Ground game lifts Edinburgh to big win

On a very warm night, the red-hot Edinburgh Lancers put up 55 points in the first half en route to a 62-8 season-opening high school football victory against visiting Manual on Friday.

With an unstoppable ground game, led by senior Kevin Johnson, the Lancers tallied 29 points in the opening quarter, scoring on each of their first five possessions.

Behind a dominating performance by the Lancers’ offensive line, Johnson broke for touchdown runs of 9, 7 and 44 yards.

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