Game of the Week: South Range at Crestview, 10/16

2015 High School Football Game of the Week
October 16, 2015 at 10 pm (tape delay)
Week 8 – South Range (5-2) at Crestview (6-1)

Series History
In their last four meetings at Crestview, the Rebels have outscored South Range 198-91.

Past Meetings
Sept. 26, 2014 – Crestview, 63-42
Sept. 20, 2013 – South Range, 49-35
Oct. 26, 2012 – Crestview, 57-14
Oct. 21, 2011 – Crestview, 34-19
Oct. 15, 2010 – Crestview, 47-7

Last Meeting
September 26, 2014 – Crestview 63 South Range 42
…The two schools combined to score 105 points including 89 in the game’s first 36 minutes and a total of 44 first downs. Jesse Best ran for 315 yards on 27 attempts while scoring 6 touchdowns on the ground for the Rebels. Zack Hicks’ added 130 rushing yards. Crestview finished with 4 total yards shy of 600.

Game Notes
In South Range’s history, the Raiders have posted the third most wins against Crestview (Mineral Ridge, 34; Western Reserve, 33; Crestview, 31).

The Raiders have won 5 of their last 6 games away from home.

South Range is coming off of a 41-17 win over United last weekend. The Raiders’ offense generated over 440 yards of total while the defense held the Golden Eagles to just 177. J.R. Renforth topped the 100-yard mark on the ground on just 6 carries. Seth Morrow threw for a pair of touchdowns on 8 of 14 passing.

Crestview has won their last seven home games.

In their last outing, the Rebels fell behind 27-7 at the intermission to East Palestine. Following a 27-point third quarter by Crestview, the Bulldogs surged ahead to stay with a 47-34 win. Spencer Desalvo completed 16 of 26 passes for 286 yards (TD). Tyler Stratton hauled in 6 balls for 157 yards. Zack Hicks went over 100 yards rushing again (119). The milestone marked the 6th time this year and the 12th time in his career.

Statistical Breakdown
Points Scored: Crestview, 45.9; South Range, 20.0
Points Allowed: South Range, 12.6; Crestview, 22.7

Coaches
South Range: Dan Yeagley, 21st season (175-58)
Crestview: Paul Cusick, 20th season (145-73)

ITCL Red Division Standings
South Range – 2-0 (5-2)
East Palestine – 1-0 (4-3)
Crestview – 1-1 (6-1)
Springfield – 0-1 (3-4)
United – 0-2 (2-5)

Remaining Schedule
South Range
Week 9: Southern (1-6)
Week 10: East Palestine (4-3)

Crestview
Week 9: at Springfield (3-4)
Week 10: at Lisbon (7-0)

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