Carson Abramson's four-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter Friday lifted Fairfield's football team past Osceola Grace, 22-18.

The Falcons, who snapped a 19-game losing streak, trailed 18-16 to start the fourth. 

Fairfield jumped out to a 16-6 first quarter.

In that quarter, the Falcons got a 59-yard punt return from Nolin Sharick and a 30-yard touchdown pass from Cory Lantz to Quinn Kitson.

JIMTOWN 31, SB WASHINGTON 13: Junior halfback Ethan Devol rushed for 189 yards and a pair of touchdowns, as the Jimmies won their Northern Indiana Conference South Division opener on Friday.

The Jimmies, now 1-1 on the year, ushed for 286 yards on the night to post the win.

Senior quarterback Clay Campbell scored on a seven-yard run for Jimtown, while Tony Pletcher recovered a fumble in the end zone for another score. Kicker Isaac Daniels added a 43-yard field goal for Jimtown's other score.

NORTHRIDGE 31, SB ST. JOSEPH 16: Dominic Crowder rushed for 158 yards on 13 carries and scored once to lead the Raiders to a non-conference win.

Crowder's 69-yard touchdown run gave the Raiders a 7-0 lead with 11:02 left in the first quarter. 

Oliver Eveler's 23-yard touchdown pass to Breckin Judd extended Northridge's lead to 24-3 with 5:38 left in the third quarter. 

Northridge, which improved to 2-0, totaled 347 yards, while South Bend St. Joseph gained 352 yards. 

PENN 33, LAPORTE 6: Junior quarterback Ron Powlus tossed four touchdown passes to lead the Kingsmen to the easy non-conference win.

Penn, which lost to Vaparaiso to open the season last Friday, led 7-6 in the second quarter, before scoring the final 26 points of the game.

Nick Favilla caught a pair of touchdown passes from Pawlus, including a 34-yarder that increased the Penn lead to 14-6. The Kingsmen's first touchdown came on a blocked punt that was recovered in the end zone by Patrick Maclin.

 

FAIRFIELD 22, OSCEOLA GRACE 18

Scoring By Quarters

Osceola`6`12`0`0`—`18

Fairfield`16`0`0`6`—`22

Scoring Plays

First Quarter

O — Charlie Maxwell 24 run; kick failed.

F — Nolin Sharick 59 punt return; Dalton Cripe run.

F — Quinn Kitson 30 pass from Cory Lantz; Lantz pass to Sharick.

Second Quarter

O — Michael Eriks 23 pass from Maxwell; run failed.

O — Maxwell 73 pass from Izzy Wolf; kick blocked.

Fourth Quarter

F — Carson Abramson 1 run; pass failed.

Team Statistics

`OG`FF

Rush yards`130`177

Pass yards`235`112

Total yards`365`289

First downs`18`14

Fumbles-lost`1-1`2-2

Had intercepted`4`1

Penalties-yds`8-42`7-69

Individual Leaders

Osceola: Rushing — Izzy Wolf 10-81. Passing — Wolf 10-23-198 (4 int.), Charlie Maxwell 2-5-37. Receiving — Maxwell 2-111, Michael Eriks 5-79, Tavion Thompson 3-33.

Fairfield: Rushing — Quinn Kitson 4-57, Carson Abramson 10-45, Cory Lantz 14-37, Dalton Cripe 5-33. Passing — Lantz 4-5-112 (1 int.). Receiving — Kitson 2-54, Nolin Sharick 1-41, Cripe 1-17. 

 

NORTHRIDGE 31, SB ST. JOSEPH 16

Scoring By Quarters

St. Joseph`3`0`0`13`—`16

Northridge`10`7`7`7`—`31

Scoring Plays

First Quarter

N — Dominic Crowder 69 run; Cameron Graber kick; 11:02.

S — Alejandro Rios 31 field goal; 4:59.

N — Graber 35 field goal; 2:39.

Second Quarter

N — Caid Lacey 10 run; Graber kick; 2:25.

Third Quarter

N — Breckin Judd 23 pass from Oliver Eveler; Graber kick; 5:38.

Fourth Quarter

S — John Driscoll 6 pass from Evan Price; Rios kick; 3:06.

N — Justin Puckett 1 run; Graber kick; 1:45.

S — Patrick Driscoll 40 pass from Price; Price pass to John Driscoll; :56.

Team Statistics

`SJ`NR

Rush yards`86`235

Pass yards`266`112

Total yards`352`347

First downs`19`14

Fumbles-lost`0-0`0-0

Had intercepted`1`0

Penalties-yds`9-90`4-45

Individual Leaders

St. Joe: Rushing — John Driscoll 8-54, Asante Anglin 9-34. Passing — Evan Price 14-22-161, Matt Eck 14-21-105 (1 int.). Receiving — Patrick Driscoll 8-116, John Driscoll 10-76, Connor Farrell 5-45. 

Northridge: Rushing — Dominic Crowder 13-158, Jaden Bourne 2-37, Caid Lacey 12-30. Passing — Oliver Eveler 5-11-112. Receiving — Cameron Waters 2-50, Jett Gott 2-39, Breckin Judd 1-23. 

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