TCL Crestview clinches tie in victory

East Palestine squeaked by Lisbon, 22-20.
COLUMBIANA -- Quarterback Seth Antram scored on a 1-yard run late in the fourth quarter as the Crestview High football team trimmed United 14-7 Friday to clinch a tie for Tri-County League title.
The Rebels drove 85 yards in 15 plays to get the game-winning touchdown. Antram completed six passes during the drive.
Troy Duwe caught two passes for a 30 yards on third-and-long plays that resulted in first downs. Will Franklin also had a 14-yard run on third-and-long that kept the drive alive.
United got on the scoreboard first as Dominic Dangelo recovered a fumble on the opening kickoff giving the Golden Eagles the ball on the Rebels' 22-yard line.
Jim Willison scored on a 6-yard run four plays later to give United a 7-0 lead. Crestview, rated third in Division V Region 17 of this week's computer playoff ratings, evened the score in the third quarter.
The Rebels marched 58 yards -- all on the ground -- in nine plays as Will Franklin scored on a 6-yard run. Scott Raschilla made his first of two placekicks to tie it a 7.
Late in the fourth quarter, United (6-3, 3-3) drove 67 yards in six plays before Antram intercepted a pass in the Rebels' endzone to squelch the threat with 23 seconds remaining.
Franklin led the Rebels (8-1, 6-0 TCL) with 40 yards rushing in nine attempts. Antram completed 7-of-11 passes for 76 yards. Duwe caught three for 45.
Nick Johnson rushed for 83 yards on 18 carries to pace United. The Golden Eagles were 10-of-17 passing for 122 yards, with Willison catching five balls for 53.
East Palestine 22, Lisbon 20: LISBON -- Lisbon scored the first three touchdowns and East Palestine (7-2, 5-1) the last three.
The difference in the game was the Bulldogs making two conversion runs on Smitty Kendrew's option pitches to junior wideout Pat Brennen.
Trailing 20-16, fullback J.D. Powers scored the go-ahead touchdown 38 yards out with 4:11 remaining. The six-play drive covered 80 yards.
On the ensuing possession, Lisbon got to its own 48 before Chandler Trosky snagged an interception to end the Blue Devils' final threat. Trosky also had a fumble recovery in the second quarter.
Kendrew, a junior quarterback who scored Palestine's first two TDS, finished with 219 yards on 23 carries.
Powers added 115 on 22 carries as the Bulldogs had 338 rushing yards and 42 through the air.
Sophomore quarterback Jay Yorty scored the first two touchdowns for Lisbon (4-5, 3-3). Matt Adams had the third score. Yorty, a starter since his freshman year, finished with 115 yards on 20 carries.
Columbiana 42, Sebring 0: SEBRING -- Derek Garrod rushed eight times for 113 yards and scored two touchdowns to lead a balanced Clipper attack.
Jerry Remish, J.P. Jenkins, John Hatala and Tye Lipply also ran for touchdowns of 5, 10, 3 and 7 yards, respectively for the Clippers (6-3, 4-2).
Jenkins finished with 62 yards on eight carries.
The Clippers had more first downs, 16-2, and held the Trojans (0-8, 0-6) to minus five yards rushing.
Leetonia 14, Southern 7: LEETONIA -- The Bears improved their record to 5-4, 2-4. Southern's dropped to 2-7, 1-5.