On This Date: (Sept. 14, 1996)
September 14, 1996 - Mike Lilly rushes for 139 yards and scores three touchdowns as Northern Lehigh pulls away from Palisades for a 36-0 Colonial League victory. Lilly scores twice in the second quarter on runs of 5 and 54 yards, and accounts for the Bulldogs’ final tally on a 21-yard run in the third frame. Jeff Rink, who finishes the contest with 89 rushing yards, gives his team the lead with a 2-yard tally in the opening period. Sam Frame’s 1-yard scoring plunge in the second extends the advantage before Lilly begins his assault on the end zone. Nolehi, coached by Jim Tkach, allows no first downs and just two totals yards in the first half.