Northern Lehigh’s defense forced six turnovers to lead the Bulldogs over Bangor 35-6 in a Colonial League match up Friday night.
Bangor had four interceptions and two lost fumbles.
Bangor head coach Frank Scagliotta said, “We picked the worst time to play like this. There’s a difference between getting beat and losing. Tonight, we lost.”
In the first quarter Northern Lehigh’s running back Cody Remaley scored on a 46-yard run with 6:39 remaining in the first quarter.
They made it 14-0 when Dylan Hofmann hit Jake Kern for a 19-yard touchdown strike. Scott LaValva of Bangor would cut the lead on a six-yard touchdown run with 4:16 remaining in the first half.
With Northern Lehigh leading 14-6 at halftime they would dominate the scoreboard in the second half.
Matt Gill’s two-yard score put them up 21-6 in the third quarter.
They would get two more scores in the fourth quarter. Remaley scored on a seven-yard run and Kern added a 41-yard run on the fake punt that made it 35-6.
Kern ran for 94 of the 106 yards from the Wildcat formation in the second half. Remaley added 102 yards and two scores.
Northern Lehigh, the top team in District 11 AA travels to Catasauqua next Friday night. Bangor hosts Northwestern Lehigh.