Watertown, NY — The Watertown Red and Black gained momentum from an early goal line stand and defeated the Scranton Eagles, 34-6, in Empire Football League Action. The Eagles were officially eliminated from playoff contention.
With the running of Bill Sandly and Gary Visnofsky, the Eagles (4-6) took the opening drive of the game to the Watertown 5-yard line, where they turned the ball over on downs. The Red and Black then shut down the Eagles’ offense, allowing only a Sandly 4-yard TD run in the fourth quarter. For the game, Sandly led the Eagles with 72 yards rushing. Linebacker George Romiiti, playing on an injured foot, made 12 tackles, including 5 solo stops.