Plymouth hands Lisbon playoff setback


Plymouth gained 264 yards rushing in their first round victory

PLYMOUTH, Ohio (WKBN) – Plymouth snaps their three-game skid as the Big Red defeats Lisbon, 46-12, in the opening round of the Division VII playoffs. The Big Red (4-3) had lost their last three contests against teams who have combined for a 15-3 mark (Monroeville, St. Paul & Ashland Crestview).

Plymouth featured three runners who went for over 60-yards rushing (Shae Sparks, 88; Josh Stevens, 80; Evan Brandham, 61). The Big Red outgained Lisbon, 315 total yards to 166.

Lisbon drops to 1-6. Tyler Welsh threw for 58 yards on 7 of 11 passing. Ryan McCullough gained 50 yards rushing to lead the Blue Devils.

Scoring Chart
Plymouth, 46-12
First Quarter
P – Josh Stevens, 1-yard TD run (P 8-0)
P – Caiden Allen, 38-yard TD catch from Luke Hamman (P 14-0)
P – Safety (P 16-0)
P – Shae Sparks, 16-yard TD run (P 24-0)
Second Quarter
P – Evan Branham, 2-yard TD run (P 32-0)
L – Tyler Welsh, 5-yard TD run (P 32-6)
Third Quarter
P – Colten Sparks, 1-yard TD run (P 46-6)
L – Jacob Grodhaus, 3-yard TD run (P 46-12)

Next week, Plymouth will face Dalton in the second round of the post-season.

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