CINCINNATI - Turpin's defense came up big in the second half to enable the undefeated Spartans to win their neighborhood rivalry Friday night.
Coming off a halftime tie, Turpin came up with two interceptions and several fourth-down stops and shut out Anderson in the second half for a 38-21 victory.
Anderson ended the game with only 26 rushing yards, most of which came by two long carries for 12 and 23 yards. The other 20 carries for the Redskins, went for -9 yards.
Anderson QB Jay Volpenhein threw for 303 yards with a touchdown, but Turpin smothered the Redskins' ground attack, surrendering just 26 yards. Most of that came on two long carries for 12 and 23 yards. The other 20 carries for the Redskins went for minus-9 yards.
Up next, Anderson (5-3) visits Milford (2-6), and Turpin (8-0) hosts Glen Este (1-6).
The TriStateFootball.com crew chats with Turpin head coach Rob Stoll.