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Lakenheath's Xavier Thompson powers his way past Kaiserslautern's Rodney Lucas in the Lancers' 33-18 away win over the Raiders on Saturday.
Lakenheath's Xavier Thompson powers his way past Kaiserslautern's Rodney Lucas in the Lancers' 33-18 away win over the Raiders on Saturday. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Lakenheath's Xavier Thompson powers his way past Kaiserslautern's Rodney Lucas in the Lancers' 33-18 away win over the Raiders on Saturday.
Lakenheath's Xavier Thompson powers his way past Kaiserslautern's Rodney Lucas in the Lancers' 33-18 away win over the Raiders on Saturday. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Kaiserslautern's  Mahonri Ray gets the ball over the goal line despite pressure by Lakenheath's Austin Morrow. Ray scored all three Raiders touchdowns in their 33-18 home loss against the Lancers with two interception returns and this pass reception.
Kaiserslautern's Mahonri Ray gets the ball over the goal line despite pressure by Lakenheath's Austin Morrow. Ray scored all three Raiders touchdowns in their 33-18 home loss against the Lancers with two interception returns and this pass reception. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)

RAF LAKENHEATH, England — Xavier Thompson rushed for 237 yards and two touchdowns and added a third TD on an 80-yard kickoff return Saturday to lead the Lakenheath Lancers to a 33-18 Division I victory over the Kaiserslautern Red Raiders.According to Lakenheath coach Matt Martinez, Thompson ran the ball 22 times for the Lancers, whose quarterback, Alex Asbury, completed three-of-six passes for 73 yards. Two of those throws went to Josh Eversman, who converted the catches into 43 yards.Lakenheath’s defense also got onto the scoreboard when Kyle Compagna, who posted four solo tackles and an assist, recovered a K-town fumble for a touchdown. Compagna also intercepted a K-town pass.The home-team defense got six tackles each by Sean Pontius and Andre Bowser and five solo stops and an assist from Trey Abrego. One of Bowser’s stops was a sack.Mahonri Ray scored all three Kaiserslautern touchdowns, according to K-town coach Aaron Scalise. Two of them came off interceptions Mahonri returned for the distance.The Red Raiders are to host Ramstein on Saturday; Lakenheath is ticketed for a game at Filton Academy.

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