Harding scores 56; holds off the Bees

Harding improves to 10-1

Warren Harding held on against Brecksville-Broadview Heights’ offensive attack to come away with a 56-48 victory. The rundown of statistics which both teams combined for is eye-popping: 104 points. 927 total yards. 44 first downs. 1 punt.

WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – Warren Harding held on against Brecksville-Broadview Heights’ offensive attack to come away with a 56-48 victory. The rundown of statistics which both teams combined for is eye-popping: 104 points. 927 total yards. 44 first downs. 1 punt.

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The Raiders’ Lynn Bowden ran for 173 yards (four TDs) and connected on 13 of 16 passes for 133 yards (TD). Kayron Adams rushed for an average of 13 yards per carry (91 yards, TD). On defense, the Raiders Troy Jakubec and Dakota Shelton both finished with an interception.

During their regular season, the Bees had won their first eight games by averaging 42.8 points. Over the course of their next two contests (against Stow-Munroe Falls and Hudson) – they were able to accumulate only 35 points. Tonight, they registered 48 but fell to an equally explosive roster.

Brecksville-Broadview Heights’ quarterback Luke Strnad threw for six touchdowns – five of which were to Sam Wiglusz. Strnad completed 26 of 40 for 255 yards (two INTs). Wiglusz caught 16 passes for 187 yards. The Bees’ running game was led by Alec Buckley (109) and Strnad (99).

Scoring Chart
First Quarter
H – Lynn Bowden, 6-yard TD run (7:22, H 6-0)
H – Lynn Bowden, 18-yard TD run (0:10, H 14-0)
Second Quarter
B – Sam Wiglusz, 22-yard TD catch from Luke Strnad (11:29, H 14-7)
H – 74-yard kickoff return for TD (11:10, H 21-7)
H – 21-yard TD pass from Lynn Bowden (6:04, H 28-7)
B – Alec Buckley, 1-yard TD run (4:05, H 28-14)
H – Lynn Bowden, 75-yard kickoff return for TD (3:50, H 35-14)
B – Sam Wiglusz, 2-yard TD catch from Luke Strnad (0:25, H 35-21)
Third Quarter
B – Sam Wiglusz, 10-yard TD catch from Luke Strnad (9:16, H 35-28)
H – Kayron Adams, 76-yard TD run (8:35, H 42-28)
H – Lynn Bowden, 4-yard TD run (6:20, H 49-28)
B – Sam Wiglusz, 28-yard TD catch from Luke Strnad (3:37, H 49-35)
Fourth Quarter
B – Sam Wiglusz, 11-yard TD catch from Luke Strnad (9:40, H 49-41)
H – Lynn Bowden, 8-yard TD run (4:01, H 56-41)
B – Ken Ganley, 7-yard TD catch from Luke Strnad (0:54, H 56-48)
Final Score: Harding, 56-48

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Harding will play the winner of Chardon and Bedford next Friday from a site to be announced.

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