CANFIELD, OHIO – A week removed from a gut-wrenching loss to the Niles Red Dragons, the South Range Raiders flexed their muscles Friday night against NE8 opponent, the Jefferson Area Falcons. The Raiders were able to stack up nearly sixty points on offense in a 57-6 victory.
Anthony DeLuca led the points party in the first quarter with a 7-yard touchdown run, followed by an Isaac Allegretto 25 yard touchdown pass to Jake Gehring. Dylan Dominguez and Patrick McCabe both added short touchdown runs in the first quarter. Trey Pancake added a 38-yard field goal in the second, followed by another Isaac Allegretto touchdown pass, this time for 31 yards to Ian Toy. Anthony DeLuca then punched it in again from one yard out to end the first half.
The second half saw Michael Patrone connect with Luke Crumbacher for a 10-yard touchdown pass and catch. Jefferson got on the board late in the fourth with a one-yard touchdown run from Daniel Bruckman.
Leading the Raiders in passing was Isaac Allegretto with 7 completions on 11 attempts for 135 yards and 3 touchdowns. Leading South Range on the ground was Anthony DeLuca with 6 carries for 76 yards and 2 touchdowns. The leading receiver for the Raiders was Michael Patrone with 1 reception for 37 yards and 1 touchdown. Defensively, Logan Cormell led the way for the Raiders with 4.5 tackles.
Leading the Jefferson Falcons in passing was David Thompson with 1 completion on 10 attempts for 2 yards. Leading the Falcons on the ground was Daniel Bruckman with 18 carries for 27 yards and 1 touchdown. The leading receiver for Jefferson was Wade Woodworth with 1 reception for 2 yards. Defensively, Trent Hodge led the way for the Falcons with 7 tackles.
Up next in week eight, the Jefferson Falcons will host the Poland Bulldogs and the South Range Raiders will hit the road and travel up to Cortland, Ohio to take on the Lakeview Bulldogs.