FOOTBALL: Norwich Beats Oneonta To Continue Rivalry
Published: October 10th, 2022
By: Morgan Golliver

NORWICH – In the anticipated rivalry game between Norwich and Oneonta, Norwich defeated Oneonta 26-6 in its 93rd meeting. Norwich continues to lead with an all-time record of 60-32-1.

Holden Ryan led the Tornado with two touchdowns in the first half and finished with 199 rushing yards and 13 receiving.

After leading 14-0 at the half, Norwich came out strong as Braden Hagenbuch scored on an 18 yard run. Hagenbuch had eight carries with 50 yards.

For Norwich’s last scoring play of the evening, Steven Dowdall found receiver Collin Olds for a 12 yard touchdown pass.

Oneonta finally answered back with a rushing touchdown late in the fourth quarter.

Both teams look forward to continuing their long rivalry next year.

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Norwich improves to 4-2 and hosts Chenango Valley this Friday for Homecoming at 7 p.m.

Scores by Quarter

NHS 7 7 6 6 –26

OHS 0 0 0 6–6

Scoring Plays: N, Holden Ryan 12 yard run (Root kick is good), N, Holden Ryan six yard run (Root kick is good), N, Braden Hagenbuch 18 yard run (Root kick is no good), N, Steven Dowdall 12 yard pass to Collin Olds (Root kick is no good); O, Kayden Halstead two yard run (2-point conversion no good). 

Team Summary:

First Downs: N 20, O 8. Rushes-yds: N 41-257; O 28-64. Passing: N 7-12-0, TD, 88 yds; O 9-21-1 (int), 75 yds. Total Yards: N 345, O 139. Punts-avg: N 4-29, O 5-31.2. Fumbles-lost: N 1-1, O 1-1. Interceptions: N 0, O 1. Penalties-yds: N 6-70, O 3-30. Records: N 4-2, O 1-4.

Individual Stats:

Rushing: N, Holden Ryan 24-199 yds, 2 TD; Braden Hagenbuch 8-50 yds, TD; Mason Edwards 3-12 yds, Gage Titsworth 2-2 yds, Richard Fuller 1-0, Steven Dowdall 3- (-6). O, Louis Bonnici 8-55 yds, Ayden Nelson 1-11 yds, Eyden Nelson 2-4 yds, Porter Holmes 3-3 yds, Marshall Mahar 2-2 yds, Tanner Tubia 1-0, Kaden Halstead 11- (-11), TD.

Passing: N, Steven Dowdall 7-12-0, 88 yds, TD; O, Kaden Halstead 9-21-1, 75 yds.

Receiving: N, Mitchell Collins 1-36 yds, Mason Edwards 1-18 yds, Holden Ryan 2-13 yds, Collin Olds 1-12 yds, TD; Richard Fuller 2-9 yds. O, Marshall Mahar 1-39 yds, Cameron Sitts 1-10 yds, Eyden Nelson 1-8 yds, Ayden Nelson 2-6 yds, Tanner Tubia 1-6 yds, Porter Holmes 2-5 yds, Louis Bonnici 1-1 yd.