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POWELL, REBELS SPOT THE LEOPARDS A LOSS

PHOTO CREDIT: JOSH WORKMAN/YSN

COLUMBIANA, OH – Crestview and Liberty both came into the game tonight with 2 wins each. The Crestview backfield would find success all night with Quarterback Anthony Cusick scoring 2 touchdowns (1 pass, 1 rushing) and Running Back Ethan Powell would score 2 rushing touchdown for the Rebels and go over a 100 yards rushing in the game. They beat the Leopards 26-6 to gain 3 wins in the All American Conference: Blue Division.

Rebels would strike first after a 2-yard touchdown run by Cusick gave Crestview the early 6-0 lead. In the second quarter, Rebels would increase their lead Powell would find an opening and rush into the end zone from 75 yards to make the score 12-0. The Third-quarter was all Crestview highlighted by a 12-yard touchdown pass from Cusick to Wide Receiver William Hardenbrook to make the game 20-0 after a 2-point conversion was successful.

Rebels’ Powell would score again in the fourth quarter with a 5-yard touchdown run to give Crestview the 26 point lead. Liberty would finally get on the board after a 78 kick return from Jalen Stredrick to make the game 26-6. The Rebels lead would be too much for the Leopards. The Rebels win their first home game of the year, 26-6. Crestview (3-5) will play Champion next week. Liberty (2-6) will face Newton Falls.

 

*Story contributed by YSN’s Anthony Melone

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