Duke Center Showdown Duke Center, PA was alive with energy as Otto-Eldred High faced Elk County Catholic.

Injury Troubles The Terrors entered the game with key players injured, including their starting quarterback.

Backups Rise to the Occasion Despite the setbacks, O-E's backups stepped up, leading the team to victory in the Region 3 matchup.

Coach Cook's Strategy Coach Troy Cook encouraged his young players, and the results were evident. O-E had a successful ground game, with Hunter App scoring four touchdowns.

Manning Splain's Impact Splain, an O-E player, caught a 53-yard touchdown pass and made six receptions, totaling 120 yards.

Ground Game Strength O-E impressively leaned on their run throughout the game, reflecting adaptability and resilience.

Magee Fills the Void Sophomore Shane Magee, the reserve QB, threw for 165 yards, filling in for injured senior Andrew Schenfield.

ECC's Challenge While ECC's Charlie Geci threw for 205 yards and three touchdowns, turnovers haunted the team.

Close Calls The game saw several turnovers and an inadvertent whistle incident, adding to its nail-biting nature.

Coach Cook Reflects Cook highlighted the team's ability to adjust and execute, leading to their second-half success.

Dominant Performance O-E's defense was strong, limiting ECC's rushers to only 18 yards. The game concluded with O-E's win of 35-22.

Rematch Ahead Both teams are set to face off again on Sept. 22 in St. Marys. A game to watch!