Champion suffers setback at Southeast


Southeast was able to jump out to a 19-0 lead over Champion

Champion Golden Flashes High School Football

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RAVENNA, Ohio (WKBN) – Southeast defeats Champion, 19-6, to send the Golden Flashes to their first setback of the 2020 season.

The Pirates forced a pair of turnovers and outgained the Golden Flashes by 226-194 while limiting Champion to 113 yards rushing on 36 carries. Michael Coleman hauled in 3 passes for 54 yards.

Kaleb Wright led Southeast’s rushing attack with 100 yards on 19 rushes.

Austin Willforth gained 61 yards on 17 attempts for Champion. Noah Vesey completed 7 of 13 passes for 81 yards and a score. Joey Fell caught 4 passes for 49 yards.

Southeast, 19-6
Second Quarter
S – Jaden Spender, 3-yard TD run (S 7-0)
Fourth Quarter
S – Aiden Fisher, 35-yard TD run (S 13-0)
S – Michael Coleman, 31-yard TD catch from Tristan Knoch (S 19-0)
C – Chase Burfitt, 12-yard TD catch from Noah Vesey (S 19-6)

Southeast (2-0) will look to continue their perfect season with a trip to Rootstown to take on the Rovers.

Champion will look to get above .500 with a home visit from Liberty.

Upcoming Schedules
Sept. 11 – Liberty
Sept. 18 – at LaBrae
Sept. 25 – Brookfield

Sept. 11 – at Rootstown
Sept. 18 – at Mogadore
Sept. 25 – St. Thomas Aquinas

Get updated scores, throughout the playoffs on the WKBN scores page.

Looking for standings? Visit the WKBN high school football standings page.

Watch interviews and get player profiles for some of the best players in the Valley – visit the WKBN Big 22 page.

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