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Week 4 – Crestview (3-0) at South Range (3-0)
Friday, September 20, 2013

TIME: 7 p.m.

PLACE: Memorial Stadium

LAST 5 MEETINGS
Oct. 26, 2012 – Crestview, 57-14
Oct. 21, 2011 – Crestview, 34-19
Oct. 15, 2010 – Crestview, 47-7
Oct. 9, 2009 – Crestview, 31-28
Sept. 26, 2008 – Crestview, 31-28

NOTEWORTHY
-The Rebels improved to 3-0 after they registered a home victory over Liberty, 34-26. Crestview’s quarterback Collin Gilbert was key in the win as he passed for 144 yards (9-13) and racked up 146 stripes on 18 carries. The defense was only able to have 1 takeaway; however, they sacked Liberty’s passer 8 times.

-South Range defeated Trinity for the fourth straight season. This time it was a week three 38-28 road win for the Raiders.

-In the 2012 season finale, Crestview ran for 525 yards and scored 7 times as the Rebels dominated South Range, 57-14 to clinch the ITCL crown. Nick Blower totaled 301 rushing yards while Collin Gilbert ran for 144 and passed for another 56. The Crestview defense forced 3 turnovers.

-On September 21, 2007 – South Range last posted a win over Crestview, 21-6. The Raiders rushed for 288 yards as a team and accumulated 418 total yards from scrimmage. The Rebels turned the ball over 3 times in the loss.

-League openers: South Range has played their last three ITCL openers at home and has won each of them. Crestview has delivered a victory in their last four. The last time, the Raiders and the Rebels opened their respective league schedules were in the first year of the ITCL. South Range won 7-6.
-The Raiders have won 13 of their last 16 games at home. Crestview, on the other hand, has been sensational away from Rebel Stadium, winning 44 of 47 since September 17, 2004.

-The two schools have combined for each of the Upper Tier’s seven league championships (Crestview – 2008-12; South Range, 2006-08).

2013 RANKINGS
POINTS SCORED: Crestview, 37.3; South Range, 31.0

POINTS ALLOWED: Crestview, 13.3; South Range, 21.7

COACHES
Crestview: Paul Cusick, 15th Season at Crestview (116-43)

South Range: Dan Yeagley, 19th Season (155-52)

BETWEEN THE HASH MARKS
-5-0, South Range’s home record over their last 5 games at Memorial Stadium
-15-0, Crestview’s road record over their last 15 away from Rebel Stadium
-290, Paul Cusick’s 290th game coached (8-22 at Leetonia, 116-43 at Crestview)

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