TURNER — Quarterback Noah Carpenter scored five touchdowns and kicked a field goal Friday night as Leavitt earned a 39-27 victory against Cape Elizabeth in a game between undefeated Class C South football teams.
Leavitt (4-0) led 8-6 after the first quarter on a Carpenter run, then extended it to 20-14 at halftime when Carpenter scored from 53 and 4 yards. He added touchdown runs of 4 yards in the third quarter and 6 in the fourth.
Carpenter’s field goal helped the Hornets take a 31-21 lead entering the fourth.
Quarterback Caden McDuffie of Cape Elizabeth (4-1) scored on runs of 3 yards in the second quarter and 4 in the third. He also connected with Nick Laughlin for a 66-yard scoring pass down the sidelines with 1:20 remaining.
Laughlin scored the first touchdown for the Capers on a 2-yard run in the first quarter.