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New Rochelle High Football Team Celebrates Second Straight Class AA Title

New Rochelle poses with the Section 1 championship plaque.
New Rochelle poses with the Section 1 championship plaque. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
New Rochelle defeated Scarsdale to win the Section 1 Class AA title Saturday at Mahopac High School.
New Rochelle defeated Scarsdale to win the Section 1 Class AA title Saturday at Mahopac High School. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
New Rochelle's Najee Bass (1) poses with New Rochelle cheerleaders after the Raiders' win over Scarsdale.
New Rochelle's Najee Bass (1) poses with New Rochelle cheerleaders after the Raiders' win over Scarsdale. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Scarsdale captains pose with the Class AA runnerup plaque.
Scarsdale captains pose with the Class AA runnerup plaque. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
New Rochelle coach Lou DiRienzo hoists the Section 1 championship trophy with his players.
New Rochelle coach Lou DiRienzo hoists the Section 1 championship trophy with his players. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
New Rochelle defeated Scarsdale to win the Section 1 Class AA title Saturday at Mahopac High School.
New Rochelle defeated Scarsdale to win the Section 1 Class AA title Saturday at Mahopac High School. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
New Rochelle defeated Scarsdale to win the Section 1 Class AA title Saturday at Mahopac High School.
New Rochelle defeated Scarsdale to win the Section 1 Class AA title Saturday at Mahopac High School. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
New Rochelle defeated Scarsdale to win the Section 1 Class AA title Saturday at Mahopac High School.
New Rochelle defeated Scarsdale to win the Section 1 Class AA title Saturday at Mahopac High School. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
New Rochelle defeated Scarsdale to win the Section 1 Class AA title Saturday at Mahopac High School.
New Rochelle defeated Scarsdale to win the Section 1 Class AA title Saturday at Mahopac High School. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
New Rochelle defeated Scarsdale to win the Section 1 Class AA title Saturday at Mahopac High School.
New Rochelle defeated Scarsdale to win the Section 1 Class AA title Saturday at Mahopac High School. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
New Rochelle defeated Scarsdale to win the Section 1 Class AA title Saturday at Mahopac High School.
New Rochelle defeated Scarsdale to win the Section 1 Class AA title Saturday at Mahopac High School. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
New Rochelle defeated Scarsdale to win the Section 1 Class AA title Saturday at Mahopac High School.
New Rochelle defeated Scarsdale to win the Section 1 Class AA title Saturday at Mahopac High School. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

MAHOPAC, N.Y. -- The New Rochelle high school football team put on one of its best performances of the season Saturday afternoon, clicking on all cylinders to roll past No. 5 Scarsdale, 41-13, and win its second consecutive class AA championship.

Section 1 has a bye in the next round, so New Rochelle (10-0) automatically advances to the state semifinals and will next play at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19 at Dietz Stadium in Kingston.

New Rochelle got a big day from junior Jared Barron, who won Offensive MVP honors with over 100 yards rushing and a touchdown. Junior Romeo Holden had three touchdowns for the Raiders, the No. 2 ranked team in the state. Najee Bass scored New Rochelle's final touchdown, on a 79-yard breakaway.

it was New Rochelle's 11th section 1 title since 2000.

Scarsdale got two touchdowns from Barry Klein.

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