The Fairfield 8th grade A football team took a 32-8 season opening win against Burlington Tuesday. Alex Lippincott finished with 119 yards on just 9 runs including 3 touchdowns. Tate Allen carried the ball 3 times gaining 45 yards and scored a TD. Aiden Lyons had 40 yards from 3 rushes and completed a 20 yard pass to Ryan Higgins. Isaac Harris hit Max Weaton with a 15 yard pass. Harris also provided 75 yards on 2 kick returns and 6 tackles. Kevin Dorothy and Weaton made 5 tackles apiece while Allen totaled 4. Jason Ryan grabbed an interception. Myles McEntee and Higgins both recovered fumbles.
Fairfield and Burlington 8th grade B teams tied at 6 after they each ran 10 plays . Jacob Carlson totaled 30 yards on 2 runs. McEntee provided 25 yards from 2 rushes including the TD. Dalton Mondia had 2 tackles. Nathan Bartle and Tate Richardson both contributed one tackle.