MINERAL RIDGE OH- On a sunny Saturday afternoon, the Cardinal Mooney football team delivered a commanding performance, cruising to a dominant 42-0 win over Lutheran East. From the first whistle, the Cardinals demonstrated their prowess, executing plays with precision and keeping their opponents on their heels.

The first quarter set the tone for Cardinal Mooney’s dominance. Quarterback Aston O’Brien displayed his passing skills, connecting with Carlos Gomez for a 16-yard touchdown pass, putting Mooney on the board early at 7-0. Shortly after, Cam Paige powered through the defense for a 1-yard rushing touchdown, extending the lead to 14-0. As the quarter came to a close, O’Brien found Keith Rhodes with a 27-yard touchdown pass, further asserting Mooney’s dominance at 22-0.

In the second quarter, the Cardinals continued to flex their offensive muscles. O’Brien connected with Cam Paige once more, this time for a 19-yard touchdown pass, pushing the score to 29-0. Just before halftime, O’Brien launched a 46-yard bomb to Matt Kay for yet another touchdown, taking a commanding 35-0 lead into the locker room.

The third quarter witnessed Logan Guerriri break free for a spectacular 71-yard touchdown run, adding to Mooney’s lead at 42-0 after a successful extra point.

Defensively, the Cardinals were equally impressive, keeping Lutheran East’s offense in check throughout the game. Mooney’s shutout performance was a testament to their cohesion and determination on both sides of the ball.

This convincing win improves Cardinal Mooney’s record, setting a strong foundation for their upcoming matchups. Their well-rounded offense, combined with a tenacious defense, bodes well for the Cardinals as they continue their football campaign.