Thanksgiving! Ansonia 66, Naugatuck 28

The Chargers moved to 12-0 on the season, beating Naugatuck 66-28 on Thanksgiving morning. They won their 40th straight game, and now lead the overall series with Naugatuck 69-35-11 in a rivalry that dates back to 1900.

Senior Arkeel Newsome, playing in his final regular season game, had a day to rememeber. He carried the ball 40 times, gaining 406 yards, and scored 7 rushing touchdowns. Junior QB Jai'Quan McKnight also scored for big blue.

Newsome had to carry most of the load after junior quarterback Jai’Quan McKnight suffered an ankle injury in the first quarter. McKnight returned, but was limited.

Newsome has now rushed 239 times for 2,863 yards and 48 touchdowns this season.

Next game: State quarter finals vs Coginchaug (9-2) at Jarvis Stadium.
Time TBA.

Check out the game photos Here

Ansonia on Traditions TV

Ansonia Football was featured on a television show on Sports New York (SNY) called Traditions. The Traditions crew filmed the Chargers as they practiced leading up to the game versus Watertown. Past and present coaches and players were also interviewed.

Click here if you would like to purchase a copy of the show (DVD).

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