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.

COLUMBIANA: 14-20-0-0–34

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.


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