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Buchtel Griffins defeat rival Firestone

9/26/2013 - West Side Leader
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By Kathleen Collins

WEST AKRON — Wet and muddy conditions at home did not hinder the Buchtel High School football team Sept. 21 as the Griffins earned their first win of the season over City Series rival Firestone High School.

The Griffins defeated Firestone 19-0.

Buchtel quarterback Christopher Davis (No. 8) is shown below, at right, trying to get away from Firestone’s Howard Dover (No. 6).

Shown at right bottom is Buchtel receiver Derrick Harvey Jr. (No. 15), at right, eluding tackles as he turns upfield for the second Griffin touchdown.

Shown at right top is Firestone receiver Zuriel Sanders (No. 3), at left, catching a pass from quarterback Deon Brooks (No. 2).

Shown above is Buchtel punt returner Tymeon Ollison (No. 13), at center, before a punt.

Buchtel will next play Garfield High School tonight, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. at Ellet High School.

Firestone will play Kenmore High School Sept. 28 at noon at Kenmore.

— By Kathleen Collins

Photos: Dale Dong

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