VOORHEESVILLE: Fenner's foot lifts Blackbirds past Watervliet

Watervliet regained some momentum when Cooney engineered a long drive that ended with a five-yard touchdown run by Matt Kodadar in the third quarter. The two-point conversion failed, though, which left the Cannoneers with an 18-10 lead entering the fourth quarter.

Voorheesville got back into the game with a drive that ended with a nine-yard touchdown pass from Conde to Jordan Murphy. A failed two-point try left the Blackbirds with an 18-16 deficit.

The Cannoneers failed to move the ball on their next series, which forced them to punt with under six minutes left. The Blackbirds moved the ball deep into Watervliet territory, where Fenner hit his second field goal of the game to give Voorheesville its first lead.

Watervliet tried to get a drive going in the final two minutes, but Adam Duncan sacked Cooney to seal the victory.

"We put our defense in terrible position all game with the mistakes we made. We really put them behind the eight ball, and they did a nice job," said Sapienza. "We were worried that they would wear down, but they never did."

Voorheesville returns to action Saturday when it travels to Mechanicville.""

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