Elmwood-Brimfield stuns Stark County

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Elmwood-Brimfield scored early, then held on in the second half to stun visiting Stark County, 36-21, Friday, Oct. 17.

With just over a minute gone in the first quarter, Jake Hammond got free for a 59-yard touchdown run for Elmwood-Brimfield.

A few minutes later, Cody Landau scored on a 27-yard run and, with just under a minute left in the quarter, Hammond scored again, this time on a 55-yard run, to put the Trojans up 20-0.

The Rebels finally got on the board five minutes into the second quarter when Tanner Ewing connected with Ky Paxson on a nine-yard touchdown pass.

But the Trojans answered with a 70-yard touchdown run by Jeremy Dawson.

Ewing got the Rebels into the end zone again with a 49-yard touchdown run later in the second quarter, but Elmwood-Brimfield's Dawson had another 70-yard touchdown run to make it 36-14 at the half.

The Rebels could manage only one second-half score, on an eight-yard pass from Greg Daum to Calvin Lewis midway through the third quarter.

Elmwood-Brimfield rolled up 441 yards on the night, led by Dawson with 188 yards on just 10 carries and Hammond with 19 carries for 177 yards.

For Stark County, Ewing had eight carries for 82 yards. He was also 7 of 17 passing, for 88 yards.

Stark County is now 6-2 on the season and 4-1 in conference.

The Rebels host Aledo-Westmer for their regular-season finale next week.