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Rebels rout Liberty

LIBERTY — Crestview is not letting a less-than-stellar non-league performance slow it down in the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference Gray Division.

The Rebels picked up their second straight league win by topping Liberty 49-13 on Friday.

Crestview is 3-2 and 2-0 in the league while Liberty falls to 2-3 and 0-1. Liberty’s league opener with Brookfield was canceled last week and the Leopards replaced that game with a road game at Rootstown.

Roclen Bettura had 24 carries for 106 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Rebels. Anthony Cusick threw for 218 yards and a touchdown for the Rebels, in addition to rushing for 60 yards and two touchdowns.

Crestview hosts Brookfield on Friday.

CRESTVIEW: 14-21-7-7–49

LIBERTY: 6- 7-0-0–13

SCORING

L–Blocked punt return for a touchdown (kick failed)

C–Kirkland Miller 39 pass from Anthony Cusick (kick good)

C–Roclen Bettura 13 run (kick good)

C–Bettura 8 run (kick failed)

C–Dominic Yerkey 12 pass from Cusick (kick good)

C–Anthony Cusick 1 run (pass good)

L–Cunningham 44 pass from Derek Demattia (kick good)

C–Cusick 7 run (kick good)

C–Bettura 2 run (kick good)

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C H

First downs 20 9

Total Yards 408 184

Rushes-yards 39-192 27-86

Passing 216 98

Comp-Att-Int 16-28-0 8-20-3

Punts 3-38 4-25

Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1

Penalties-Yards 5-35 4-50

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INDIVIDUAL LEADERS

RUSHING–Crestview, Anthony Cusick 8-60, Roclen Bettura 24-106; Liberty, D. Ruffin 8-34.

PASSING–Crestview, Anthony Cusick 16-28-216-0; Liberty, Derek Demattia 8-20-98-3.

RECEIVING–Crestview, Kirkland Miller 2-66, Roclen Bettura 4-32, Dominic Yerkey 2-18, Zander Witherow 6-62; Liberty, Rushad Chambers 4-35.

INTERCEPTIONS–Crestview, Joey Carr 2, Matthew Strank.

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