BRONXVILLE, N.Y. Bronxville High School begins defense of its New York State Class C football title with a visit to longtime rival Dobb Ferry High School Saturday at 1:30 p.m. The Broncos, who are 23-1 over the last two seasons, lost many of the players who carried them to the state title last year, not among the least being lineman Kieran Borcich, Steve Shoemaker, Elliot Bartsch and Henry Palermo along with quarterback Dillon Mitchell and split end Jack Near.
But twin backs Christian and Jackson Conway, who rolled over and blocked opponents into submission and were top performers as linebackers, return for their senior seasons. Lineman Sean Callahan and Sean Triandis showed promise behind the big four last year and will lead a strong line on both sides of the ball. Former Stepinac High and University of Albany standout player and most recently Rye County Day School coach, Jim Moran takes the sideline for the first time with a rejuvenated Eagles squad the has good team speed and a big back to carry the load in sophomore Tim Soave.
Broncos senior Max Boyd should ably fill the quarterback position for the Broncos, who may be underestimated because they lost so many starters. Factor in the experienced coaching of Jeff Napolitano and Bronxville will contend for another Section 1 title at least.
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