UNION, NJ - The Union High School Farmers varsity football team took to the field looking to finish the regular season on a winning note, but came up short, losing to the Hunterdon Central High School Red Devils by a final score of 24-21 Friday night in Union.
Hunterdon Central senior Jack Kovi ran for three touchdowns to power the Red Devils to the win.
For Union, sophomore quarterback Andrew Sanborn ran for a three-yard rushing touchdown for the Farmers’ opening score.
Sanborn found Senior Andy Martin for a 15-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter.
Union led Hunterdon Central 14-9 at halftime.
The Red Devils scores 15 second half points to come through on the victory.
Sanborn found senior Chuck Ifewekwune for a 40-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter, but Hunterdon Central held off Union in the end.
This is the sixth straight loss for the Farmers, who started out the season 2-0.
The Union Farmers (2-6) will face off in an NJSIAA consolation match next week, with the opponent, date and time TBD.