Otter offense piles up the points against Milton, 44-22

MILTON — The Division III Otter Valley Union High School football team erupted for 30 points in Friday’s second half on the way to a 44-22 victory over host D-II squad Milton.

Junior back Carson Leary scored four touchdowns for the Otters, who improved to 3-1 and are 2-0 in D-III. Milton dropped to 2-3.

Leary’s scored twice in the first half, on a six-yard run in the first quarter and on a 62-yard screen pass in the second quarter, as OV took a 14-8 lead into intermission.

Leary’s third score opened the second half: He picked up a Milton fumble and returned it 17 yards to pay dirt. Five minutes later, Leary (20 carries, 111 yards) capped a long OV march with a 21-yard run.

The Otter lead later ballooned to 44-8 on a Josef Scarborough run and a 40-yard pass from quarterback John Winslow to William Ross.

In all, OV outgained Milton, 442-188, and topped 40 points for the fourth time. Winslow completed 10 of 18 passes for 225 yards.

The Otters will host D-III rival Poultney on Saturday at 1 p.m.

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