolan Harmotto (Jr)4194.759
43Zach Romah (Jr)111039.36541
New Castle

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals422726.48513
1Darrian Rice (Jr)11212.0012
12John Matarazzo (Jr)10272.70181
24Justin Fleo (Jr)17875.12161
47Jalen Holmes (So)1414610.43511
Hopewell

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals2199.50140
5E. Domitrovich (Sr)155.005
44Matt Critchlow (Sr)11414.0014
New Castle

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals1623614.75421
1Darrian Rice (Jr)22713.5023
5Corey Eggleston (Jr)37826.0041
8Marcus Carter (Jr)11010.0010
24Justin Fleo (Jr)8526.5011
44Jesse Ambuster (Sr)12727.0027
80Nigel Whren (Sr)14242.00421
Hopewell

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals5141946579
1Rushel Shell (Jr)39214406
3Nolan Harmotto (Jr)1919
5E. Domitrovich (Sr)55
24Adam Murray (So)3232
43Zach Romah (Jr)103103
44Matt Critchlow (Sr)1414
New Castle

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals272236115623
1Darrian Rice (Jr)122773112
2Terell Cleckley (Jr)1414
5Corey Eggleston (Jr)7878
8Marcus Carter (Jr)1010
12John Matarazzo (Jr)2727
24Justin Fleo (Jr)8752139
36James Napier (Sr)1818
44Jesse Ambuster (Sr)2727
47Jalen Holmes (So)14610156
80Nigel Whren (Sr)4242
Hopewell

Total Yards

#Athlete NamePassRushRecTotal
Team Totals1951419533
1Rushel Shell (Jr)392392
3Nolan Harmotto (Jr)191938
5E. Domitrovich (Sr)5
43Zach Romah (Jr)103103
44Matt Critchlow (Sr)14
New Castle

Total Yards

#Athlete NamePassRushRecTotal
Team Totals236272236508
1Darrian Rice (Jr)122712
5Corey Eggleston (Jr)78
8Marcus Carter (Jr)10
12John Matarazzo (Jr)23627263
24Justin Fleo (Jr)875287
44Jesse Ambuster (Sr)27
47Jalen Holmes (So)146146
80Nigel Whren (Sr)42
Hopewell

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals69
1Rushel Shell (Jr)6
2Wiley Belknap (Jr)3
6Cody Mutkus (Sr)5
8Tom Calhoon (Jr)1
10C. Farris (Sr)7
22Keenan Barrett (Jr)6
24Adam Murray (So)13
40Mike Tempalski (So)5
43Zach Romah (Jr)2
44Matt Critchlow (Sr)4
48Zach Gula (Jr)7
51A. Marchman (Sr)2
54Harry Davis (Jr)1
61Rich Smallwood (Sr)2
64Quenten Erskine (Sr)1
66Brendan Price (Sr)4
New Castle

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals2333566.5
2Terell Cleckley (Jr)22
13Julian Cox (Fr)112
21Randy Gillette (Sr)331.0
22Raysean Glenn (Sr)123
24Justin Fleo (Jr)331.0
35L. McKnight (Jr)134
36James Napier (Sr)257.5
44Jesse Ambuster (Sr)3581.5
48Joe Ambrosini (Jr)3581.0
52Nico Dejohn (So)213
54Chris Avery (Jr)459.5
59Mike Motto (Sr)1231.0
71Nick Padula (Sr)11
Hopewell

Sacks

#Athlete NameSacksYdlHurs
Team Totals3.0
6Cody Mutkus (Sr)1.0
44Matt Critchlow (Sr).5
48Zach Gula (Jr)1.5

Sacks

New Castle has not entered any sacks stats.
Hopewell

Fumbles and Blocks

#Athlete NameFmb RecFR YdsCausBlk PntsBlk FGs
Team Totals101
6Cody Mutkus (Sr)10
40Mike Tempalski (So)1

Fumbles and Blocks

New Castle has not entered any fumbles and blocks stats.
Hopewell

Kickoffs

#Athlete NameKOYdsLngTB
Team Totals5213520
42Casey Clements (Sr)5213520
New Castle

Kickoffs

#Athlete NameKOYdsLngTB
Team Totals518447
8Marcus Carter (Jr)518447
Hopewell

Punts

#Athlete NamePYdsAvgLngIn 20
Team Totals310836.0046
1Rushel Shell (Jr)310836.0046
New Castle

Punts

#Athlete NamePYdsAvgLngIn 20
Team Totals315351.00532
44Jesse Ambuster (Sr)315351.00532
Hopewell

Kickoff Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLng
Team Totals44611.5014
1Rushel Shell (Jr)11414.0014
24Adam Murray (So)33210.6713
New Castle

Kickoff Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLng
Team Totals511523.0062
1Darrian Rice (Jr)27336.5062
2Terell Cleckley (Jr)11414.0014
36James Napier (Sr)11818.0018
47Jalen Holmes (So)11010.0010
Hopewell

Punt Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLngFCKR Yds
Team Totals46
1Rushel Shell (Jr)14
24Adam Murray (So)32
New Castle

Punt Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLngFCKR Yds
Team Totals115
1Darrian Rice (Jr)73
2Terell Cleckley (Jr)14
36James Napier (Sr)18
47Jalen Holmes (So)10
Hopewell

Points

#Athlete NameTDConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals4428
1Rushel Shell (Jr)318
9Nate Bowden (So)44
43Zach Romah (Jr)16
New Castle

Points

#Athlete NameTDConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals42026
12John Matarazzo (Jr)16
24Justin Fleo (Jr)16
44Jesse Ambuster (Sr)22
47Jalen Holmes (So)16
80Nigel Whren (Sr)16
Hopewell

PATs and Field Goals

#Athlete NamePATAtt%FGAtt%LngTot
Team Totals441.0004
9Nate Bowden (So)441.0004
New Castle

PATs and Field Goals

#Athlete NamePATAtt%FGAtt%LngTot
Team Totals01.0000
18Brandon Beck (Jr)01.0000
Hopewell

Touchdowns

#Athlete NameTDRushTDRecTD Tot
Team Totals404
1Rushel Shell (Jr)303
43Zach Romah (Jr)101
New Castle

Touchdowns

#Athlete NameTDRushTDRecTD Tot
Team Totals314
12John Matarazzo (Jr)11
24Justin Fleo (Jr)11
47Jalen Holmes (So)11
80Nigel Whren (Sr)11

Conversions

Hopewell has not entered any conversions stats.
New Castle

Conversions

#Athlete NameCRushCRec
Team Totals1
44Jesse Ambuster (Sr)1

Game Story

Pennsylvania High School Football - Hopewell tips New Castle

October 8, 2010: New Castle, PA 16101

The crowd at Friday's league contest between the Hopewell Vikings (Aliquippa, PA) and the host New Castle Hurricanes (New Castle, PA), observed Hopewell's football squad edge New Castle by a count of 28-26.

The Vikings now own a 2-4 record. They play next when they host Central Valley for a WPIAL AAA Parkway contest on Friday, October 15. Hopewell will clash with a Warriors squad coming off a 12-7 league loss to Montour (McKees Rocks, PA). The Warriors record now stands at 4-2.

The Hurricanes (3-3) will now prepare for their match against West Allegheny (Imperial, PA). The Indians enter the WPIAL AAA Parkway match with a 5-1 record. In their last match, West Allegheny held off Moon Area (Moon Township, PA), 48-7, in a league match.

Coaches Summary

First Quarter

New Castle (9:41) John Matarazzo, 3 yd run (kick blocked by Mike Tempalski).
Hopewell (3:31) Zach Romah, 54 yd run (Nate Bowden kick).

Second Quarter

Hopewell (7:45) Rushel Shell, 78 yd run (Nate Bowden kick).
New Castle (7:04) Justin Fleo, 7 yd run (pass failed).

Fourth Quarter

New Castle (10:36) Jalen Holmes, 5 yd run (Jesse Ambuster reception from John Matarazzo).
Hopewell (7:42) Rushel Shell, 10 yd run (Nate Bowden kick).
Hopewell (2:34) Rushel Shell, 92 yd run (Nate Bowden kick).
New Castle (2:17) Nigel Whren, 42 yd reception from John Matarazzo (pass failed).

Rankings & Records

Hopewell (10-11)

NationalPAClass
2,0789225
OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %PFPA
6-64-32-33-21-1.500.571310321

New Castle (10-11)

NationalPAClass
2,72111531
OverallConferenceHomeAwayWin %Conference %PFPA
5-43-44-11-3.556.429223170

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4OT1Final
Hopewell
7.18.13.66.66.025.8
New Castle
5.66.33.97.1-24.8

Hopewell

New Castle

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Team Stat Comparison

HopewellNew Castle
283.4Rushing Yards Per Game133.0
71.7Passing Yards Per Game128.4
355.1Total Yards Per Game261.4
51.8Tackles Per Game40.0
1.7Sacks Per Game1.2
25.5Points Per Game15.6

Team Leaders

HopewellNew CastleNational Avg.
#1 Rushel Shell226.1Rushing Yards Per Game#24 Justin Fleo82.021.7
#3 Nolan Harmotto78.2Passing Yards Per Game#12 John Matarazzo192.739.7
#1 Rushel Shell226.1Total Yards Per Game#12 John Matarazzo220.333.2
#48 Zach Gula6.5Tackles Per Game#44 Jesse Ambuster7.63.0
#40 Mike Tempalski.4Sacks Per Game#21 Randy Gillette.5.3
#1 Rushel Shell18.0Points Per Game#47 Jalen Holmes8.03.0

Record Breakdown

Hopewell (10-11)

New Castle (10-11)

6-6
Overall
5-4
4-3
League
3-4
1-1
Non-League
2-0
1-0
Head to Head
0-1
4-3
Common Opponent
4-3
2-3
Home
4-1
3-2
Away
1-3
1-1
Neutral
0-0
1-2
Playoff
0-0
6-6
In-State
5-4
0-0
Out-of-State
0-0