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Lancer defender Lawrence Brown Jr. races down the sidelines after picking off a Cavalier pass.
Special teams player Kendall Harris, No. 8, just missed blocking a Jefferson Forest extra point attempt.
Lancer defender Trokhal Roberson stops Cavalier running back Justin Lambert.
Will Gregory heads downfield to score an Amherst touchdown.
Lancer Lawrence Brown Jr. leaps in front of a Cavalier receiver for a interception.
Lancer running back Donte Martin follows his blockers around the right side against Jefferson Forest on March 19.
Lancer place kicker Alden Rotes stays focused on his extra-point attempt during a rush from the Cavalier defensive line.
Lancer defensive back Kendall Harris leaps with a Cavalier receiver as the ball was thrown too high for a catch.
Will Gregory, left, celebrates his first-half touchdown with his teammates.
Above: Amherst County High School’s band performs from the visitors side of Lancer Stadium as part of the social distancing measures in place during football season. Right: The ACHS flag corp entertains the crowd during the Lancer football team’s March 19 home game.
Jefferson Forest scored a pair of first-quarter touchdowns in a span of 81 seconds to take an early lead at Lancer Stadium Friday night but Amherst didn’t cower. The Lancers scored 27 unanswered points, tying the score before halftime and pulling ahead in the third on their way to a 27-14 victory.
Four players scored for the Lancers, who rolled up 347 yards of total offense, including 327 yards on the ground. Truck Roberson and Will Gregory found the end zone first for ACHS (2-2), pulling within 14-7 and then even at 14-all on Gregory’s 24-yard run with 7:24 left in the half.
Quarterback CJ Rose put six more points on the board on a 2-yard run with less than two minutes to go in the third quarter. Xzavier Ellis capped the scoring on a 9-yard TD run in the fourth.
Roberson tallied 87 yards on three carries, including his 35-yard TD run. Donte Martin led all rushers with 106 yards on 11 totes.