NEWTON FALLS, OH- It only took 1:05 into the first quarter for the LaBrae Vikings to set the tone on the road against their rival Newton Falls in a 41-7 route on Friday evening.
The Vikes were able to score defensively on a scoop and score on defense when LaBrae forced a fumble and took it to the house from 33 yards out to put them up 7-0 with the Max Young extra point,
Moments later, LaBrae forced another fumble inside the 5-yard line of Newton Falls only to recover it, and punch in another score on their first offensive play of the night, making it 14-0 just 65 ticks into the contest.
LaBrae would control the line of scrimmage for the majority of the night, moving the Tigers line around to be able to rush for 210 yards and 3 touchdowns on the ground. The backs were paced by Gabe Green who ran for 49 yards on three carries. Davin Derry had 7 carries for 48 yards as well.
Kenny Yoho bottled lightning through the passing game with a couple of strikes from 11 yards, and 26 yards out respectively which included a highlight reel catch from Gabe Green to seal the win.
For Newton Falls, Carter Rapczack led the way on the ground going 16 carries deep for 100 yards with the Tigers’ lone score on the night.
Labrae advances to 2-3 on the year with the win, while Newton Falls drops to 3-2.