Braves defeat Kittatinny 28-17

Braves defeat Kittatinny 28-17


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  • American flags are waved among Newton Braves football fans in the stands. (Photos by George Hunter).




  • Kittatinny ball carrier Anthony Cagno is confronted by Newton defenders in the first half. Cagno scored a rushing touchdown in the second quarter.




  • Newton ball carrier Nicholas Brigante moves forward in the first half. Brigante scored one touchdown.




  • Kittatinny ball carrier Jacob Mafaro on the move in the first half. Mafaro rushed for one touchdown.




  • Kittatinny quarterback James Franco carries the ball in the first half. Franco threw for 112 total yards and he rushed for 65 yards.




  • Newton defensive tackle James Harding takes down Kittatinny ball carrier Austin Seames in the first half. Harding accomplished five tackles and one sack.




  • After catching the ball Newton running back Ryan Kaiser crossed the goal line and kept both feet inbounds in the end zone resulting in a touchdown in the first quarter. Kaiser also rushed for a second touchdown in the second quarter.




  • Newton High School senior Reese Matonis was crowned 2018 homecoming queen. Matonis is a track and field athlete and enjoys volunteering.




By George Hunter

After a dent in its winning streak, the Newton High School Braves varsity football team is back on a roll with a 28-17 Homecoming Game win over the Kittatinny Cougars, on Friday Oct. 19. The final score was 28-17. Team records: Kittatinny Cougars 6-2. Newton Braves 7-1. Senior Reese Matonis was crowned homecoming queen. Matonis is a track and field athlete and enjoys volunteering.

It means the Braves now have the division title. Wallkill Valley and Newton end the season with wins over Lenape Valley and Hopatcong.










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