TIGER DEFENSIVE END C.J. Bryant sacks Fair Haven quarterback Evan Reed for five-yard loss on the first play from scrimmage during Friday’s game in Middlebury. That set the tone for a game that ended with the home team winning, 34-14. Independent photo/Steve James
MIDDLEBURY — Friday’s season opener on Doc Collins Field for the Middlebury Union High School football team pitted the Tigers, a losing Division I semifinalist in 2018, against Fair Haven, a D-II finalist. The game was expected to be a challenge, but it didn’t work out that way. The Tigers romped to touchdowns on their first three, and four of their five, first-half possessions and held the Slaters to 48 first-half yards on the way to a 34-0 lead at the break. They won, 34-14, after Coach Dennis Smith mixed subs in freely in the second half. Smith would have liked to see a more consistent 48-...

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