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DOVER — The Big Red football team won its fourth-straight game and improved to 4-1 on the season with a big road win against Dover at Crater Stadium on Friday night, 34-14.

Big Red, which was ranked No. 5 in the first AP Poll in Division IV, got on the board first with a Jalen Minnifield 1-yard scoring run to take a 7-0 lead at the end of the first quarter.

Savier Faulks, back in the lineup for Big Red after missing the past two weeks with an injury, picked up right where he left off finding the endzone on a 7-yard run in the second quarter to make it 14-0 Steubenville.

Aydan Manning then connected with Isaac Hill for a 19-yard touchdown before the half to make it a 20-0 Big Red lead at the break.

After Dover got on the board in the third quarter to cut the margin to 20-7, Faulks added his second TD of the night, this time scoring from 8-yards out to make it 26-7 for Big Red, Manning finding Minniefield on a two-point pass to make it 28-7.

In the fourth quarter, Ca’Juan Bryant broke free for a 20-yard touchdown to make it 34-7 for the Big Red before Dover tacked on a late score to provide the final margin.

Faulks carried the ball 21 times in his return and topped the century mark with 111 yards and the two trips to the endzone. Bryant added 55 yards on seven carries.

Hill had a big night receiving, hauling in 12 passes from Manning for 128 yards and the TD.

Manning finished the night a solid 18 of 23 for 197 yards. Big Red finished with 415 yards of total offense in the victory.

Steubenville will return to Harding Stadium next Friday night to host Wheeling Park.

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