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Riverside's DiBenedetto, Blue Ridge's Smith put on aerial show in Warriors' victory

Published on Friday, September 2, 2016

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Brooks O'Brien of Riverside didn't see this vicious tackle coming. But he felt it.
 

David Grooms

Brooks O'Brien of Riverside didn't see this vicious tackle coming. But he felt it.

 



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Tamir Martin of Riverside gets a handful of a facemask belonging to a Blue Ridge player.
 

David Grooms

Tamir Martin of Riverside gets a handful of a facemask belonging to a Blue Ridge player.

 



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Christopher Rice (82) of Blue Ridge High School makes a picture perfect catch over a Riverside defender.
 

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Christopher Rice (82) of Blue Ridge High School makes a picture perfect catch over a Riverside defender.

 



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Blue Ridge cheerleaders get into the spirit of the game despite a light, steady rain in the first half.
 

David Grooms

Blue Ridge cheerleaders get into the spirit of the game despite a light, steady rain in the first half.

 



Riverside defeated Blue Ridge 47-36 Thursday night to win its’ second game of the season coming into its opening week. The game was played Thursday in advance of expected heavy rain from Hurricane Hermine.

Riverside won for the second time this season (2-1) while Blue Ridge fell to 1-2.

Riverside’s Andrew Brown threw a touchdown pass in the second quarter but left the game with an injury.

Logan DiBenedetto replaced Brown and threw for four touchdowns and 193 yards. He had one pass intercepted.

Antoine Kahaleh, a senior, kicked field goals of 37 and 27 yards.

Riverside interception and fumble recovery in final quarter kept the Warriors’ lead safe in fourth quarter.

Blue Ridge’s Jake Smith threw for four touchdowns, and totaled 317 yards on 17 completions. He was intercepted once. Smith’s favorite receiver was Jason Sammons who had 9 catches for 163 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Sonny Stevens rushed for 91 yards on 14 carries and a touchdown.

The 722 yards was split 405 for Blue Ridge and 317 for Riverside. However, Blue Ridge was assessed 131 yards on 10 penalties.

 

 

 

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