WEEK NINE: BIG RED 48, CARDINAL O’HARA 16

STEUBENVILLE — Five players crossed the goal line as Big Red rolled to a 48-16 homecoming victory over Cardinal O’Hara from Tonawanda, N.Y., on Oct. 20 inside Harding Stadium.

Senior Jonathon Blackmon and sophomore Taveon Crawford had two touchdowns each as Steubenville improved to 9-0 and posted its 13th straight regular season victory.

The Big Red finished with 498 yards of offense, 389 coming on the ground. Crawford had a sensational game, toting the pigskin 23 times for 296 yards and the two scores. Jacob Bernard added 69 in just a quarter of work.

Javon Davis completed 7-of-8 passing attempts for 79 yards and a touchdown before giving way to junior Clayton Criss. He connected with junior Nicco Bracone for a 5-yard score. The 6-pointer was the first of the campaign for Bracone. Criss got his initial rushing touchdown on a 1-yard sneak.

Steubenville 48, Cardinal O’Hara 16

O’Hara 0-0-16-0 — 16

Big Red 21-7-14-6 — 48

BIG RED: Bernard 6 run (Phillips kick)

BIG RED: Blackmon 1 run (Phillips kick)

BIG RED: Blackmon 18 pass from Davis (Phillips kick)

BIG RED: Crawford 4 run (Phillips kick)

BIG RED: Criss 1 run (Phillips kick)

O’HARA: Haynes 55 pass from Benton (Benton run)

BIG RED: Bracone 5 pass from Criss (Phillips kick)

O’HARA: Benton 64 run (Lewis run)

BIG RED: Crawford 59 run (kick blocked)

RUSHING: Cardinal O’Hara 29-186-1 (Benton 19-174-1; Broadnax 5-(-9); Lewis 5-21); Big Red 42-389-5 (Bernard 8-69-1; Criss 4-7-1; Rice 1-0; Crawford 23-296-2; Blackmon 2-8-1; Biacco 2-7; Wickham 1-1; McShan 1-1; McCartney 1-0).

PASSING: Cardinal O’Hara 6-19-103-1-2 (all by Benton); Big Red 11-12-109-2-0 (Davis 7-8-79-1; Criss 3-3-15-1; Taylor 1-1-15).

RECEIVING: Cardinal O’Hara 6-103-1 (Moss 4-7; Haynes 2-96-1); Big Red 11-109-2 (Jones 2-3; A. Taylor 2-24; Blackmon 2-35-1; Zane 1-17; Rice 1-1; Bracone 1-5-1; Francis 1-15; Haney 1-9).

FIRST DOWNS: Cardinal O’Hara 15; Big Red 21.

PENALTIES-YARDS: Cardinal O’Hara 4-35; Big Red 8-63.

PUNTS: Cardinal O’Hara 3-12; Big Red 1-38.

FUMBLES-LOST: Cardinal O’Hara 1-1; Big Red 1-1.

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