NEW PARIS — National Trail’s football team wrapped up the 2019 season in record-breaking fashion.
Senior Peyton Lane scored a single-game school record six touchdowns to lead the Blazers to a 56-6 win over visiting Bradford on Friday, Nov. 1.
Lane, who finished the season with 1,333 rushing yards, also set school records for touchdowns in a single-season (22) and for a career.
With the win, Trail snapped a four-game losing streak and improved to 5-5 overall and 3-5 in the Cross County Conference.
Lane, who rushed for 214 yards on 12 carries, scored twice in the first quarter as the Blazers took a 20-0 lead. He added three more scores in the second quarter to extend the lead to 42-0.
Lane opened the scoring with a 45-yard run 45 seconds into the game. He added a 5-yard scoring run with 9:20 to play.
Jonah Hurd scored on a 6-yard run to close out the first-quarter scoring.
In the second, Lane scored on runs of 18, 47 and 7-yards.
Trail added two more scores in the third. Lane had a 65-yard score and Clay Steiner picked up a fumble and raced 30-yards for another for a 56-0 lead.
Bradford scored its lone touchdown with 5:17 left in the fourth quarter.
Coleton Everman had a big night defensively leading the team with 14 tackles, including two sacks.
As a team, Trail rushed for 289 yards on 22 carries, while only attempting four passes on the night.
The game marked the final one for nine seniors — Caleb Brinkley, Jacob Browning, Everman, Elijah Hughes, Lane, Joe Lawson, Zac Petry, Colton Toms and Zach Woodall.
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