Orchard Park, NY - DeChavron Hayes scored four touchdowns in leading the Lackawanna College football team to a 50-6 win over Erie Community College. Hayes' first score came by way of a 28 yard touchdown reception of a pass from Davonta Farrell with 00:52 seconds left in the opening quarter; he followed that score with TD runs of 20 yards (2nd Quarter, 10:02), 59 yards (08:38, 4th Quarter) and 24 yards (05:30, 4th Quarter). Besides his four scores, Hayes also gained a Lackawanna College season high 159 yards on his 12 rushing attempts.
In addition to Hayes's scoring exploits, three other Falcons scored rushing touchdowns. Davonta Farrell ran for touchdowns of 2 and 11 yards, while running backs Andrew Forgatch and Jaymar Anderson each scored from 10 yards out.
Besides Hayes's performance, Jaymar Anderson also registered a 100 + yard rushing game, by gaining 111 yards on 14 carries.
In the air, Davonta Farrell threw for 141 yards and a Touchdown on 12 completions in 21 attempts. Farrell's favorite receivers were Brendan Linder with 3 catches for 46 yards, and Kevin White with 3 receptions for 17 yards.
Defensively, Dayron Wilson continued to add to his number of impressive performances. Last week he was the conference player of the week after making 11 solo tackles, against Erie, he had 6 solo and 5 assisted tackles, three (3) of which were for losses of 16 total yards. Wilson also recorded an interception which he returned for 8 yards. Others having impressive defensive days were Shittu Salami with 3 solo and 3 assisted tackles, a sack and 4 tackles for loss; Garth Lakitsky with 3 solo and 2 assisted tackles, plus an interception and return of 7 yards; and an interception by Unite James.
The win betters Lackawanna's win/loss record to 4-2 and their Northeast Conference Record to 2-2.
Lackawanna plays ASA College next Saturday in a Northeast Conference matchup. Saturday's game will start at 12:00 PM at John Henzes - Veterans Memorial Stadium, Peckville, Pennsylvania. ASA will enter the game undefeated with a 6-0 overall record and a 2-0 record in conference. In their latest appearance, they defeated Dean College 69-14.