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Class S State Semifinals
No. 3 Rocky Hill Vs No. 2 Ansonia

 (2) Ansonia 49, (3) Rocky Hill 27
Class S State Semifinals
(3) Rocky Hill                           7    0    14   6   -   27
(2) Ansonia                            14   20     8   7   -   49

: Rocky Hill's Thomas Seaver scores on an 18-yard pass from Andrew Jenkelunas.

First Quarter
A-Arkeel Newsome 1 run (Witold Gul kick)
RH-Chris Young 29 run (Greg Marzilli kick)
A-Newsome 64 run (Gul kick)
Second Quarter
A-Newsome 1 run (kick failed), 9:14
A-Gul 71 pass from Jai'Quan McKnight (run failed), 1:31
A-Newsome 46 run (Newsome run), :00
Third Quarter
RH-Young 14 run (Marzilli kick)
RH-Thomas Seaver 33 pass from Andrew Jenkelunas (Marzilli kick)
A-Newsome 32 run (Newsome run)
Fourth Quarter
A-Thomas Majchrzak 15 pass from McKnight (Gul kick)
RH-Seaver 18 pass from Jenkelunas (kick failed)

Class S State Tournament
Semifinal, Today
No. 4 Woodland 30, No. 8 Bloomfield 20 (8 minutes to go 4th Q)

For full coverage of Rocky Hill's loss to Ansonia, including reaction from the team, pick up a copy of the Sunday New Britain Herald. Or check out the less thrilling online version at later tonight. Thanks for following along today with our GameDay Live coverage.

FOURTH QUARTER: And the game is over, with Rocky Hill falling to Ansonia 49-27 in the Class S state semifinals. Ansonia will play for the state championship next week. Rocky Hill's tremendous season comes to an end. ... Rocky Hill keeps slim hopes alive after completing two passes from Andrew Jenkelunas to Thomas Seaver that cover 53 yards, the last an 18-yard touchdown pass to cut the deficit to 49-27 late fourth quarter. ... Ansonia likely ends the game with a 15-yard scoring pass from Jai'Quan McKnight to Thomas Majchrzak with about three minutes to go in the game. Ansonia leads 49-21. ... Rocky Hill has the ball at own 26 trailing 42-21 to open the fourth quarter.

THIRD QUARTER: Rocky Hill has ball on own 26 as third quarter comes to an end. ... Ansonia's Arkeel Newsome scores on a 32-yard run to put the Chargers back in control, 42-21. Touchdown run came on a third and 15 play. ... Rocky Hill is back in this game after Thomas Seaver scores on a 33-yard pass from Andrew Jenkelunas and the Terriers trail now 34-21. ... Rocky Hill recovers an onside kick and the Terriers are in business. ... Rocky Hill's Chris Young keeps it a game, as he goes in for a 14-yard touchdown run to pull the Terriers within 34-14 early third quarter. Young carried the ball six times on the eight-play drive. Again, no clock at Sheehan High. ... Rocky Hill receives second half kickoff.

SECOND QUARTER: Rocky Hill's Chris Young has 10 carries for 67 yards and a touchdown. Andrew Jenkelunas has one completion for four yards to Thomas Seaver. ... Ansonia's Arkeel Newsome has 192 rushing yards on 21 carries with four touchdowns in first half. Jai'Quan McKnight was 2-of-5 passing for 104 yards and a touchdown. Witold Gul has two receptions for 104 yards and a touchdown. ... Ansonia leads 34-7 as the first half comes to an end. ... Ansonia's Arkeel Newsome scores on a 46-yard touchdown run with no time left in the half, completely inexcusable for Rocky Hill. Newsome got to the left sideline and was gone. ... Ansonia gets the ball back after a punt. ... Rocky Hill has a third and 7 from own 13 with 43 seconds to play as Ansonia takes a timeout and the scoreboard is out again. Great choice for a neutral site field. ... Ansonia goes up 26-7 after a 71-yard touchdown pass from Jai'Quan McKnight to Witold Gul on a third and 16 play. ... Rocky Hill punts the ball and Ansonia takes over at own 35 with under three minutes to play in first half. ... Ansonia punts the ball back to Rocky Hill, as Terriers take over at own 20 after touchback with 5:14 to go. ... Rocky Hill goes three and out and Ansonia has the ball back. ... Ansonia cashes in on the Rocky Hill turnover, as Arkeel Newsome scores on a 1-yard run to put Chargers up 20-7 after missed extra point with 9:14 to go. The scoreboard is finally up and running. ... Ansonia begins the second quarter with a third and five from own 48.

FIRST QUARTER: Ansonia has a third and five play from the own 48 as the first quarter comes to an end. ... Ansonia punts the ball back to Rocky Hill, but on first play, Terriers fumble and Ansonia recovers. ... Rocky Hill punts and Ansonia takes over at own 19. ... Ansonia scores on first play of second possession, as Arkeel Newsome goes 64 yards on a run out of the wildcat. Chargers lead 14-7. ... Rocky Hill answers the No. 1 team in the state coaches poll by scoring a touchdown on its opening possession, as Chris Young scores on a 29-yard run. We're all tied at 7 in first quarter. ... Ansonia's Arkeel Newsome scores on a one-yard run after a long, grinding drive to open the game. The clock is out at Sheehan High School, so exact time will be hard to judge until it is fixed. ... Ansonia will receive the opening kickoff.

GAME NOTES: Rocky Hill is 11-1 this season and is seeded third in the Class S state tournament. The Terriers have lost to Platt and have defeated Wethersfield, Tolland, East Catholic, Bloomfield, Weaver, Plainville, Bristol Central, Berlin, Rockville, Northwest Catholic and No. 6 Prince Tech in the Class S state quarterfinals last Tuesday. ... Ansonia is 13-0 and seeded second in Class S. ... The Chargers are the No. 1 team in the state coaches poll. ... Ansonia has victories over Torrington, Sacred Heart, Holy Cross, Wilby, Derby, Masuk, Wolcott, Watertown, Seymour, Crosby, Woodland, Naugatuck and No. 7 Coginchaug in Class S state quarterfinals last Tuesday. ... Read our game preview right here. ... For even more coverage pick up a copy of the New Britain Herald Saturday and Sunday. ... Use the comments section below to use as an open thread to connect with other fans, ask questions or provide your own commentary.

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