Led by QB Nick Verducci running performance of 27 attempts for 383 yards, the Vikings register a victory against Barringer on Homecoming Saturday Oct 1, and improve the record to 2-2. Midway thru the first quarter, the Blue Bears got on the scoreboard first with a TD Pass of 24 yards.
End of 1st Quarter Barringer 8 – Par Hills 0
Verducci then took control of the football game! The first two of four touchdowns of the 2nd quarter, Verducci found Sophomore Kevin Minardi on scoring strikes of 9yds and 4yds, giving the Vikings the lead, and never looking back at being behind in this contest.
The offensive line of Justin Gurth, Vincent Bianchi, Billy Taylor, Al Huss and Crin Uricoli kept Barringers big D line away from the running attempts by Done, Falivene and Verducci.
The Junior QB would score from 61 yards on an impressive sprint up the middle to go untouched for the distance. Then late in the second before Half, Verducci found pay dirt again with a run of 8 yards, breaking 2 tackles along the way.
End of half - Par Hills 28 – Barringer 8
Barringer’s QB was able to scramble and march down the field until finding an open receiver for a 19 TD pass.
Verducci calling the offensive with read option and quick passes drove into Blue Bear territory until another scramble from the 20, which included many down field blocks from receivers Ho and Stampone.
Late in the third, Barringer still running an effective and explosive offensive found a receiver open for a 35 TD strike.
End of the Third Quarter – Par Hills 35 – Barringer 22
Verducci continuing to add to his Yardage, found the End zone two more times in the 4th quarter for runs of 8 and 45 yards.
Late in the game, the Blue Bears were able to execute a long 94yard Throw/run for the final scoring of the game.
End of regulation – Par Hills 49 – Barringer 28
Nick Verducci passing – 6/7 for 59 yds. 2 TDs 1 INT
Nick Verducci 27 carries for 383 yards and 5 TD
Wilson Done 16 carries for 96 yards
Marco Falivene 13 carries for 97 yards
Kevin Minardi 2 receptions for 15 yards and 2 TDs
Cormac Bradley perfect 7 for 7 on Extra points