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Chatham Football Looking to Build Intensity for Opener at Barringer

Chatham quarterback Timmy Adams throws TD pass to Christian Cuttita in scrimmage vs. Mendham Credits: TAP Chatham
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Chatham offensive coordinator talks to receiver Chris Francesco during scrimmage on Thursday at Cougar Field Credits: TAP Chatham
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Chatham quarterback Timmy Adams contemplates what needs to be fixed in time for Sept. 9 opener at Barringer Credits: TAP Chatham
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Defensive line coach Dan Moskowitz talks to Ryan Ness and Patrick O'Malley during scrimmage vs. Mendham Credits: TAP Chatham
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Chatham head coach Jason Izsa after timeout during scrimmage vs. Mendam Credits: TAP Chatham
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CHATHAM, NJ - It's hard to measure intensity during a game that doesn't count, but it is clear that the 2016 Chatham football team will need to show more life when the season opens Sept. 9 vs. Barringer at Schools Stadium, Newark.

The Cougars lost the varsity portion of its scrimmage against Mendham, 21-7, on Thursday at Cougar Field. Senior captains Graham LeMon and Timmy Adams both offered that there is work to do.

"We need to be consistent with our effort and keep our high intensity," LeMon said. "We need to get loud and need to get rowdy, that's it."

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The versatile Adams scrambled out of danger before throwing a 10-yard touchdown pass to Christian Cuttita on fourth down in the second quarter. Adams sparked the drive with a pass to Chris Francesco and gained a first down by racing outside preceding his TD pass to Cuttita.

"We had more intensity in pregame, but we didn't execute in the game," Adams said. "Personally, I played awful. We'll get back into practice and get ready for Barringer, where it all matters."

Cuttita was definitely a bright spot for Chatham at cornerback and wide receiver. His most impressive play was when he sprinted from the opposite side of the field to knock a Mendham runner out of bounds at the two-yard line. Cuttita denied Mendham a sure touchdown with his tackle, which came on the final play of the first half.

"Christian Cuttita made three great plays," LeMon said. :"He had an interception, a touchdown and he stopped a touchdown."

COUGAR NOTES: Max Schelling came up with a fumble recovery when Mendham muffed a punt by Timmy Adams ... Chris Francesco, who has been switched to safety from linebacker, picked off a pass for the Cougars and made a big catch during Chatham's touchdown drive in the second quarter.

Quarterback Timmy Adams hits Chris Francesco with a pass down the middle in scrimmage vs. Mendham

 

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