The Brush Arcs defeated the Lakeside Dragons, 49-0, in an exciting home opener in front of a full crowd. The back to back conference champs, ranked #22 in this week's Cleveland.com poll, improved to 2-0 this season. The crowd also witnessed a new LED scoreboard that was purchased through advertising dollars with a new "Feel the Power" introduction, district news segments and several animations created by AVTV.
The Arcs next face the Kenston Bombers at home on Thursday, September 12th, which is also Elementary and PINK night. All elementary students will be admitted to Thursday's game for free and the game kicks off the Spielman Gridiron Classic, which will raise money and awareness for breast cancer research. In addition, the first 500 fans will receive free SEL Spirit Cards to support the Arcs!
The Arcs stormed to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter, as Stephen Shorts threw a 42 yard touchdown pass to Jordan Overton and a 54 yard touchdown pass to Moses Marshall. The Arcs followed up the first quarter with a 28 point second quarter to take a 42-0 lead into halftime. The second quarter featured two long touchdown runs by Davari Gill of 63 yards and 30 yards, a touchdown run by Darryl McCluney and the third touchdown pass of the night by Stephen Shorts to La Quan White.
The Arcs finished up their scoring in the third quarter with Davari Gill scoring another 63 yard rushing touchdown, his third one of the game.
The Arcs defense was tremendous in the shutout victory, holding the Dragons to only 17 yards rushing and 13 yards passing. The Arcs offense had 301 yards rushing and 215 yards passing for a total of 516 yards.
Don't miss next week's game on Thursday night at home against the Kenston Bombers, where you will feel the power of a Brush Arcs football game.