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Central Defeats Bellaire, 40-14
Steubenville Catholic Central picked up a win over Bellaire at Nelson Field on Saturday afternoon, 40-14, on the strength of its quick strike offense and tough defense. Central got on the board on the second play from scrimmage when Tony Barber connected with John Fallon for a 54 yard score. Bellaire answered to take the lead 7-6 and threatened to add on after an interception return put the ball on the Crusader four. Here Central mounted a goal line stance that stopped the Big Reds on the one yard line and swung the momentum permanently in their favor. After taking over on downs, Seth Potenzini hauled in a pass from Barber and took it 95 yards for a TD to close the first half scoring at 14-7. Central built their lead to 27-7 on touchdown passes from Barber to John Fallon and Brody Mihalyo and two more to Potenzini and Cedro Parise, in between a Bellaire interception return for a score. Barber tossed five touchdown passes on the day and Parise added 100 yards on the ground. Central improves to 2-4 on the season.

Warren JFK Defeats Central, 38-28
Steubenville Catholic Central lost to Warren JFK 38-28 on Saturday evening at Harding Stadium. The Eagles, top-ranked team in Division VII Region 23, got on the scoreboard first late in the opening period, but the Crusaders drew even on a 7 yard run by Seth Potenzini after a John Fallon interception return put the ball the Eagle 17. JFK tacked on 21 unanswered points to go up 28-7 before Central converted a fourth down for a TD pass from Tony Barber to Fallon. Central rallied to score two touchdowns in a span of 31 seconds on Barber passes, one to Potenzini and another to Brody Mihalyo, to close to 35-28 with 4:27 left. Warren JFK added a 37 yard field goal to close the scoring. Central falls to 1-4 on the season.

Central Loses to Toronto, 36-0
Toronto dominated both sides of the ball in defeating Steubenville Catholic Central 36-0 Saturday evening at Harding Stadium. After a scoreless first quarter, Toronto put up three scores to take a 21-0 lead into halftime. The Red Knights didn't let up after the intermission in tacking on two more touchdowns. Blaze Glenn led the visitors with a 23 yard rushing TD and caught a 63 yard pass for another score.Central falls to 1-3 on the season.