Crestwood Closes Football Season With Win

Crestwood closed its 2015 football season with an exciting 47-41 overtime win over visiting Pottsville (2-8) on November 6. Crestwood ends its season at 3-7; a disappointing year after the 2014 championship season.

An impressive ground game by the Comets covered over 500 yards in the win. The ground game was the difference, with 398 yards on 53 carries compared with 109 yards on 31 carries for Pottsville.

Tanner Kahlau powered the Comets, scoring three touchdowns, including the game-winning score in overtime, and rushing for 242 yards. Kahlau’s stats against Pottsville put him over 1,000 yards for the season.

Teammate Connor Sheloski, who rushed for 138 yards, added two touchdowns in the dramatic win. Sheloski also recorded three interceptions on the night.

Patrick Rother scored the Comets’ first touchdown on an 80-yard jaunt in first quarter. Sheloski added Crestwood’s second TD to edge Pottsville 14-13 at the end of the opening stanza. Pottsville held Crestwood scoreless in the second quarter to pull ahead, 20-13.

The Comets played catch up in the second half tying their opponents at the end of regulation and force the game into overtime.

In overtime, Sheloski intercepted a pass by Pottsville quarterback Eric Wapinsky in the end zone. Kahlau scored the winning TD after just two plays.