NORWICH – The Norwich Cyclones “C” Team advanced to the Tri-Valley League championship game with a 19-12 double overtime win over Cazenovia Sunday at Norwich High School’s turf field.
Norwich’s Andrew Mullen reached paydirt on a 15-yard run in the second quarter making it 6-6 at the half. The score remained the same through regulation to force overtime.
In the first overtime, Cazenovia scored from the six-yard line on fourth down on a reverse with a pass for a touchdown.
Troy Spratley tied the score for the Cyclones at 12-12 on a two-yard run. Spratley also scored on a one-yard touchdown the second overtime with a Michael Squires pass to Ayden John Lorimer good for the point -after touchdown (PAT). The Cyclones’ defense held to prevail on the Lakers’ possession.
The Lakers controlled the ball most of the second half, with a 12-minute, 75-yard drive with the Cyclones holding them at the 5.