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Johnson runs for 281 yards as Cardinals roll past Southland

The LeRoy-Ostrander football team beat Southland 57-26 in its season opener in LeRoy Friday.

The Cardinals led 14-0 early on and the teams exchanged touchdowns until it was 34-26. 

“It was kind of back and forth until the second half,” LO head coach Trevor Carrier said. “We had a couple of adjustments to make and we had some injuries. It was a long night.”

Chase Johnson ran for 281 yards for the Cardinals.

LO STATS

Rushing: Chase Johnson, 14-for-281, 4 TDs; Peyton Roe, 5-for-45; Layne Bird, 7-for-92, TD; 

Passing: Johnson, 5-for-12, 168, 3 TD, INT

Receiving:Tristan Lewison, 3-for-150, 2 TDs; Bird, 1-for-16, TD