The Creek Wood Red Hawks continue to dominate on the ground, scoring five rushing touchdowns in a 32-7 road victory against Sycamore on Friday night. The win raises their record to 5-2 and 3-1 on the road.
Creek Wood got things started with their first possession when Garrett Stansberry scored from 47 yards out to make the score 7-0. Stansberry would score again on the next offensive series with a 50-yard run. The missed extra point extended the lead to 13-0.
Quarterback Mitch Duke, who is finding the end zone on a consistent basis, scored the third rushing touchdown of the game, racing towards the end zone for a 23-yard score. The Red Hawks failed on their two-point attempt and the two teams went into the locker room with the score 19-0
The War Eagles took their opening possession of the second half down the field, finally getting on the scoreboard when quarterback Trevor Gagnon found Cody Breedlove for a 43 yard touchdown pass. The extra point cut the Red Hawks lead to 19-7.
Creek Wood responded with a two-yard touchdown run by Danny Stansberry on the ensuing possession, answering the Sycamore score and extending their lead to 25-7. The Red Hawks added a 4-yard run from Kyle Boldus which was set up by a fumble recovery by Blaine Allsbrooks, making the score 32-7
Creek Wood committed four turnovers in the win and were able to get three takeaways, including an interception by Garrett Stansberry. Stansberry was the Manhattan Trophies Player of the Game.
Creek Wood returns home next Friday for a matchup against White House, looking to improve its Region 5-4A record to 3-1.