New Hampshire Football Report

Helmet Stickers: Week 2


Defense (Hanover)
The Marauders forced two turnovers (including a John Bucci interception that was returned for a TD), limited Manchester West to four first downs and had a fourth-down stop in the first half of their 35-14 victory over the Blue Knights.

Nick DiGesse (Nashua North)
DiGesse caught 10 passes for 116 yards and two touchdowns to help the Titans defeat Merrimack.

Derek Finlay (Nashua North)
Finlay competed 17 of 22 passes for 190 yards and two touchdowns, and carried the ball 12 times for 107 yards and three TDs during Nashua North’s 44-43 victory over Merrimack.

Joe Mikol (Bedford)
Mikol, a senior quarterback, had a hand in every point the Bulldogs scored in their 43-22 triumph over Dover. He completed 8 of 9 passes for 192 yards and four touchdowns, ran the ball five times for 30 yards and two TDs, kicked a 29-yard field and made four point-after kicks.

Dom Pallaria (Timberlane)
Pallaria ran for 166 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries during Timberlane’s 41-0 victory at Kennett. His TD came on a 65-yard run.

Jack Peters (Nashua North)
Peters made significant contributions on both sides of the ball during North’s 44-43 win against Merrimack. He ran for 121 yards and a touchdown on 13 attempts, caught two passes for 23 yards and recorded nine tackles, including a sack.

Body Reed (Winnacunnet)
Reed, a senior guard, was part of a dominant offensive line performance that help the Warriors rush for 341 yards in a 42-7 victory against Concord.

Matt Santosuosso (Bishop Guertin)
Santosuosso, junior quarterback/defensive back, spearheaded BG’s 17-14 victory over a Salem team that was ranked No. 1 in the Union Leader Power Poll. He completed 3 of 7 passes for 63 yards, carried the ball 25 times for 132 yards and a TD and made a game-high 12 tackles.

Secondary (Gilford/Belmont)
The Gilford/Belmont defensive backfield intercepted five passes and held Pembroke to nine completions in 28 pass attempts during Gilford/Belmont’s 28-7 win. Riley Marsh and Hutch Haskins each had two interceptions and Michael Kitto had one.

Calvin Swanson (Plymouth)
Swanson had a huge first quarter in Plymouth’s 35-6 victory over Kingswood. He carried the ball three times for 130 yards and a TD, and caught a 36-yard TD pass.

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