The Newcomerstown eighth grade football team defeated Tuscarawas Central Catholic on Thursday, 46-20.

Cody Hall ran for a 75 yard TD. Quarterback Logan Lehman ran in the first of his five two-point conversions on the day. Mitchell Meeks scored on a 20-yard run before Lehman hooked up with Hall on a 55-yard scoring pass.

Meeks scored twice again after that, a 50-yard jaunt to the end zone and a 65-yard reception from Lehman. Hall then made his mark on defense with an interception that he returned 90 yards for six. The conversion failed.

The Trojans are now 1-2 while the Saints fell to 1-1.