Lacey Township High School football linebacker Liam Dolly scored two defensive touchdowns, and Kyle Spatz and Bill Belford added two TDs apiece as the host unbeaten Lions beat Jackson Memorial 45-28 on Saturday.

Lacey, ranked third in The Press Elite 11, went up 21-0 in the first quarter and had the lead throughout.

Senior Dolly, who’s also the kicker, booted a career-longest 42-yard field goal to go with six extra points.

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Lacey coach Lou Vircillo said that Dolly also had a sack and a tackle for a loss, and made a touchdown-saving tackle on a kickoff.

Senior Spatz (145 yards on 31 carries) scored on runs of 3 and 9 yards, and he forced a fumble that led to Dolly’s 65-yard return for a touchdown. Senior Belford caught a 2-yard TD pass from quarterback Tom Kelly to open the scoring. Belford also had a 2-yard touchdown re-ception from substitute quarterback Connor Davies in the fourth quarter.

Jackson quarterback Joe DeMayo threw four touchdown passes, including three to Brandon Carroll.

Jackson Memorial 0 14 7 7—28

Lacey Township 21 0 7 17—45


LT—Belford 2 pass from Kelly (Dolly kick)

LT—Dolly 18 interception return (Dolly kick)

LT—Spatz 3 run (Dolly kick)


JM—Carrolly 25 pass from DeMayo (kick good)

JM—Atemilola 35 pass from DeMayo (kick good)


LT—Spatz 9 run (Dolly kick)

JM—Carroll 25 pass from DeMayo (kick good)


LT—Dolly 65 fumble return (Dolly kick)

JM—Carroll 33 pass from DeMayo (kick good)

LT—Belford 22 pass from Davies (Dolly kick)

LT—Dolly 42 field goal

Records—Lacey 7-0; Jackson 1-5.

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