Lenape football rises to the top of the standings with a comeback win over Cherokee

Zyaire Goffney-Fleming rushed for 197 yards, including 53 on a decisive fourth-quarter touchdown of the Lenape's 12-7 win over rival Cherokee on Friday.

EVESHAM – After showing the ability to climb out of a big hole, the Lenape Regional High School football team finds itself in a pretty lofty spot:

The top of the West Jersey Football League standings.

Despite starting the season 0-2, the Tribe have posted four straight wins, including the last two by a variety of comebacks. On Friday, the Lenape avenged a 35-point loss at Cherokee with a 12-7 win on the same turf.

“Last year (playing here) was tough, it really left a horrible taste in our mouths,” said junior Michael LeMay, who had an 85-yard touchdown on a punt return. “It feels good to come back and get a big win like this. We are ready to keep it going as well.”

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