Football: Foran visits Sheehan High

The Foran High football team will travel to play Sheehan High in Wallingford on Friday at 6 p.m.

Coach Jeff Bevino’s Lions lost their opener 40-21 to Wilbur Cross in New Haven.

Sheehan fell to host East Haven, 35-27 last Friday, despite the outstanding play of Zach Davis.

Davis ran for 302 yards on 20 carries, including scoring runs of 30, 91 and 64 yards. He returned a fourth quarter punt 40 yards for another score.

The Titans took a 13-0 lead in the first quarter before the Easties scored three rushing touchdowns in the second stanza for a 21-13 lead. It was 28-13 when Davis, a 5-foot-10, 170-pound senior, returned his punt for a touchdown. East Haven tacked on another score, then Davis ran one in from 64 yards out and caught a two-point conversion pass from quarterback Weston Terzi with 3:19 left to play.

Foran took an 8-0 lead on Wilbur Cross when quarterback Lance DiNatale threw a 15-yard scoring pass to Zach Cleary and Jared Hubler’s two-point conversion catch. Brett Huber had an 8-yard catch and Hubler rambled 18 yards after a reception to set up the score.

Nazsier Torrence broke off a 55-yard run to get the Governors within 8-6 with 2:28 left to play in the opening quarter.

Wilbur Cross’ defense forced Foran back to its 11, where a high snap on a punt attempt went out of the end zone for a two-point safety as the first period came to a close with the game tied at 8.

Foran’s Steve Lynch had an interception to stop one Wilbur Cross series and the senior captain then blocked a punt, which was returned for a touchdown by Huber for a 14-8 lead with 2:29 to play in the half.

Wilbur Cross made use of the time remaining.

Terrell Watts hit Will Simmons for a 44-yard touchdown with 22 seconds left to play in the first half.

Wilbur Cross won the third quarter, 20-7.

Dyante Howard had touchdown runs of 9 and 20 yards before DiNatale threw a 28-yard scoring pass to Hubler. Cleary kicked the conversion.

Simmons returned the kickoff 65 yards for a touchdown for a 34-21 lead.

Howard’s 7-yard run in the final period capped the scoring.