Fulton falls to Nottingham, gets ready for Indian River

Red Raiders

Fulton’s Jordan Baldwin (58) looks to pounce when the ball is snapped during a recent game at Jamesville-DeWitt. The Red Raiders lost to Nottingham 35-7 last Friday. Fulton will travel to Indian River this Friday for a sectional playoff game.

by Rob Tetro

The Fulton varsity football team quickly found itself facing a 21-point deficit when it took on Nottingham Friday.

Fulton struggled to cut into the deficit as Nottingham came away with a 35-7 win.

Nottingham got off to a quick start during the first quarter.

Derrick Gore gave Nottingham a 7-0 lead after he rushed for a three-yard touchdown. Later in the first quarter, Gore struck again. He scored on a run from 7 yards out which gave Nottingham a 14-0 lead.

Before the first quarter ended, Gore scored his third touchdown of the game. He scored on a run from 55 yards out, which gave Nottingham a 21-0 advantage. Both teams found the endzone during the second quarter.

Nottingham took a 28-0 lead when Marty Clanton threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Tyquon Rolon. Before the first half ended, Fulton’s Mark Pollock scored on a 10-yard touchdown run to cut Nottingham’s lead to 28-7.

Nottingham added another score during the third quarter when Rolon caught another touchdown pass from Clanton. Clanton’s 55-yard touchdown pass capped off Nottingham’s 28-point win.

With the loss, the Red Raiders finish the regular season with an overall record of 2-5 and a division record of 1-3.

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