Onteora High School Football – Hudson Valley One
Onteora High School’s eight-man varsity football team shared their last two Division 9 home games, going 1-2 during Friday’s visit to Pine Plains / Rhinebeck.
It started on Saturday, September 18 with a 23-7 victory over Fallsburgh. Sophomore Reese Rotella threw a pair of touchdowns for the Eagles, and Shayne Bresler also scored a point.
Griffin Alterio (10.5 tackles, 1 forced fumble, 0.5 sack), Bresler (9 tackles, forced fumble and recovered) and Joey Christofora (1.5 sacks, forced fumble) helped lead Onteora’s defense.
A week later, Spackenkill arrived in town with the Eagles dropping a 42-6 result. Bresler returned an interception for a touchdown, the only score for the home team. Bresler compiled 11 tackles, four assists and two breakouts in a losing effort. Altiero (9 tackles, 7 assists) and Christofora (5 tackles, 5 assists) also contributed to Onteora’s defense.
Onteora’s reunion celebration also took place ahead of the reunion football game on Saturday, September 25.