South Lewis falls in eight-man semifinal

Football

CARTHAGE — Fombo Azah registered six touchdowns and 311 yards on 20 carries as the Carthage football team wrapped up the top seed in Section 3 Class A with a 49-14 rout of Auburn on Friday night.

Azah reeled off the first six Carthage touchdowns, including a 96-yard run in the first quarter. He also provided scoring runs of 15, 17, 32, 38 and 50 yards for the Comets (7-1 overall, 5-0 league).

Zion Tevaga reeled in a 44-yard scoring pass from quarterback Nick Cavellier to complete the scoring for Carthage.

Troy Churney scored on a six-yard run and Jeremiah Phillips posted a 33-yard scoring run for Auburn (6-2, 3-2).

INDIAN RIVER 46, EAST SYRACUSE-MINOA 21

Guillermo Rosario-Acosta collected 201 yards rushing and four touchdown runs as the Warriors secured the second seed and a home playoff game with a win over the Spartans in East Syracuse.

Rosario-Acosta found the end zone on runs of three, five, 54 and 55 yards for Indian River (7-1, 4-1), which plays Auburn in the semifinals of next week’s Class A playoffs at a site to be determined.

Both of Bobby Alexander’s passes went to Rowan Marsell, which totaled 98 yards for the Warriors.

Mikai Combs accounted for all three touchdowns form East Syracuse-Minoa (4-4, 1-4).

NEW HARTFORD 35, SOUTH JEFFERSON 12

Vinny Fanelli totaled three touchdowns and 120 rushing yards as third-seeded New Hartford beat No, 6 South Jefferson in a Class B quarterfinal game at New Hartford.

Fanelli scored on runs of one, four and 15 yards for New Hartford (7-1).

Tyler Potocki added a five-yard touchdown run and an eight-yard scoring pass to Logan Kraft for New Hartford, which will take on second-seeded Solvay in a semifinal game.

Anthony Rasmussen scored on a four-yard run and returned a fumble 59 yards for a touchdown for South Jefferson (5-3).

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