Newman breaks into clear

Jefferson Middle running back Emmitt Newman breaks into the clear on his way to a 65-yard touchdown in the second quarter. Newman also caught a pass for a score, and had a tackle for a safety on defense. – DALE GENTRY | THE STANDARD BANNER

MORRISTOWN - Jefferson Middle spotted Lincoln Heights an 8-6 lead, then exploded for 32 straight points in a 38-8 victory that gave them third place in the Middle Eight bowl series Saturday at Burke-Toney Stadium.

Emmitt Newman led the way for the Elks, rushing for 72 yards and a score, catching five passes for 91 yards and another TD, and sacking the Patriot quarterback for a second-quarter safety that triggered the rout.

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