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Orange Football Dominant in Victory over Rival – Alex Ford with 4 Touchdowns for the Lions

Photo by Al Kornspan

The Orange Football team turned in a dominant performance on Friday night as they defeated Beachwood, 49-0.

The Orange Lions took a 15-0 lead in the first quarter.  

Orange scored their first touchdown on a two yard run by Alex Ford. Then they added a safety and another touchdown run by Ford in the first quarter.

Ford had an incredible game as he rushed for three touchdowns and also threw a touchdown pass. 

On the night, Ford ran for 79 yards and threw for 65 yards.

Orange added 14 points in the second quarter on two touchdown runs to take a 29-0 lead into halftime.  

Scoring touchdowns in the second quarter for Orange was Russel Tye who had a 20-yard touchdown run and Ford who had a 44-yard touchdown run.



In the third quarter, Ely Robinson caught a 12-yard touchdown pass from Ford.  After the extra point was made by Chris Buckley, Orange led 36-0.

Orange then scored two more touchdowns in the fourth quarter on a 4-yard touchdown run by Noah Seaman and a 28-yard touchdown run by EJ Dowdell to make the final score 49-0.

After the game, Orange head football coach Rob Senor talked about the victory.

“I am just so thrilled for our kids,” said Coach Senor. “Our kids worked hard during the off-season and believed when I told them that working hard during the off season was the prescription to getting W’s.bI am just so proud of my kids and so happy for my kids.”



Orange takes on Mineral Ridge next Friday in their home opener while Beachwood travels to Chagrin Falls.


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