Roosevelt football rides running game to victory

Roosevelt, shown here in a game against Falls Church, defeated Cardozo 29-0 on Oct. 13, bringing its season record to 5-2. (Brian Kapur/The Current/August 2017)

Roosevelt pushed its record to 5-2 with a dominant 29-0 victory at Cardozo on Friday night.

The Rough Riders used their powerful rushing attack led by senior running back Alonzo Beverly, who averaged nearly 11 yards per carry while racking up 160 yards and two touchdowns on just 15 carries.

In addition, junior Kamau Stith and sophomore Ruquan Brown contributed 145 yards, and sophomore Jesus Robinson chipped in three yards and a touchdown.

Roosevelt will look to get its sixth win of the season when it travels to play Bell on Friday at 6 p.m.