CANAJOHARIE -- Jace Fox completed 7-of-14 passes for 255 yards and a pair of touchdowns -- both on long completions to Jordan Brownell in the second quarter -- and the Canajoharie defense shut down Whitehall's potent offense to record a 14-7 win Friday night in a Section II Class D crossover game.
Brownell caught three passes for 183 yards, including touchdown passes of 91 and 56 yards to account for the Cougars' (2-0) scoring in the second quarter. Brownell also intercepted Whitehall quarterback Justin Hoagland.
Dillan Veeder caught three passes for 52 yards for Canajoharie, while Zack Ruszowski ran for a team-high 37 yards on five carries. Mike Hartlieb and Sebastian Decrescenzo both recorded sacks for the Cougars.
Brian McLaughlin ran for 52 yards and a touchdown -- a 1-yard score in the fourth quarter -- on 15 carries, while Hoagland was held to 4-of-16 passing for 49 yards and an interception.
Fonda-Fultonville 33, Taconic Hills 6
Senior Russ Williams tossed three touchdown passes as the Braves cruised to their second straight win to open the season.
Williams hit Cam Ives for a 13-yard touchdown in the first quarter, then threw scoring strikes of 18 and 35 yards to Brandon Baker in the second quarter. Anthony Sinicropi added a 5-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter.
The Braves (2-0, 2-0 Class C South) opened the scoring in the first quarter when Ben Bogan blocked a punt, scooped up the loose ball and returned it for a touchdown.
Tyler Rothvoss tossed a 13-yard fourth-quarter touchdown pass to Anthony Chicaiza to account for the scoring for Taconic Hills (0-2, 0-2).
-- Staff report