Fairfield RB # 9 Jutahn McClain ran the football against Lakota West in the 3rd quarter. Fairfield High School won 10 to 3 over Lakota West High School in football game a Lakota West High School Friday September 8, 2017. Photo by Joseph Fuqua II for WCPO
WEST CHESTER, Ohio - Fairfield scored the only touchdown and it was just enough to beat Lakota West, 10-3, in a game between 0-2 teams.
Junior Jeff Tyus connected with junior Erick All on a 25-yard touchdown reception to take a 7-3 lead in the third quarter.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fairfield 10, Lakota West 3
Fairfield extended the lead in the fourth quarter with a Nick Maddy field goal.
Lakota West was driving late in the game, but Fairfield managed to stop them despite extending the drive on a roughing the passer penalty on fourth down.
Both GMC teams came into the game looking for their first win, and the Indians’ defense was able minimize the Firebirds’ offensive production.
The Fairfield defense held Lakota West to only 140 yards. University of Cincinnati commit Malik Vann had an important sack, and junior Peyton Brown forced a fumble.
Lakota West sophomore David Afari was held to 18 yards after getting 106 yards a week ago. Sophomore quarterback MyJaden Horton completed nine passes for 70 yards and had 24 yards rushing.
Fairfield tallied 111 rushing yards led by sophomore Juthan McClain with 56.
UP NEXT: Fairfield hosts Lakota East (3-0); Lakota West at Oak Hills (0-3)
Fairfield 0 0 7 3
Lakota West 0 3 0 0
Lakota West: Hjort 25-yd FG
Fairfield: Tyus: 29-yd pass to All
Fairfield: Maddy 26-yd FG