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Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018: Livonia scores four TDs in first 61 seconds

   Leading off today: Mike Tyson dispatched some opponents with savage first-round flurries at the peak of his career, but nothing the former world heavyweight boxing champion did three decades ago could match Livonia's opening salvo against Bath in football action on Saturday.

   Jalen Marshall began the game with an 85-yard return for a touchdown and then just 61 seconds into the game scored the Bulldogs' fourth touchdown of the day on a 29-yard reception to start a 48-0 rout. In between, quarterback Ryan Lambert threw 41 and 31 yards for two more scores as part of the stunning opening.

   Marshall also rushed for a pair of 2-point conversions in the huge starting sequence for Livonia, ranked 18th in Class B by the New York State Sportswriters Association.

   Lambert finished his day 12-for-12 for 159 yards and four touchdowns, all in the first quarter. Nate Genthner, who made two scoring catches in the 35-point first quarter, finished with eight catches for 113 yards.

   Mistakes cost Aquinas: Aquinas, ranked fourth in the state in Class AA, gave back a two-touchdown halftime lead, surrendered four turnovers and lost in overtime 34-27 to visiting Friendship Collegiate from Washington D.C.

   With the two teams tied at 27 in the fourth quarter, Aquinas fumbled the ball away on third-and-goal from the Friendship 1 with 3:19 remaining. Friendship opened overtime with a TD and ended the contest by stripping sophomore QB Tyler Szalkowski on first down and recovering the fumble.

   "You want to win every game and play well in every game, but this is a great football team we played," Little Irish coach Derek Annechino said.

   Compounding the loss, running back Ruben Torres did not return after suffering a first-half injury, the Democrat and Chronicle reported. He's been playing in place of dynamic back Caron Robinson, who was injured in Week 2 and might not be back until sectionals.

   Big win for Marlboro: Junior linebacker Austin Laird returned an interception 30 yards for a touchdown in the final minute to wrap up No. 10 Marlboro's 26-14 victory over No. 21 Burke Catholic in Class B action.

   Laird finished with seven tackles on a muddy field.


   "I firmly believe whoever is going to win Section 9 Class B is going to have to go through Marlboro," Burke coach Aaron Hasbrouck said. "They're a good team and we hope to have the opportunity to see them again down the road."

   Thrilling finish of the day: Zach Silver caught a 3-yard pass from Luke Schartner and Logan Jones made the reception of football site

the ensuing 2-point conversion attempt with a minute remaining as Bayport-Blue Point edged Wyandanch 35-34.

   After Wyandanch had taken the lead with three minutes left, Brendan Hickey returned the kickoff 50 yards to set up the winning drive.

   Schartner completed 20 of 35 passes for 250 yards and five TDs.

   Scoring extravaganza of the day: Long Island Roosevelt outlasted Valley Stream North 50-42 as Kevon Hall's sixth TD of the day, a 16-yard run with 2:30 to go capped the day's scoring and Roosevelt recovered a fumble on the ensuing kickoff.

   Hall's TDs included runs of 79, 76 and 60 yards in the first half en route to more than 300 yards for the day.

   Roosevelt rallied from a 35-12 deficit in the second quarter.

   Big numbers: Jaiyetoro Gordon-Younge returned punts 48 and 44 yards for two of his five TDs in Elmont's 42-21 triumph over Sewanhaka. ... Lavonno Mitchell's four catches all went for Albertus Magnus scores in a 42-16 win vs. Bronxville. ... Lucas Abbatiello ran eight times for 147 yards and three TDs, rushed for three 2-point conversions and picked off a pass to lead Clarke over Island Trees 48-27.

   Tylique Walker rushed for 318 yards and four touchdowns on 21 carries to highlight Central Islip's 42-27 win over Commack. ... Vince D'Alto ran 11 times for 275 yards with three TDs and added a 34-yard scoring catch to lead Kings Park to a 41-14 victory against Rocky Point. D'Alto had 250 yards on the ground in the first half.

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