Derrick Harris

Lafayette rolls to 59-12 win vs. Warhill

Lafayette rolls to 59-12 win vs. Warhill

JAMES CITY – Connor Tsigaridas left his Lafayette football jersey at home before Friday night's crosstown showdown with Warhill.

The senior running back didn't miss a beat in the No. 8 jersey he wore instead, rushing for a career-high 148 yards and two touchdowns to propel the Rams to a decisive 59-12 victory at Wanner Stadium.

In a game of big plays, Lafayette (5-1 overall, 4-1 district) did just about everything it wanted offensively, rushing for 434 yards against the Lions. The Rams' win, coupled with Smithfield's loss, forced a three-way tie atop the Bay Rivers District standings along with York, which beat Poquoson 14-7.

Jahlil Green rushed for a game-high 168 yards...