Drake paces LaBrae to season opening win


LEAVITTSBURG, Ohio (WYTV) – LaBrae scored three touchdowns within the first ten minutes of the first quarter to pace themselves to a 35-17 win over Conneaut. The Vikings gained 296 yards rushing. Tariq Drake accumulated 134 yards on 4 carries while Arjay Oliver tacked on 86 more on 16 rushes.

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LaBrae’s Carlton Brown completed 8 passes (8-17) for 80 yards. Five of those 8 completions were to Drake for 67 stripes.

Conneaut’s Alex Sturgill led the Spartans with 64 rushing yards while their quarterback Tysen Hunt threw for 118 and ran for 51.

Scoring Chart
First Quarter
L – Arjay Oliver, 3-yard TD run (L 7-0; 6:27)
L – Tariq Drake, 69-yard punt return for TD (L 14-0, 4:55)
L – Tariq Drake, 58-yard TD run (L 21-0, 2:28)
C – Alex Sturgill, 4-yard TD run (L 21-7; 0:20)
Second Quarter
L – Arjay Oliver, 48-yard TD run (L 28-7, 11:05)
C – Eric Heinonen, 38-yard FG (L 28-10, 0:23)
Fourth Quarter
L – Tariq Drake, 66-yard TD run (L 35-10; 11:47)
C – Nathan Lower, 17-yard TD catch from Tysen Hunt (L 35-17; 1:58)
Final Score: LaBrae, 35-17

Conneaut is set to begin play as an associate member of District 10 (in Pennsylvania) this season. The Spartans will meet Champion next week. LaBrae will take on Kennedy.

Upcoming Schedule
Conneaut
Sept. 2 – Champion
Sept. 9 – at Oil City (PA)
Sept. 16 – Mercyhurst Prep (PA)

LaBrae
Sept. 2 – Warren JFK
Sept. 9 – at Lakeview
Sept. 16 – Campbell

 

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