Liberty posts a shutout over Champion

Liberty shuts out Champion

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKBN) – Dra Rushton caught a 35-yard touchdown strike from Andree Bowers in the fourth quarter to give the Leopards a 7-0 lead, only to add on a Brendan Gilmartin field goal later in the frame, to score a 10-0 win over Champion tonight.

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Liberty (2-5) has won 16 of their previous 22 meetings with Champion. The Leopards compiled 236 yards on the ground behind 98 from Brian Maddox, 70 from JaShaun Whitman and 67 from Bowers.

The Golden Flashes’ were only able to accumulate 113 total yards of offense. Brandon Allen completed 5 of 14 for 62 yards. Eric Fenstermaker ran for 43 yards (10 carries) to lead Champion’s ground game.

Champion (3-4) returns home for senior night against Campbell. Liberty (2-5) will head to Jefferson to take on the Falcons next week.

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