Early action on the scoreboard pushed Chardon to the front, and it stayed there to fend off Painesville Riverside 24-23 in an Ohio high school football matchup on September 15.
It took a 10-7 rally, but the Hilltoppers was up to the task, grabbing the lead for good in the fourth quarter.
The Beavers enjoyed a 16-14 lead over the Hilltoppers to start the fourth quarter.
Painesville Riverside proved it would be a force to be reckoned with by building a 16-7 advantage over Chardon at the half.
The Beavers showed it was ready to play, using an early thrust to carve out a 3-0 advantage over the Hilltoppers as the first quarter ended.
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