Morristown falls to Roxbury, 35-12, in football action

Ajhand Jordan carries for Morristown, in 35-12 loss to Roxbury, Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Taylor Olsen
Ajhand Jordan carries for Morristown, in 35-12 loss to Roxbury, Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Taylor Olsen
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Morristown High’s football varsity quickly found itself trailing Roxbury by two touchdowns on Saturday, and by the final whistle the score was 35-12 for the Gaels.

Sophomore Brandon Walker carries against Roxbury, 35-12. Photo by Taylor Olsen
Sophomore Brandon Walker carries against Roxbury, 35-12. Photo by Taylor Olsen

The defeat dropped the Colonials to 1-3 so far in 2018. Roxbury improved to 2-2.

Evan Vaquez ran for 144 yards and two scores for the Gaels, while teammate Lucas Spitzer picked off two Morristown passes and caught a touchdown pass.

The Colonials got on the scoreboard in the second quarter with a field goal by senior Ryan Devaney.

In the second half, Morristown added a safety. Sophomore Jackson Willette  also found the end zone, followed by a Devaney extra point.

Morristown travels to Rockaway on Saturday, Oct. 6, to face Morris Knolls (1-3).

Our thanks to Morristown High sophomore Taylor Olsen for sharing these action photos.

Ryan Devaney kicks for Morristown, teed up by Colin Falk, vs Roxbury, Sept, 29, 2018. Photo by Taylor Olsen
Ryan Devaney kicks for Morristown, teed up by Colin Falk, vs Roxbury, Sept, 29, 2018. Photo by Taylor Olsen
Carrying the flag, before Morristown's 35-12 loss to Roxbury, Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Taylor Olsen
Carrying the flag, before Morristown’s 35-12 loss to Roxbury, Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Taylor Olsen
Colonials acknowledge home crowd vs. Roxbury, Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Taylor Olsen
Colonials acknowledge home crowd vs. Roxbury, Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Taylor Olsen
Team and coaches anticipate a call vs Roxbury, Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Taylor Olsen
Team and coaches anticipate a call vs Roxbury, Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Taylor Olsen
Morristown squares off against Roxbury, Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Taylor Olsen
Morristown squares off against Roxbury, Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Taylor Olsen
Ajhand Jordan carries for Morristown, in 35-12 loss to Roxbury, Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Taylor Olsen
Ajhand Jordan carries for Morristown, in 35-12 loss to Roxbury, Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Taylor Olsen
Saluting from the sidelines, Morristown vs. Roxbury, Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Taylor Olsen
Saluting from the sidelines, Morristown vs. Roxbury, Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Taylor Olsen
Morristown shakes hands after 35-12 loss to Roxbury, Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Taytlor Olsen
UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN… Morristown shakes hands after 35-12 loss to Roxbury, Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Taytlor Olsen

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