TWINSBURG OH- In a dominant defensive showcase, the Hoban Knights secured a spot in the Regional Finals with an impressive 21-0 victory over Riverside.

The first quarter saw Hoban’s defense making a significant impact as Tanner Mintz intercepted, returning the ball for a 25-yard TD. Jeremy Hammel’s successful extra point gave Hoban an early 7-0 lead. The Knights continued to showcase their offensive prowess as Caleb Jones powered through with a 1-yard TD run, extending their lead to 14-0 after Hammel’s extra point.

The second quarter remained scoreless, a testament to Hoban’s defensive resilience.

In the third quarter, Caleb Jones once again proved instrumental, scoring an 8-yard TD run at 21-0 following Jeremy Hammel’s successful extra point.

The fourth quarter maintained Hoban’s defensive stronghold, preventing Riverside from putting points on the board. The game concluded with a resounding shutout, securing Hoban’s place in the Regional Finals with a final score of 21-0.

Caleb Jones emerged as a key player, contributing significantly on both sides of the ball. On offense, he carried the ball 21 times, covering 102 yards and scoring 2 TDs. His defensive prowess was equally noteworthy, highlighted by a crucial interception.

Hoban’s performance showcased the strength of their defense and the effectiveness of their offensive game, earning them a well-deserved victory and a ticket to the Regional Finals with a commanding 21-0 win over Riverside.