Columbiana shuts out East Palestine
EAST PALESTINE — Columbiana’s football team continued its recent success against East Palestine with a 34-0 win over the Bulldogs on Friday in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference play.
The Clippers (1-1, 1-1) defeated the Bulldogs 82-0 last season.
East Palestine falls to to 0-2, 0-2. East Palestine has been shutout seven times in the last 12 games.
Mike Seeger led the Clippers with 12 carries for 78 yards and a 22-yard touchdown catch. Brady Dixon had five carries for 55 yards and two touchdowns.
All scoring was done in the first half.
Tony Kocanjer had a short touchdown run and a punt return for a score for the Clippers.
Columbiana hosts Valley Christian next Friday. East Palestine is at Southern on Friday.
EAST PALESTINE: 0- 0-0-0–0
C–Brady Dixon 1 run (Collin Schick kick)
C–Tony Kocanjer 2 run (Schick kick)
C–Trevor Dearing 22 pass from Kocanjer (Schick kick)
C–Kocanjer 30 punt return (Schick kick)
C–Dixon 2 run (kick failed)
First downs 7 7
Total Yards 162 74
Rushes-yards 26-140 36-74
Passing 22 0
Comp-Att-Int 1-1-0 0-4-1
Punts 1-27 5-44
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0
Penalties-Yards 1-5 4-45
RUSHING–Columbiana, Brady Dixon 5-55, Mike Seeger 12-78 ; East Palestine, Jesse Lipp 4-27, Landon Price 3-24.
PASSING–Columbiana, Ton Kocanjer 1-1-22-0; East Palestine, Tyler Bistarkey 0-2-0-1, Thomas Shasteen 0-2-0-0.
RECEIVING–Columbiana Seeger 1-22.