The Central Bulldogs were looking for their first win of the season in their Homecoming game on Thursday when the Lighthouse Christian Chargers came to town.
Back from a two-game injury absence, Erik Savage ran for 195 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries Thursday night, adding an 11-yard reception to get over 200 total yards as his Hornets topped Parkview on homecoming.
Strafford trailed for most of first set before rallying back, winning match.
The Reeds Spring Wolves (5-1) are in the driver's seat to win their first ever COC Small title.
The Cardinals began the day one game behind San Francisco for the second NL wild-card spot.