The Shaker football team raced out to a five-touchdown lead on its way to a 35-14 victory over Bethlehem in Thursday's Class AA cross-divisional game in Latham.
Quarterback Ben Capeless threw two touchdown passes to Adrian Valentino -- one in the first quarter, and the other late in the second quarter -- to help the Blue Bison (3-0) take a 28-0 halftime lead. The other two Shaker touchdowns came courtesy of runs of five and 11 yards from Kyle Bernard.
Brandon Souza added a 13-yard scoring run in the third quarter for Shaker. Mike Strohecker and Cody Nolan had short touchdown runs for Bethlehem (1-2) in the fourth quarter."