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Lackawanna suffers first home loss since 2014

SCRANTON, Pennsylvania - April 10, 2021 - In a matchup between two teams ranked in the NJCAA's top 5, Snow and Lackawanna squared off at PENFED Field at Scranton Memorial Stadium.

The No. 4 Badgers scored 17 points in the first quarter and came away with a 27-7 victory over No. 5 Lackawanna, the Falcons' first loss at home since Oct. 18, 2014. In that Northeast Football Conference contest, Monroe blocked a late field goal to preserve the Mustangs' 14-13 win.

The series between Snow and Lackawanna is now tied at one as each NJCAA powerhouse has won on the road. The Falcons won 17-6 in Ephraim, Utah, in 2019.

Snow's Garrison Beach threw two first-quarter touchdown passes as the Badgers opened the 17-0 lead. Antwan Squire scored from 1 yard out to make it 17-7 early in the second quarter. The Lackawanna defense held Snow scoreless on four plays from the Falcons' 1-yard line late in the half.

Tyrece Mills had seven solo tackles, three assists, two tackles for loss and an interception while Dewayne Grantham was credited with nine solo tackles and two assists.

Lackawanna 37, Sussex County 7

NEWTON, New Jersey - March 28 - Lackawanna College, the 2019 NJCAA runners-up, opened the 2021 spring season with a 37-7 win over Sussex County Community College Sunday.

Delvin Palmer caught a 69-yard touchdown pass from Barry Brown on the Falcons' first play from scrimmage. Palmer also scored the Falcons' first touchdown in 2019 when he returned the season's opening kickoff 95 yards for a score.

Lackawanna's Isaiah Edwards, Antwan Squire and Brown each ran for touchdowns to close the half with a 27-0 lead.

Edwards, who finished with 134 rushing yards, scored his second touchdown as the Falcons built a 34-0 lead.

Lackawanna hosts Snow College April 10 at PENFED Field at Scranton Memorial Stadium.