STOW, Ohio — Irrespective of a history location night time by his quarterback and two receivers, Medina mentor Larry Laird considered his football group could have performed far better than the 38-27 acquire at Stow.
Continue to keep in intellect that Medina (4-), the No. 2-ranked workforce in the cleveland.com Major 25, just beat No. 3 Stow (3-1) driving a career-substantial 523 yards passing by Penn State dedicate Drew Allar.
“You’re constantly chasing perfection, being aware of you are never heading to get it,” Laird claimed. “I imagined that we left some factors on the industry tonight. It was great likely up and down the field, do not get me wrong, but we didn’t finish some drives. I assumed Drew and all of our receivers performed genuinely, truly properly.”
How very well? The video clip earlier mentioned and numbers below illustrate it:
A few — Quarterbacks from Northeast Ohio to throw for far more than 523 yards in a match, according to OHSAA history publications. Canton South’s Jared May possibly threw for 582 yards in 2010. Perry’s Kolston Brewster handed for 557 yards against Woodridge in 2016. North Royalton’s Joey Marousek threw for 542 yards from Nordonia in 2018. Furthermore, Mentor’s Tadas Tatarunas also had 523 yards in a 63-56 shootout gain versus St. Ignatius as a sophomore in 2015.
Four — Different receivers used by Allar with seniors Jajuan Jackson, Michael Rodak, Drew Hensley and junior Brennen Schramm. Jackson scored on a 91-yard TD that gave the Bees a 7- direct. He concluded with a vocation-superior 235 yards and two TDs on 5 receptions.
5 — Landing passes thrown by Allar, who concluded with 523 yards on 29-of-50 passes. His yardage exceeded the 502 yards he threw final 12 months against Brunswick.
7 — Carries it took Xavier Preston to make a variation in the to start with 50 percent for Stow, rushing for 145 yards and two scores although playing offense for only the next quarter. Stow applied Preston, who holds numerous Division I university scholarship gives, to protect Medina in the passing recreation. He finished with 189 yards on 17 carries.
13 — Receptions by Schramm, who also experienced a vocation evening with 188 yards and two TDs. He concluded fourth on the Bees very last yr with 347 yards and 28 receptions, but scored no TDs. Schramm came shut ahead of and yet again in the initially quarter, but experienced to wait around right until the third quarter Friday night in Stow for his very first varsity TD.
73 — Yards by Stow in the 2nd 50 percent right after a robust commence that created a 21-17 halftime guide. The Bulldogs rushed for 306 yards, but experienced 275 in the very first 50 percent.
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