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Sussex Central Tigers rip LHS Red Devils, 38-16

It took a couple of Sussex defenders to bring down Lancaster’s Jaquarrius Morris (2). Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi


Sussex Central held Lancaster High to a pair of second-quarter touchdowns last Thursday to beat the Red Devils, 38-16, and even LHS’s varsity football record at 1-1.

Lancaster spotted the visiting Tigers of the TriRivers District two scores for a 16-0 lead early in the second quarter before Lamar Mattocks converted a third-and-10 situation with a 19-yard scoring run. Daveon Smith got across the goal line for the two-point conversion to cut Sussex’s lead to 16-8 four minutes into the second quarter.

However, a penalty on the ensuing onside kick gave the Tigers great field position at the LHS 41 and three first-down runs later set up a 10-yard Tiger TD carry….

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