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New London wins first of 2010

Fandy.com Staff • Oct 9, 2010 at 12:10 AM

NEW LONDON — New London got on the scoreboard first Friday against Mapleton and never looked back in a 33-14 Firelands Conference football win.

The Wildcats won their first game of the 2010 season. They are 1-6, 1-3.

A 16-yard touchdown connection between Clayton Hall and Clayton LaFleur gave the Wildcats a 7-0 lead with 3:10 remaining in the first quarter.

The lead expanded to 14-0 in the second when Robert DePotty pounced on a blocked punt in the end zone.

Mapleton cut into the lead with a 13-yard passing touchdown from Brett Naymik to Shane Sanders.

New London’s Dane Held hauled in a 59-yard touchdown pass from Hall with 2:24 left in the first half, giving New London a 20-6 halftime lead.

The Wildcats posted the game’s lone touchdown in the third quarter.

Clay Wilson ran in from 8 yards out to make it 27-6. He added a 2-yard touchdown run early in the fourth.

Skylar Haines concluded the scoring on a 8-yard reception from Naymik. The two-point conversion made it 33-14.

Hall led New London with 60 yards rushing and went 4-of-7 for 125 in passing. LaFleur caught three passes for 66 yards.

New London is scheduled to play Oct. 16 against St. Paul at Whitney Field.

Score by Quarter

MAP    0    6    0    8    14

NL    7    13    7    6    33

Score by quarter

NL — LaFleur 16 pass from Hall (Eikleberry kick), 3:10.

NL — DePotty recovery of blocked punt in end zone (conversion failed), 6:10.

MAP — Sanders 13 pass from Naymik (kick failed), 4:11.

NL — Held 59 pass from Hall (Eikleberry kick), 2:24.

NL — Wilson 8 run (Eikleberry kick), 6:55.

NL — Wilson 2 run (kick failed), 9:24.

MAP — Haines 8 pass from Naymik (Pickering run), 6:19.

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