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Southeast Moves to 2-0

Mike Hammett - September 14, 2013 6:24 am

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The Southeast of Saline Trojans are 2-0 after a 27-6 win at Chapman on Friday night.

The Irish took an early lead when Robert Walsh scored on a 55-yard touchdown run. Chapman led 6-0 after a quarter.

In the second quarter, Southeast of Saline managed to get on the board. Matthew Helvey caught a 16-yard touchdown pass from Cody Schlesener. Kyler Sager’s extra point gave Southeast a 7-6 halftime lead.

In the third quarter, the Trojans expanded the lead. Sager caught a 65-yard touchdown pass from Schlesener, then booted through the extra point, putting Southeast up 14-6 after three.

In the final frame, Southeast pulled away with two more scoring passes from Schlesener. First, Helvey caught a 28-yard touchdown pass, then Sager caught a 12-yard scoring strike, giving the Trojans a 27-6 win.

Schlesener was 9-of-19 passing for 166 yards, four touchdowns and one interception. Keith Short paced the rushing attack with 27 carries for 116 yards. Helvey made four catches for 59 yards, scoring twice, while Sager had two catches for two touchdowns and 77 yards. Southeast totaled 310 yards of offense.

Walsh was Chapman’s workhorse, rushing 31 times for 214 yards. The Irish had 245 total yards in the game.

Southeast is 2-0 with both wins on the road. The Trojans play their home opener against Remington on Friday.

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