CORTLAND OH- In an unexpected turn of events, the Niles football team delivered a dominating  performance as they crashed the party at Lakeview’s home field, clinching a commanding 31-0 victory over the Bulldogs.

The night undoubtedly belonged to Antuan Gardner, who showcased his incredible talent and determination on the field. Gardner bulldozed his way to an impressive 215 rushing yards, leaving the Lakeview defense helpless in their attempts to contain him. His remarkable performance included three touchdowns, making him an unstoppable force and a true game-changer for Niles.

Quarterback Tony Budak displayed his prowess in the passing game, connecting on two passes of 40 yards or more, with one of them resulting in a spectacular 50-yard touchdown strike. His precision and ability to make big plays through the air added a crucial dimension to Niles’ offensive arsenal.

Nate Coots was a force to be reckoned with on both sides of the ball. Not only did he contribute to Niles’ defensive prowess with a pair of crucial sacks and a forced fumble, but he also showcased his versatility by catching a touchdown on the offensive side.

Despite the outcome, Lakeview’s defense demonstrated resilience by forcing two turnovers. Nolan Toth’s fumble recovery and Heydon Newton’s interception showcased their determination to make plays even in the face of adversity.

With this dominant win, Niles made a resounding statement, leaving Lakeview and their fans in awe. The Bulldogs will surely look to regroup and come back stronger after this unexpected turn of events, while Niles will carry the momentum from this impressive victory into their future matchups.