AMSTERDAM - Queensbury used a strong start and held off a determined effort by Amsterdam to post a 48-28 win in a Class A Northwest football contest Friday at Lynch Literacy Academy
Queensbury led 12-0 after one quarter after a 53-yard scoring run by Chris Goudy and a 1-yard touchdown run from Michael Ditrola.
Amsterdam got on the board in the second quarter when Julian Gallup threw a 60-yard touchdown pass to Anthony Isabel.
Amsterdam quarterback Julian Gallup (9) looks to hand off during Friday’s Class A Northwest Division game against Queensbury at Lynch Literacy Academy in Amsterdam. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)
Queensbury (5-0 overall, 3-0 Class A Northwest) made it 20-7 at the half when Brett Rodriguez scored on a 9-yard touchdown run to close out the second-quarter scoring.
The Rams pulled ahead early in the second half, scoring 14 straight points to open the third quarter.
Gallup, who had three touchdown passes in the game, threw a 72-yard TD pass to Bryan Stanavich to make it 20-14. JV Valentin then scored on a 24-yard pass from Gallup and Marcus Pritchard added the third of his four extra points to give the Rams a 21-20 lead.
Queensbury regained the lead and took control by outscoring Amsterdam 28-7 the rest of the way.
Tim Voorhis scored on runs of 1 and 8 yards for the Spartans, while Rodriguez added a 58-yard punt return for a score. Kalen Minott scored on a 19-yard run for Queensbury in the third quarter.
Gallup scored the final points for the Rams on a 17-yard touchdown run.
Amsterdam (3-2 overall, 1-1 Class A Northwest) will travel to Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake next Friday for a 7 p.m. contest.
Queensbury 48, Amsterdam 28
Queensbury12 8 21 7 - 48
Amsterdam0 7 21 0 - 28
Q - Goudy 53 run (kick blocked)
Q - Ditroia 1 run (kick failed)
A - Gallup 60 pass from Isabel (Pritchard kick)
Q - Rodriguez 9 run (Rodriguez run)
A - Stanavich 72 pass from Gallup (Pritchard kick)
A - Valentin 24 pass from Gallup (Pritchard kick)
Q - Voorhis 1 run (Bruno pass from Rodriguez)
Q - Rodriguez 58 punt return (Morrell kick)
A - Gallup 17 run (Pritchard kick)
Q - Minott 19 run (Morrell kick)
Q - Voorhis 8 run (kick failed)
Class C South
Chatham 44, Fonda-Fultonville 14
CHATHAM - Tyler Van Brunt rushed for 203 yards and four touchdown on 11 carries, powering Chatham to a win over Fonda-Fultonville in a battle of Class C South Division unbeatens.
VanBrunt, who also had an interception, scored on runs of 15, 5, 2 and 78 yards for the Panthers.
Troy Pierce added a 13 yard touchdown run for Chatham (5-0 overall, 4-0 Class C South), while Tyler Rivera scored on a 67-yard touchdown run.
Al Kelly added 128 yards on 12 carries for the Panthers.
Russ Williams threw two touchdown passes for Fonda-Fultonville (4-1 overall, 4-1 Class C South). Williams threw a 27-yard pass to Brandon Baker for a score in the first quarter and a 25-yard touchdown pass to Cam Ives in the third quarter.
Williams finished 9-for-21 for 177 yards, two touchdowns and four interceptions.
Pat Hart led FFCS on the ground with 123 yards on 25 carries. Baker had six catches for 128 yards and a touchdown.
The Braves are scheduled to host Coxsackie-Athens next Saturday at 1 p.m.
Chatham 44, Fonda-Fultonville 14
Fonda-Fultonville7 0 7 0 - 14
Chatham0 22 6 16 - 44
FFCS - Baker 27 pass from Williams (Pat Hart kick)
C - Van Brunt 15 run (run failed)
C - Van Brunt 5 run (Al Kelly run)
C - Pierce 13 run (Van Brunt run)
FFCS - Ives 25 pass from Williams (Hart kick)
C - Van Brunt 2 run (run failed)
C - Van Brunt 78 run (Kelly run)
C - Rivera 67 run (Kelly run)