St. Marys 10, Wapak 0
St. Marys won their first outright, undefeated Western Buckeye League title since 1993 with a 10-0 win over Wapak.
Sean Perry led the way for the 9-1 Roughriders, rushing for 150 yards and a touchdown on 28 carries. Perry also grabbed an interception in the win.
Wapak’s Brady Erb was 12-22 for 92 yards but 2 costly interceptions, as Wapak’s season comes to a close with the week 10 loss.
It’s the first time since 2012 the Redskins will miss the postseason. They finished the year with a 6-4 record.
Celina 49, Shawnee 7
Celina scored 14 points in each of the first three quarters as they rolled to a 49-7 win over Shawnee.
Brett Schwieterman rushed for 240 yards and 2 touchdowns, and completed 6 of his 9 pass attempts for 87 more yards and another score.
Johnny Caprella led Shawnee, as he was 6-12 for 73 yards and a touchdown in the loss.
Celina ends their season at 7-3, narrowly missing out on the eighth and final playoff spot in Division III, Region 12. Shawnee ends their season at 4-6.
Elida 17, Ottawa-Glandorf 6
It wasn’t pretty, but Elida’s 17-6 win over Ottawa-Glandorf gives the Bulldogs their first playoff berth since the 2012 season.
Isaac McAdams was 13-27 for 162 yards, while rushing for 59 yards and a touchdown on a whopping 30 carries. Daniel Unruh caught 8 passes for 103 yards in the win for Elida, who moves to 8-2.
Jasper Scarberry led the way for the Titans, who finish their season at 3-7. Scarberry rushed for 103 yards and a touchdown in the season-ending loss.
Bluffton 28, Columbus Grove 27
Blake Reynolds’ had a 2-yard touchdown run with just under 3 minutes to play, but Columbus Grove’s extra-point was no good, giving Bluffton a 28-27 win.
Kaleb Jefferson led the way for the Pirates, rushing for 109 yards and a touchdown on 7 carries. 94 of Jefferson’s 109 yards came on his touchdown run. Deandre Nassar also eclipsed the 100-yard mark, rushing for 101 yards, while Dakota Bricker rushed for 2 touchdowns in the win. The Pirates never attempted a pass in the game.
Reynolds was 10-20 for 181 yards and a touchdown in the loss. He also rushed for 2 touchdowns. Garrett Nemire carried the ball 22 times for 134 yards, and Caleb Barrientes has 128 yards receiving for the Bulldogs.
Bluffton ends their season with a 4-6 record, while Columbus Grove falls to 2-8.
Ada 41, Allen East 0
On a wet, slippery night, Ada had to run the ball more than they’d like to, but it proved to be no issue as the Bulldogs trounced Allen East 41-0.
Ada’s Seth Conley was 8-22 for 119 yards and 3 touchdowns. He also carried the ball 12 times for 124 yards and a touchdown in the win. Chase Sumner caught 6 passes for 101 yards and 2 scores.
The win moves Ada to 7-3, and they will have to watch Saturday games closely to see if they punch a ticket to the postseason.
Allen East ends their season at 2-8.
Will Homan set a school record, rushing for 387 yards and 3 touchdowns on 32 carries as Fort Recovery beat St. Henry 28-16.
With the win, the Indians advance to the playoffs, while St. Henry sees their season come to a close.
Clay Schmitz also had a touchdown run in the win for Fort Recovery, who never completed a pass on the evening.
St. Henry’s offense never got in sync, as they rushed for just 77 yards and Daylon Lange went 11-25 for 209 yards and a touchdown. Tyler Schlarman led the way for St. Henry, hauling in 7 passes for 137 yards and a touchdown.
Ethan Schoen and Andrew Stocker each had 9 tackles to lead the way defensively for Fort Recovery, while Ryan Braun added 2 sacks.
Fort Recovery, now 6-4, advances to the postseason for the 4th straight season, while St. Henry finishes the campaign with a 6-4 record.
Minster 20, Anna 7
Minster’s Jared Huelsman rushed for 140 yards and 3 touchdowns on 34 carries, and never attempted a pass, as Minster beat Anna 20-7.
Isaac Schmiesing carried the ball 22 times for 80 yards in the win for the 6-4 Wildcats.
Huelsman also had 5.5 tackles and an interception, while Austin Brown 6.5 tackles and an interception for Minster.
Riley Huelskamp finished the evening with 13 carries, 89 yards, and a touchdown in the loss for Anna, who falls to 7-3.
Both schools have clinched playoff berths.
Marion Local 39, Parkway 0
Marion Local jumped out to a quick 39-0 lead and coasted to beat Parkway Friday.
Nathan Bruns was 4-5 through the air for 156 yards and 2 touchdowns in the win. Nolan Habodasz, Jake Buening, and Henry Keller each had touchdown runs for the 10-0 Flyers, who clinched the #1-seed in Division VI, Region 24.
Parkway finishes the season at 1-9.
Perry 28, Marion Elgin 14
Martell White’s interception return for a touchdown with under a minute to play gave Perry a 28-14 win, also giving the Commodores their first playoff berth in school history.
The Commodores rushed for 272 yards, and never completed a pass in the game.
Marion Elgin actually outgained Perry, finishing with 295 yards, 199 of which came on the ground.
Perry, now 6-4, will be on the road in week 11 at a yet to be determined opponent.
Marion Elgin ends the season at 7-3.
Pandora-Gilboa 54, Cory-Rawson 12
The wet weather didn’t slow down Pandora-Gilboa, as they Rockets blasted Cory-Rawson 54-12.
Jared Breece was 11-15 for 211 yards and 3 touchdowns in the win, while Peyton Traxler rushed for 115 yards and 2 touchdowns on 11 carries. Ryan Lee also eclipsed the 100-yard mark, rushing for 103 yards and a touchdown on 6 carries.
Riley Larcom caught 1 pass for 77 yards and a touchdown, and Travis Maag caught 2 passes for 60 yards and 2 touchdowns. The each had interceptions on the defensive side.
With the win, the Rockets improve to 8-2 and have clinched a home playoff game. Cory-Rawson ends the season at 2-8.
Tinora 15, Wayne Trace 0
Tinora had just 101 yards of total offense, but it was enough to beat Wayne Trace 15-0 Friday.
The rain proved to be a factor for the Raiders, as they fumbled the ball 8 times (only losing 1), and threw 4 interceptions.
Brady Bump had 94 of Tinora’s 101 yards, as he carried the ball 25 times and scored both Ram touchdowns.
Eli Sinn carried the ball 33 times for 109 yards for Wayne Trace, while Trevor Speice connected on just 6 of 21 pass attempts for 33 yards in the loss.
Tinora moves to 6-4, and will just miss out on a postseason berth, while Wayne Trace falls to 6-4, but has to await the winner of Monroeville/Norwalk St. Paul on Saturday to see if they will make it to week 11.
Edgerton 37, Holgate 14
Edgerton had no problems dispatching Holgate Friday, as Clayton Flegal was perfect, going 3-3 for 54 yards and a touchdown in the win.
Hunter Prince carried the ball 22 times for 174 yards and 3 touchdowns in the win.
Jeffery Schwab had 37 carries for 157 yards and 2 touchdowns for the Tigers.
Edgerton finishes the season at 8-2 and has clinched a playoff berth in Division VII, Region 26.
Holgate finishes their season at 2-8.
Hicksville 19, Ayersville 12
Hicksville’s Jacob Greer had a night to remember, as the Aces held on to beat Ayersville 19-12.
Greer was 10-18 for 136 yards and a touchdown in the win. He also carried the ball 22 times for 198 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Hicksville, now 8-2, has clinched a playoff berth. The Aces outgained Ayersville 366-219.
The Pilots end the 2017 campaign with a 5-5 record.
Indian Lake 14, Benjamin Logan 6
Connor Dixon’s 14 yard touchdown reception from Clay Jacobs was the difference in Indian Lake’s 14-6 win over Benjamin Logan Friday.
Dixon also rushed for 73 yards on 24 carries, leading the Lakers to their second consecutive CBC – Mad River Division Championship.
Jacobs was 5-7 on the night for 56 yards, a touchdown and an interception.
Tanner Parkins was 4-13 for 96 yards and an interception in the loss for Benjamin Logan, who finishes the season at 5-5.
The Lakers move to 7-3 and have clinched a playoff spot in Division V, Region 18.