Alliance turns back Crestview

ALLIANCE, Ohio (WYTV) – The Aviators lost two one-sided games to St. Thomas Aquinas (35-14) and Canfield (45-21) in their first two weeks. Tonight, Alliance knocked off previously-unbeaten Crestview – 33-14.

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Despite having a pair of fumbles, Alliance’s runners gained 322 yards on the ground. The Aviators have four rushers who went for over 70 yards (Duce Johnson 92, Howard Frazier 81, D.J. Hancock 74, Marcus Davis 71). Hancock also caught 4 passes for 87 yards. Frazier finished the contest with 8 completions on 14 passing attempts for 113 yards.

The Rebels were led by their top rusher Andrew Yanssens, who reached the 100-yard plateau for the first time this season (16 carries, 115 yards). Caleb Hill scored twice and rushed for 51 yards while passing for another 71.

Scoring Chart
First Quarter
A – Marcus Davis, 61-yard TD run (9:10, A 7-0)
A – Howard Frazier, 28-yard TD run (2:24, A 14-0)
Second Quarter
C – Caleb Hill, 7-yard TD run (1:38, A 14-7)
Third Quarter
A – Howard Frazier, 32-yard TD run (7:47, A 21-7)
A – D.J. Hancock, 74-yard TD run (6:07, A 27-7)
C – Caleb Hill, 2-yard TD run (0:20, A 27-14)
Fourth Quarter
A – Duce Johnson, 20-yard TD run (6:37, A 33-14)
Final Score: Alliance, 33-14

Crestview (2-1) takes on JFK next week in a highly anticipated matchup. Alliance (1-2) opens their NBC season with a contest at Louisville.

Upcoming Schedule
Crestview
Sept. 16 – Warren JFK, 7
Sept. 23 – at Garrettsville Garfield, 7
Sept. 30 – at United, 7

Alliance
Sept. 16 – at Louisville, 7
Sept. 23 – Canton South, 7
Sept. 30 – at West Branch, 7

 

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