H.S. Football: Valley Regional/Old Lyme gives King his 100th win

Cromwell - The Valley Regional/Old Lyme football team gave coach Tim King his 100th career victory, beating Cromwell 49-2 Friday night.

Valley Regional (8-0) is closing in on a berth in the Class M playoffs, which would be their third (2010, 2011) in the last four years. King, in his 16th season, appreciates the milestone.

"It does mean something to me,'' said King. "There had been times years ago where I never thought I'd get to the .500 mark. But we've had some great teams the last couple of years."

Phil Cohen was 7-for-11 passing with three touchdowns and 120 yards and Justin Cheverier ran for three touchdowns and 82 yards on eight carries for Valley.

Chris Jean Pierre had touchdown catches of 25 and 30 yards, Dave Peck caught a 49-yard touchdown pass and returned an interception 27 yards for another score and Jare Roche was 7-for-7 on extra points.

In other games:

• Senior Marcus Outlow ran for a season-high 260 yards and three touchdowns, leading Norwich Free Academy to a 56-12 win over Killingly.

Outlow scored on runs of 69, 2 and 5 yards for the Wildcats (7-1).

Khaleed Exum Strong, Trevon Holland and Ramel Williams also scored for NFA.

• Ben Watts had two of East Lyme's five rushing touchdowns as the Vikings beat St. Bernard/Norwich Tech 40-0.

Eric Stirtan, Nick Pappas and Brett Bragaw also had rushing touchdowns, Mark Chmielewski caught a touchdown pass from Mitch Murphy and Tyler Hudson kicked four extra points for East Lyme (5-3).

Dan MacDonald carried the ball 26 times for 101 yards, Anthony Hall was 8-for-14 passing for 58 yards and linebacker Kevin Gazlay had 12 solo tackles for St. Bernard (1-8).


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