East falls to Symmes Valley in SOC I play


Staff Report



WILLOW WOOD – East fell in their SOC I road contest with Symmes Valely 39-8, Friday in Willow Wood.

After facing the Vikings earlier in the season, a 49-8 non-league win by Symmes Valley in Sciotoville, East knew the Vikings would be a tough test the second time these two faced in league play.

Friday’s loss to Symmes Valley drops the Tartans to 1-6 (0-3 SOC I) while the Vikings improved to 7-1 (3-0 SOC I).

Josh Ferguson and Ethan Patterson led the Vikings rushing attack in Friday’s win. Patterson finished with eight carries, 69 yards, and three rushing scores in Friday’s win while Ferguson, the Vikings leading rusher, finished with 118 yards on seven carries with three rushings scores.

The Tartans lone points in Friday’s loss came in the fourth quarter when freshman Leviticus Justice scored on a one yard rush followed by Chase Coyle’s two point conversion rush. Justice led the Tartans rushing efforts Friday with 75 yards on 18 carries.

East will prepare to host SOC I rival Green while Symmes Valley prepares to host Notre Dame.

BOX SCORE

East 0 0 0 8 = 8

Sym. Valley 12 13 14 0 = 39

First Quarter

SV — Josh Ferguson 9 run (kick failed)

SV — Josh Ferguson 60 punt return (kick failed)

Second Quarter

SV — Josh Ferguson 45 run (kick failed)

SV — Ethan Patterson 1 run (Gavan Yates kick)

Third Quarter

SV — Ethan Patterson 11 run (Gavan Yates kick)

SV — Ethan Patterson 28 run (Gavan Yates kick)

Fourth Quarter

SE — Leviticus Justice 1 run (Chase Coyle run)

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SE SV

First downs 6 16

Rushes-yards 39-80 36-302

Passing yards 6 7

Total yards 86 309

Cmp-Att-Int 1-6-1 1-3-0

Fumbles-lost 1-1 2-2

Penalties-yards 1-15 16-116

Punts-average 6-24.5 0-00.0

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Individual Leaders

RUSHING —Sciotoville East: Leviticus Justice 18-75, Chase Coyle 10-3; Symmes Valley: Nick Strow 5-44, Ethan Patterson 8-69, Levi Ross 1-0, Alec Beckett 5-3, Levi Niece1-1, Jack Leith 7-45, Luke Leith 1-1, Caleb Mullins 1-21, Josh Ferguson 7-118.

PASSING — Sciotoville East: Austin Baughman 1-6-1 6; Symmes Valley: Jack Leith 1-3-0 7.

RECEIVING — Sciotoville East: Leviticus Justice 1-6; Symmes Valley: Josh Ferguson 1-7.

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