NHIAA Football Roundup: Londonderry ground attack rolls over West
Aaron Gaudet (two touchdowns, 56 yards on five carries) and Dennis Bishop (two touchdowns, 174 yards on nine carries) led the way.
Zach Theriault threw a nine-yard touchdown pass to Ricky Rivera for West's first score (making the game 7-7 in the first quarter. A Killian Bullock fumble recovery for a touchdown accounted for West's (0-1) other score.
Alvirne crossed midfield in the closing minutes and the Owls held on downs to secure the win.
The Huskies scored early and often against the visiting Sabers. They were up 20-0 with a little less than four minutes remaining in the opening quarter and upped the lead to 33-0 by halftime.
Isaiah Prince, Monadnock’s first-year quarterback, was immense. He ran for three touchdowns and ran for another.
Monadnock is a Division III team by enrollment, but was placed in Division II.
"We have some talent coming back," Monadnock coach Linwood Patnode said before the season began.
"I’m not going to underplay our team," Patnode said. "The schedule is what it is. We don’t have it in our heads that we’re a Division III school playing in Division II."