By John Torenli, Sports Editor
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Running back Kahlil Lewin rumbled for 175 yards and fellow junior Curtis Samuel scored a pair of touchdowns as second-ranked Erasmus Hall remained unbeaten with a hard-earned 24-14 victory over Brooklyn rival Boys and Girls Sunday at Sid Luckman Field.
Third-year starter Jose Duncan had seven tackles, including two for loss, for the Dutchmen (5-0), who remained just three points behind No. 1 Tottenville (5-0, 348 power points) in the Championship Division Rankings.
“It’s a big win,” Erasmus junior running back Kahlil Lewin told MSG Varsity, which televised the contest. “We were two teams that were both 4-0 and someone had to get the win. We leave this field on top because of hard work and dedication.”
Senior quarterback Keon Marsh completed 12-of-15 passes for 178 yards with a touchdown and an interception for the Kangaroos (4-1), who remained third in the rankings ahead of defending city champion Lincoln (4-1), which edged Flushing, 36-31, on Sunday behind junior signal-caller Javon Moore, who passed for one score and ran for two more.
The Orange Wave (4-1) of Thomas Jefferson remained in the hunt for a high playoff seeding with a 32-8 stomping of New Dorp Sunday as senior star Ebenezer Ogundeko recorded a team-high eight tackles, helping the Wave limit New Dorp to 19 total yards.
Senior running back James Gales ran for 164 yards and three touchdowns Sunday as Brooklyn Tech (3-2) continued to rebound from a season-opening two-game skid with its third straight win, a 34-12 home win over Brooklyn rival New Utrecht (3-2).
Junior Shaquon Morrow's third-quarter TD run lifted Sheepshead Bay (2-3) to a 6-0 victory over winless Fort Hamilton (0-5).
Third-year back Diequan Underwood amassed 202 yards and two TDs on only nine carries last Thursday as Canarsie (2-3) topped Midwood (1-4), 20-6, in an all-Brooklyn showdown at Aviator Sports Complex.
Parker busted scoring runs of 40 and 25 yards before adding a six-yarder as the Blue Devils geared up for this week's clash with visiting Friendship Collegiate Academy.