HS Football: Xavier 21, North Haven 14

Mike Scherer threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score as Xavier held on to defeat North Haven 21-14 Sept. 19 in an SCC football game seen LIVE on CPTV Sports.

Xavier (2-0), ranked No. 9 in CPTV Sports’ GameTime Power Poll, trailed 14-7 at the half. Scherer scored on an 8-yard run to tie hit, then hit John Sullivan with a 57-yard TD pass to take the lead.

North Haven (1-1) drove to the Xavier 12 after a 41-yard pas from Jack Stienmann to Jeremy Imperati. But the Falcons closed with a four-down defensive stand that included two tackles for big losses and a knocked-down pass in the end zone.

View our full live stream of the game here (note: game begins at 29:30 mark). Read the game story by GameTimeCT.com’s Jim Bransfield here.