St. Edward Pitches Second Straight Shutout, Blanking Woodson, D.C.

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LAKEWOOD, Ohio — The St. Edward Eagles continued their strong start to the 2012 high school football season Saturday, with a lopsided 51-0 victory over visiting Woodson High School, from Washington, D.C. Running backs Dwayne Aaron and Kenny Butler each scored two touchdowns, with Aaron scoring twice in the first quarter, as the Eagles jumped out to a 37-0 halftime lead.

Senior quarterback Ryan Fallon and sophomore reserve Kyle Shurmur both played well in limited duty, and the St. Edward defense showed once again why many consider it among the best in the state, pitching its second straight shutout. The Eagles have not allowed a point in 10 quarters, since Glenville scored just before halftime of the season opening game.

But the schedule is about to get much tougher for St. Edward (3-0), which travels to Cincinnati next Saturday, September 15 to face the always tough Elder Panthers (2-1) at The Pit. The Eagles defeated Elder on their last trip to The Pit, back in 2010, on their way to the school’s first football State Championship.

Check the FOX-8 Friday Night Touchdown page for final scores from all of Saturday night’s games, including the top-ranked team in the FOX 8 Top 8, defending State Champion St. Ignatius' convincing 48-21 victory over reigning FOX 8 Player of the Year, Mitch Trubisky, and the #3 Mentor Cadinals at Byers Field.

Also, eight time State Champion, Youngstown Mooney went on the road to Mollenkopf Stadium, where the Cardinals lost a hard fought game to three time champion, Warren G. Harding, 28-20.

Finally, the Mayfield Wildcats rebounded from a tough loss to Willoughby South on their new home field, in a big way, routing the Olmsted Falls Bulldogs, 35-10 in a game that likely knocked the Bulldogs out of the Playoffs.

For all the final scores, plus video highlights and photo galleries from all of Friday and Saturday’s games, head over to the FOX-8 High School Football page.