DEFIANCE — St. Marys is guaranteed at least a share of the Western Buckeye League title following a 42-0 victory Friday night against Defiance (4-5, 3-5 WBL).
Braeden Dunlap had two touchdown runs and Sean Perry, who finished with 128 yards rushing on 13 carries, Ty Schlosser and Hunter Fraley each had a TD carry. The Roughriders (9-0, 8-0 WBL) finished with 314 yards on the ground Dunlap also threw a touchdown pass to Jase Norton.
North Baltimore 14
NORTH BALTIMORE — Jared Breece threw for three touchdown passes as Pandora-Gilboa earned at least a Blanchard Valley Conference title tie with a rout of North Baltimore.
Breece threw touchdown strikes to Bryce Basinger (37 yards), Travis Maag (23 yards) and to Silas Schmenk (32 yards) to lead the Rockets (9-0, 7-0 BVC). Walker Macke ran for two scores: from 2 and 13 yards, while Sam Burkholder added two more rushing touchdowns from 2 and 28 yards. Breece was 9-of-12 passing for 200 yards
North Baltimore fell to 1-8, 1-6 BVC.
WAPAKONETA — Evan Kaeck had a pair of touchdown runs and teammate Brady Erb ran 11 times for 124 yards and a score as the Redskins (8-1) enter next week’s game at unbeaten St. Marys with a 7-1 WBL record. Donny Rosales scored O-G’s points on a 45-yard run as the Titans (4-5, 3-5 WBL) finished with 142 yard of total offense compared to Wapak’s 342.
Van Wert 38, Celina 20
CELINA — Van Wert rolled up 482 yards of total offense.
Jake Hilleary ran for four scores: from 2, 3, 2 and 2 yards; en route to amassing 145 yards rushing on 32 carries, while Nate Place threw for a 14-yard touchdown pass to Dru Johnson and added a 13-yard rushing touchdown to lead the Cougars (7-2, 6-2 WBL). Place went 15-of-21 passing for 199 yards and Johnson caught five passes for 43 yards.
Brett Schwieterman passed for a pair of scores for the Bulldogs (4-5, 3-5 WBL): 33 yards and 10 yards to Chase Stephens, while Cooper Johns threw for a 43-yard score to Austin Okeley. Schwieterman went 10-of-20 passing for 120 yards and added 98 yards rushing on 17 carries. Stephens caught six passes for 63 yards.
Kenton 67, Elida 35
KENTON — Jaron Sharp threw for six touchdown passes and ran for a seventh.
For the Wildcats (5-4, 5-3 WBL), Sharp threw three touchdown passes to Jayden Cornell — for 11, 95 and 9 yards; as well as two to Landon Rush – 15 and 66 yards; and 2 yards to Trent Lawrence, as well as running one in from 2 yards. Noah Thibaut added two rushing scores from 2 and 71 yards and Malik Jett had a 100-yard interception return.
For the Bulldogs (2-7, 2-6 WBL), Evan Unruh countered with four touchdown passes: for 2 and 39 yards to KeShawn Spivey; and two to Layton Mowery of 57 and 12 yards. He also added a touchdown via a 2-yard rush.
Bluffton 43, Ada 14
BLUFFTON — Nate Schaadt ran 20 times for 160 yards and three touchdowns and also threw a TD pass to Logan Rhodes. Tyler Shutler had a TD run, Tucker Neff ran 17 times for 103 yards and Mason Ault recovered a blocked punt for a score also for the Pirates (3-6, 2-4 Northwest Conference), who finished with 469 yards of total offense compared to the Bulldogs’ 221. Phillip Coulson had a touchdown run and Zac Swaney scored on a 93-yard kickoff return for Ada (2-7, 1-5 NWC).
Shawnee 28, Bath 21
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Johnny Caprella threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to Tristan Dawson with five seconds remaining to lead the Indians over the Wildcats.
Caprella threw for another touchdown for the Indians (4-5, 3-5 WBL) to Jacob Vorhees and added two scores on the ground from 1 and 17 yards.
Chris Burden threw for a pair of touchdown for the Wildcats (0-9, 0-8 WBL): 47 yards to Carter Parlapiano and 5 yards to Caleb Burger and added a 1-yard touchdown run. yards on 14 attempts.
Toledo St. John’s 49,
Lima Senior 28
TOLEDO — EJ Cameron, who completed 20 of 28 pass attempts for 190 yards, threw TD passes to Jaleel King and Cecil Benton Junior and Jawan Anderson and Zavion Brown each had TD runs for Lima Senior (1-8, 0-6 Three Rivers Athletic Conference).
Delphos Jefferson 0
DELPHOS — The Knights (8-1, 5-1 NWC) were led by Drew Kline’s 10-yard touchdown run; Brady Brecht’s 19-yard scoring run; an 80-yard kickoff return by Wade Sheets; a 53-yard punt return by Kaden Short; Caleb Pruett’s 17-yard rushing score; a Short 17-yard touchdown pass to Javin Etzler; and an Etzler 68-yard touchdown toss to Pruett. Pruett led the rushing attack with 43 yards on four carries and Kline was 5-of-8 passing for 74 yards, while Pruett caught two passes for 77 yards and Brecht two passes for 47 yards. The Crestview defense held the Wildcats to minus-14 yards of offense.
Colin Bailey led the Wildcats (1-8, 0-6 NWC) with five rushes for 49 yards and went 5-of-11 passing for 11 yards. Conner Anspach caught two passes for 11 yards.
Leipsic 48, Cory-Rawson 14
LEIPSIC — Leipsic compiled 511 yards of offense.
The Vikings (8-1, 6-1 BVC) were led by 292 yards passing, with Dylan Schroeder completing 15-of-21 passes for 279 yards and two scores: 5 yards to Tyler Hiegel and 1 yard to Jaun Pena. Hiegel caught five passes for 86 yards. Adding touchdown runs were Pena from a yard out, Cole Williamson from 11 yards, Gavin Lomeli a 2-yard TD run, Kaiden Rader a 3-yard TD run and Lorenzo Walther a 13-yarder.
Tommy Stuffer rushed 18 times for 84 yards and a 51-yard score for the Hornets (3-6, 3-4 BVC) and went 5-of-8 passing for 25 yards. Hunter Stauffer ran for a 61-yard score.
Spencerville 27, Paulding 14
PAULDING — The Bearcats moved to 7-2 overall and 5-1 in the NWC while the Panthers fell to 4-5 on the season and 3-3 in the conference.
New Bremen 36,
Delphos St. John’s 14
NEW BREMEN — The Cardinals improved to 6-3 overall and 4-3 in the Midwest Athletic Conference while DSJ dropped to 2-7 on the season and 1-6 in the MAC.
Nolan Bornhorst ran 23 times for 186 yards and a TD, Justin Tenkman and Mitchell Hays each had TD runs and Hays connected with Bryce Blickle on a 30-yard touchdown pass for New Bremen. The Blue Jays’ Jared Wurst ran for a touchdown and threw a TD pass to Brady Parrish, who had four receptions for 74 yards.
St. Henry 28, Coldwater 10
ST. HENRY — St. Henry scored the final 21 points.
Zach Niekamp scored all four touchdowns for the Redskins (7-2, 5-2 MAC) via the rush: from 45, 2, 28 and 4 yards; as he gained 218 yards on 31 carries. Sam Lefeld was 7-of-9 passing for 75 yards. Jay Knapke caught four passes for 45 yards.
For the Cavaliers (7-2, 5-2 MAC), Blake Dippold’s 21-yard field goal and Jacob Wenning’s 10-yard touchdown pass to Jake Hemmelgarn was their scoring. Hemmelgarn went 16-of-26 passing for 115 yards and Cole Filling caught six passes for 57 yards.
Hardin Northern 18,
WAYNESFIELD – Hardin Northern’s defense led the Polar Bears to a Northwest Central Conference victory triumph.
Scoring for the Polar Bears (4-5, 3-3 NWCC) were Daylin Pees, a 70-yard interception return; Owen Wetherill, a 75-yard punt return; and a Wetherill 64-yard pass to Nick Adams. Wetherill was 9-of-20 passing for 127 yards and added 17 carries for 67 yards,
Scoring for Waynesfield-Goshen (4-4, 2-3 NWCC) was Kyle Searson on a 54-yard run. Searson ran 13 times for 87 yards.
Marion Local 59, Fort Recovery 7
MARIA STEIN — Marion Local secured no worse than a Midwest Athletic Conference title tie with a rout of Fort Recovery.
Leading the way for the Flyers (9-0, 7-0 MAC) were Nolan Habodasz, with 156 yards rushing on 19 carries and a pair of scores, both from 4 yards; Brandon Fleck with two rushing touchdowns, from 5 yards and 1 yard; Nathan Bruns with a rushing touchdown from 15 yards; Bruns was 8-of-13 passing for 214 yards and a score from 32 yards to Nick Tangeman. Jacob Hartings added a 6-yard scoring run and Matt Rethman caught six passes for 165 yards.
For the Indians (4-5, 2-5 MAC), scoring came from Clay Schmitz on a touchdown pass to Regan Martin for 30 yards and to Gavin Thobe for 39 yards. Schmitz went 13-of-28 passing for 230 yards and Martin caught four passes for 81 yards.
Elgin 46, Upper Scioto Valley 14
MCGUFFEY — Elgin scored 24 points in the second quarter to pace a Northwest Central Conference victory over Upper Scioto Valley.
For the Rams (2-7, 1-5 NWCC), scoring came from Kadyn Hurley on a 1-yard run and a fumble recovery by Jackson Rohrs. Hurley was 3-of-14 passing for 25 yards and Rohrs ran 14 times for 69 yards.
Elgin improved to 5-4, 4-2 NWCC.
Anna 41, Parkway 13
ANNA — Anna built up a 27-0 lead at the half.
Scoring the points for the Panthers (1-8, 1-6 MAC) were Jason Luth, a 2-yard run; and Eli Rich, a 20-yard pass to Nick Hawk. Rich was 1-of-12 passing for 20 yards and Hawk ran for 108 yards on six attempts.
The Rockets improve to 7-2, 6-1 MAC.
Minster 32, Versailles 0; Riverside 49, Ridgemont 0.