A sports officials’ shortage moved Friday Night Lights to a day earlier. On Sept. 15, Old Orchard Beach defeated visiting Boothbay, 46-13, in eight-man football action.
Boothbay had 290 yards in total offense, but four turnovers spelled doom in regards to defeating the Seagulls. Boothbay rushed for 158 yards. Kayden Ames led the ground attack with 132 yards on 33 carries. He also rushed for one touchdown and caught one touchdown. Ames scored on a 75-yard pass from quarterback Drew Meader. But the Seahawk passing attack struggled against OOB completing seven of 19 attempts with three interceptions. Boothbay committed a fourth turnover with a lost fumble.
On defense, Dylan Plummer made 14 of Boothbay’s 28 tackles.
Boothbay falls to 1-2. OOB improves to 2-1.
On Sept. 23, Boothbay hosts Dirigo for the homecoming game. The Cougars beat OOB, 26-20, in week two and lost to Maranacook in week one.