SEAFORD, De - The Laurel Bulldogs scored the game's final 19 points, all in the fourth quarter, to come from behind and beat rival Seaford 19-6 on Thursday night and take the Laurel-Seaford Lions Club Trophy for an 18th consecutive year.
The Blue Jays took a 6-0 lead as the first half came to a close when Isaiah Lake hit Leroy McLaughlin for a 6-yard touchdown. The 6-0 lead would stand thru the half.
Seaford would carry this lead all the way into the fourth quarter, but that is where the tide changed. Laurel would tie the game up on a Conor Ellingsworth 25-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter. On the ensuing kickoff, the Jays would cough up the football, and Laurel's Ja'Mir Townsend would come up with the recovery.
Townsend would be rewarded for his efforts as he finished off the 25-yard drive with an 8-yard touchdown to give Laurel their first lead at 12-6, with 3:59 remaining in the game. The Bulldogs would seal the game with two interceptions in the final 2:48, including a 39-yard interception returned for touchdown by Bricen Sanders.
Laurel finshes off the 2017 season with a 4-6 season, while Seaford finshes at 4-5.
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