Velasquez throws for 270 yards; Reserve wallops Jackson-Milton

Reserve will face Mineral Ridge next week.

Western Reserve

BERLIN CENTER, Ohio (WYTV) – Reserve’s Dominic Velasquez threw for 3 touchdowns in the Blue Devils 53-0 win over rival Jackson-Milton. Velasquez has thrown for 2 touchdowns on five different occasions this season.

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Velasquez completed passes to 7 different receivers including a pair of touchdown tosses to Wyatt Larimer (who now has 7 TD catches on the season) and a 66-yard strike to Jack Cappabianca. Kade Hilles and Karl Klockenga had 59 and 57 yard receiving nights respectively. Klockenga led Reserve’s ground game with 79 yards on 3 carries, thanks to a 79-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. Austin Seifert scored twice on the ground in the first half as he finished his day early with 7 rushes for 73 yards.

Western Reserve compiled 535 yards of total offense which included 265 rushing and 270 passing.

Jackson-Milton closed out the contest with just 91 total yards. Jimmy Harper ran the ball 10 times for 48 yards. Blue Jay quarterback Jonathon Voland was 4 for 9 passing for 32 yards.

Scoring Chart
First Quarter
W – Wyatt Larimer, 6-yard TD catch from Dominic Velasquez (9:43, W 6-0)
W – Austin Seifert, 13-yard TD run (4:05, W 14-0)
W – Wyatt Larimer, 50-yard TD catch from Dominic Velasquez (0:37, W 20-0)
Second Quarter
W – Jack Cappabianca, 66-yard TD catch from Dominic Velaquez (9:31, W 28-0)
W – Austin Seifert, 21-yard TD run (7:04, W 35-0)
W – Jack Cappabianca, 3-yard TD run (2:27, W 41-0)
Third Quarter
W – Cody Hilles, 29-yard TD run (0:38, W 47-0)
Fourth Quarter
W – Karl Klockenga, 79-yard TD run (4:59, W 53-0)
Final Score: Western Reserve, 53-0

Western Reserve will now be on the road for the final two weeks of the season. With a win in one of their final two, the Blue Devils would be assured of posting (at least) a share of the ITCL Blue championship. First up is Mineral Ridge next week. Jackson-Milton will return home for their final two matchups. Next week, they’ll be pitted against Lowellville.

Upcoming Schedule
Oct. 21 – Lowellville, 7
Oct. 28 – Mineral Ridge, 7

Western Reserve
Oct. 21 – at Mineral Ridge, 7
Oct. 28 – at Sebring, 7