Ray Raver led Farrell with 127 yards rushing
FARRELL, Pennsylvania (WKBN) – Farrell evens their record at 2-2 after their weather-shortened 33-0 victory over West Middlesex. Farrell opened the year with back-to-back losses (against University Prep and Wilmington) but have defeated Union City and West Middlesex by a combined score of 68-0.
The Steelers have now defeated the Big Reds 10 of their last 11 meetings.
On the first offensive possession, Farrell received a 41-yard run from Ray Raver to place the ball inside the Big Red 20-yard line. The West Middlesex defense was up to the challenge as the Steelers had a 1st-and-goal from the 3 yard line. Four consecutive run plays were stuffed by the Big Reds to force the turnover on downs.
On West Middlesex’s 2nd play from scrimmage, Steeler defense Anthony Jackson came away with a fumble recovery at the Big Reds’ 10-yard line. Two plays later, Anthony Stallworth ran in a 10-yard touchdown score to open the scoring at 7-0 with 4:34 left in the first quarter.
At the end of the first half, West Middlesex failed on a 4th down attempt with 19 seconds remaining from their own 25-yard line. Two plays later, Farrell converted on a touchdown run by Raver to take a 14-0 lead going into the intermission.
To open the second half, Farrell scores twice within just over a minute. Brice Butler capped a 4-play drive with a 39-yard touchdown catch from Raver. Then, two plays later, the Big Reds fumbled and Amarion Odem took the recovery 81-yards to pay dirt to build a 27-point lead (27-0).
After holding off a West Middlesex threat deep in their end of the field, Farrell took over. The Steelers’ first play of the fourth quarter – Savion Thomas went 74-yards to score Farrell’s 5th touchdown of the day (33-0).
Next up, Farrell will travel to Cambridge Springs. West Middlesex (2-2) will visit Cochranton.
Farrell, 33-0 (Final)
F – Anthony Stallworth, 10-yard TD run (F 7-0, 4:34)
F – Ray Raver, 16-yard TD run (F 14-0, 0:02)
F – Brice Butler, 39-yard TD catch from Ray Raver (F 21-0, 7:03)
F – Amarion Odem, 81-yard Fumble Recovery for TD (F 27-0, 5:49)
F – Savion Thomas, 74-yard TD run (F 33-0, 10:19)
Stats courtesy of Ryan Briggs