Spencerville 48, Crestview 25
CRESTVIEW — Spencerville’s Joel Lotz rushed for 101 yards on 16 carries and scored once and Gunner Grigsby scored twice after rushing for 97 yards on 29 carries. Bearcat quarterback Josh Henline was 5 of 6 for 181 yards with two touchdowns. Henline also scored on a rushing touchdown.
For Crestview, Brody Brecht rushed for 76 yards for one tuchdown and Caylib Pruett had 62 yards and one touchdown.
Spencerville improves to 5-2 for the season and 5-0 in the Northwest Conference play. Crestview slips to 3-4 for the season and 2-2 in conference play.
Allen East 42, Bluffton 7
HARROD — Allen East quarterback Bryce Belcher was 12 of 23 for 157 yards and two touchdowns and he rushed for 57 yards and four touchdowns on 17 carries. Bradden Crumrine caught five balls for 67 yards and two touchdowns. Bluffton’s Tucker Neff rushed for 71 yards and one touchdwon on 24 carries.
Allen East improves to 6-1 for the year and 3-1 in the NWC. Bluffton drops to 3-4 for the year and 1-3 in NWC action.
Columbus Grove 65, Ada 14
ADA — Columbus Grove improves to 4-3 and 3-1 in the NWC and Ada falls to 2-5 and 1-3 in the conference.
Paulding 44, Delphos Jefferson 38
PAULDING — Paulding ups its record to 3-4 for the season and 2-2 in the NWC. Jefferson drops to 1-6 overall and 0-4 in conference play.
St. Marys 62, Elida 14
ST. MARYS — St. Marys’ Ethan Wedding rushed for 102 yards on seven carries and scored twice and Braden Hemmlgarn ran for 82 yards on two carries including one for 77 yards and scored twice. Hunter Fraley carried the ball four times for 64 yards and Russ Henschen ran for 58 yards on four carries and one touchdown.
For Elida, Larkin Henderson was 4 of 6 passing for 110 yards and he ran for 30 yards on 15 carries and one touchdown. Devon Barrett ran for 80 yards on six carries and one touchdown.
St. Marys improves to 5-2 overall and 4-2 in the Western Buckeye League. Elida falls to 0-7 for the seaosn and 0-6 in the WBL.
Wapakoneta 27, Bath 3
Connor McDonald had 142 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries, Evan Kaeck had 96 yards and a TD on 13 carries and Reed Merricle had touchdown run as Wapakoneta improves to 6-1 overall and 5-1 in the WBL. Bath, which got a 35-yard field goal from Keaton Liles, drops to 2-5 on the year and 2-4 in the WBL.
Kenton 48, Van Wert 25
VAN WERT — Kenton improves to 5-2 for the year and 5-1 in the WBL. Van Wert falls to 3-4 overall and 2-4 in the WBL.
Defiance 28, Celina 27
CELINA — Defiance improves to 2-5 for the year and 2-4 in the WBL. Celina slips to 3-4 for the season and 2-5 in the WBL.
Coldwater 49, Delphos St. John’s 0
COLDWATER — Coldwater’s Jake Hemmelgarn threw for three touchdowns and ran for three scores. Hemmelgarn was 10 of 16 for 164 yards through the air and rushed for 67 yards on 10 carries.
The Blue Jays were held to 53 total yards.
Coldwater improves to to 7-0 overall and 5-0 in the Midwest Athletic Conference. Delphos falls to 1-6 overall and 0-5 in conference play.
Marion Local 38, Versailles 7
Marion Local improves to 6-1 and 5-0 in the MAC and Versailles falls to 3-4 overall and 2-3 in conference play.
Perry 42, USV O
PERRY TOWNSHIP — Perry quarterback Ryan Yingst was 11 of 16 passing for 191 yards and two touchdowns including a 99 yard strike to Chazz Jackson. Yingst also rushed for 101 yards and one touchdown. Camren Dalton rushed for 53 yards and two touchdowns on eight carries. Jackson made three receptions for 117 yards and two touchdowns and Terry Riley had six receptions for 54 yards. Defensively, Jackson had two interceptions and defensive touchdown.
Perry improves to 4-3 on the seaosn and 4-0 in the Northwest Central Conference and USV falls to 3-4 on the year and 1-3 in the NWCC.
Hardin Northern 21, Lehman Catholic 0
DOLA — Hardin Northern’s Owen Wetherill rushed for two touchdowns and caught for a third. Weherill rushed for 135 yards on 24 carries and caught a 16 yard pass for paydirt.
Leipsic 42, Van Buren 7
LEIPSIC — Leipsic’s Juan Pena rushed for 108 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries and Cole Williamson rushed for 90 yards and one touchdown on 10 carries. Lorenzo Walther ran for 52 yards and one touchdown on seven carries. Viking receiver Tyler Sickmiller had two catches for 82 yards and one touchdown and Caleb Lammers had one catch for 589 yads and one touchdown.
Leipsic remains unbeaten at 7-0 and 5-0 in the Blanchard Valley Conference. Van Buren drops to 2-5 overall and 1-4 in the BVC.
Pandora-Gilboa 55, Vanlue 12
PANDORA — Pandora-Gilboa quarterback Silas Schmenk was 8 of 9 for 169 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 60 yards and one touchdown on five carries. Rocket running back Sam Burkholder rushed for 112 yards and one touchdown on 16 carries. Rocket receiver Bryce Basinger had one catch for 71 yards and one touchdown and Austin Miller had four catches for 55 yards and two touchdowns.
New Bremen 40, Parkway 18
ROCKFORD —New Bremen’s Mitchell Hays rushed for 100 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries and Zach Bertke amassed 67 yards on nine carries. Hays was 2 of 7 passes for 66 yards and two touchdowns. Parkway’s Jason Luth rushed for 147 yards and one touchdown on seven carries.
New Bremen improves to 4-2 for the season and 2-2 in the MAC. Parkway falls to 2-4 for the year and 0-4 in conference play.
Anna 53, Fort Recovery 19
FORT RECOVERY — Anna’s Riley Huelskamp rushed for 279 yards n 21 carries. For Fort Recovery, Gavin Thobe rushed for 94 yards on five carries.
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