McDONALD, Ohio (WKBN) - Week 5 – Western Reserve (4-0, 1-0) at McDonald (3-1, 1-0)
Friday, September 27, 2013
TIME: 7 p.m.
PLACE: A.A. Burkey Stadium
LAST 5 MEETINGS
Sept. 14, 2012 – Western Reserve, 22-20
Oct. 28, 2011 – Western Reserve, 35-0
Nov. 5, 2010 – McDonald, 13-7
Oct. 22, 2010 – McDonald, 15-13
Oct. 16, 2009 – McDonald, 24-11
-Nick Allison threw for 254 yards and 4 scores during the Blue Devils’ 43-24 victory over Jackson-Milton last Friday.
-Matt Morrell led McDonald with 120 yards rushing in their 53-6 win over Sebring on Friday. The Blue Devils took a 39-6 advantage into the intermission.
-Tim Cooper ran for over 150-yards and Nick Allison completed 7 of 11 for 140 as Reserve topped rival-McDonald, 22-20, last September.
-McDonald and Western Reserve have won at least a share of each Lower Tier championship since the league was formed in 2006 (McDonald, 2007-10 & Western Reserve, 2006, 2011-12).
-Western Reserve has won 16 of their last 17 road games.
-McDonald has held 7 of their last 9 opponents to 14-points or less. Reserve has permitted just 2 of their last 8 to score more than 14-points during the regular season.
-Since October 29, 2010 – Berlin Center’s Blue Devils have not lost a single Lower Tier clash during the regular season. The win streak stands at 16.
POINTS SCORED: McDonald, 35.5; Western Reserve, 30.3
POINTS ALLOWED: Western Reserve, 19.0; McDonald, 20.5
Western Reserve: Andy Hake, 5th Season (44-8)
McDonald: Dan Williams, 18th Season Overall (105-59)
BETWEEN THE HASH MARKS
-95, the combined scoring margin in both of McDonald’s home games this season (107-12)
-8.5, the average margin of victory this season in Western Reserve’s two road games
-7-1, McDonald’s last eight regular season games
-12, Western Reserve has won 12 straight regular season games
-94, Dan Williams has won 94 games at McDonald in his coaching career
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