Dominic Buxton rushed for the go-ahead touchdown early in the third quarter, Conner Whitten added two scoring runs, and Wells stopped a last-minute drive by Freeport to secure a 35-28 football win Saturday night in Freeport.
Buxton’s 9-yard TD run gave Wells (3-0) a 21-14 lead. Sam DeMauro made it 28-14 when he intercepted a tipped pass and returned it 7 yards for a touchdown.
After Jordan Knighton’s second TD run for Freeport (2-1) cut the margin to 28-21, Griffin Brickett answered with a 3-yard touchdown run in the fourth.
Knighton’s first touchdown was an 80-yard run at the end of the first half that tied the game at 14-14.
Freeport also scored on a 21-yard pass from Aidan Heath to Nick White in the first quarter and a 10-yard run by Cooper DeLois in the fourth.