LOWELLVILLE, Ohio (WKBN) – The Lowellville Rockets overcame a slow start Friday night to secure an unbeaten regular season record with a 34-7 victory over rival Western Reserve.

After a scoreless first quarter, it was the Blue Devils who jumped out to a 7-0 lead early in the second when Luke Henning connected with Jack Darney for a 17-yard touchdown.

After a scoreless first quarter, it was the Blue Devils who jumped out to a 7-0 lead early in the second when Luke Henning connected with Jack Darney for a 17-yard touchdown.

But the Rockets put up two scores of their own in the final four minutes of the first half to take a lead into the locker room. Geno Perry’s 5-yard rushing touchdown paired with Vinny Ballone‘s long touchdown pass to Brady Bunofsky gave Lowellville a 14-7 lead at the half.

Mathew Lucido’s touchdown reception from Ballone increased the Rockets’ lead to two scores earlier in the second half.

A Santino Rivera-Ocasio rushing touchdown and a second Ballone-to-Bunofsky score of the night gave the Rockets a 34-7 lead.

Lowellville expects to have a home playoff game when the playoffs begin next week. Western Reserve has likely fallen short of making the playoffs.

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