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NFA uspets No. 1 Staples 30-28

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NFA's Joey Paparelli leaps over Staples defenders Brian Book (53) and James Frusciante (4) in CIAC Class LL football semi-final action at Strong Stadium in West Haven Sunday, December 2, 2012.

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NFA's Ryer Caruso celebrates the Wildcats' win over Staples in CIAC Class LL football semi-final action at Strong Stadium in West Haven Sunday, December 2, 2012. The Wildcats held-on for a 30-28 win over the top ranked Wreckers and advance to the class LL title game next weekend at Rentschler Field.

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NFA's Ryer Caruso (6) can't catch Staples' James Frusciante (4) on a touchdown throw from Jack Massie in CIAC Class LL football semi-final action at Strong Stadium in West Haven Sunday, December 2, 2012.

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NFA's Ramel Williams (7) breaks away from the Staples defense for a touchdown run in CIAC Class LL football semi-final action at Strong Stadium in West Haven Sunday, December 2, 2012.

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NFA's Joey Paparelli leaps over Staples defenders Brian Book (53) and James Frusciante (4) in CIAC Class LL football semi-final action at Strong Stadium in West Haven Sunday, December 2, 2012.

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NFA's Joey Paparelli fights through the Staples line in CIAC Class LL football semi-final action at Strong Stadium in West Haven Sunday, December 2, 2012.

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NFA's Ryer Caruso races for the end zone on a pass from Joey Paparelli as Staples' Lance Lonergan (7) trails in CIAC Class LL football semi-final action at Strong Stadium in West Haven Sunday, December 2, 2012.

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NFA's Ryer Caruso celebrates a touchdown with Joey Paparelli against Staples in CIAC Class LL football semi-final action at Strong Stadium in West Haven Sunday, December 2, 2012.

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NFA's Tuzar Skipper (90) celebrates after tackling Staples' Joey Zelkowitz (22) in the backfield in CIAC Class LL football semi-final action at Strong Stadium in West Haven Sunday, December 2, 2012. The Wildcats held-on for a 30-28 win over the top ranked Wreckers and advance to the class LL title game next weekend at Rentschler Field.

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NFA's Calvin Green (44), Tuzar Skipper (90), Airec Ricks (20) and Ramel Wiliams (7) take down Staples' Patrick Lesch (25) in CIAC Class LL football semi-final action at Strong Stadium in West Haven Sunday, December 2, 2012. The Wildcats held-on for a 30-28 win over the top ranked Wreckers and advance to the class LL title game next weekend at Rentschler Field.

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NFA's Airec Ricks (20) and Ramel Willams (7) try to beat Staples' Jack Massie (16) to the ball in CIAC Class LL football semi-final action at Strong Stadium in West Haven Sunday, December 2, 2012. The Wildcats held-on for a 30-28 win over the top ranked Wreckers and advance to the class LL title game next weekend at Rentschler Field.

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NFA's Airec Ricks (20) and Ramel Willams (7) try to beat Staples' Jack Massie (16) to the ball in CIAC Class LL football semi-final action at Strong Stadium in West Haven Sunday, December 2, 2012. The Wildcats held-on for a 30-28 win over the top ranked Wreckers and advance to the class LL title game next weekend at Rentschler Field.

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NFA's Marcus Outlow tackles Staples' Patrick Lesch (25) in CIAC Class LL football semi-final action at Strong Stadium in West Haven Sunday, December 2, 2012. The Wildcats held-on for a 30-28 win over the top ranked Wreckers and advance to the class LL title game next weekend at Rentschler Field.

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NFA players pose for a photo in front of the scoreboard after beating Staples in CIAC Class LL football semi-final action at Strong Stadium in West Haven Sunday, December 2, 2012. The Wildcats held-on for a 30-28 win over the top ranked Wreckers and advance to the class LL title game next weekend at Rentschler Field.

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