COLUMBIANA OH- The Week 1 matchup between Columbiana and United was highly anticipated in the EOAC. It did not disappoint the hype. Both teams traded blows but the Eagles were the ones to throw the final punch and win 31-20.
After seeing their game be postponed an extra day, United and Columbiana got things rolling quick. They were all square after a half, tied up at 13-13. Columbiana had a chance to score before the break.
United’s line started to wear down the Clipper defense in the second half as they were running at will. It set up the pass game as Brutus Ogilvie connected on a 60 yard TD pass to Keaton Baker to take a 19-13 lead.
Columbiana responded quickly as Colin Schick found a seem up the middle to run back the kick return to give the Clippers a 20-19 lead.
Things turned sour quick for the Clippers however, as United scored the final two touchdowns of the game to seal a 31-20 victory.