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    Kirtland’s Mason Sullivan scores 6 TDs in win over Beachwood


    KIRTLAND—Beachwood scored twice as many points as Kirtland has allowed all season but it wasn’t nearly enough as the Hornets improved to 8-0 with a 49-14 win over the visiting Bison on Friday.

    Mason Sullivan carried 22 times for 242 yards and scored six touchdowns in the win.

    Sullivan scored on runs of 4 and 8 yards in the first quarter and added touchdown runs of 4 and 13 yards in the second quarter as the Hornets built a 28-0 halftime lead.

    Beachwood’s Dawann Gray opened the third quarter with a 53-yard touchdown run to score the first points on the Hornets since Riverside finished with seven in a Week 2 contest. Kirtland’s defense hadn’t allowed a point in 23 straight quarters.

    Sullivan answered with a 59-yard touchdown run and nearly had his second long scoring run of the night but was brought down after a 56-yard run and Luke Gardner punched it in from the one to push Kirtland’s lead to 42-7.

    Sullivan closed out his night with a 9-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter.

    Beachwood’s Ashton Pugh scored on a 6-yard run late in the fourth.

    Kirtland outgained Beachwood, 402-228, with 345 of those cards coming via the ground game. The Hornets averaged over eight yards per carry.

    Gray ran for 87 yards on 10 carries to lead Beachwood’s offense.

    Steve Hare
    The creator and publisher of, Hare has covered high school sports in Northeast Ohio since 1997. He began as a correspondent for the Lake County News Herald, where he contributed until 2011, primarily covering high school football and wrestling. In 1999, Hare began writing for, a member of the network of high school and college sports web sites. He focuses on covering Notre Dame football recruiting. was created in 2004 and was a member of the network until 2012. The site's original purpose was to cover Ohio high school football and recruiting news but since has grown to cover all sports and to provide sports information services to high school athletic programs and individual teams. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.
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