The East Tartans kept pace in the SOC I conference race Friday after beating the Eastern Eagles 34-14.
Eastern (5-2, 2-1) was led by Akia Brown who rushed for 225 yards and two touchdowns. Browns also recorded 10 tackles on the defensive side of the ball, including one sack, and a pick six.
Deshaun Martin and Derek Lowe also scored rushing touchdowns. Martin finished with 41 yards on seven attempts while Lowe only ran the ball twice for 7 yards and the aforementioned score.
East will travel to Oak Hill Friday with SOC I championship implications online.
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