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Turnovers, Slow Second Half Trip Up Bellevue

Bellevue welcomed Fairview on Friday and the Tigers fell to their visitors by a margin of 47-22.

Both teams were pass-heavy with a combined 93 throws. 

The game started slow with Bellevue getting deep into Eagle territory twice in the first quarter but coming away empty-handed. Then, with 35 seconds to play in the first quarter, Fairview put up the first points of the game.

The teams scored five combined touchdowns in the second quarter and Bellevue took a halftime lead of 22-20.

But the Tigers (1-3) would be shut out in the second half.

The two teams gained over 800 combined offensive yards, but combined for ten turnovers, eight committed by Bellevue.

Other scores from the NKY River Cities:

Scott 31, Newport 14

Simon Kenton 46, Newport Central Catholic 13

Walton-Verona 28, Holmes 13

Beechwood 58, Holy Cross 0

Highlands 49, John Hardin 7

New Miami 22, Dayton 14

Bethlehem 53, Ludlow 23

-Story & photos by Brian Frey, RCN Contributor