South Lewis routs New York Mills to begin eight-man football season


NEW YORK MILLS — South Lewis went on the road and came away with a 68-20 win Saturday over New York Mills to start its eight-man football season.

South Lewis is in the Eight-Man Class C and New York Mills is in Class D.

The Falcons led 12-0 after the first quarter on a 39-yard touchdown run by Cody Spann and a 13-yard pass from Spann to Branton Carpenter.

In the second quarter, South Lewis opened the flood gates, scoring four more touchdowns while allowing two. First it was Brady Vosburgh on a 7-yard run, then Spann on a 44-yard run. Vosburgh added a 3-yard run and Dan Ortlieb ran in the fourth score from 44 yards out. It was 40-12 at the half.

Ortlieb scored again in the third on a 25-yard run. He'd open the scoring in the fourth quarter as well, this time on a run from 18 yards out.

Ian Anderson ran one in from a yard out and Owen Highers scored the Falcons' last touchdown on a 49-yard run.

Spann ended the day with 86 yards passing on 8-of-15 passing. He also ran eight times for 121 yards. Ortlieb ran for 121 yards. Vosburgh had 157 yards rushing.

On defense for South Lewis, Carpenter had seven tackles, Spann had six, Ortlieb had five. Anderson had four tackles and an interception. Colin Randall had four tackles.


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