Hoover 17 - Akron East 24

A goal-line stand in the final seconds allowed Akron East to hang on to a 24-17 win over Hoover at Memorial Stadium.

East outgained Hoover 342-254 to improve to 3-0 overall, including 2-0 against Federal League teams. The Dragons opened the season with a win at Jackson.

Kyrie Williams rushed for a game-high 148 yards on 16 carries for East, while also throwing for 88 yards. Teammate Romeo Felton gained 68 yards and scored two TDs on 19 carries.

Connor Ashby threw for 182 yards to lead Hoover. Drew Johnson caught six passes for 56 yards.

Adam Griguolo led the Vikings’ rushing attack with 61 yards and a score on 19 carries.


TEAM STATS

Hoover

First Downs 18
Rushes-Yards 31-72
Comp-Att-Int 16-33-0
Passing Yards 182
Fumbles-Lost 1-1
Penalty Yards 6-60
Records 2-1
Total Yards 254
Punts-Avg. 4-39.0

East

First Downs 19
Rushes-Yards 44-254
Comp-Att-Int 7-16-0
Passing Yards 88
Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Penalty Yards 14-105
Records 3-0
Total Yards 342
Punts-Avg. 4-31.5

INDIVIDUAL SCORING

4th Quarter
AE — Felton 5 run (Bangally Kamara kick), 3:16
3rd Quarter
HOO — Prusinowski 1 run (Cline kick), :46
AE — Felton 14 run (Bangally Kamara kick), 5:41
HOO — Griguolo 8 run (Cline kick), 11:28
2nd Quarter
HOO — Cline 30 field goal, 3:53
AE — Marlon Lee 35 fumble return (Bangally Kamara kick)
1st Quarter
AE — Bangally Kamara 29 field goal

Source: FridayNightOhio.com