St. Marys 35, Celina 14
St. Marys got out to a 21-0 lead, and never looked back as they had no problems beating Celina 35-14 Friday.
Sean Perry paced the Roughriders with 210 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries. Colin Clements and Ty Schlosser each had 2 touchdown runs in the win.
Brett Schwieterman was 16-28 for 175 yards and a touchdown in the loss.
With the win, St. Marys, now 6-2, clinches at least a share of the WBL title. Celina drops to 5-3.
Elida 56, Shawnee 16
Isaac McAdams has been nothing short of spectacular this season for Elida, and it was no different Friday.
McAdams completed 18 of his 25 passes for 197 yards and 5 touchdowns while rushing for 173 yards and 2 more touchdowns on 16 carries as Elida whipped Shawnee 56-16.
Calan Henderson hauled in 11 receptions for 122 yards and 4 touchdowns in the win.
Johnny Caprella was 11-18 for 127 yards, and Jayvion Daniels had 101 yards and 2 touchdowns on the ground in the loss.
Elida moves to 6-2, while Shawnee drops to 3-5.
Kenton 35, Ottawa-Glandorf 30
Jaron Sharp’s 26-44, 352 yard, 3 touchdown performance was just enough for Kenton to hold off Ottawa-Glandorf in a 35-30 win for the Wildcats.
Sharp also carried the ball 31 times for 164 yards and 2 more touchdowns. Jayden Cornell caught 8 passes for 177 yards and a touchdown in the win.
Jacob Balbaugh was efficient in the loss, going 19-34 for 237 yards and a touchdown, while Daniel Beemer rushed for 145 yards and 3 touchdowns on 27 carries.
Kenton is now 4-4, while Ottawa-Glandorf falls to 3-5.
Ada 22, Paulding 15
Paulding gave Ada quite the scare Friday, as Aaron Everhart scored Ada’s game-winning touchdown with just over three minutes remaining to give the Bulldogs a tight 22-15 victory.
Everhart had two rushing touchdowns on just 4 carries, while hauling in 5 passes for 78 yards and another score in the win.
Crestview 49, Allen East 21
Drew Kline was nearly perfect as Crestview easily beat Allen East 49-21 Friday.
Kline was 10-13 for 180 yards and 3 touchdowns. He also rushed for 59 yards. Trevor Gibson led the way for the Knights on the ground, rushing for 89 yards and 2 touchdowns on 16 carries. Wade Sheets, Derek Dealy, and Grant Schlagbaum each caught touchdown passes for the Knights.
Dylan Hicks was a force to be reckoned with on the defensive side of the ball. He ended the night with 5.5 tackles, 4 tackles for loss, and 2 sacks. Sheets grabbed 2 interceptions in the win.
Spencerville 33, Bluffton 10
In what might be the biggest surprise of week eight, Spencerville threw 2 touchdown passes in their 33-10 win over Bluffton.
Kale Lee completed all 3 passes he attempted for 37 yards and 2 touchdowns in the win. Chris Picker rushed for 180 yards and 2 touchdowns on 21 carries for the Bearcats.
Dakoda Bricker led the way for the Pirates, rushing for 112 yards in the loss.
Marion Local 21, Fort Recovery 10
For the first time since 2014, Fort Recovery scored on Marion Local. Unfortunately for the Indians, it wasn’t enough as Marion Local held on to win a tough fought contest 21-10.
Tim Goodwin described Fort Recovery’s Will Homan as “not only the best running back in the MAC, probably the whole area”. Goodwin couldn’t have been more spot on, as Homan rushed for 173 yards and Fort Recovery’s lone touchdown. Homan also caught one pass for 29 yards and had 35 kick return yards.
Nick Tangeman had a big night receiving for the 8-0 Flyers. Tangeman hauled in 4 passes for 93 yards and 2 touchdowns in the win.
Fort Recovery drops to 4-4 with the loss.
Minster 42, New Bremen 21
New Bremen scored first, but Minster went on a 35-0 run en route to a 42-21 win.
Jared Huelsman was 10-20 for 198 yards and 4 touchdowns, while Isaac Schmiesing carried the ball 17 times for 112 yards and a touchdown in the win.
New Bremen was led by Avery Powers, who rushed for 149 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also caught 4 passes for 36 yards. Nolan Barhnost was 20-30 for 163 yards. He also rushed for 83 yards and a touchdown on 25 carries.
Minster is now 4-4. New Bremen drops to 3-5.
Anna 42, Parkway 0
Aidan Endsley rushed for 178 yards and 2 touchdowns on just 13 carries as Anna had no trouble dispatching Parkway.
Bart Bixler was 4-9 for 60 yards and a touchdown in the win.
Parkway’s Andrew Baker was 12-27 for 99 yards in the loss.
Lima Senior 62, Findlay 38
Lima Senior exploded for a whopping 775 yards of total offense as the Spartans rolled Findlay 62-38.
Adrine Mitchell was 17-24 for 329 yards and 4 touchdowns. He also rushed for 174 yards and 2 touchdowns on 13 carries in the win. Xavier Nichols carried the ball 16 times for 171 yards and 3 touchdowns.
Owen Morse led the way for the 4-4 Trojans, rushing for 208 yards and a touchdown in the loss.
Lima Senior improves to 4-4 with the win.
Cory-Rawson 54, Vanlue 0
Cory-Rawson probably knew Friday would be their night, as they were up 14-0 before their offense had even taken a snap.
Hornet Austin Price took the opening kickoff back for a 70-yard touchdown. A few plays into Vanlue’s ensuing drive, Eric Ritter intercepted an errant throw from Vanlue’s Xavier Price, and Ritter returned it 60 yards for another C-R touchdown.
The Hornets led 41-0 at the halftime break before cruising to a 54-0 victory.
Cory-Rawson was led by Deontae Davis, who rushed for 86 yards and 3 touchdowns on just 6 carries. Vanlue’s Treg Price carried the ball 37 times for 141 yards in the loss.
Neither team punted in the entire contest.
With the win, Cory-Rawson moves to 2-6, while Vanlue drops to 2-7.
Pandora-Gilboa 16, Hopewell-Loudon 7
Hopewell-Loudon tried their best to bottle up Pandora-Gilboa’s do-everything QB Jared Breece. But he got loose just enough to take down the Chieftains 16-7 Friday.
Breece was 16-25 for 156 yards and a touchdown, while rushing for 121 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries. Carter Nofziger caught 8 passes for 125 yards and a touchdown in the win.
Zach Kreais was 19-38 for 254 yards and a touchdown, as Jaret Nelson scored the lone TD for H-L, who drops to 2-6.
With the win, Pandora-Gilboa improves to 7-1.
Edgerton 55, Wayne Trace 28
Edgerton figured out the key to beating Wayne Trace Friday — give the ball to Hunter Prince. A lot.
Prince, Edgerton’s standout sophomore running back, carried the ball 36 times for 228 yards and 4 touchdowns in a 55-28 win for the Bulldogs. Clayton Flegal also had a monster game for the Bulldogs, completing 14 of 17 passes for 202 yards and 4 touchdowns.
Trevor Speice was 16-28 for 262 yards with 2 touchdowns while rushing for another touchdown in the loss.
Edgerton moves to 6-2, while Wayne Trace falls to 6-2.