Playoffs - Division IV, Region 14

Genoa Area 42, Ready 21

Silver Knights ousted in first round

Brothers David and Kyle Nutter combined for 331 yards rushing and three touchdowns to lead the host Genoa Area High School football team over Ready 42-21 in a Division IV, Region 14 first-round playoff game Nov. 2.

Ryan Espinoza returned a punt 79 yards for a touchdown to highlight a 20-point fourth-quarter barrage that sealed the victory for the third-seeded Comets (11-0).

Doug Stickler raced 74 yards for a score to pull the sixth-seeded Silver Knights (7-3) even at 14-all in the third quarter, but a subsequent Kyle Edwards 20-yard scoring run reclaimed the lead for Genoa Area.

Strickler rushed for 120 yards for Ready, which also got a pair of touchdown runs from Matt Yoho, including a 1-yard sneak that opened the scoring.

Genoa Area rushed for 425 yards.


Team 1 2 3 4 Final
READY 7 0 7 7 21
GENOA AREA 0 14 8 20 42

R--Yoho 1 run (Dulin kick)
GA--D. Nutter 17 run (Pickard kick)
GA--Espinoza 18 run (Pickard kick)
R--Strickler 74 run (Dulin kick)
GA--Edwards 20 run (D. Nutter run)
GA--K. Nutter 48 run (Pickard kick)
GA--Espinoza 79-run (Pickard kick)
GA--K. Nutter 16 run (kick failed)
R--Yoho 9 run (Dulin kick)