Shawnee 56, Defiance 7
Johnny Caprella was 419sports.com’s #3 player of the week after his week one performance against Delphos Jefferson.
Undoubtedly, Caprella will be the week two player of the week after his 12-18, 375 yard, 6 touchdown performance in a 56-7 thrashing of Defiance. Caprella also rushed for 20 yards and two more touchdowns in the win.
Grant Wheeler hauled in 4 passes for 113 yards and 3 touchdowns, while Christian Ford caught 3 passes for 148 yards and 2 touchdowns in the win.
Shawnee, now 2-0, hosts Wapak next week, while Defiance (0-2) makes the long trip to Kenton (0-2).
St. Marys 21, Ottawa-Glandorf 13
Sean Perry’s 120 yards on the ground led St. Marys to a tight 21-13 win over Ottawa-Glandorf Friday.
Jaden Siebeneck showed vast improvement from week one to week two, completing 16 of 31 passes for 201 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 3 interceptions. Richie Knowlton caught 10 passes for 141 yards and 2 TD’s.
Jasper Scarberry led the way for the O-G defense, finishing with 10 tackles.
Perry, Ty Schlosser, and Drew Jacobs all had interceptions for the Roughriders (1-1).
St. Marys plays host to Van Wert (2-0) next week, while Ottawa-Glandorf (0-2) will host Bath (1-1).
Van Wert 26, Wapak 20
Nate Place’s 1 yard touchdown run with under a minute to play gave Van Wert a 26-20 win over Wapak Friday, giving the Cougars their first win over the Redskins since 2009.
Place was 15-25, for 127 yards, while rushing for 82 yards and 4 touchdowns in the win.
Evan Kaeck led the way for Wapak, rushing for 98 yards on 15 carries. He also had 11 tackles in the loss.
Van Wert moves to 2-0 for the first time since 2004, and will travel to 1-1 St. Marys, while Wapak falls to 0-2, and travels to 2-0 Shawnee.
Leipsic 13, Columbus Grove 6
Dylan Schroeder’s 28 yard touchdown pass to Cole Rieman in the 4th quarter was enough to lift Leipsic to a 13-6 win over Putnam County rival Columbus Grove Friday.
Schroeder threw for an even 200 yards, completing 18 of his 29 pass attempts, with 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions in the win. Rieman hauled in 9 receptions for 116 yards and the go-ahead touchdown.
Blake Reynolds was 17-30 for 169 yards and an interception in the loss. Garrett Nemire rushed for 67 yards on 15 carries to lead the way for the Bulldogs.
Leipsic (2-0) will host 2-0 Liberty-Benton next week, while Columbus Grove (0-2) finishes non-conference play with 0-2 Patrick Henry.
Germantown Valley View 24, Fort Recovery 21
Will Homan rushed for 132 yards on 23 carries, and scored 3 touchdowns, but it wasn’t enough as Fort Recovery fell 24-21 to Germantown Valley View.
Homan added 79 receiving yards on 3 catches in the loss. Cade Wendel was 10-23 passing, for 145 yards, with 0 touchdowns and 3 interceptions. The Indians also fumbled four times, with Valley View recovering one of them.
Ethan Schoen led the way defensively for the Indians, tallying 16 tackles in the loss.
Fort Recovery (1-1) will travel to Parkway (1-1) next week.
New Bremen 30, Mississinawa Valley 0
New Bremen shut down Mississinawa Valley Friday, holding the Blackbirds to just 108 yards of total offense, as the Cardinals had no problem rolling to a 30-0 victory.
Sophomore QB Nolan Bornhorst completed 7 of 10 passes for 66 yards, 2 touchdowns, and an interception, while Avery Powers rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries for the 2-0 Cardinals.
Logan Dicke led the way for New Bremen defensively, finishing the night with 9 tackles.
The Cardinals, now 2-0, open MAC play next week with 2-0 St. Henry.
Ada 34, Arlington 20
Chase Sumner’s huge night propelled Ada to a 34-20 victory of Arlington Friday.
Sumner finished the evening with 12 receptions, good for 212 yards and 3 touchdowns. Defensively, Sumner had three interceptions.
Seth Conley completed 23 of his 40 attempts, tallying 284 yards, 4 touchdowns, and 1 interception in the win.
The Red Devils actually outgained Ada by a 460-349 margin. Jacob Russell was 34-58, for 405 yards, and 3 TD’s in the loss.
Arlington drops to 0-2, while Ada improves to 2-0.
Upper Scioto Valley 26, Cory-Rawson 0
The scoreboard doesn’t quite show how dominant Upper Scioto Valley’s 26-0 win over Cory-Rawson truly was.
The Rams held Cory-Rawson to -51 yards rushing on 42 attempts. Tommy Stauffer completed 5 of his 12 passes, for 42 yards in the loss.
USV’s Jason Moots was 7 of 13 through the air, for 186 yards, 3 touchdowns, and 1 interception.
The Rams, now 1-1, hosts Benjamin Logan next week, while Cory-Rawson starts Blanchard Valley Conference play with Arcadia (1-1).
Jacob Leal’s 22 carry, 151 yard, 4 touchdown night propelled Van Buren (1-1) to a 35-18 win over Bluffton.
Khalil Fasone chipped in 58 yards on 12 carries and another touchdown in the win.
Kaleb Jefferson led the way for the 1-1 Pirates, rushing for 106 yards on 15 carries in the loss.
Bluffton ends non-league action next Friday, as they travel to Ayersville, while Van Buren begins Blanchard Valley Conference play with a trip to Vanlue (1-1).
Wayne Trace 31, McComb 28
Trevor Spiece completed less than 50% of his passes Friday, but it was enough for Wayne Trace (2-0) to take down perennial power McComb 31-28.
Spiece ended the night 17-36, for 373 yards and a whopping 5 touchdowns in the win. Jake Kuhn led the way for the Raiders, hauling in 4 passes for 147 yards and 2 TD’s, while Josh Kuhn caught 6 passes, good for 128 yards and a touchdown.
Cam Morris was 20-50 for McComb (1-1), throwing for 240 yards and 2 TD’s, while rushing for 46 more yards on 25 carries. Tanner Schroed caught 9 passes for 127 yards in the loss.
The Panthers held Wayne Trace to just 15 yards on 26 carries.
The Raiders will host Crestview next week, while McComb hosts Hopewell-Loudon.
Pandora-Gilboa 20, Tiffin Calvert 6
It was going to be a tough feat for Pandora-Gilboa’s Jared Breece to eclipse his week one numbers, as he was 419sports.com’s 2nd best player of the week.
He might have done even better in week two, as the Rockets beat Tiffin Calvert 20-6.
Breece was 21-33 through the air, for 226 yards, while he rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown in the win. Peyton Traxler rushed for 49 yards on 14 carries, and scored two touchdowns in the win.
The Rockets outgained the Seneca’s by a 393-258 margin.
Pandora-Gilboa, now 2-0, hosts Arlington to begin Blanchard Valley Conference play next Friday.
Liberty-Benton 34, Archbold 33
Liberty-Benton found themselves in an early 12-0 hole Friday, but the Eagles battled back to grab a thrilling 34-33 win over Archbold.
Austin May was 14-23 through the air, good for 230 yards, 3 TD’s, and 3 INT’s, while adding 62 yards and two more TD’s to his total. Justin Risner caught 4 passes for 131 yards and two touchdowns in the win.
Archbold rushed for 282 yards, 164 of them by Gabe Peterson in the loss.
The Eagles (2-0) travel to Leipsic (2-0) for their BVC opener next Friday.
Ayersville found themselves down 20-6 just seven seconds into the fourth quarter. But the Pilots battled all the way back, as Sam McGuire’s 11 yard touchdown pass to #11 Ethan Schlachter with 11 seconds remaining completed the comeback, giving Ayersville a 27-20 victory.
McGuire was just 3-8 through the air, for 27 yards and 2 touchdowns, while rushing for a whopping 253 yards and 2 more touchdowns.
Schlachter ended the night with 2 receptions for 21 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Ayersville (2-0) hosts Bluffton (1-1) next week.
Indian Lake 14, Kenton Ridge 7
Connor Dixon carried the bulk of the load for Indian Lake, as the Lakers held on to beat Kenton Ridge 14-7 Friday.
Dixon ended the evening with 30 carries, 184 yards, and 2 touchdowns in the win. Dylan Knotts caught 8 passes for 77 yards, while Clay Jacobs was 17-33 through the air for 164 yards.
Jacobs, Collin Coburn, and Ethan Cummins each added interceptions for the 2-0 Lakers.
Indian Lake will finish non-league play next Friday, as they host Riverside (1-1).