WEEK FIVE: BIG RED 55, PITTSBURGH USO 20

STEUBENVILLE — Big Red had its ground attack clicking on all cylinders, amassing 464 yards and eight touchdowns in easily disposing of Pittsburgh USO, 55-20, on Sept. 22.

Senior tailback Jacob Bernard paced Big Red’s powerful attack, collecting 225 yards on 19 carries and scoring four touchdowns. He found the end zone on runs of 1, 29, 19 and 52.

Junior Tay Montgomery added 84 and sprinted 40 yards for six. Senior Jonathon Blackmon contributed 78 and a touchdown. Sophomore Taveon Crawford and senior Jamal Petteway also recorded rushing touchdowns for Big Red.

During the opening 12 minutes, Big Red compiled 180 rushing yards with Bernard getting 98 and Blackmon 70. Javon Davis, meanwhile, threw for 50, giving Steubenville a first quarter offensive yardage total of 230.

Steubenville 55, Pittsburgh USO 20

USO 12-8-0-0 — 20

Big Red 28-7-14-6 — 55

BIG RED: Bernard 1 run (Phillips kick)

USO: Alli 78 run (run failed)

BIG RED: Bernard 29 run (Phillips kick)

BIG RED: Blackmon 24 run (Phillips kick)

USO: Cleveland 77 kick return (pass failed)

BIG RED: Bernard 19 run (Phillips kick)

BIG RED: Bernard 52 run (Phillips kick)

USO: Alli 26 run (Brown pass from Pipkins)

BIG RED: Montgomery 40 run (Phillips kick)

BIG RED: Petteway 14 run (Phillips kick)

BIG RED: Crawford 29 run (Criss took knee)

RUSHING: USO 19-164-2 (Pipkins 2-(-14); Jackson 5-45; Macklin 1-(-2); Alli 7-119-2; Howard 4-16); Big Red 51-464-8 (Davis 7-12; Bernard 19-225-4; Blackmon 6-78-1; Montgomery 7-84-1; Crawford 4-34-1; Jones 1-0; Petteway 2-19-1; Blackwell 2-10; Wickham 2-4; McShan 1-(-2)).

PASSING: USO 7-23-45-0-2 int. (Jackson 4-6-5; Pipkins 3-17-40-2 int.); Big Red 9-15-85-0-int. (Davis 9-14-85; Criss 0-1-int.).

RECEIVING: USO 7-45 (Macklin 3-6; Alli 3-34; Cleveland 1-5); Big Red 9-85 (Pierro 2-17; Agresta 2-23; Blackmon 4-38; Zane 1-7).

FIRST DOWNS: USO 8; Big Red 26.

PENALTIES-YARDS: USO 2-30; Big Red 7-55.

PUNTS: USO 5-29; Big Red 0-0.

FUMBLES-LOST: USO 1-0; Big Red 1-1.

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