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POLAND OH- The Poland Bulldogs open their homestand looking for their first victory of the season against the Niles McKinley Red Dragons. Poland would find victory after 3 rushing touchdowns in the contest with Running Back Bryce Barringer scoring two of those rushing touchdowns in the game making his season total to 3 touchdowns. Poland wins 34-7 against Niles on Senior night for the Bulldogs.

The Bulldogs kicked off a high scoring first quarter with a 33 yard field goal by Kicker Jack Brant and a 15 yard touchdown run by Quarterback Jack Fulton to make the game 10-0 early in the first quarter. The Red Dragons would answer after Quarterback Zach Leonard extended the play and found Wide Receiver Chase Sudzina in the endzone from 21 yards to make the game 10-7. Barringer would answer for the Bulldogs with a 23 yard touchdown run to extend the Poland lead to 17-7 going into the second quarter.
Poland would control the second quarter starting with a 50 yard touchdown pass by Fulton to Wide Receiver Andrew Centofanti to increase the lead while Kicker Brant would kick a 35 yard field goal to give the Bulldogs the 27-7 lead going into halftime.
The second half would remain scoreless by both teams highlighted by multiple defensive stops by Poland. The Bulldogs would seal their victory in fourth quarter with a 22 yard touchdown run to give the Bulldogs the 34-7 victory in week two. Niles (1-1) will travel to Canfield next week to face South Range. Poland (1-1) will host Girard in week three. Catch both games on YSNLIVE.com
*Contributed by YSN’s Anthony Melone


Poland got out to a five-run lead in the fourth inning and held on for a 6-4 victory over McKinley on Wednesday.  McKinley managed three runs in the failed comeback. Joe Gallo, Zach Leonard, and  Chase Sudzina powered the rally with RBIs.

The Bulldogs opened up scoring in the first inning, when MJ Farber drew a walk, scoring one run.

Alex Barth led the Bulldogs to victory on the pitcher’s mound. He allowed four hits and three runs over five and a third innings, striking out one.  Mike Kushner threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.  Kushner recorded the last five outs to earn the save.

Corbin Foy took the loss for McKinley. He allowed three hits and four runs over one and two-thirds innings.

Poland saw the ball well today, racking up seven hits in the game.  Stephen Carney and Zachary Yaskulka each had multiple hits.  Yaskulka and Carney each collected two hits to lead Poland Seminary Bulldogs Varsity.

Sudzina led McKinley with two hits in four at-bats.

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