Oxford Loses to Ansonia

The Oxford Football team took one on the chin last night when they visited the #5 team in the state, Ansonia.  The Chargers used their experience, speed, and physical play to score 3 TD’s in the first quarter and take a commanding lead of 20 – 0. 

In the 2nd Quarter, things did not get much better as Ansonia found the end zone 3 more times for a 43-0 lead at halftime. 

In the second half, the young Wolverines fought hard and held the Chargers out of the end zone, but were unable to score, resulting in a 43-0 loss.

The Wolverines will look to get back on the winning track on Friday against the Crosby Bulldogs at home at 6pm, in front of their home crowd and OZONE faithful. 

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Wolverines Win Home Opener in Blowout

The Oxford Wolverine Football team came out in front of the Ozone and its home crowd Thursday night and gave them some early excitement.  On the opening kick off, Julian Ferrante ran 85 yards behind some great blocking for a score and Cayden Mitchell threw to Rob Sergiyenko for the 2 pt conversion giving the Wolverines an 8-0 lead just 11 seconds into the game.

After a solid defensive series in which forced a punt from Sacred Heart, Mitchell found Lee Braley on its first Offensive play of the game for a 79 yard completion for a score and a 14 – 0 lead, just 2:31 seconds into the game.

In the 2nd Quarter, Mitchell connected with Ferrante from 30 yards out another Touchdown, which was quickly followed up by a 3 yard Matt Stordy Touchdown run, which gave the Wolverines a 26-0 lead at halftime.

In the 3rd quarter, another Matt Stordy touchdown run of 13 yards was followed by Dylan Batlle 2 pt conversion run, giving Oxford a 34 – 0 lead after 3 quarters. In the 4th quarter, Sacred Heart found the end zone twice, sandwiched in between Oxford’s Nick Fedak’s 11 yard run for a touchdown, making the final score Oxford 40, Sacred Heart 12.

Mitchell was stellar, completing 9 passes out of 16 attempts for 224 yards.  Julian Ferrante caught 4 passes for 70 yards, and Matt Stordy ran the ball 11 times for 136 yards.

Oxford High Football Comes up Short in Opener

 

 

The Oxford HS Football opened its season on Friday, September 8th at Watertown HS.

The young Wolverines jumped out to an impressive start, scoring 2 Touchdowns early in the game. First, Matt Stordy ran for a score from 3 yards out in the 1st Quarter, which was followed by a successful 2-pt conversion run by QB Cayden Mitchell. In the 2nd Quarter, Dylan Batlle scored on a 8 yard scamper, followed by another successful 2-pt conversion run by Matt Stordy, to give the Wolverines a 16 – 0 lead late in the 2nd Quarter. After giving up a 25 yard pass completion for a touchdown, the half ended with Oxford up by a score of 16-7.

In the 3rd quarter, Watertown struck quickly on a long 65 yard pass play that cut the Oxford lead to 16-14. Late in the 3rd quarter, a bad snap out of the end zone resulted in 2 more points for Watertown and tied the game at 16 heading into the 4th quarter.

In the 4th quarter, Watertown was able to score on a 4th and 8 play to take the lead for good, 23-16. Two more late scores by Watertown ended the scoring, as the Indians were victorious by a score of 37-16.