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EWG wins in 2 OT thriller

November 30, 2010

Al Georgio scored on a two-yard plunge in the second overtime, giving the Exeter-West Greenwich a dramatic 44-38 win over North Smithfield in the Division IV semifinals Tuesday night.
Georgio, playing with an injured shoulder, finished the game with 280 yards on 50 carries and scored five touchdowns.
The Knights move on to their fourth straight Division IV Super Bowl. EWG will play Mount Pleasant - which beat Hope 44-6 Tuesday night and beat the Knights earlier this season - Sunday at 3 p.m. at Cranston Stadium.
For full coverage from Tuesday night's game, plus a preview of Sunday's final, pick up the 12/2 edition of the Standard-Times or the 12/3 edition of the Coventry Courier.

North Smithfield 0 14 16 0 8 0 - 38
Exeter-West Greenwich 0 14 8 8 8 6 - 44

Second quarter
E-Al Georgio 3 run (Georgio run), 11:19
N-Nathan Lussier 34 pass from Tim Kennett (Peter Mancini run), 9:46
E-Gary Benedetti 9 run (run fails), 4:51
N-Lussier 43 pass from Paris Correia (run fails), 2:26
Third quarter
N-Correia 22 run (Mancini run), 8:57
E-Georgio 3 run (Georgio run), 1:05
Fourth quarter
N-Mancini 46 pass from Kennett (Lussier from Kennett), 11:51
E-Georgio 1 run (Georgio run), 6:05
First overtime
E-Georgio 5 run (Georgio run)
N-Lusser 17 run (Mancini run)
Second overtime
E-Georgio 2 run

First downs 7 23
Rushes-yards 28-108 76-357
Pass comp-att-int 7-13-0 1-5-0
Passing yards 167 34
Fumbles-lost 1-1 1-1
Penalties-yards 4-50 2-5

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING: North Smithfield – Paris Correia 12-72, TD; Alexander Blanchette 7-22; Nathan Lussier 1-17, TD; Peter Mancini 7-4; Timothy Keneett 1-(-6). Exeter-West Greenwich – Al Georgio 50-280, 5 TDs; Gary Benedetti 12-44, TD; Nick Shuckerow 6-19; Matt Ricard 7-14; A.J. Huber 1-0.
PASSING: North Smithfield – Kennett 6-11-124, 2 TDs; Correia 1-3-43, TD; Mancini 0-1-0. Exeter-West Greenwich – Ricard 1-4-34; Huber 0-1-0.
RECEIVING: North Smithfield – Lussier 4-102, 2 TDs; Mancini 3-65, TD. Exeter-West Greenwich – Huber 1-43.

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