Stags rebound to beat Punishers

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  • Sussex Stags running back Joseph Clouse moves the ball on the field.

  • After a reception in the second half Nassau Punishers wide receiver Taymar Whitehurst avoids the grasp of Sussex Stags defender Isaiah Sommerville.

  • In the second quarter running with the ball Nassau Punishers quarterback Divine Jackson is tackled by Sussex Stags defender Michael Cousar.

  • Sussex Stags quarterback Adam Schlereth in throw motion as his teammates provide him protection in the first quarter.

  • Sussex Stags receiver Kasson Thomas carries the ball in the first quarter.

The Sussex Stags defeated the Nassau Punishers on Saturday, Aug. 26, by a 22-6 score at Newton High School.

The Stags improve to 9-1 overall and 6-1 in League play. The New York Rebels handed the Stags their first loss of the season on Saturday, Aug. 20, by the score 39-20.

The Sussex Stags will return home to Newton High School on Sept. 9 to take on the New Jersey Pirates.

— Photos by George Leroy Hunter

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