WARRENTON — The Warrenton Warriors overcame an early deficit to earn their sixth consecutive win to start the season.
Warrenton took a 14-point lead at home heading into halftime. In the second half, the Warriors fired on all cylinders in the third quarter in their 49-21 win over Union Friday night.
After Warrenton surrendered an early touchdown, the Warriors responded with a pair of first-quarter touchdowns to take a 14-7 lead into the second quarter. Charlie Blondin threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Mason Thompson on 4th and 7 on Warrenton’s first drive to even up the score.
Warrenton took the lead on Austin Haas’ 74-yard touchdown run after the Warrenton defense stopped Union on a fourth-down attempt.
Warrenton added a score in the second quarter on Haas’ 3-yard touchdown run. Chance McPike caught a 19-yard pass on fourth down to set up the score.
After Warrenton surrendered a touchdown to trim their lead to 21-13, McPike responded with three touchdown receptions to give Warrenton a 42-19 lead after three quarters. McPike added his fourth touchdown reception of the half in the fourth quarter.
Warrenton (6-0, 2-0 GAC North) is slated to host Winfield next week.
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