BERLIN CENTER, Ohio (WKBN) – It was a battle of 6-1 teams in the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference with Lowellville visiting Western Reserve in week eight.
Western Reserve showed off their depth early and often scoring eight times with eight different players in a 55-6 victory.
The Blue Devils jumped out to a lead with 8:46 remaining in the first quarter when Preston Reed connected on a 59 yard touchdown pass to Todd Henning. After a successful two-point conversion, Western Reserve led 8-0.
With 5:00 remaining in the first, Jimmy Mayberry ran in a score from three yards out to extend the lead again. This time a successful pat made the score 15-0.
Lucky Kiesewetter ran in a 29 yard touchdown with :08 remaining in the first for the Blue Devils. After one quarter, Western Reserve led 22-0.
Reed ran in a score on a quarterback keeper early in the second quarter to extend the lead to 29-0, and becoming the fourth different Blue Devil to reach the end zone in the first half. The score was set up by a blocked punt by Mayberry.
Austin Nabb plowed it in from a yard out with just over two minutes to go to extend the lead again, this time to 35-0.
A sixth Blue Devil player would find the end zone in the closing seconds of the first half with Josh Miller making a highlight reel run after catch for a touchdown to give Western Reserve a 42-0 halftime lead. Miller again continued the streak as the sixth different player to score.
Lowellville came out of the locker room ready to play and drove down the field to score their first touchdown of the night on their opening drive.
Their momentum was short-lived however when David Altiere became the seventh Blue Devil to score in the game, running the ensuing kickoff back for a score to give the Blue Devils a 49-6 lead.
Alex Mayorga continued the party later in the third, becoming the eighth and final member of Reserve to find the end zone.
Reserve – 395
Lowellville – 159
You can watch the entire game tonight at 11PM on FOX Youngstown.
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