Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Rams hosting Burgers on Thursday

Class D semifinal

N2 Warrensburg (2-1, 4-4)
S1 Rensselaer (4-0, 7-1)
Thursday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.

About Warrensburg:
Quarterback Tom Holmgren is among the passing leaders in Class D with 528 yards and five scoring passes tossed. Fullback Logan Rock has rushed for 273 yards and averages 5 yards per carry. The Burgers lost a quarterfinal game against Whitehall 22-18 in the 2007 Class D playoffs. Warrennsburg last won the Class D Super Bowl in 2004.
About Rensselaer: Jasheem Hamilton (17 TDs - 102 points) and Mico De Los Santos-Perez (14 TDs-6 extra points-4 two-point conversions-98 points) are among the scoring leaders in Section II. Hamilton has scored at least one touchdown in each of the Rams' eight games. Quarterback Shane Brozowski has thrown eight touchdowns against one interception. The Rams defeated Salem 32-12 in a Class D quarterfinal in 2007 before falling to Fort Edward in the semifinals, 40-0.
Notable:The last time these two teams met in the postseason was in 1995, when the Rams beat the Burgers 21-16 to claim the Class D Super Bowl title. Rensselaer won a regular season game against Warrensburg in Rensselaer on Oct. 10 by the score of 42-0.

The latest Section II football brackets can be accessed here.

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