The Lakota West football program is 2-0 for the first since 2006 after it defeated Glen Este on the road Friday night by the score of 34-0.
Offensively, the Trojans controlled the clock – winning the time of possession battle by eating 30:45 minutes of the game clock compared to the 17:15 minutes that the Firebirds controlled the football.
However, Glen Este gained only 122 of total offense and failed to get on the scoreboard, while Lakota West scored five touchdowns and totaled 257 yards on offense.
Leading the Firebirds’ offense for the second straight week, junior running back Mikel Horton gained a total of 138 yards (77 rushing and 61 receiving) on offense. Through two games, Horton has rushed for 316 yards and 2 touchdowns on 58 carries.
Junior classmate, quarterback Malik Grove, completed 6-of-11 passes for 96 yards and two touchdowns. Grove also rushed for 25 yards on 8 carries.
Junior running back Jordan Harris led Glen Este with 78 rushing yards on 19 carries.
The Eastern Cincinnati Conference provided statistics in this article.
*scoring breakdown not posted due to potential errors