Sussex Stags Football Team Continues Its Winning Streak

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NEWTON, NJ—From the first game, until the fourth week of the season, the Sussex Stags have been on a winning streak, beating the Jersey Shore Hurricanes, Trenton Capitals, Brooklyn Mariners and last weekend, the Bronx Colts.

The Stags beat the Bronx Colts, 33-6 away on Saturday, July 29 to add to their winning streak.

Offensively against the Colts, Enslin had 14 completed passes for 128 yards on 23 attempts. Lamoreaux once again led the Stags with 159 rushing yards on nine carries, while Couse rushed 41 with seven carries.  Faria added 40 yards on nine carries.

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Defensively, the Stags put together four sacks and forced three fumbles against the Colts’. Ford got two sacks, while Jacob Baker and Michael Cousar each had one.  Cousar, Ford and Batty each forced a fumble. Rich Adams also managed to intercept a pass which resulted in a 15-yard return. Cousar deflected two passes and Phillip Londono had one.

Lamoreaux, Cousar, Clouse, and Mark Edwards all scored touchdowns for the Stags. Lamoreaux made the trip to the end zone twice. Costello went one for three in extra points. Schlereth had a two-point conversion. 

The Stags took down the Brooklyn Mariners 48-6, when they played them on Palmer Field, the Stags’ home field, on Saturday July 22.

Offensively, Joseph Enslin passed for 51 yards and Adam Schlereth threw for 11. Cody Lamoreaux put up some big numbers with 155 rushing yards and 14 carries, while Joseph Clouse rushed 59 yards with seven carries. Linwood Rideout ran for 35 yards with two carries.

It was a total team effort defensively against the Mariners. Michael Montes led with two sacks, while William Freeland and Gunnar Batty each had one. Demetri Thompson and Jareen Miranda each forced a fumble. Olufemi Adebola had two pass deflections. Brian Weissmuller was the only Stag to grab an interception and gain 31 yards.

Clouse, Lucas Faria, Schlereth, Lamoreaux, Christopher Ford, Rideout, and John Diaz, each crossed the goal line for the Stags. Evan Costello had six successful extra point on seven attempts for the Stags.

The Sussex Stags will have a home game on August 26 against the Nassau Punishers on their home field located at Newton High School.  They will be celebrating Veterans Night.  Kick-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. Adult tickets are $10, children 17 to 6 are $8 and children under 5 are free.

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