(8-29-21) Kirtland picked up its 43rd consecutive win beating Lutheran West 47-0, the Hornet starters did not play in the 2nd half.

Ramon Lescano threw for 89 yards and a score, Mason Rus ran for 107 yards and two touchdowns, and Gage Sullivan caught three passes for 61 yards and a touchdown for Kirtland (2-0).

The Hornets outgained the Longhorns, 353-29.

With the win the Hornets improved to 71-1 against Chagrin Valley Conference opponents since 2010.

UP NEXT: Westinghouse Academy, (Pa.) beat Seton LaSalle 38-0 on Saturday in their first game of the season. Junior quarterback Keyshawn Morsillo threw for three touchdowns and ran for another.

Kirtland will go for win #44 taking on Pittsburgh City League member Westinghouse Academy. The Bulldogs have won back-to-back District 8 championships.

The top five US streaks did not change.

Current US Consecutive Game Winning Streaks

  1. Caledonia (Minn.), 71
    1st game – September 3rd vs. Lake City
  2. Southern Columbia Area (Catawissa, Pa.), 61
    Last game – August 27th vs. Berwick W 43-0
  3. Fyffe (Ala.), 46
    Last game – August 20th Win vs. Isabella 30-6
  4. Kirtland (Ohio), 43
    Last game – August 27th Win vs. Lutheran West 47-0
    Wins to tie state record: 16; St. John’s (Delphos), 57 straight (1996-2001)

    Closest Win: Mogadore, 11/16/18, 20-14
    Most Lopsided Win: Grand Valley, 10/11/19, 63-0
  5. Corner Canyon (Draper, Utah), 43
    Last game – August 27th vs. W Bingham 35-7