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No. 8 Montville upsets No. 1 Wolcott 32-14 in Class M quarters

By Chuck Banning

Publication: theday.com

Published November 28. 2012 6:00PM   Updated November 28. 2012 11:33PM
Tim Martin/The Day
Montvillle defender Buddy Jr. Dewaine, right, intercepts a pass intended for Wolcott's Jayson Matos, (3), and returns it for a touchdown during the first half during the Class M football state tournament quarterfinal game at Wolcott High School in Wolcott, Conn., Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012.

Wolcott — Jeremiah Crowley rushed for a pair of touchdowns as eighth-seeded Montville upset No. 1 Wolcott 32-14 on Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the Class M state football playoffs.

The Indians (9-2) will play No. 4 Hillhouse in Sunday's semifinals at a site and time to be determined.

Leading 19-14 at the half, Crowley ran 50 yards for a touchdown with 5:01 left in the third quarter to give Montville a 25-14 lead, and Izak Tibbets broke the game opoen just 1:13 into the fourth quarter with an 18-yard TD run on his first carry of the night.

Quarterback Nick Clemons ran 14 yards for a touchdown late in the first half to give Montville the lead for good, 19-14, late in the first half.

The Indians, who trailed 7-0 early, tied the game on a 16-yard touchdown run by Crowley with 7:47 left in the first quarter and opened a 13-7 lead when Buddy Dewaine intercepted a pass and returned it 88 yards for a touchdown.

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