Football Team Tops MKA, 28-10, to Win Spirit Week Game

The MBS football team gave the large Senior Day crowd something to cheer about last Saturday afternoon as the Crimson staged a second half comeback to win, 28-10, over Montclair-Kimberley Academy at home.

The Crimson trailed, 10-8, at halftime, but scored back-to-back touchdowns to start the third quarter.  Junior quarterback James Marinello ’22 gave MBS its first lead of the afternoon on a three-yard run before throwing an 11-yard touchdown pass to his twin brother, Dante Marinello ’22 two minutes later.  

“I thought we played great in the second half,” Morristown-Beard coach Tim Fell said. “I thought that drive that we started with to start the second half set the tone. The defense fed off it. I thought we started running downhill and running really hard. I thought our O-line was tremendous. I thought our running backs did a great job, and I couldn’t be prouder.”

Senior lineman Sean Pelinsky ’21 said that it was a special day for the football team, especially for all of the seniors. 

“It was really nice considering that most of the seniors have been here for four years and this is the moment every senior dreams of,” Pelinsky said, following his team’s celebration with the bell that stands next to Burke Field. “And it was especially nice this year because of all the stuff with the pandemic. It was nice to get out here and go ring the bell.”


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