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October 24, 2013

Coop football gets big comeback win|

Cooperstown got three touchdowns from Lucas Lyons and two more from Michael Perrino to cap a big comeback. 

The Hawkeyes beat New York Mills 38-36, getting the winning score with :34 left in the game. Perrino tied the game with his second rushing touchdown. Lyons then ran in the two-point conversion. 

Lyons finished with a season-best 252 rushing yards on 34 carries for Cooperstown, which got 94 ground yards on 17 carries from Perrino.

First-year head coach Joe Pestar earned his first victory as head coach of Cooperstown (1-6), which plays in the Class D East Division.

Cooperstown had lost 13 straight games over two seasons since last beating Mills in the 2012 season-opener, 43-20. 

The Hawkeyes (1-6) play at Mount Markham on Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in their cross-over game. The Mustangs (0-7) were last in C East. 

Cooperstown 38, NYM 36

New York Mills 22 0 6 8 - 36

Cooperstown 0 8 14 16 - 38

C - Lucas Lyons 4 run (Joe Harmon pass from Carmen Booan)

C - Lucas Lyons 3 run (kick failed)

C - Lucas Lyons 4 run (Lucas Lyons run)

C - Mike Perrino 4 run (Max Bonderoff pass from Carmen Booan)

C - Mike Perrino 2 run (Lucas Lyons run)

Cooperstown rushing: Lucas Lyons 34-252, Joe Harmon 6-29, Mike Perrino 17-94, Nick Fanion 2-9, Carmen Booan 1-3.

Cooperstown passing: Carmen Booan 3-for-6, 18 yards.

Cooperstown receiving: Joe Harmon 1-2, Max Bonderhoff 2-16.

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