Farrell strikes early and often, downs Ridgeway 36-0

Farrell advances to the Western Finals for the third year in a row

CLARION, Pennsylvania (WKBN) – Farrell defeated Ridgeway, 36-0, on Friday in a PIAA state quarterfinal to advance to the Western Finals for the third year in a row.

The Steelers struck on their first play from scrimmage, as Jourdan Townsend hauled in a 73-yard TD pass from Isaac Clarke. The score marked Townsend’s 21st touchdown reception of the year, breaking the D10 single season record.

Clarke and Townsend hooked up later in the first, this time on a 19-yard TD pass for a 14-0 lead.

In the second quarter, Christian Lewis notched a 37-yard TD run. Tymir Greene then scored from four yards out — following a 57-yard catch by Townsend — to push Farrell’s lead to 28-0.