The Waterford High football team found a way to slow down Granby/Canton QB Jackson Rome in Wednesday night’s Class M quarterfinal game at Waterford High. They simply kept him off the field. The No. 2 seeded Lancers ate up 8:16 of the fourth quarter with a 16-play, 60-yard drive that ended with kicker Sam Menders hitting a career-best 35-yard field goal with 3:44 remaining to lift Waterford to a 10-6 win over Granby/Canton and into next Monday’s Class M semifinals against ECC rival Killingly. Rome has been the catalyst all year for Granby. He came into the game with a team-leading 1,152 yards rushing and 18 touchdowns while throwing for 786 yards and five TDs. But he had few opportunities against the Lancers (10-1). Waterford displayed an uncanny ability to keep drives alive. On their game-winning drive, the Lancers successfully gained first downs twice on third down and twice on fourth down. In the first half, Waterford had another long drive of 18 plays that ate up 7:24 of the second quarter. On that drive, the Lancers were 2-for-2 converting on fourth down. Overall, Waterford was 4-for-4 converting on fourth down in the contest. Granby/Canton (8-3) had one last opportunity aft...