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Roberts, Knights run over Royals

Lake-Lehman’s Colby Roberts

Colby Roberts rushed for touchdowns in each of first three quarters and four other Lake-Lehman players ran for scores Saturday night to lead the Black Knights to a 47-13, Wyoming Valley Conference Class 3A Division football romp.

Roberts carried 8 times for 138 yards. His 1-yard touchdown gave the Black Knights a 14-0 lead after one quarter, his 17-yarder on the first play of the second quarter made it 20-0 and his 65-yard score 23 seconds into the second half made it 41-0.

After the Black Knights missed the kick on their third touchdown, Roberts ran for a two-point conversion following the fourth score, helping Lake-Lehman put the entire second half into the Mercy Rule with a 35-0 lead at the break.

Lake-Lehman averaged nearly nine yards per carry for the game while improving to 3-2.

The other Black Knights touchdown runs were 9 yards by Cole Morio in the first quarter; 13 yards by Santino Diana and 1 yard by Dustin Heinrich in the second quarter; and 13 yards by Jeremy Scouton in the fourth quarter.

Jacob Hunter passed for more than 200 yards for Holy Redeemer (1-5).

Zach Perta had 7 receptions for more than half those yards. Justice Shoats pulled in a pair of third-quarter touchdown passes.


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