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Leafa Gridiron Overpower Ohio State On The Road

Leafa Gridiron Overpower Ohio State On The Road

By Eruna Ichinomiya
Spirit News
September 2, 2074

Fourth-year quarterback Cooper Kanie passed for 413 yards, rushed for 421 yards and scored nine touchdowns on offence as Dan Harding's Leafa College Spirit Gridiron Team routed the Ohio State Buckeyes 124-24 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Defensive tackle Levi Iori was a menace on the pass rush, recording seven tackles and three sacks.

Halfback Ethan Wakamatsu ran for 202 yards and two touchdowns, halfback Jackson Tatara ran for 130 yards and a major, wide receiver Dayne Tsunashi caught four passes for 135 yards and a touchdown, and wideout Mitch Kihara led the team in blocking with 15 pancakes. Kihara also had two receptions for 63 yards and a major score while Tsunashi had 14 pancakes.

Outside linebacker David Hazuki, cornerback Sebastian Kamiya and cornerback Vic Tsuchimikado all scored touchdowns off turnovers. Left end Sam Touzokuyama recorded two sacks while cornerback Billy Ooji and free safety Connor Togashi added an interception apiece.

Leafa improve to 2-0 and will take the next two weeks off before resuming action on the road on Sept. 22 against the Wyoming Cowboys.