Stags roll over Capitals

Sussex County team wins second in a row

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  • Sussex Stags defenders chase a Trenton Capitals ball carrier. Photos by George Leroy Hunter

  • Sussex Stags wideout Linwood Rideout catches the ball for a touchdown in the second quarter.

  • Teams square off in the trenches.

  • The Trenton Capitals talk strategy in a huddle.

  • Sussex Stags defensive back Anthony Burgess with his 17 month old son Kyler. Burgess sat out the game due to an injury but will return to action soon. .

  • Sussex Stags ball carrier Mark Edwards breaks free.

  • Sussex Stags ball carrier Cody Lamoreaux on the move in the fourth quarter.

  • Stags defensive back Jihad Castro (far right) intercepts in the fourth quarter.

  • The Sussex Stags Dance Team is joined by young football fans during a halftime performance.

NEWTON — The Sussex Stags defeated the Trenton Capitals on Saturday, July 15, 2017. The final score was 27-6. The semipro football game took place at Newton High School in Sussex County, New Jersey.

The Stags are hot, accomplishing back to back wins. On July 8 in the preseason game, the Stags defeated the Jersey Shore Hurricanes (Monmouth County), 38-13.

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