Eagles can't stop Raiders charge

The Raiders turned the ball over again before halftime when Mike Agneta intercepted Tom Duff. The turnover came after Colonie blocked an Eagles punt, which put the Raiders on the Bethlehem 11-yard line.

"It was 14-6 at halftime and it could of easily been 28-0," Smith said. "I told the guys at halftime that they're (Colonie) leaving us in the game, and we come out in the third quarter and fail to execute."

Colonie's offense got back on track in the third quarter. Furbeck capped the Raiders' first series with a 4-yard touchdown run to make the score 21-6.

The Raiders special teams unit accounted for the next touchdown. Bethlehem was forced to punt from their 1-yard line, Colonie's Mike Kaiser blocked it and Matt June pounced on the ball in the end zone for six points.

The Eagles scored in the fourth quarter on a 16-yard run by Pauquette, but Colonie's Justin McNeal had the last touchdown with a 9-yard run.

In addition to Furbeck's 225-yard night, Colonie received contributions from Duff and Poleto. Duff completed four passes for 89 yards, while Poleto carried the ball seven times for 49 yards.

Plummer threw for 42 yards and rushed for 20 yards to lead the Bethlehem offense.

Colonie plays Columbia Friday, while Bethlehem hosts Albany.""

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