FAIRFIELD (WSIL) — Seven area teams were trying to stay unbeaten in week five of the high school football season including the Fairfield Mules who were also unscored upon through their first 4 games.
The Mules hosted Carmi-White County on US Armed Forces Night.
Early in the 1st quarter, Carmi’s Ethan Mahon connected with Jaedon Reeder a touchdown to give the Bulldogs an 8-0 lead.
Later in the quarter, Cade Carter scored from 23 yards out to tie the game at 8.
In the 2nd quarter, Fairfield’s Wyatt Gilbert scored from 29 yards out to give the Mules a 14-8 lead.
Fairfield then recovered the onsides kick and scored again on a 44-yard run by Cade Carter.
The Mules won 40-8 to improve to 5-and-0 on the season.
Carmi falls to 3-and-2.