Beacon Ends Football Season 4-4

Haldane will play tournament qualifier Nov. 4

In a tight game, the Beacon varsity football team came from behind Oct. 21 to defeat host Lakeland, 14-12. Lakeland led 6-0 at the half and went ahead 12-0 in the third quarter before Alex Benson returned a kickoff and threw the two-point conversion to Manny Garner to make it 12-8.

The Bulldogs after their win on Oct. 21 (Photo provided)

The Bulldogs after their win on Oct. 21 (Photo provided)

As the fog began to roll in, the Bulldogs completed a fourth-quarter drive with a five-yard Benson run. The Hornets drove to the Beacon 15-yard line but Jaden Navarro intercepted a pass in the end zone to secure the win. Beacon ended its season at 4-4.

The Haldane varsity squad, meanwhile, lost Oct. 22 at Dobbs Ferry, 26-0. The Blue Devils next play Tuckahoe at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at Mahopac High School in a qualifier for the Class D state tournament. Both teams are 1-6; Tuckahoe’s only win was a 36-15 victory at Haldane on Sept. 10.

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