PAXTON, Mass. — Sophomore quarterback Joe Seccareccia rushed for 133 yards and completed 5-of-10 passes for 76 yards and a touchdown to lead the Husson University Eagles to a 35-14 win over Anna Maria College in Eastern Collegiate Football Conference action Saturday at AMCAT Field.
Tailback Byron Jackson also paced the Husson offense with 122 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries.
After holding the AMCATS on their opening drive, the Eagles (3-2) opened the scoring with a three-play, 96-yard drive on their first possession, capped by a 3-yard run by Bryon Jackson. A 34-yard pass from Seccareccia to Josiah Hartley and a 56-yard run by Seccareccia highlighted the drive that was helped by an Anna Maria penalty.
Husson added a second-quarter TD when its defense recovered a fumble and Seccareccia found Ryan Stroud in the end zone two plays later on a 23-yard pass.
Husson added three more TDs in the second half with an 11-yard TD run by Shabashe McIntosh, a 2-yard rush by Jackson and a 6-yard run by Kyle McKinnon that capped a 74-yard drive.
Anna Maria (1-4) was led by freshman quarterback Gregory McGoldrick , who was 23-of-36 in the air for 299 yards and two touchdowns.
At Castine on Saturday, Nicholas George scored on a penalty kick and Chad McDonnell and Jay Madison each added a goal to lift Maine Maritime Academy (7-4-2 overall, 7-4-2 NAC) by Colby Sawyer (8-5, 4-2).
Jonathan Reeks and George each added an assist and goalie Jesse Perkins made five saves. Alex Ortega scored for Colby-Sawyer and Nick Austin made one save.
At Bangor on Saturday, Stephen Berenyi scored a first-half goal off a header and Jimmy Fitzpatrick added another goal off a header early in the second half en route to the 3-1 win for the Eagles (5-0-2 NAC).
Alain Tuyishime added a second-half goal for Husson while Joshua Bean and Cam Libbey each notched an assist. Sebastian Andersson scored for New England College.
On Sunday, Amherst shut out Husson 3-0 on goals by Christopher Martin, Greg Singer and Bubba Van Wie each scored. Amherst outshot Husson 45-1.
At Farmington on Sunday, Alredo Palacios, Stefan Zalucky and Jairo Ulises-Castillo each scored a second-half goal to help UM-Machias improve to 14-2-0.
Frank Zeba earned an assist and Ulises-Castillo’s goal was off a penalty kick.
UMM outshot UMF 20-7 with Derek Reilly made seven saves for the Clippers while Luis Herrera made six for UMM.
At Presque Isle Sunday, UMaine-Presque Isle outshot Eastern Maine Community College 37-6 en route to the win with freshmen Nick Whitehead and Marc Reynolds each scoring two goals.
Ryan Van Buskirk added a goal and two assists for the 5-8 winners and Whitehead also notched an assist. EMCC ends its season at 2-10-1.
At Castine, Sarah Little scored at the 40th minute to break a scoreless game and Adrienne Bender added an early second-half goal as Colby-Sawyer (13-2 overall, 6-0 NAC) beat Maine Maritime Academy (3-7-2, 2-4-1).
Colby-Sawyer outshout MMA 21-1 with Mariners goalie Taylor O’Malley making nine saves.
At Bangor on Saturday, Lauren Smith converted a header from a Rachel Thomas pass at the 49th minute to give New England College its second goal and the winning edge over Husson.
Lona Sargent scored for Husson at the 52nd minute on a Sydney Costa assist, but NEC answered on a Jillian Zanine goal. Emily Gubbins scored off a first-half penalty kick for NEC.
Goalie Jess Poulin made two saves for Husson (5-8-1 overall, 3-3-1 NAC).
At Orono on Sunday , Binghamton (7-4-2 overall, 2-1-1 America East) scored two unanswered goals in regulation and Stephani Church added another in overtime to notch the win after Maine (6-4-4, 3-1-1) had taken a 2-0 lead.
Nikki Misener and Charlene Achille each scored a goal for the Bears.
Rebecca Raber scored at 25:35 for the Bearcats and Katie Corcoran tied it in the second half.
Maine goalie Lauren Swant made six saves while Carrie Martin had one and Gaby Gold four for Binghamton.
At Farmington on Sunday, Cayla Thomas scored for UMaine-Machias at the 28th minute when Emma LeGallais put a shot in the lower right corner and Clayre Saunders followed up on a rebound at the 48th minute to rally UMaine-Machias after UM-Farmington had taken a 1-0 lead.
Sarah Pokorny had give UMF the lead two minutes in when she tapped in the ball from the right side on a rebound.
Jessicia Bickford made eight saves for 11-3-0 UMM while Beth Lebel and Amy Jones each had two for 5-6-2 UMF.
At Henniker, N.H., on Saturday, Kashley Weymouth drove home a goal off a centering pass from Andrea Beaulieu late in the first half to give UMaine-Farmington (5-4 overall, 4-1 NAC) the victory over New England College (2-13, 1-5).
UMF outshot NEC 9-3 with UMF’s Curran Brierley making three saves and NEC’s Courtney Duquette finishing with six.
At Newton, Mass., on Saturday, Sabrina Vaillancourt scored two goals while Taylor Lovley added a goal and an assist to lift Husson (8-4 overall, 2-2 NAC) by Lasell (7-6, 2-2).
Vaillancourt’s second goal in the 59th minute snapped a 2-2 tie as she beat goalkeeper Taylor Sheehan with a far-post shot for her 14th goal of the season.
Husson outshout Lasell 14-11 with Eagles goalie Kaitlin Dolloff make three second-half saves in relief of Maicee Gustin, who had one first-half save.
At Orono on Sunday, Annabelle Hamilton scored in the final minutes of the second half off a Becca Paradee assist to help Maine improve to 7-6.
Cassidy Svetek and Sydney Veljacic each added a goal for Maine while Francesca Rowley added an assist.
Emmy Zweserljn and Vanessa Pryor each scored a goal for Northeastern.
Maine goalkeeper Natasha Ford made three saves and Becky Gardner had four for Northeastern.
At Durham, N.H., on Sunday, Jennifer More scored for Maine with its goalie pulled and 2:23 left in the game to tie the game and send it into the scoreless overtime.
Emilie Brigham scored a first-period goal for the Black Bears on a Kayla Kaluzny pass, but Cassandra Vilgrain and Heather Kashman scored second-period goals to give UNH a 2-1 lead.
Goalie Meghann Tracy made 50 saves on 52 shots for 0-1-1 Maine while Vilma Vaattovaara finished with 19 saves for UNH.