Jametown's Sisson Wins Connolly Cup

11:10 AM, Dec 14, 2013   |    comments
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Jake Sisson became the fourth Red Raider to win the area's most prestigious award, the Connolly Cup. The other three Red Raider winners were Roberto Amoroso in 1982, David Hinson in 1994, and Aaron Leeper in 2000.

The senior quarterback had a season to remember in leading the Red raiders to a 10-1 record and a Class AA sectional championship before losing to Aquinas in the far west regional championship.

Sisson broke severla records including passing for a WNY record of 3184 yards in a season breaking the old record of 3150 set by St. Joe's Chad Kelly in 201. The total yards is second best ever in New York State.

In addition, other records set by Sisson include 508 yards passing in a game and 402 yards passing in the sectional title game.

Overall, Sisson passed for 3184 yards and 33 yards while rushing for 723 yards and 24 yards. The 57 touchdowns also established a new Western New York record.

Sisson thanked his parents, coaches, and teammates when presented the award by Dennis Sarow, chair of the Connolly Cup commitee.

Sisson plans to play next year at the collegiate level and is talking with a number of schools.


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