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September 23, 2018

Fulton Wins Playoff Game Against Carthage

Fulton used the running power of tailback Don Watson to rush past Carthage in the opening round of the Section III football playoffs, 34-15.

Watson scored on fourth quarter runs of 9 and 21 yards to put the game away.  He ran for more than 110 yards.

Carthage opened the scoring with a 37 yard field goal, but DJ Ingham answered with a short TD run and the 2 point conversion to give Fulton a permanent lead.

Fulton QB Brett Williams pushed over the line on a one yard run in the second quarter.  Ingham’s conversion run gave Fulton a 16-3 halftime lead.

An interception TD return and Watson’s two TDs gave Fulton more than enough points to withstand Carthage.

Fulton now faces Whitesboro, which demolished Jamesville-Dewitt, 40-0.  In the other half of the Class A bracket, New Hartford pounded Nottingham and ES-M won a 32-28 shootout with Indian River.  The higher seeded team won in each instance.

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