Kedrick Whitehead found the endzone four times and the Cavalier defense held Newark to just 18 points, helping Middletown improve to 9-0 on the season with a 55-18 win over Newark on Friday night.


Middletown got on the board first thanks to Whitehead’s first score of the game, 34-yard run to the endzone, to give the Cavaliers a 7-0 lead.


Drew Fry would find Shane Wilkins for a 10-yard catch and run to put Middletown up 14-0 in the opening half.


After a Newark score cut the Middletown lead to 14-6, Fry tossed his second touchdown pass of the night, finding Nick Johnston for another 10-yard score giving the Cavaliers a 21-6 lead at the halftime break.


In the second half, Whitehead would find the endzone three more times, while Fry would connect with Wilkins again and also Kenny Edelin to help the Cavaliers run away with things.


Whitehead scored first in the second half from eight yards out, adding another six-yard score later in the half before breaking off a 24-yard run for his fourth score of the game.


Meanwhile, Fry would connect with Wilkins for the second time in the game, this time from 30 yards out, before putting things away later in the fourth finding Edelin for a 44-yard score.


Middletown will host Concord next Friday night in their regular season finale, looking to go a perfect 10-0.