Everything seemed to be clicking on Friday evening as Chris Digiacomo’s Silver Lake Lakers routed the Quincy Presidents, 40-7 to remain undefeated.
It was a game to remember for the entire Lakers squad as they picked up their most decisive victory of the season.
Alec Snell led the Lakers aerial attack, completing nine of 17 passes for 220 yards, in their Patriot League opener.
The Lakers’ (3-0, 1-0 Patriot League Keenan Division) defense came to play from the first snap in this one—forcing a three-and-out on the Presidents’ (0-3, 0-1 Patriot League Keenan Division) first drive.
A fumble on the punt return would give the Presidents the ball back, but the stout Silver Lake defense, led by junior linebacker Liam Kelleher, would hold them to another three-and-out to regain possession.
Though on the Lakers’ first offensive play of the game, they would turn the ball over again, giving the Presidents excellent field position.
This time the turnover would be costly, leading to 35-yard touchdown strike as quarterback Colin Keaveny would connect with Shorn Hawthorne for six.
That would be all the Presidents were able to muster up all game. It was all Lakers until the final whistle.
On Silver Lake’s ensuing drive, A. Snell would hit Kelleher for a 32-yard pickup, advancing the ball to the two-yard line. The completion set up a two-yard touchdown burst by running back Phil Lashley (PAT good), to tie it at seven.
With time running down in the first quarter, C. Snell (four catches for 149 yards and two touchdowns) would haul in a 54-yard touchdown from to put his team in front, 13-7.
The Presidents’ first turnover early in the second quarter, would lead to the Lakers’ third consecutive score as Max LaFerrara (81 receiving yards) would come down with a 41-yard touchdown catch from A. Snell.
Senior running back Cy Kenku would join the scoring action with a four-yard touchdown run to make it a 28-7 game at the half.
On the Lakers’ first play of the second half, LaFerrara would use his arm to connect with C. Snell on a 46-yard score.
Kenku’s second touchdown of the game, with 5:03 reaming in the third, pushed the Lakers ahead 40-7.
In the Lakers’ three wins this year, they are outscoring their opponents 93-36.
Silver Lake has won six out of its past seven games, dating back to last season.
The Lakers will be at home next week, as they continue conference play, against the 2-1 Hingham Harbormen. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.