Photo Credit: Edgewood Athletics


Photo Credit: Edgewood Athletics

Gates Mills, OH- In an action-packed game, the Hawken Hawks clashed with the Edgewood Warriors in an exciting battle on the gridiron.

The first quarter saw the Hawken Hawks off to a blazing start, with Jordan Johnson’s 2-yard touchdown run and Julian Javoris’s successful extra point kick, giving them an early lead of 7-0. The Hawks continued to dominate with Donovan Moorhead connecting with Tommy Wright for a 2-yard touchdown pass, followed by another successful extra point, extending their lead to 14-0. The first quarter fireworks didn’t stop there as Jordan Johnson returned a punt for an impressive 50-yard touchdown, and with the extra point, the Hawks surged ahead 21-0. Edgewood finally got on the board when Tony Hall found Jacob Ernst with a 6-yard touchdown pass, but they missed the extra point, making it 21-6 in favor of the Hawks.

The first quarter ended with a bang when Kene Obi intercepted Tony Hall’s pass and raced 48 yards for a pick-six, followed by a successful 2-point conversion, giving the Hawks an imposing 29-6 lead.

The second quarter witnessed Edgewood’s Hunter Braat intercepting Donovan Moorhead’s pass and returning it 65 yards for a touchdown. Although they failed to convert the 2-point attempt, Edgewood closed the gap to 29-12. However, Hawken quickly responded with a 55-yard touchdown pass from Moorhead to Obi, accompanied by an extra point, reestablishing their dominance at 36-18. Jordan Johnson’s incredible 62-yard run for a touchdown, coupled with a successful extra point, extended Hawken’s lead to 43-18 at halftime.

The third quarter saw Edgewood making a valiant effort with Tony Hall connecting with Jacob Ernst for a 16-yard touchdown pass, but they couldn’t convert the 2-point attempt, leaving the score at 43-24. Hawken answered back with Lucas Brandt’s 16-yard touchdown run, followed by a good extra point, making it 50-24. Edgewood refused to back down, with Tony Hall finding Anthony Hunt for a 17-yard touchdown pass, along with a successful 2-point conversion, closing the gap to 50-32.

In the fourth quarter, Jordan Johnson added another touchdown for Hawken with a 10-yard run, although they missed the extra point, resulting in a score of 56-32. Edgewood rallied once more, with Tony Hall connecting with Anthony Hunt on a 52-yard touchdown pass, but the 2-point conversion was unsuccessful, leaving the final score at 56-38 in favor of the Hawken Hawks.

With this impressive victory, the Hawken Hawks improved to a 3-1 record, setting the stage for an exciting matchup against the Conneaut Spartans in week 4. Meanwhile, the Edgewood Warriors, also at 3-1, will prepare to host the Chagrin Falls Tigers in their upcoming contest