Sack masters: Braves duo a terror for opposing quarterbacks


Indian Creek defensive linemen Wess Cornett, left, and Vince Reese are shown Tuesday in the locker room at the school. Cornett, a tackle, and Reese, an end, share the team lead with nine sacks each this season. PHOTO BY SCOTT ROBERSON

There’s a weathered adage among top-flight pass rushers that goes as follows: We’ll meet at the quarterback.

It’s difficult to imagine Indian Creek defensive end Vince Reese mouthing these words to tackle Wess Cornett (or vise versa) during the heated course of a football game, though their statistics suggest otherwise.

The 5-foot-11, 190-pound Reese has registered nine quarterback sacks for the Braves (9-2) this season entering Friday night’s Class 3A sectional final at Greensburg (9-2), a sum that in most programs would put the senior well ahead in that department.

But not at Indian Creek.

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