Senior quarterback Sean Borgman accounted for 275 yards of offense in leading Orange to a 28-7 win over visiting John Hay on Friday.
Borgman ran for 120 yards and two touchdowns and also passed for 155 yards and a score. His two-yard touchdown run in the second quarter broke a scoreless tie.
Luca Garofoli’s three-yard touchdown run gave the Lions a 14-0 lead with 1:31 left in the half. Garofoli finished with 101 yards on 12 carries.
John Hay’s Jalen Sweeney scored on a one-yard run early in the fourth to cut Orange’s lead to 14-7 but Borgman responded with a three-yard scoring run late in the third then connected with Marvin Davies IV on a 42-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth to close out the scoring.
Davies finished with 88 receiving yards.
Armon Frey rushed for 67 yards for the Lions and Leo Abramson was 4-for-4 on extra point tries.
The Lions travel to Streetsboro in Week 2.