Mon. Oct 18th, 2021

STOW, Ohio — Inspite of a record environment night by his quarterback and two receivers, Medina mentor Larry Laird assumed his football group could have performed superior than the 38-27 acquire at Stow.

Keep in mind that Medina (4-), the No. 2-rated staff in the Leading 25, just beat No. 3 Stow (3-1) at the rear of a occupation-substantial 523 yards passing by Penn Point out dedicate Drew Allar.

“You’re usually chasing perfection, understanding you are never ever going to get it,” Laird said. “I believed that we remaining some factors on the discipline tonight. It was pleasant going up and down the area, don’t get me completely wrong, but we did not end some drives. I considered Drew and all of our receivers performed actually, genuinely well.”

How very well? The movie earlier mentioned and figures under illustrate it:

A few — Quarterbacks from Northeast Ohio to toss for more than 523 yards in a activity, according to OHSAA document books. Canton South’s Jared Could threw for 582 yards in 2010. Perry’s Kolston Brewster handed for 557 yards from 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 acquire versus St. Ignatius as a sophomore in 2015.

4 — Unique receivers utilized 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 occupation-higher 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 half for Stow, hurrying for 145 yards and two scores even though enjoying offense for only the 2nd quarter. Stow utilised Preston, who retains a lot of Division I college scholarship gives, to protect Medina in the passing video game. He concluded with 189 yards on 17 carries.

13 — Receptions by Schramm, who also had a career evening with 188 yards and two TDs. He concluded fourth on the Bees past calendar year with 347 yards and 28 receptions, but scored no TDs. Schramm came shut in advance of and once again in the 1st quarter, but had to wait around until eventually the 3rd quarter Friday evening in Stow for his 1st varsity TD.

73 — Yards by Stow in the 2nd 50 percent following a sturdy start that manufactured a 21-17 halftime lead. The Bulldogs rushed for 306 yards, but experienced 275 in the very first fifty percent.

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