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GameDay Live Football Scoring:
Class LL State Quarterfinals
No. 5 NFA At No. 4 Southington

No. 4 Southington 52, No. 5 NFA 14
Class LL State Quarterfinals
FINAL
(5) Norwich Free Academy            0     0     7    7   -   14
(4) Southington                             3   21   14   14   -   52

LAST SCORING PLAY
: Southington's Tyler Hyde scores on a 39-yard run.

SCORING SUMMARY
First Quarter
S-Kyle Smick 30 field goal, 11:12
Second Quarter
S-Tyler Hyde 6 run (Smick kick), 7:20
S-Zach Maxwell 50 pass from Stephen Barmore (Smick kick), 3:30
S-Alex Jamele 10 pass from Barmore (Smick kick), 1:52
Third Quarter
S-Joe Daigle 21 pass from Barmore (Smick kick), 9:34
NF-Ramel Williams 14 pass from Alex Beaudreault (Jordon Martell kick), 6:38
S-Hyde 11 run (Smick kick), 2:50
Fourth Quarter
S-Hyde 39 run (Smick kick), 10:51
NF-Williams 1 pass from Beaudreault (Martell kick), 7:22
S-Hyde 39 run (Smick kick), 3:34

Southington will play No. 8 Ridgefield in the Class LL state semifinals Saturday at West Haven High School at 2 p.m. We'll have GameDay Live coverage right here.

Class LL State Tournament
Quarterfinals, Tonight
No. 8 Ridgefield 35, No. 1 Newtown 33 (Touchdown Newtown, but pass fails on two-point conversion attempt and Ridgefield leads with 16 seconds to play. Ridgefield then recovers onside kick, even with Newtown having a shot at it. And it's a final, Southington will play Ridgefield.)
No. 7 Fairfield Prep 33, No. 2 Glastonbury 23 (Final)
No. 6 West Haven 51, No. 3 Hall 26 (Final)

FOURTH QUARTER: And the game goes final with Southington advancing to the Class LL state tournament semifinals after a 52-14 victory over Norwich Free. We'll keep updating the scores from around the Class LL tournament until they go final as well. ... Southington making a huge statement right now, takes a 52-14 lead after Tyler Hyde scores on a 39-yard touchdown run with 3:34 to go. ... Southington's Zach Jamele intercepts Alex Beaudreault and the Blue Knights have the ball at NFA 41. ... Southington forced to punt and Norwich Free takes over at own 25 with 4:43 to go. ... Norwich Free gets on the board again after a 1-yard scoring pass from Alex Beaudreault to Ramel Williams and trails 45-14 with 7:22 to go. ... Southington's Tyler Hyde scores on a 39-yard run and the Blue Knights are running away with this one, up 45-7 early fourth quarter. With how games are going around state right now, Southington would be highest seed remaining. ... Southington has the ball at own 48 to start fourth quarter.

THIRD QUARTER: Norwich Free turns the ball over on downs and Southington takes over at own 48 as the third quarter comes to a close. ... Southington's Tyler Hyde scores his second touchdown of the game after an 11-yard scoring run. Blue Knights lead 38-7 with 2:50 to go in third. ... Norwich Free fumbles and Southington recovers at NFA 10 late third quarter. ... Southington forced to punt and Norwich Free takes over at own 18 with 3:37 to go. ... Norwich Free breaks the Southington shutout, as Ramel Williams scores on a 14-yard pass from Alex Beaudreault with 6:38 to go. Southington leads 31-7. ... Southington goes 48 yards in 1:22 capped by a 21-yard touchdown pass from Stephen Barmore to Joe Daigle to give the Blue Knights a 31-0 lead early in third quarter. ... Norwich Free punts and Southington takes over at NFA's 48 with 10:56 to go. ... Norwich Free will receive the opening kickoff of the second half.

SECOND QUARTER: And we've reached halftime with Southington leading Norwich Free 24-0 in the Class LL state quarterfinals. ... The Blue Knights score again, this time a 10-yard pass from Stephen Barmore to Alex Jamele for a 24-0 lead with 1:52 to go in half. ... Southington's Matt Maxwell blocks the Norwich Free punt and Southington has the ball at NFA's 26 with two minutes to go. ... Norwich Free is facing a third and 23 with 2:25 to go, timeout Southington. ... Southington takes little time in turning the NFA turnover on downs into points, as Stephen Barmore hits Zach Maxwell on a 50-yard touchdown pass for a 17-0 lead with 3:30 to go. ... Norwich Free turns ball over on downs and Southington has it at own 46 with 4:13 to go. ... Southington goes 87 yards in 1:41, capped by a Tyler Hyde six-yard touchdown run and the Blue Knights lead 10-0 with 7:20 to go in half. ... Norwich Free gives it right back to Southington after a punt and Blue Knights have it at own 13 with nine minutes to go. ... Southington is forced to punt and Norwich Free has the ball back at its own 46 with under 11 minutes to go in half. ... Norwich Free's Jordon Martell misses a 20-yard field goal and Southington remains in the lead, 3-0. ... Norwich Free opens the second quarter with a fourth and goal from the Southington four.

FIRST QUARTER: And we've reached halftime with Norwich Free facing a fourth and goal from the Southington 4 after a drive that has lasted 5:06. ... Southington punts the ball back to Norwich Free, and the Wildcats have it at their own 12 with five minutes to go. ... Norwich Free punts for second straight time and Southington takes over at own 38 with 6:31 to go. ... Norwich Free running back Marcus Outlow enters the game. ... Southington punts the ball back to Norwich Free, which takes over at own 31 with eight minutes to go. ... Norwich Free star running back Marcus Outlow is not playing. Hearing it could be a shoulder injury for Outlow. He is going to Boston College to play football, so huge loss for Wildcats right now. ... Norwich Free punts after first possession stalls and Southington takes over at own 39 with nine minutes to go. ... Southington drives the field on opening drive and settles for a 30-yard field goal by Kyle Smick to go up 3-0 early first quarter. ... Southington will receive to start the game.

GAME NOTES: Southington is 9-1 this season and is the fourth-seed in the Class LL state playoff tournament. The Blue Knights are ranked 9th in the state coaches poll. Southington has defeated Glastonbury, Manchester, Simsbury, New Britain, Conard, Newington, East Hartford, South Windsor and Cheshire and lost to Hall. ... Norwich Free is 8-2 on the year and is the fifth-seed in the Class LL state playoff tournament. The Wildcats are ranked 17th in the state coaches poll. Norwich Free has defeated Montville, Fitch, Ledyard, Windham, Cranston West, R.I., East Lyme, Killingly and Stonington and lost to Glastonbury and New London. ... Check out our game preview here. ... For even more coverage pick up a copy of the New Britain Herald Tuesday and Wednesday. ... Use the comments section below to use as an open thread to connect with other fans, ask questions or provide your own commentary.

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