Fast start sparks Stallions past Varsity Hawks

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 17 August 2019 at 5:50 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Medina Stallions back Jacob Rissew runs down the sideline for  good gain during this afternoon’s Varsity Division win over the host Holley Hawks.

Scoring twice in each of the first two quarters the Medina Stallions went on to defeat the host Holley Hawks 39-0 in a Niagara Orleans Football Association (NOFA) Varsity Division game this afternoon.

Kaedon Cleveland and Jacob Rissew hooked up for a 26 yard touchdown pass to get the Stallions on the scoreboard. Justin Pitts then scored on a 34 yard run and Cole Callard added the extra point to give Medina a 13-0 lead at the end of the first quarter,

The Stallions doubled their advantage to 26-0 at the half as Callard and Julian Woodworth combined for a 7 yard touchdown pass, Brandon Christiaansen added the extra point and then Cleveland scored on a 50 yard run.

Rissew scored for the Stallions in the third quarter on a 5 yard intercept return. Brody Fry then rounded out the scoring with a 35 yard fourth quarter TD run as Callard added the extra point kick.

For Holley, Destin Kuyal had an interception in the third quarter.

Holley Hawks quarterback Destin Kuyal breaks away from a tackler for good yardage.