WARREN,OH – The Crestview Rebels were in need of a win in order to stay alive in for the All American Conference – Blue Tier title picture. The Rebels would dominate the Champion Golden Flashes on both sides of the ball highlighted by Rebels Running Back Ethan Powell who scored 4 touchdowns in the winning effort. The Golden Flashes were held scoreless all night losing to the Rebels, 35-0.
Powell would get Crestview on the scoreboard early in the first quarter with a 3-yard touchdown rush to make the score 6-0. Cusick would increase the Rebel lead with a 57-yard touchdown pass to Hardenbrook made the score 14-0 after a successful 2 point conversion. Powell would score two more rushing touchdowns in the second quarter to give the Rebels a 28-0 lead and give Powell 198 yards rushing in the first half.
The second half was all Crestview after making big stops on defense. Powell would add one more touchdown to his banner night with a 23-yard touchdown run to make the game, 35-0 Rebels. Champion would have minimal offense and fail to keep up with Powell and the Rebels. Rebels win this rushing clinic, 35-0.
Crestview (4-5) will travel to LaBrae next week for the season finale. Champion(7-2) will travel to Brookfield. If Champion wins, Crestview will have a share of the All-American Conference title in the Blue Tier.
*Story contributed by YSN’s Anthony Melone