Hardin Northern 21, Waynesfield-Goshen 14
DOLA — Hardin Northern earned its way into the playoffs with the win. Polar Bear quarterback Nevin Robson was 6 of 10 for 146 yards and two touchdwons and Frank McCoy caught two touchdowns. Daylin Pees also caught a touchdown in the fourth quarter. For Waynesfield-Goshen, quarterback Cooper Roberts was 11 of 22 for 160 yards and a touchdown pass to Layton Campbell.
Hardin Northern improves to 8-2 0verall and 6-1 in the Northwest Central Conference. Waynesfield-Goshen falls to 7-3 on the season and 4-3 in the NWCC.
Perry 30, Lehman Catholic 24
SIDNEY — Perry celebrated its first NWCC title in football with the win.
Perry goes unbeaten in the NWCC with a 7-0 mark and improves to 7-3 overall record. Lehman Catholic falls to 4-6 on the year and 4-3 in the NWCC.
Kenton 35, Elida 15
KENTON —Kenton garnered a share of the Western Buckeye League with the win. Kenton’s Blaine Huston was 19 of 29 for 261 yards with four touchdowns and three interceptions. Receiver Jayden Cornell had five catches for 99 yards and touchdowns and Landon Rush had five catches for 71 yards and one touchdown. Jake Eversole had a touchdown catch. Elida’s Keshawn Spivey rushed for 72 yards and one touchdown. Bulldog Devon Barnett had four catches for 59 yards and one touchdown
Kenton ends the regular season with a 8-2 record and a 8-1 mark in the WBL. It marks the first time since 2013 the Wildcats have garnered a WBL title. Elida falls to 0-10 on the season and 0-9 in the league.
St. Marys 48, Defiance 6
DEFIANCE —St. Marys’ Ross Henschen rushed for 110 yards and one touchdown and Ty Howell aded 60 yards and one touchdown on nine carries. Roughrider quarterback Kurt Bubp was 7 of 8 for 122 yards and three touchdowns. Carson Fishbach, Howell and Kanorr all had touchdown receptions. For Defiance, Aaron Cruz was 8 of 16 for 71 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. Caden Kline caught the lone Bulldog score.
St. Marys ends the regular season with a 8-2 mark and 7-2 record in the WBL. Defiance finishes the year with a 2-8 overall record and 2-7 record in the WBL.
Van Wert 45, Celina 14
VAN WERT — Van Wert’s Owen Treece was 15 for 21 for 250 yards and three touchdowns and Jake Hilleary rushed for 126 yards and touchdowns on 20 carries. Receiver Tanner Barnhardt had five catches for 114 yards and one touchdown. For Celina Cooper Jones threw for 120 yards and one touchdown and Jaxson Sillman had 43 yards and one touchdown on 11 carries. Bulldog receiver Collin Harris had two catches for 61 yards and one touchdown.
Van Wert ends its year at 6-4 overall and 5-4 in Western Buckeye League. Celina finishes 3-7 for the year and 2-7 in the WBL.
Bath 21, Shawnee 20 (OT)
BATH TOWNSHIP — Bath’s Carter Parlapiano rushed for 160 yards and two touchdowns including catching the two-point conversion for the win. Shawnee’s William Roberson rushed for 90 yards on 18 carries and Peyton Wilson rushed for 56 yards and two touchdowns. Shawnee receiver Jacob Vorhees had a touchdown catch and 86 yards on eight receptions.
Bath improves to 3-7 on the season and 3-6 in the WBL. Shawnee slides to 4-6 for the year and 3-6 WBL.
Allen East 50, Ada
ADA — Allen East secured a share of the Northwest Conference title with the win. Mustang quarterback Bryce Belcher was 10 of 17 for 149 yards and three touchdowns. Allen East receiver Logan McCluer had four catches for 97 yards and one touchdown and Bradden Crumrine had three catches for 45 yards and two touchdowns. Cole Fletcher caught and touchdown and threw for another score. Ada quarterback Brandon Hull was 18 of 34 for 179 yards and one interception. Hull also ran for a touchdown.
Allen East improves to 9-1 on the year and 6-1 in the NWC. Ada falls to 2-8 on the year and 1-6 in the NWC.
Delphos Jefferson 0
DELPHOS — Spencerville garnered a share of the Northwest Conference title with the win. Bearcat Joel Lotz rushed for 237 yards and three touchdowns on 18 attempts and quarterback Josh Heinline was 2 for 4 for 59 yards and one touchdown. Dyland Baughman rushed for 64 yards and one touchdown.
Spencerville finishes the year with a 7-3 record and 6-1 mark in the NWC. Delphos ends its year with a 1-9 record and 0-7 mark in the NWC.
Columbus Grove 49,
BLUFFTON — Columbus Grove shared the NWC title with the win.
Columbus Grove’s Blake Reynolds was 13 of 19 for 285 yards with six touchdowns. Alex Schneider had eight catches for 144 yards and four touchdowns and Gabe Clement had four catches for 123 and two touchdowns. For Bluffton, Tucker Neff had 85 yards on 24 catches.
Columbus Grove improves to 7-3 overall and 6-1 in the NWC. Bluffton ends its year with a 4-6 overall mark and 2-5 record in the NWC.
Crestview 41, Paulding 6
CONVOY — Crestview’s Brody Brecht rushed for 194 yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries and Kaden Short ran for 107 and one touchdown on 11 carries. Paulding’s Caleb Manz caught a touchdown pass.
Crestview evens its record at 5-5 for the season and 4-3 in the NWC. Paulding falls to 4-6 and 3-4 in the conference.
Leipsic 30, Arlington 7
LEIPSIC — Leipsic’s Juan Pena rushed for 77 yards and two touchdowns and had 11 tackles and two sacks one fumble recoevery Lorenzo Walther amassed 81 yards and one touchdown on 10 carries. Viking quarterback Drew Liffick was 9 of 18 for 163 yards and one touchdown and Fabian Pena had two receptions for 49 yards and one touchdown. Tyler Sickmiller had three catches for 68 yards. Leipsi’s defense held Arlington to 147 total yards.
Leipsic goes to 9-1 on the season and 6-1 in the Blanchard Valley Conference. Arlington falls to 7-3 on the year and 4-3 in the BVC.
Anna 56, Delphos St. John’s 7
DELPHOS — Anna ends its year at 9-1 and 7-1 in the Midwest Athletic Conference. Delphos finishes the year at 1-8 and 0-8 in the MAC.
Marion Local 24, Coldwater 0
MARIA STEIN — Marion Local’s Brandon Fleck rushed for 130 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries and Grant Meier ran for 67 yards and one touchdown on 17 carries. Charles Huelsman had five catches for 55 yards. The Flyers held the Cavaliers to 124 total yards. Coldwater’s Jake Hemmelgarn was 16 of 27 for 97 yards.
Marion Local goes to 8-2 on the season and 7-1 in the MAC and Coldwater falls to 8-2 on the year and 6-2 in the MAC.
Fort Recovery 41, Versailles 22
VERSAILLES — Fort Recovery’s Clay Schmitz was 12 of 20 for 214 yards with three touchdowns and one interception and Schmitz also caught a ball for score. On the ground, Indians’ Landon Hnery ran for 77 yards. Versailles’ Ryan Martin passed for 170 yards with two interceptions and two touchdowns.
Fort Recovery ends its year with a 3-7 season record and 3-5 mark in the MAC. Versailles slips to 3-7 for the year and 2-6 in the MAC.
Parkway 33, St. Henry 6
St. HENRY — Parkway’s Nick Hawk rushed for 227 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries and Eli Rich was 9 of 17 for 133 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. For St. Henry, KJ Jacobs rushed for 43 yards and one touchdown.
Parkway ends its year with a 3-7 mark and 1-7 in the MAC. St. Henry falls to 1-8 for the season and 1-7 in the MAC.
Cory-Rawson 12, Van Buren
VAN BUREN — Cory-Rawson’s Deontae Davis for 105 yards and one touchdown on 22 carries and Tommy Stauffer was 5 for 11 for 130 with one touchdown and one interceptions. Van Buren’s Riley Simons gained 121 yards and one touchdown on 23 carries.
Cory-Rawson improved to 2-8 and 2-5 in the BVC. Van Buren drops to 2-8 and 1-7 in the BVC.
Pandora-Gilboa 42, Arcadia 14
ARCADIA —Silas Schmenk completed 25 of 31 passes for 387 yards and four touchdowns and ran 10 times for 74 yards and a score. Two of Schmenk’s TD throws went to Bryce Basinger, who had 11 receptions for 187 yards. Teammate Dillan Krohn had four catches for 110 yards and a TD. Austin Miller also had a TD run for P-G.
Pandora-Gilboa improved to 5-5 for the year and 3-4 in the BVC. Arcadia drops to 5-5 on the season and 4-3 in the BVC.
Lima Central Catholic 14, Lucas 7
LUCAS — Lima Central Catholic ends the regular season with a 9-1 mark and Luckas falls to 8-2.
ONU wins share of OAC title
ADA — The No. 10-ranked Ohio Northern volleyball earned at least a share of its 26th total and fourth consecutive OAC regular-season championship after defeating Mount Union 25-20, 25-15, 25-15 on Friday night at the ONU Sports Center.
Head coach Kate Witte, in her 29th year, tallied her 19th OAC regular-season title in her final regular-season match. Ohio Northern honored Witte after the match as she has announced her retirement following the 2019 season.
Prior to the match, ONU (23-5 overall, 8-1 OAC) also paid tribute to seniors Chelsea Huppert (Bremen, Ind.), Kristin Langston (Versailles), McKenna Hostetler (Plain City/Alder), McKenna Jordan (Toldeo/St. Ursula), and Sydney Bapst (Grove City).
Huppert led the way with 11 kills on 23 swings, while sophomore Hannah Irmer (Indianapolis, Ind./Roncalli) led the backline with 19 digs.
Sophomore Madi Ellis (Delphos/St. John’s) and Jordan each added eight kills and Bapst and freshman Madison Kern (Loveland/Notre Dame) had seven kills apiece.