SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — The host Indians’ two-point conversion attempt failed with 15 seconds to go to preserve a 27-26 St. Marys Western Buckeye League victory Friday night.
The Roughriders’ Braeden Dunlap ran for two touchdowns and completed a 58-yard TD pass to Christian Triplett. Sean Perry also had a TD run for St. Marys (4-0, 3-0 WBL), ranked No. 1 in Division IV. Johnny Caprella threw a pair of TD passes to Christian Ford and ran for another score for Shawnee (1-3, 0-3 WBL). Caprella finished with 120 yards rushing on 28 carries. Will Roberson also had a touchdown run for the Indians.
Celina 50, Bath 14
CELINA — Brett Schwieterman threw a pair of touchdown passes, one for 84 yards to Austin Okeley and another for 12 yards to Cooper Jones for the host Bulldogs. Kyle Zizelman, Case Stephens, Jaxson Silliman and Quinn Andrews each had a TD run for Celina (3-1, 2-1 WBL). Stephens recovered a fumble for another TD.
Tre Johnson ran 25 yards for score and Cyrus Burden completed a 54-yard TD pass to Ian Armentrout for Bath (0-4, 0-3 WBL).
Pandora-Gilboa 41, Liberty-Benton 0
FINDLAY — Jared Breece completed 12 of 16 passes for four touchdowns. Travis Maag, who had four catches for 81 yards, and Bryce Basinger each had a pair of TD receptions. Payton Traxler had a TD run and Riley Larcom returned a kickoff 84 yards for a score also for P-G (4-0, 2-0 Blanchard Valley Conference), ranked No. 19 in D-VII. Liberty-Benton fell to 0-4 overall and 0-2 in the BVC.
Elida 46, Defiance 42
DEFIANCE — Evan Unruh completed 18 of 30 passes for 325 yards and four touchdowns, Layton Mowery had TD run and Araiah Little returned a punt 50 yards for another score for the visiting Bulldogs. Little had two TD catches for 80 and Keshawn Spivey and Marcel Poe, who had four catches for 87 yards, each had a TD catch for Elida. Noah Adcock connected on a 22-yard field goal also for Elida.
Elida (2-1 WBL) and Defiance (1-2 WBL) are each 2-2 on the season.
Van Wert 40, Ottawa-Glandorf 34 (OT)
OTTAWA — Jake Hilleary, who ran 30 times for 177 yards, scored his second touchdown of the night for the winning score in overtime. Teammate Nate Place completed 17 of 25 pass attempts for 152 yards and three touchdowns, two to Tanner Barnhart and the other to Drew Bagley, and also ran 18 times for 94 yards and a TD.
Jeremy Leopold completed 16 of 31 passes for 230 yards and three touchdowns, two to Jarrod Beach, who had four catches for 91 yards, and another to Jasper Scarberry for O-G. Dylan Tippie had six receptions for 90 yards, Josh Rosengarten connected on a 31-yard field goal and Beach returned a punt 70 yards for a score also for O-G, ranked No. 19 in Division V.
Van Wert and O-G are each 2-2 overall and 1-2 in the WBL.
Crestview 53, Bluffton 0
CONVOY — Drew Kline threw touchdown passes to Derick Dealey and Wade Sheets and ran for another TD as the Knights, ranked No. 6 in D-VII, moved to 4-0 on the season. Brody Brecht had 136 yards and two touchdowns on seven rushes. Dealey and Kaden Short each had TD runs and Dealey recovered a blocked punt for another score in the Northwest Conference opener for both teams. Tucker Neff had 11 carries for 62 yards for the Pirates (1-3).
Columbus Grove 49, Paulding 16
COLUMBUS GROVE — Blake Reynolds ran 11 times for 108 yards and four touchdowns. Colin Metzger, Trevor Taylor and Garret Nemire, who had 91 yards on 16 carries, each had a TD run also for the Bulldogs (2-2) in the NWC opener for each team. Jacob Deisler had 111 yards and a TD on 19 carries and Jacob King had a touchdown run for the Panthers (0-4).
Ada 38, Delphos Jefferson 6
ADA — Phillip Coulson completed nine of 18 pass attempts for 132 yards and three touchdowns and also rushed for a pair of TDs. Landon Blankenship, Zac Swaney and Cayden Murphy each had a touchdown catch and teammate Ty Miller also had a TD run. Tanner Mathewson had a TD run for Jefferson.
The host Bulldogs moved to 2-2 on the season and Jefferson fell to 1-3 in the NWC opener for each school.
Spencerville 27, Allen East 15
SPENCERVILLE — The host Bearcats moved to 2-2 on the season and the Mustangs fell to 1-3 in the NWC opener for each school. No other information was reported about this game at deadline.
Marion Local 53, Delphos St. John’s 7
DELPHOS — The Flyers, ranked No. 2 in Division VI, moved to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the Midwest Athletic Conference. St. John’s fell to 1-4 and 0-3 in the MAC.
Nate Bruns had a pair of touchdown throws to Nick Tangerman and another to Tanner Ungruhn. Nolan Habodasz had two TD runs and Dylan Heitkamp and Jacob Hartings had one each also for Marion Local. Alex Klosterman made a 36-yard field goal and connected on four extra-point attempts. Dominic Metzger recovered a blocked punt for DSJ’s touchdown.
Leipsic 25, Van Buren 20
VAN BUREN — Dylan Schroeder completed 11 of 22 pass attempts for 214 yards and two TDs, Cole Rieman, who had seven catches for 135 yards, and Cole Williamson each had a touchdown catch and Gavin Lomeli had 21 carries for 105 yards and a TD for Leipsic, ranked No. 9 in D-VII.
The Vikings moved to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the BVC while Van Buren fell to 0-4 and 0-2 in the conference.
Coldwater 31, Minster 20
COLDWATER — Jake Hemmelgarn completed 22 of 28 pass attempts for 244 yards and four touchdowns and rushed 21 times for 138 yards for the top-ranked Division VI Cavaliers (4-0, 2-0 MAC) against the No. 1 ranked Division VII Wildcats (3-1, 1-1 MAC). Blake Dippold also connected on a 25-yard field goal and four extra-point attempts.
Mitch Niekamp (five catches for 89 yards) and Cole Frilling (eight catches for 86 yards) each had two TD receptions for Coldwater.
Minster’s Alex Schmitmeyer had two TD runs and returned a fumble 64 yards for another score.
Upper Scioto Valley 6
MCGUFFEY — Joel Rickle had a touchdown run and Kyle Searson recovered a fumble for another W-G (3-1) score in the Northwest Central Conference opener for both teams. Quinn Sanders had a TD run for USV (1-3).
Arlington 35, Cory-Rawson 0
RAWSON — Tommy Stauffer rushed 19 times for 55 yards for C-R (0-4, 0-2 BVC) against the Red Devils (4-0, 2-0 BVC).
Parkway 21, Versailles 7
ROCKFORD — Nick Hawk ran 20 times for 164 yards and a pair of TDs and Eli Rich also had a touchdown run for the Panthers (1-3, 1-1 MAC) against the Tigers (1-3, 0-2 MAC).
New Bremen 19, Fort Recovery
FORT RECOVERY — Nolan Bornhorst connected with Bryce Blickle on a 30-yard touchdown pass with 1:49 remaining to give the Cardinals (3-1, 1-1 MAC) the victory against the No. 20-ranked D-VI Indians (2-2, 0-2 MAC).
Bornhorst completed 11 of 18 pass attempts for 177 yards and rushed 19 times for 109 yards.
Ryan Bertle converted four field goals and an extra point also for New Bremen. Clay Schmitz had TD passes to Clayton Pearson and Gavin Thobe as well as a 2-point conversion throw to Robert LeFevre for Fort Recovery.
Schmitz completed 12 of 25 pass attempts for 205 yards.
Anna 28, St. Henry 27 (OT)
ANNA — The Rockets (3-1, 2-0 MAC) won when the Redskins (3-1, 1-1 MAC), ranked No. 7 in Division VI, failed to convert a 2-point conversion run in overtime.
Zach Niekamp had three touchdown runs and Sam Lefeld had a rushing TD for St. Henry.
Miller City 3, Fort Jennings 0
MILLER CITY — Isaac Fillinger had two goals and Ezra Deitering scored one. Joe Deitering made seven saves in earning the shutout. Fort Jennings goalie Cody Horstman made 12 saves.
Kalida 0, Pettisville 0
KALIDA — The host Wildcats moved to Kalida 4-4-1 on the season.
Minster 171, New Knoxville 214
MINSTER — Medalists Grant Koenig and Grant Voisard (41 each), Jacob Wissman (43) and Ethan Lehmkuhl (46) combined for the winning score at Arrowhead Golf Club. Sam Anspach led New Knoxville with a 47
Ohio Northern 3, Hope 0
SPRINGFIELD — No. 20 ONU improved to 8-2 with the 25-20, 25-16, 25-21 victory against No. 17 Hope (Michigan) at the Wittenberg Fall Classic.
Chelsea Huppert had 15 kills, Katie Wade had 37 assists and St. Henry grad Madison Broering and McKenna Hostetler each had 14 digs for ONU.
Bluffton 3, Fontbonne 0
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Beavers (3-7) defeated Fontbonne (1-4) 25-17, 25-13, 25-15 at Spalding University.
Jessie Gibson led the offense with eight kills and three blocks. Maddie White chipped in six spikes. Erin Weisgarber tallied 24 helpers, surpassing Shauna Rowland for second place all time with 3,705 assists. Sarah Heydinger contributed five blocks.
ONU 3, Trine 0
ADA — The Polar Bears improved to 2-2 on the season with the victory against the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association opponent from Indiana, which fell to 3-3.
Jenna Fuller had two goals and McKenna Welsh had one tally. Meagan Grierson got the shutout in goal.