Series History vs. St. Charles
DeSales leads the overall series 41-4
1990's vs. St. Charles
Decade Record against the Cardinals: 10 - 0
10/3/1999 - DeSales 24, St. Charles 14
DeSales rallied from a 14-10 deficit at halftime by scoring 14 unanswered points and moved to 5-1 overall, 1-0 in CCL play. Jason Barnett’s interception at his own three yard line midway through the 4th quarter helped preserve the win for the Stallions. Ron Bradley had a 14-yard touchdown run and Chris Mahaffey threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to Mike Love for DeSales, who ran for 165 of their 213 total yards in the second half.
SFD leads the series 25-3
10/9/1998 - DeSales 64, St. Charles 14
The Stallions dominated the Cardinals from the start, scoring 44 points in the first half. DeSales racked-up 532 yards of total offense led by quarterback Aaron Powell’s 287 yards. Despite only playing a little more than two quarters, Powell ran for 115 and threw for 172 yards with four touchdown passes. Two of his scoring strikes went to Aaron O’Reilly from 27 and 41 yards out. Tony Moore also caught a touchdown pass and also ran for two scores. The Stallions held St. Charles to 99 yards rushing on 34 carries.
SFD leads the series 24-3
10/3/1997 - DeSales 39, St. Charles 0
Senior quarterback Matt Bajorek had 129 rushing yards and three touchdowns (11, 3, 21) to lead the Stallions to victory. The Stallion defense held St. Charles to -8 yards (-29 yards rushing, 20 yards passing) of total offense. Trent Albright recorded two interceptions for the Purple and White against the winless Cardinals.
SFD leads the series 23-3
11/1/1996 - DeSales 48, St. Charles 0
The Stallions captured the 1996 CCL title by holding a St. Charles team to just 41 yards of offense. Matt Stewart had two first quarter rushing touchdowns for DeSales, who finished the season at 8-2. Stewart finished with 86 yards rushing and Mark Sherrod ran 92 yards for a Stallion team that accumulated 403 yards of total offense. The Purple and White intercepted four St. Charles passes.
SFD leads the series 22-3
11/3/1995 - DeSales 39, St. Charles 0
For the second straight season and the sixth time in school history, the Stallions finished the regular season undefeated. DeSales’ defense dominated St. Charles, holding the Cardinals to 21 yards rushing and captured their second straight CCL title. The Stallions, 10-0, were led by Gary Berry and Adam Rader, who each had two touchdowns. Berry ran for 119 yards with a score and also had a 43-yard punt return for a touchdown.
SFD leads the series 21-3
11/4/1994 - DeSales 64, St. Charles 14
For the first time since 1985, DeSales entered the postseason with an undefeated record after a 62-14 win over St. Charles. The Stallions, 10-0, finished the regular season unbeaten for the 5th time in school history. Brady Mangini led the Purple and White by scoring three times (30, 8, 18). Matt Stewart only needed three carries to get his 128 yards, thanks to two touchdown runs from 50 yards or longer. Marc Gentry came up big on special teams - returning a blocked punt and a kickoff back for Stallion scores. Gentry’s 65-yard kick return for a touchdown was a part of 23 points scored by DeSales in the 2nd quarter. With the win, the Stallions edged Steubenville for the top seed in Region 11.
SFD leads the series 20-3
11/5/1993 - DeSales 40, St. Charles 0
In their final game of 1993, the Stallions blanked St. Charles 40-0. DeSales finished 6-4 overall, 1-1 in CCL play. Dan Paolini crossed the goal line three times for DeSales. Brady Mangini ran for 113 yards and had two touchdown runs in the 2nd quarter to help build a 21-point halftime lead. Greg Roberto caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from Stallion’s quarterback Matt D’Orazio.
SFD leads the series 19-3
11/6/1992 - DeSales 33, St. Charles 21
DeSales’ two-year playoff run comes to end, but the Stallions finish the year on a high note by jumping out to a 27-7 lead before winning 33-21. The Stallions received a 3-yard touchdown run by quarterback Brian Emmerling and an 8-yard scoring run by Brady Mangini in a 14-0 first quarter lead. Mangini and Emmerling each scored again in the 2nd quarter, making it 27-7 DeSales. The Purple and White blocked two Cardinal punts. Dan Paolini’s 142 yards rushing led the Stallions, who finished 1992 at 5-5. .
SFD leads the series 18-3
11/2/1991 - DeSales 36, St. Charles 13
SFD leads the series 17-3
10/26/1990 - DeSales 21, St. Charles 7
Chad Young and Steve Smith had first half touchdowns to help build a 14-0 lead at halftime for DeSales, who went on to win 21-7 and finish the season at 8-2 in addition to winning an Ohio Catholic League title. With the score 14-7 in the 4th quarter, Smith broke a 78-yard run for a touchdown to clinch the game for the Stallions. Smith finished the game with 143 yards rushing.
SFD leads the series 16-3