Patrone returns to spark South Range
JEFFERSON — South Range senior quarterback Michael Patrone is back and better than ever.
Patrone, who sat out last week due to injury, threw five touchdown passes in the first half and had 370 yards of total offense in the Raiders’ 52-20 win over Jefferson on Friday.
The Raiders, ranked fourth in the Division V state poll, improves to 4-0. Jefferson falls to 0-4.
Patrone completed 12 of 14 passes for 230 yards and five touchdowns and ran for 140 yards on three carries.
Dylan Dominguez scored four touchdowns for the Raiders, who piled up 563 total yards Dominguez had 105 yards and two touchdowns on 15 rushes and caught two touchdown passes for 73 yards.
Kicker Harley Novak was 7-for-7 on extra points and added 26-yard field goal.
The Raiders opened up a 35-14 halftime lead as Patrone had two touchdown passes to Cory Penick and Dylan Dominguez and another to Luke Blasko.
Defensively, Luke Crumbacher had a pair of interceptions to spark the Raiders.
The Raiders carry an eight straight regular-season win streak into next Friday’s home game against Struthers. Jefferson will host Girard on Friday.
S. RANGE: 14-21-14-3–52
JEFFERSON: 7- 7- 6-0–20
SR–Cory Penick 9 pass from Michael Patrone (Harley Novak kick)
SR–Luke Blasko 6 pass from Michael Patrone (Harley Novak kick)
J–Austin Jones 24 pass from Grant Hitchcock (Ben Eick kick)
SR–Dylan Dominguez 49 pass from Michael Patrone (Harley Novak kick)
J–Grant Hitchcock 43 run (Ben Eick kick)
SR–Cory Penick 11 pass from Michael Patrone (Harley Novak kick)
SR–Dylan Dominguez 24 pass from Michael Patrone (Harley Novak kick)
SR–Dylan Dominguez 14 run (Harley Novak kick)
SR–Dylan Dominguez 16 run (Harley Novak kick)
J–Joey Bruckman 21 run (kick failed)
SR–Harley Novak 26 field goal
First downs 24 16
Total Yards 563 328
Rushes-yards 32-333 44-224
Passing 230 104
Comp-Att-Int 12-16-0 10-18-2
Punts 1-31 2-12.0
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1
Penalties-Yards 2-25 3-35
RUSHING–South Range, Michael Patrone 3-140, Dylan Dominguez 15-105, Luke Blasko 4-31; Jefferson, Grant Hitchcock 156-123, Daniel Bruckman 21-48.
PASSING–South Range, Michael Patrone 12-14-230-0, Billy Skirpac 0-2-0-0; Jefferson, Grant Hitchcock 10-18-104-2.
RECEIVING–South Range, Luke Blasko 3-45, Dylan Dominguez 2-73, Jacob Gehring 2-56, Luke Crumabacher 1-35; Jefferson, Trent Hodge 5-47, Austin Jones 3-38.
INTERCEPTIONS–South Range, Luke Crumbacher 2.