AUGUSTA — Lawrence scored on three straight possessions in the second quarter and held on for a 28-18 win over Cony in a Pine Tree Conference Class A football game at Alumni Field.

Lawrence played without injured starters Shaun Carroll, Jake Doolan and Josh Doolan, but improved to 7-0. Cony fell to 1-6.

Cony jumped out to a 7-0 lead on a 12-yard touchdown pass from Ben Lucas to Chase Shostak with 4 minutes, 1 second left in the first quarter, then made things interesting in the fourth. The Rams took over on the Lawrence 31 with 4:46 left and scored on a 16-yard pass from Lucas to Chandler Shostak to make it 28-12. After failing on the two-point try, John Bennett recovered Zac Lachance’s onside kick and the Rams had possession at the Lawrence 45.

The Rams pulled within 10 when St. Michel took a screen pass from Lucas and rambled 31 yards for a touchdown with 2:19 left. Cony failed again on the two-point try then Lawrence recovered another onside kick attempt and held on for the win.

After falling behind in the first, Lawrence quickly answered back to a 21-6 lead heading into the locker room. Four plays after Cony took the lead, Lawrence scored on a 55-yard run by Anthony Sementelli. The Bulldogs forced Cony to punt, then scored on their second play of the ensuing drive when quarterback Spencer Carey ran 65 yards down the right sideline for a score.

Carey scored again on a 1-yard run to cap an eight-play, 69-yard drive with 5:43 left in the half.


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