BROOKFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – In a battle of two 7-2 teams needing a win to make it to week 11, the Brookfield Warriors came out on top of the Champion Flashes, 33-0 likely securing a spot in week 11.
Tyler Briggs put on a show with three touchdowns, two on the ground and one through the air in the victory.
Briggs put Brookfield on the board with 6:15 left in the first quarter on a five yard touchdown run. The score was set up by a bad snap at Champion’s 34 yard line. After a successful pat, the Warriors led 7-0.
Haden Gibson’s three yard touchdown run with 3:37 left in the first half extended the Warriors’ lead to 14-0, capping a nine play, 83 yard drive. That score was set up by a Champion turnover on downs.
Brookfield’s bruising back found a new way to score with just under two minutes remaining in the first half. Briggs connected with Gage Emery on a 48 yard halfback pass to extend the Warriors lead again with 1:42 left to play. After a failed PAT, Brookfield would take a 20-0 lead into the locker room.
Briggs found the end zone on the ground again with 9:47 remaining in the third quarter, this time a 29 yard touchdown run to extend the Brookfield lead to 26-0.
Gibson connected with Dakota King for a 30 yard touchdown pass with 7:51 remaining in the third quarter to extend the lead once again to 33-0.
Champion entered the game in 10th place in Division V, Region 17. Brookfield entered in 8th place is Division VI, Region 21.