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Crusaders Fall to Wheeling Central in 2015 Opener
The Steubenville Catholic Central Crusaders lost their opener 39-28 on the road at Wheeling Central on Friday. The Maroon Knights jumped to a 12-0 lead before the Crusaders answered with a 45 yard pass from Tony Barber to Seth Potenzini. The hosts expanded their lead to 26-7 before Central closed the gap to 26-21 near the end of the third quarter on a pair of rushing TDs by Barber and Cedro Parise. The turning point of the game was a fumble recovery deep in WC territory that was returned for a score. John Fallon closed the scoring with a 7 yard TD pass from Barber with 35 seconds remaining in the game.

Central Closes Season with Win Over Conotton Valley, 40-6
Steubenville Central finished their season with a 6-4 record as they defeated Conotton Valley on the road Friday evening, 40-6. Stone Romano, Tony Barber and John Fallon led the Crusaders' attack. Romano rushed for 104 yards and two touchdowns, and Barber tossed another two TD passes to go along with 134 yards in the air, while Fallon caught two touchdown passes. Central fell short of a playoff bid, finishing 11th in the Division VII Region 23 rankings.

Central Rolls Over Madonna, 41-8
Steubenville Central defeated Weirton Madonna 41-8 Saturday evening at Harding Stadium, led by Tony Barber's 254 yards and three touchdown through the air and Robbie Lefever's three touchdowns. The game was scoreless through the first eleven minutes, but then the Crusaders went on the attack. First Barber recovered from a bad snap to hit John Fallon on a 40 yard TD pass and followed with another scoring pass to Lefever. A 31 yard pass to Lefever to the Madonna six set up a score by Stone Romano. Lefever then hauled in another 40 yard scoring pass and closed the first half scoring with a short rushing touchdown to put the Crusaders in front 34-0. With a running clock employed through most of the second half, the teams traded scores, Barber tallying a rushing TD from 14 yards out. Central improves to 5-4 on the season.