Game of the Week: South Range at Lisbon, 9/23

Lisbon took last year's meeting, 10-7.

High School Football Game of the Week South Range vs. Lisbon

2016 High School Football Game of the Week
Friday, September 23, 2016 on Fox Tape Delay at 11 pm (Replay Saturday on MyYTV at 9 am)
Week 5: South Range (4-0) at Lisbon (4-0)

Last Five Meetings
September 25, 2015 – Lisbon, 10-7
September 19, 2014 – South Range, 56-28
November 1, 2013 – South Range, 49-3
October 19, 2012 – South Range, 35-12
October 14, 2011 – South Range, 35-8

Series Note: Last season, Lisbon ended their 11-game skid against South Range with a 10-7 victory. Over their previous 11 meetings, the Raiders had outscored the Blue Devils, 458-113. The last time, Lisbon had defeated South Range in back-to-back seasons was in 1994 (6-0) and in 1995 (22-3).

Last Meeting: The Blue Devils secured a 3-point (10-7) week five victory – one a year ago – over South Range. Lisbon scored on a 17-yard Jason Thompson touchdown run in the first half and held a 10-0 lead at halftime. In the third quarter, Greg Dunham caught a Seth Morrow 25-yard touchdown strike to cut the lead to 10-7.

Game Notes: Last week, South Range took a 31-0 lead against Mineral Ridge into the half and ended up winning 51-0. The Raiders used 286 yards rushing to dominate the line of scrimmage on offense. Peyton Remish scored on a touchdown run and an interception return. Seth Morrow and Trent Harrold each had two touchdowns runs apiece.

South Range has won four of their last five away from home.

Lisbon has averaged 361.5 yards of total offense through their first four games. The defense has held the opposition to 236.5 yards per contest. The ground game has been the bread and butter of the Devil offensive attack. Cam Summers has averaged 10.6 yards per carry (456 yards, 4 TDs) while his running mate Jason Thompson has averaged 9.0 yards per tote (358 yards) while scoring 8 touchdowns. Colin Sweeney threw 3 of his 6 touchdowns to Seth Stokes.

In their last 7 regular season home contests, Lisbon has posted a perfect 7-0 mark.

2016 Rankings
Points Scored: Lisbon, 46.0; South Range, 37.8
Points Allowed: South Range, 13.0; Lisbon, 18.8

ITCL Red Tier Standings
South Range – 0-0 (4-0)
Crestview – 0-0 (2-2)
East Palestine – 0-0 (2-2)
Springfield – 0-0 (2-2)
United – 0-0 (2-2)

ITCL White Tier Standings
Lisbon – 0-0 (4-0)
Columbiana – 0-0 (3-1)
Southern – 0-0 (2-2)
Wellsville – 0-0 (2-2)
Leetonia – 0-0 (0-4)

South Range: Dan Yeagley, 22nd season (180-60)
Lisbon: Jim Tsilimos, 24th season (136-108)

Upcoming Schedule
South Range
Sept. 30 – at Springfield (2-2), 7
Oct. 7 – United (2-2), 7
Oct. 14 – Crestview (2-2), 7

Sept. 30 – at Wellsville (2-2), 7
Oct. 7 – at Southern (2-2), 7
Oct. 14 – Columbiana (3-1), 7

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s