Class B South

Lakewood 22, Central 7

Senior quarterback Chapelle Cook threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to Naquese Joshua with the Piners (1-0, 1-0) trailing by a point in the third quarter to help send them on their way to a season-opening victory over the Golden Eagles (0-1, 0-1).

It was a hard-hitting day of football as Lakewood came back to beat Central 22-7 in Class B South. (Photo by Bill Normile)

Junior Amir Tyler ran for a 7-yard touchdown and a two-point conversion run, and Cook added a two-point conversion run that made it 22-7 with 3:34 left in the game. Tyler also threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Joshua on a halfback option play with 17 seconds left in the first half to cut Central’s lead to 7-6.

Mike Bickford had a 4-yard touchdown run with 5:15 left in the second quarter that gave Central a 7-0 lead.