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St. Clairsville Defeats Central, 56-0
St. Clairsville defeated Steubenville Central in the home opener at Harding Stadium Saturday evening, 56-0. The game was scoreless late in the first quarter until a Red Devil picked up a Crusader fumble and ran 69 yards for the first score. St. Clairsville would put four more touchdowns on the board in the first half to lead 35-0 at the intermission, the last three on drives starting in Crusader territory following a 32 yard punt return, 60 yard interception return and blocked punt, respectively. They added three TDs and a safety in the second half. Central falls to 1-2 on the season.

Crusaders Defeat Wheeling Central, 29-19
Steubenville Central rebounded from a disappointing opening game loss to upset Wheeling Central on Wheeling Island, 29-19. Central got on the scoreboard first on a ten yard pass from Tony Barber to Chris Murphy that was set up by a 24 yard run by Barber.The Maroon Knights tied the game, 6-6, before Stone Romano tallied the final ten points of the first half, on a TD run, conversion from placement and 25 yard field goal, to put the Crusaders up 16-6 at half time. Wheeling Central closed the lead to 16-12 before Central put the game away in the final period, beginning with a long drive, fueled by 60 yards on the ground by Romano, who capped the drive with a seven yard touchdown. Central threatened again but was stopped on downs, but Barber put the game out of reach shortly afterwards with a 25 yard interception return into the end zone. Central improves their record to 1-1.

Central Falls to Weir High in Opener, 33-20
Steubenville Central dropped the 2014 opener on the road to Weir High, 33-20. The Red Riders took a 26-7 lead into the intermission before Central narrowed the lead on a 24 yard TD pass from Tony Barber to John Fallon. The teams traded scores in the fourth quarter. Stone Romano posted the first touchdown of the game for the Crusaders on a 14 yard run, while Barber closed the scoring with a TD from two yards out.