Indians dominate second half for spot in Final Four

CLINTONVILLE, N.Y. — The Cambridge football team came back from a two-point halftime deficit with a 28-point outburst in the third to win going away, 54-20, over Section VII's Moriah in a Class D regional at AuSable Valley High School.

Trailing 14-12 at halftime, Colton Dean scored from a yard out to give Cambridge a 18-14 lead. But Moriah immediately came back on the next play from scrimmage, when Dylan Trombley found Dewey Snyder for a 46-yard touchdown to retake the advantage at 20-18.

Cambridge answered back quickly to re-take the advantage, Jonas Butz scoring from 32 yards out to give Cambridge a 24-20 lead. Tommy English added the conversion to make it 26-20 with 5:14 left in the third.

A Trombley interception gave Cambridge good field position on the next drive and English finished it off in style with a seven-yard jaunt and a 32-20 lead.

On the next Moriah drive, Tyler Linendoll intercepted Trombley to set up Cambridge at the Viking 6 and two plays later, Linendoll reached paydirt, helping Cambridge go ahead 40-20 with 55 seconds left in the third.

Early in the fourth, Cambridge sealed it off another mistake from the Vikings. Zack Rowland picked up a fumble and rumbled 55 yards for a score. Linendoll added the 2-pointer for a 48-20 lead with 8:08 left.

Cambridge will play Millbrook, the Section IX champ, on Friday afternoon at Middletown High School in the state semifinals. Millbrook were 42-20 winners over Tuckahoe in the other East Region quarterfinal.


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