Sep. 16—Muhlenberg earned its first win of the high school football season on Friday night.
Quarterback Aaden Lopez scored the game-winning touchdown on a 3-yard run in the fourth quarter to lift the Muhls to a 13-7 win over Lebanon in a Lancaster-Lebanon Section 2 opener at Lebanon.
Lopez finished 16-for-27 passing for 137 yards and one touchdown with one interception. On the ground, the junior ran for 67 yards and one touchdown on eight carries.
Muhlenberg (1-0, 1-3) took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter when Lopez found Michael Miller for a 30-yard touchdown.
The Cedars (0-1, 0-4) responded with a 1-yard touchdown run from Kai Rivera in the second quarter to tie it at 7-7.
After a scoreless third quarter, the Muhls orchestrated a 14-play, 64-yard, game-winning drive that ended in Lopez's rushing touchdown.