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Rams
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Final9/16/16

The New Canaan (CT) varsity football team won Friday's home conference game against Ridgefield (CT) by a score of 41-21.

Game Details: James Dunning Jr. Field @ Hawes Plaza

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Ridgefield1030821
New Canaan77131441
Final score provided by J. Salvador.
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Box Score Stats

Ridgefield (16-17)

New Canaan (16-17)

61
Total Plays
71
18
First Downs
20
3
Penalties
6
30
Penalty Yards
66
22:50
Possession Time
25:10

Game Stats

Ridgefield

Passing

#Athlete NameCompAttYdsC %AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals2437284.64911.8136763.3
12Drew Fowler (Sr)811192.72724.01167107.2
7Greg Gatto (Jr)162692.6155.821636.1
New Canaan

Passing

#Athlete NameCompAttYdsC %AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals2035281.57114.12047102.2
10Drew Pyne (Fr)2035281.57114.12047102.2
Ridgefield

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals23331.4121
12Drew Fowler (Sr)4-13-3.39
16Aidan Schwartz (So)4266.5121
22P. Papadopoulos (Sr)6345.711
6Matt Lombardo (Jr)6-4-0.74
7Greg Gatto (Jr)3-10-3.37
New Canaan

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals362687.4404
10Drew Pyne (Fr)9576.336
30Greg Catalano (Sr)100.00
32Graham Braden (Sr)67913.2401
40J.r. Moore (So)252.542
7R. Oconnell (c) (Sr)181277.1251
Ridgefield

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals2428411.8671
10Chris Longo (Sr)89411.826
2Shane Palmer (Sr)89111.4671
24Collin Lowe (Sr)56813.644
6Matt Lombardo (Jr)33110.314
New Canaan

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals2028114.1472
11Jack Hoelzer (Sr)3237.712
12Justin Greco (Jr)133.03
14J. Rechtermann (Sr)26733.547
18Austin Bell (Sr)263.04
20Q. O'connell (So)7497.0151
6Jackson Appelt (Sr)199.09
7R. Oconnell (c) (Sr)412431.0441
Ridgefield

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals332846518400
10Chris Longo (Sr)9494
12Drew Fowler (Sr)-13-13
16Aidan Schwartz (So)2626
2Shane Palmer (Sr)9149140
22P. Papadopoulos (Sr)3434
24Collin Lowe (Sr)6868
6Matt Lombardo (Jr)-431161861
7Greg Gatto (Jr)-10-10
New Canaan

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals2682815342644
1Tom Root (c) (Sr)88
10Drew Pyne (Fr)5757
11Jack Hoelzer (Sr)2323
12Justin Greco (Jr)33
14J. Rechtermann (Sr)6767
18Austin Bell (Sr)66
2James Freyre (Sr)2929
20Q. O'connell (So)4949
32Graham Braden (Sr)7979
40J.r. Moore (So)55
6Jackson Appelt (Sr)937551
7R. Oconnell (c) (Sr)12712416267
Ridgefield

Total Yards

#Athlete NamePassRushRecTotal
Team Totals28433284317
10Chris Longo (Sr)9494
12Drew Fowler (Sr)192-13179
16Aidan Schwartz (So)2626
2Shane Palmer (Sr)9191
22P. Papadopoulos (Sr)3434
24Collin Lowe (Sr)6868
6Matt Lombardo (Jr)-43127
7Greg Gatto (Jr)92-1082
New Canaan

Total Yards

#Athlete NamePassRushRecTotal
Team Totals281268281549
10Drew Pyne (Fr)28157338
11Jack Hoelzer (Sr)2323
12Justin Greco (Jr)33
14J. Rechtermann (Sr)6767
18Austin Bell (Sr)66
20Q. O'connell (So)4949
32Graham Braden (Sr)7979
40J.r. Moore (So)55
6Jackson Appelt (Sr)99
7R. Oconnell (c) (Sr)127124251
Ridgefield

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals4323663.0
13Tommy Macmannis (Sr)9110
15Aidan Spearman (Sr)549
17Thomas Formus (Jr)437
21Luke Gaydos (Jr)55
36Patrick Lang (Sr)3471.0
44Alex Cali (Jr)145
51Tony Macchia (Sr)11
55Noah Isaacson (Jr)639
6Matt Lombardo (Jr)11
7Will Carpenter (Sr)325
72Michael Turner (Jr)22
76Brian Williams (Jr)112
78John Schneider (Jr)222.0
8J. Mitchell (So)11
New Canaan

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals4916656.0
1Tom Root (c) (Sr)213
17Kyle Karr (Jr)221.0
19Garrett Braden (So)222.0
2James Freyre (Sr)5381.0
22Colin Daniels (Sr)22
25A. Bauersfeld (Sr)516
26Jake Ciancio (Jr)22
28Charlie Hane (Jr)11
29Zachary Miller (Jr)11
3Grant Morse (Jr)1121.0
31Griffin Arnone (Jr)11
32Graham Braden (Sr)11
33Joshua Vindas (Sr)325
34Sam Gilman (Jr)11
41C. Sibbett (So)11
50Seamus Ohora (Jr)22
51Kyle Mcdonald (Jr)11
6Jackson Appelt (Sr)415
63Dylan Miles (Sr)11
7R. Oconnell (c) (Sr)325
73Jack Kircher (Sr)221.0
8Ted Greenspon (Sr)527
9Sean Knight (Jr)314
Ridgefield

Sacks

#Athlete NameSacksYdlHurs
Team Totals2.013
44Alex Cali (Jr)1.512
55Noah Isaacson (Jr).51
New Canaan

Sacks

#Athlete NameSacksYdlHurs
Team Totals4.035
2James Freyre (Sr)2.017
25A. Bauersfeld (Sr)2.018

Interceptions

Ridgefield has not entered any interceptions stats.
New Canaan

Interceptions

#Athlete NameIntInt YdsAvgPD
Team Totals44210.56
1Tom Root (c) (Sr)188.01
2James Freyre (Sr)12929.0
25A. Bauersfeld (Sr)1
50Seamus Ohora (Jr)1
6Jackson Appelt (Sr)252.5
73Jack Kircher (Sr)1
8Ted Greenspon (Sr)1
9Sean Knight (Jr)1

Fumbles and Blocks

Ridgefield has not entered any fumbles and blocks stats.
New Canaan

Fumbles and Blocks

#Athlete NameFmb RecFR YdsCausBlk PntsBlk FGs
Team Totals1
17Kyle Karr (Jr)1
Ridgefield

Kickoffs

#Athlete NameKOYdsAvgLngTB
Team Totals423157.8581
24Collin Lowe (Sr)423157.8581
New Canaan

Kickoffs

#Athlete NameKOYdsAvgLngTB
Team Totals727839.755
11Jack Hoelzer (Sr)315351.055
3Grant Morse (Jr)412531.349
Ridgefield

Punts

#Athlete NamePYdsAvgLngIn 20
Team Totals517835.6411
24Collin Lowe (Sr)517835.6411
New Canaan

Punts

#Athlete NamePYdsAvgLngIn 20
Team Totals413433.538
3Grant Morse (Jr)413433.538
Ridgefield

Kickoff Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLng
Team Totals56513.020
2Shane Palmer (Sr)34916.320
6Matt Lombardo (Jr)2168.09
New Canaan

Kickoff Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLng
Team Totals35317.7
6Jackson Appelt (Sr)23718.5
7R. Oconnell (c) (Sr)11616.0
Ridgefield

Punt Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLngFCKR Yds
Team Totals3186.0783
2Shane Palmer (Sr)49
6Matt Lombardo (Jr)3186.0734
New Canaan

Punt Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLngFCKR Yds
Team Totals253
6Jackson Appelt (Sr)37
7R. Oconnell (c) (Sr)216
Ridgefield

Points

#Athlete NameTDTD PtsConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals2122721
16Aidan Schwartz (So)166
2Shane Palmer (Sr)166
22P. Papadopoulos (Sr)279
New Canaan

Points

#Athlete NameTDTD PtsConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals636541
11Jack Hoelzer (Sr)55
20Q. O'connell (So)166
32Graham Braden (Sr)166
40J.r. Moore (So)21212
7R. Oconnell (c) (Sr)21212
Ridgefield

PATs and Field Goals

#Athlete NamePATAtt%FGAtt%LngTot
Team Totals111.0221.0277
22P. Papadopoulos (Sr)111.0221.0277
New Canaan

PATs and Field Goals

#Athlete NamePATAtt%FGAtt%LngTot
Team Totals56.801.05
11Jack Hoelzer (Sr)56.801.05
Ridgefield

Touchdowns

#Athlete NameTDRushTDRecTD FRTD IRTD PRTD KORTD Tot
Team Totals112
16Aidan Schwartz (So)11
2Shane Palmer (Sr)11
New Canaan

Touchdowns

#Athlete NameTDRushTDRecTD FRTD IRTD PRTD KORTD Tot
Team Totals426
20Q. O'connell (So)11
32Graham Braden (Sr)11
40J.r. Moore (So)22
7R. Oconnell (c) (Sr)112
Ridgefield

Conversions

#Athlete NameCRushCRecConv Tot
Team Totals11
22P. Papadopoulos (Sr)11

Conversions

New Canaan has not entered any conversions stats.

Recap Video

Game Story

Connecticut High School Football - Ridgefield drops to New Canaan

September 16, 2016: New Canaan, CT 06840

In Friday's league game, the New Canaan Rams (New Canaan, CT) football team knocked off the visiting Ridgefield Tigers (Ridgefield, CT), by a score of 41-21.

The Rams (2-0) will now prepare for their game against Bridgeport Central (Bridgeport, CT). The Hilltoppers come into the Fairfield County I game with a 0-1 record. In their last game, Bridgeport Central was dropped by Westhill (Stamford, CT), 45-16, in a league game.

The Tigers now sport a 1-1 record. They take the field next when they host Ludlowe for a Fairfield County I game on Friday, September 23. Ridgefield will encounter a Falcons squad coming off a 42-13 league loss to Trumbull (Trumbull, CT). The Falcons record now stands at 0-2.

Coaches Summary

First Quarter

Ridgefield (9:41) Shane Palmer 67 Yd TD PASS from Drew Fowler
Ridgefield (9:41) Petros Papadopoulos EXTRA POINT
New Canaan (7:24) Ryan O'Connell 33 Yd. TD PASS from Drew Pyne
New Canaan (7:24) Jack Hoelzer EXTRA POINT
Ridgefield (1:48) Petros Papadopoulos 27 Yd. FIELD GOAL

Second Quarter

New Canaan (6:14) J.R. Moore 1 Yd TD RUN
New Canaan (6:14) Jack Hoelzer EXTRA POINT
Ridgefield (0:00) Petros Papadopoulos 26 Yd. FIELD GOAL

Third Quarter

New Canaan (3:32) J.R. Moore 4 Yd TD RUN
New Canaan (0:23) Quintin O'Connell 15 Yd. TD PASS from Drew Pyne
New Canaan (0:23) Jack Hoelzer EXTRA POINT

Fourth Quarter

New Canaan (8:27) Ryan O'Connell 5 Yd TD RUN
New Canaan (8:27) Jack Hoelzer EXTRA POINT
New Canaan (3:33) Graham Braden 31 Yd TD RUN
New Canaan (3:33) Jack Hoelzer EXTRA POINT
Ridgefield (0:23) Aiden Schwartz 13 Yd. TD RUN
Ridgefield (0:23) Petros Papadopoulos 2 Pt CONVERSION RUN

Highlight Videos

Game Photos

Photos by Bill Berg

Matchup Video

Rankings & Records

Ridgefield (16-17)

NationalCTClass
59542
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
10-36-25-04-21-1.769.750498271

New Canaan (16-17)

NationalCTClass
36721
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
12-18-07-14-01-0.9231.000477186

Team Scoring Averages

Season AveragesQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Ridgefield10.412.07.58.438.3
New Canaan10.69.810.55.836.7

Team Videos

Ridgefield (16-17)

New Canaan (16-17)

Team Stat Comparison

RidgefieldNew Canaan
127.2Rushing Yards Per Game195.9
245.7Passing Yards Per Game198.8
372.8Total Yards Per Game394.7
49.7Tackles Per Game58.4
2.0Sacks Per Game2.8
34.0Points Per Game36.7

Team Leaders

RidgefieldNew CanaanNational Avg.
#2 Shane Palmer74.8Rushing Yards Per Game#32 Graham Braden95.320.9
#12 Drew Fowler173.8Passing Yards Per Game#10 Drew Pyne180.540.9
#12 Drew Fowler196.4Total Yards Per Game#10 Drew Pyne213.636.1
#55 Noah Isaacson7.1Tackles Per Game#2 James Freyre8.22.8
#55 Noah Isaacson0.5Sacks Per Game#52 Nick Potter1.00.2
#2 Shane Palmer10.8Points Per Game#7 Ryan Oconnell (c)10.02.0

Record Breakdown

Ridgefield (16-17)

New Canaan (16-17)

10-3
Overall
12-1
6-2
League
8-0
2-0
Non-League
1-1
0-1
Head to Head
1-0
7-2
Common Opponent
8-1
5-0
Home
7-1
4-2
Away
4-0
1-1
Neutral
1-0
2-1
Playoff
3-0
10-3
In-State
12-1
0-0
Out-of-State
0-0