VESTAL Union-Endicott scored 20 points in the first quarter and rolled to a 43-7 triumph over Carthage in the state Class A football quarterfinals on Friday night at Vestal High School.
U-E quarterback Joey Orlando passed for five touchdowns and the defense limited Section 3 champion Carthage to 63 total yards in the first half. The Tigers (8-3) led the Comets 36-0 at halftime.
Carthage quarterback Bailey Wilkinson scored the teams only touchdown with a 21-yard run in the fourth quarter. The Comets finished at 9-2.