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Young Trojans football play Ottumwa

The Fairfield seventh-grade football team hosted Ottumwa Tuesday with the “A” team winning 36-6 and the “B” team tying Evans middle school 6-6.

“A” stats

Talon Bates had 229 yards rushing with touchdown runs of 45 and 55 yards and he also converted two two-point attempts.

Craig Miller also had two touchdowns and one successful two-point conversion.

The other score came from an eight-yard pass by Quinton Maldonado to Cooper Polonsky.

Defensively, Broady Moore, Caden Allison and Carter Moore led the way

“B” stats

Brady McWhirter scored on a 37-yard catch from Sam Weaton, while Ben Sirdoreus and Weaton led the defense for the growing Trojans.

The eighth-grade Trojan “A” defeated Ottumwa 12-6 at Evans middle school while the “B” team tied 6-6 in their 20-play exhibition.

Alex Lippincott rushed 21 times for 132 yards while Tate Allen added a four-yard touchdown.

Allen also led the defense with six stops while Miles McEntee had five and two sacks and Isaac Harris and three and three sacks.