Sherwood leads Austintown Fitch to a win over rival Boardman


The Falcons and Spartans met for the 72nd time in this contest

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Devin Sherwood tossed five touchdown passes tpo five different receivers, as Austintown Fitch rolled past rival Boardman 33-3 in the regular season opener for both teams.

Sherwood completed 21-29 passes for 312 yards in the win.

Todd Simons caught five passes for 71 yards, while Nate Leskovac added a pair of catches for 59 yards. Tyler Evans finished with 55 receiving yards.

Jamell James led the Falcons on the ground with 78 yards.

Boardman Quarterback Terence Thomas completed 10-19 passes for 92 yards. He also added 44 rushing yards.

First Quarter
A – Devin Sherwood to Jaden Murray, 9-yard TD pass (PAT no-good) 6-0 Fitch
Second Quarter

A – Devin Sherwood to Nate Leskovac 49-yard touchdown pass (PAT no-good) 12-0 Fitch
A – Devin Sherwood 32-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Evans (PAT good) 19-0 Fitch
B – Carson Essad, 18 yard field goal 19-3 Fitch
Third Quarter
A – Devin Sherwood TD pass to Jamell James (PAT good) 26-3 Fitch
Fourth Quarter
A – Devin Sherwood 4-yard touchdown pass to Donnie Ellis (PAT good) 33-3 Fitch

Fitch starts the season 1-0, while Boardman is 0-1. The Falcons will visit Ursuline in week two, while Boardman plays host to East.

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