|Waterville High School||John Bapst Memorial High School|
At Husson University in Bangor, J.J. Higgins threw three first-half touchdown passes and ran for a score in the second half to spearhead the Crusaders’ victory over the Purple Panthers.
Higgins completed a 68-yard scoring hookup with Nick Lakeman, hit Logan Dempsey on a 4-yard TD toss and also threw and 8-yarder to Lakeman for another score. Higgins tacked on a 3-yard touchdown run in the second half.
Dempsey jumpstarted the evening for John Bapst (2-2) by returning the opening kickoff 87 yards for a touchdown. Reid Kiah added an interception for the Crusaders.
Chase Wheeler churned out a 57-yard TD run for Waterville and Nicholas Wildhaber ran back a kickoff return 85 yards to cap the scoring.
Waterville 7 0 0 6 — 13
John Bapst 14 12 0 6 — 32
JB — Dempsey 87 kickoff return (rush failed)
JB — Higgins 68 pass to Lakeman (Dalton pass to Dempsey)
W — Wheeler 57 run (Wheeler kick)
JB — Higgins 4 pass to Dempsey (rush failed)
JB — Higgins 8 pass to Lakeman (rush failed)
JB — Higgins 3 run (Higgins kick)
W — Nicholas Wildhaber 85 KOR (kick failed)