MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — Former Cony High School standout Luke Duncklee turned in a strong performance Saturday for the Colby College football team, but it wasn’t quite enough in a 41-15 loss to Middlebury College.

Duncklee rushed for 73 yards and a touchdown for the Mules (0-2), who couldn’t slow the Panthers.

Middlebury (1-1) racked up 553 yards of offense with rookie quarterback McCallum Foote throwing for 380 yards and four touchdowns.

Duncklee led the Mules in rushing and also returned two kicks for 62 yards. He rushed for a 6-yard touchdown in the third quarter, capping a 64-yard drive. He had a 51-yard rush in the drive, as well.

Remi Ashkar also paced the Panthers with 119 yards on 28 carries and a touchdown. He also caught three passe for 28 yards and a score.

Bates 28, Tufts 9: Patrick George rushed for 84 yards and a touchdown to lead the Bobcats to their second consecutive victory over the Jumbos.


Bates (1-1) out-rushed Tufts (0-2) 218-18. The Bobcats also sacked Tufts quarterback Johnny Lindquist six times.

Trevor Smith rushed for 83 yards and a score while Bates linebacker Brett McAllister led the dominant defensive performance. McAllister had two interceptions, two sacks and two pass breakups.

Amherst 20, Bowdoin 3: Eric Bunker rushed for 134 yards and the Lord Jeffs took advantage of four second-half Bowdoin turnovers to post the New England Small College Athletic Conference victory in Amherst, Mass.

Zach Donnarumma led Bowdon (0-2) with 75 rushing yards. Jimmy Garvey kicked a 20-yard field goal for the lone Bowdoin points.

The Lord Jeffs (2-0) had 199 rushing yards and had three interceptions that helped seal the victory.

Worcester St. 39, Maine Maritime 22: Tony Tokarz threw for 209 yards and three touchdowns as the Lancers defeated the Mariners in Worcester, Mass.


Cony grad Matt Rende ran for 135 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries for MMA (3-1). Marcus Price led Worcester St. (5-0) with 33 rushes for 148 yards. Winslow grad Chris Brawn led MMA with eight tackles and a sack.

The Lancers led just 12-7 at halftime, but Tokarz threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score to extend the lead to 32-7.

Becker 20, Husson 14 (OT): Kyle Gregg scored on a 3-yard run in overtime to spoil Husson’s homecoming in Bangor.

Husson’s Taylor Bradley, a Skowhegan native, intercepted a pass at the goal line in the final minute of regulation to preserve the tie. Husson had the ball first in overtime, but Douglas Dieuvieul missed a 36-yard field goal attempt. Becker (1-4) then scored in seven plays for the win.

Farmingdale native Ryan Dorso scored on a 1-yard run for Husson (0-4). The Eagles were held to 39 yards rushing, and quarterback Kash Keezer completed 14 of 38 passes for 183 yards. Ben Foss, of Wales, caught four passes for 52 yards. Tyler Lafelice rushed for 151 yards on 21 carries for Becker.

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