By Bob Evans
September 30, 2013
|The Warriors Tyler Dodd struggles for yards during first half action from last Friday's game at Louisville.
LOUISVILLE: There is not a whole lot that can be said about the Carrollton at Louisville game last Friday night, except that the Leopards completely dominated the Warriors 20-0.
The loss dropped the Warriors to 3-2 overall at the halfway point of the season and 1-1 in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference.
The Louisville defense held the Warriors to just 101 total yards. They forced three Warrior turnovers and sacked Carrollton quarterback Zade Deitz seven times.
The Warrior offense could never get anything going. Carrollton’s powerful running game was held to just 65 yards on the ground. The Leopards held the Warriors’ leading rusher Tyler Dodd, who was averaging well over a 100-yards per game, to just 51-yards on 13 carries.
“We are going to have to perform much better than we did tonight if we expect to beat anyone,” said Head Coach Eric McCort. “We are going to go back to work and correct our mistakes.”
Louisville scored on its first position after recovering a Carrollton fumble.
Quarterback Connor Zwick connected with Andy Minster on a swing pass from 21-yards out for the score with Jordan Hughes adding the extra point for a 7-0 advantage.
The Leopards threatened again in the second quarter, but the Warrior defense held and forced a field goal attempt that sailed wide left.
The teams went into the locker room at halftime with the Leopards leading 7-0.
In the third period, Louisville struck again on a three-yard Zwick run, but the Warriors’ special team blocked the kick keeping the score at 13-0 in favor of the Leopards with just 45-seconds left in the period.
Louisville added an insurance touchdown with 2:42 left in the final period on a Walter Schrock 23-yard touchdown run. Hughes added the point after for the final score.
For the Leopards, Zwick rushed 19 times for 117 yards and hit 5-of-7 passes for 66-yards. Schrock added 113-yards on 20 attempts.
Dylan Kline recorded four quarterback sacks for the Leopards. In all, the Leopards had seven sacks and 10 tackles for losses.
The Warrior defense recorded five tackles for losses with Dodd getting two.
Carrollton’s annual homecoming will be held Friday night at 6:30 p.m. prior to the start of the Warriors game against Alliance.
Alliance was a 60-41 winner over visiting Salem.
CARROLLTON: 0 0 0 0 - 0
LOUISVILLE: 7 0 6 7 - 20
LOUISVILLE: Andy Minster 21-yard pass from Connor Zwick (Jordan Hughes kick)
LOUISVILLE: Connor Zwick 3-yard run (kick blocked)
LOUISVILLE: Walter Schrock 23-yard run (Jordan Hughes kick)
RUSHING: Carrollton 34-65, Louisville 45-255. PASSING: Carrollton 6-12-2 36, Louisville 5-7-66. FIRST DOWNS: Carrollton 9, Louisville 17. TOTAL YARDS: Carrollton 101, Louisville 321. PENALTIES: Carrollton 7-53, Louisville 6-55. FUMBLES/LOST: Carrollton 1-1, Louisville 3-1. SACKS: Carrollton 0-0, Louisville 7-44.
RUSHING: Carrollton - Tyler Dodd 13-51, Brody Robinson 5-22, Adam Warner 1-4, Patrick Mallette 1-1, Zade Deitz 14, minus 13. Louisville - Connor Zwick 19-117, Walter Schrock 20-113, Dakota James 3-19, Andy Minster 3-6. PASSING: Carrollton - Zade Deitz 6-12-2-36, Connor Zwick 5-7-66. RECEIVING: Carrollton - Caleb Pasiuk 5-30, Zach Allen 1-6. Louisville - Andy Minster 3-49, Bryce Mathie 2-17.