Liberty at Crestview Preview

Week 3 – Liberty (1-1) at Crestview (2-0)
Friday, September 13, 2013

TIME: 7 p.m.

PLACE: Rebel Stadium

-This past Friday, Collin Gilbert led Crestview with 198 yards rushing to go along with his 51 passing yards and 4 total touchdowns in the Rebels’ 42-7 victory over West Branch. Trevor Cope also gained 136 yards on the ground and scored twice (stats courtesy of Lowell Spencer).

-Liberty turned back Niles in their home opener, 42-33. After a two-point loss to Salem (27-25), the Leopards registered Kevin Cylar his first win as a head coach. Asim Pleas led all runners with 183 yards as freshman Lynn Bowden accumulated 132 yards on the ground. Brandon Rios also sacked the Dragons’ quarterbacks 3 times.

-Crestview was last held below 30-points in a regular season game on September 10, 2010 by Tuscarawas Valley (28).

-The Leopards have scored 24-points or more in 9 of their last 12 games.

POINTS SCORED: Crestview, 7.0; Liberty, 33.5

POINTS ALLOWED: Crestview, 39.0; Liberty, 30.0

Liberty: Kevin Cylar, 1st Season (1-1)

Crestview: Paul Cusick, 15th Season at Crestview (115-44)

-160, Paul Cusick’s 160th game as the head coach of the Rebels.
-5-0, Liberty’s record in September over their last five contests
12-0, Crestview’s record over their last 12 home games
-4-2, Leopards road mark over their last 6 games.

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