Lisbon scores 4 rushing TDs; downs Mineral Ridge

MINERAL RIDGE, Ohio (WYTV) – The visiting Blue Devils scored the game’s first 46-points as they cruised to a 46-14 win over Mineral Ridge this evening. Lisbon outgained the Rams in total yardage, 265-183, and forced 3 turnovers (2 INTs, 1 fumble).

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Lisbon’s Jason Thompson ran for 61 yards on 9 attempts and scored twice. Through two weeks, he’s carried the ball only 15 times but has already rushed for 4 scores. Cameron Summers, who gained 109 yards on the ground in week one, averaged 8 yards per carry tonight (6 for 48). Lisbon’s quarterback Colin Sweeney completed 4 of 7 passing for 59 stripes (TD). Seth Stokes caught Sweeney’s lone touchdown pass from 3-yard away in the first quarter.

Ridge’s Michael McLean scored the Rams’ first touchdown in the third quarter. McLean finished with 50 yards on 7 rushes. DeCosta Baptiste snagged a pair of passes for 15 yards and also accumulated 31 stripes on the ground. The Rams have averaged 184 yards of total offense this season.

Scoring Chart
First Quarter
L – Jason Thompson, 21-yard TD run (L, 7-0)
L – Seth Stokes, 3-yard TD catch from Colin Sweeney, (L 14-0)
Second Quarter
L – Jason Thompson, 4-yard TD run (L 20-0)
L – Colin Sweeney, 1-yard TD run (L 26-0)
L – Dougie Minor, 31-yard TD run (L 33-0)
L – Colin Sweeney, 62-yard punt return for TD (L, 39-0)
L – Seth Davis, 47-yard fumble return for TD (L, 46-0)
Third Quarter
M – Michael McLean, 26-yard TD run (L, 46-7)
M – Jarred Miller, 28-yard TD run (L, 46-14)
Final Score: Lisbon, 46-14

Lisbon (2-0) will return home to face United next week while Ridge (0-2) begins their road schedule with a contest against Newton Falls.

Upcoming Schedule
Sept. 9 – United, 7
Sept. 16 – at East Palestine, 7
Sept. 23 – South Range, 7

Mineral Ridge
Sept. 9 – at Newton Falls, 7
Sept. 16 – at South Range, 7
Sept. 23 – Columbiana, 7


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