Football roundup: Anna opens MAC play with 40-18 win at St. Henry


ST. HENRY — Anna scored the first three touchdowns and opened Midwest Athletic Conference play with a 40-18 victory over St. Henry on the road on Friday.

Junior running back Aaron Shappie ran for 290 yards and four TDs and junior quarterback Alex Shappie completed 10-of-20 passes for 152 yards with one TD and one interception. Noah Aufderhaar caught three passes for 67 yards and intercepted one pass. Camden Palmisano led the team with eight tackles.

Alex Shappie threw a 4-yard TD pass to Jacob Taylor in the first quarter and Aaron Shappie scored on a 7-yard TD run to give the Rockets (2-1) a 14-0 halftime lead.

Aaron Shappie scored on a 4-yard run to boost the lead to 21-0 in the third quarter. The Redskins scored the next two TDs to cut the gap to 21-12 early in the fourth, but Aaron Shappie scored on another 4-yard run to increase the lead to 27-12 after a missed extra point.

The Redskins scored to pull within 27-18, but Shappie broke free on a 71-yard TD run shortly after to seal it. Alex Shappie added a 7-yard TD run before the end of the game.

Anna had 466 yards of offense and St. Henry had 320. The Redskins committed two turnovers and Anna committed one.

The Rockets (2-1, 1-0 MAC) are scheduled to host Coldwater (3-0, 1-0) this Friday.

Fort Loramie 48, Covington 0

The Redskins cruised to their first victory of the season on Friday in Fort Loramie.

Junior quarterback Max Maurer completed 7-of-7 passes for 246 yards with five TDs. Carter Eilerman caught three passes — all of which were TD receptions — for 160 yards. Senior running back Will Holland ran for 109 yards and one TD on nine carries and caught two passes for 66 yards and one TD.

Carter Gasson intercepted one pass and Louis Hart and Grant Poeppelman each recovered one fumble.

Fort Loramie built a 42-0 lead by halftime; the entire second half was played with a running clock.

Holland caught a 56-yard TD pass from Maurer in the first quarter and Eilerman caught 43- and 86-yard TD passes. Eilerman had a 31-yard TD reception in the second, Holland scored on a 58-yard run and Cole Barhorst caught a 21-yard TD pass. Gabe Hart scored on a 1-yard TD run in the fourth.

Fort Loramie had 431 yards of offense and held the Buccaneers to 86.

The Redskins (1-2) are slated to travel to Columbus Academy (3-0) this Friday.

Lehman Catholic 56, Benjamin Logan 14

The Cavaliers cruised to a big win on the road on Friday.

Lehman Catholic senior quarterback Donovan O’Leary ran for four TDs, threw for three TDs and scored on an interception return to tie a school record for TDs in a game. He completed 19-of-25 passes for 221 yards and ran for 102 yards on 11 carries.

Turner Lachey caught nine passes for 105 yards with two TDs and Seth Knapke caught seven passes for 89 yards with one TD.

O’Leary scored on a 5-yard TD run in the first quarter to give the squad a 6-0 lead. Lehman broke it open in the second quarter.

After the Raiders scored to take a 7-6 lead, O’Leary scored on a 4-yard TD run and Lachey ran in on the two-point conversion try to give Lehman a 14-7 lead. Lachey scored on a 1-yard TD catch, O’Leary scored on a 1-yard TD run and returned an interception 40 yards to give the squad a 35-7 lead.

The Raiders returned a kickoff 98 yards to cut the gap to 35-14, but Lachey caught a 51-yard TD pass before halftime to boost the lead to 28 points.

O’Leary scored on a 67-yard TD run in the third quarter to start the running clock. Knapke caught an 11-yard TD pass from O’Leary in the fourth.

Lehman had 396 yards of offense and held the Raiders to 53.

The Cavaliers (2-1) will open Three Rivers Conference play by hosting Milton-Union (1-2) this Thursday at Sidney Memorial Stadium.

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