Saturday, September 9, 2017
Nutley High School
The Maroon Raiders lost a hard fought battle with West Essex on Saturday, September 9th. Nutley took the lead with just 4 seconds to go, but a last second KO return by West Essex sealed the game. Nutley was lead by Josh O’Neill who was 11/21 for 243 yards and 2 TD passes. Nick Mainiero rushed for 95 yards and scored twice. WR Vin Russo had 3 catches and his catch on NHS’ last possession gave the Maroon Raiders the lead.
Nutley’s next game is Friday night against Bloomfield at Msgr. Owens Field.
NHS Scored on its first possession on a 2 yard run by Nick Mainiero and a 2 point conversion by Justin Lucia.
Nick Mainiero scored on a 30 yard pass from O'Neill for its second score
There was no scoring in the 3rd quarter
Nutley took the lead on a 25 yard pass from O'Neill to Russo. West Essex's Will Perez scored on the ensuing kickoff.