MIAMI TRACE 35, WILMINGTON 17
The Panthers start off the season at 2-0. Trevor Haines had three rushing TDs in the contest for Miami Trace. Jimmy Stroker added 141 yards passing going 6 of 10. Derrick Marcum came up big for the Panthers on defense with 2 interceptions in the contest.
Wilmington trailed 28-10 at the half but couldn't muster a 2nd half comeback even though they threw for 163 of their 288 yards in total offense.
CIRCLEVILLE 56, WASHINGTON CH 13
Circleville's David Burroughs ran for over 200 yards & ran for 4 TDs as the Tigers even their record to 1-1. He also threw for another score as the Tigers shutdown the Blue Lions rushing offense holding them to 92 yards on the ground. Circleville finished with an impressive 470 yards in total offense.
Blue Lions had to go to the air to move the ball getting 169 yards passing out of Josh Williams. Travis Leisure caught 6 passes for 165 yards. Washington trailed 35-0 at the half.
CHILLICOTHE 21, BIG WALNUT 14
The Cavs go to 2-0 for the 1st time since 2006 & defeated Big Walnut on a 84 yard drive with no timeouts with under 2 minutes left in the game. Chillicothe used the hook & ladder play to clinch get their only lead in the contest with under 6 seconds left in the game & the win. For Chillicothe it was their first win over Big Walnut since 2008.
CLINTON-MASSIE 21, WAYNESVILLE 19
The Falcons almost blew a 21-6 lead in the 4th quarter but knocked down a potential game tying 2 point conversion pass to run their win streak to 17 in a row over the last 2 seasons. Bayle Wolf returned to action & had 2 TDs & Chase Wolf added the other Falcon score.
Waynesville scored on two drives in the final period including a Troy Black 22 yard TD pass in the final moments before the game clincher on defense by the Falcons on the PAT pass attempt.
GREENFIELD MCCLAIN 31, UNIOTO 19
Thom Schrader rushed for 126 of his game high 190 yards on the ground in the first half & scored three times as the McClain Tigers start the season at 2-0 for 4th time in the last 5 years. Dillon Hunick added 134 yards on the ground as McClain rushed for 407 yards in the contest.
For Unioto it was their 7th straight loss to McClain in the series.
EAST CLINTON 28, BLANCHESTER 25
The teams exchanged a total of 29 points (4 TDs & PATs) within the first 3 minutes of the 4th period but it was the Astros defense at the end that clinch their first win of the season & their 5th win in this series in the last 6 years.
Astros was led by Dalton Floyd who had 220 yards passing & a TD. For Blanchester now 0-2 they were led by Seth Runyon 189 yards rushing.
GOSHEN 25, HILLSBORO 12
Goshen scored on their 1st two possessions & never allowed the Indians to get closer than 18-12 at the half. Toby Warrington threw for both Hillsboro scores & had an interception on defense.