Football roundup: Anna beats Delphos St. John’s 39-0


ANNA — After lopsided losses the last two weeks, Anna bounced back with a running-clock win and beat Delphos St. John’s 39-0 in a Midwest Athletic Conference game on Friday at Booster Field.

The Rockets (3-3, 2-2 MAC) had 443 yards of offense and held the Blue Jays to 104. Delphos St. John’s committed five turnovers while Anna committed three.

Alex Shappie completed 17-of-33 passes for 241 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions and ran for 107 yards and two TDs on 12 carries. Trey Heitkamp caught eight passes for 108 yards with three TDs.

Heitkamp caught 6-yard and 58-yard TD passes in the first quarter to give the team a 12-0 lead after a missed extra point and failed two-point conversion.

He caught a 26-yard TD pass in the second quarter to boost the lead to 19-0 at halftime. Zach Osborn scored on a 3-yard TD run and Shappie scored on a 5-yard run and a 33-yard run to push the margin over 30 points and start a running clock.

Clay Cummins intercepted two passes and recovered one fumble. Heitkamp and Jacob Taylor each intercepted one pass.

Anna is scheduled to host Versailles (5-1, 3-1) this coming Friday.

Fort Loramie 34, Talawanda 19

The Redskins (3-3) took an early lead and held off Talawanda’s comeback tries on Friday at Redskin Stadium.

Junior quarterback Max Maurer completed 10-of-19 passes for 167 yards with two touchdowns and ran for 58 yards on nine carries. Carter Eilerman caught three passes for 101 yards and one TD and Will Holland ran for 74 yards and two TDs on 21 carries.

Maurer threw an 8-yard TD pass to Holland in the first quarter and Holland scored on a 1-yard TD run to give the squad a 14-0 lead. Eilerman caught a 27-yard TD pass from Maurer in the second quarter to boost the lead to 21 points.

Talawanda’s Cale Leitch scored on a 1-yard run to cut the gap back to 14, but Thomas Hoying returned the ensuing kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown to push the gap to 28-7.

Leitch scored on a 6-yard TD run to cut the gap to 28-13 at halftime after a missed extra point, but Holland scored on a 1-yard TD run to push the lead to 34-13 after a missed PAT.

Leitch scored on a short TD run in the fourth to cut the gap to 34-19, but the Brave couldn’t pull closer.

The Redskins had 316 yards of offense while Talawanda had 335. The Brave had two turnovers while Fort Loramie had one.

Brock McCumber led Fort Loramie with 7.5 tackles and had one sack. Thomas Hoying had 6.5 tackles and intercepted one pass. Grant Poeppelman recovered one fumble.

Fort Loramie (3-3) is scheduled to host Norwalk St. Paul (3-3) this Friday.

Lehman Catholic 31, Bethel 27

The Cavaliers fought off a late rally try and won a Three Rivers Conference game on Friday at Bethel’s Legacy Stadium.

Bethel led 14-7 at the end of the first quarter, but the Cavaliers scored the next 28 points to take control. The Bees scored two late TDs to get back in it, but Lehman held on to win.

Senior quarterback Donovan O’Leary completed 11-of-24 passes for 145 yards with one touchdown and ran for 167 yards and two TDs on 17 carries.

O’Leary scored on a 47-yard touchdown run in the first quarter and a 1-yard run in the second. Da’Ron Pride scored on a 1-yard run in the second to give Lehman a 21-14 halftime lead and caught a 30-yard TD pass from O’Leary in the third quarter. Daniel Carlisle made a 25-yard field goal in the fourth.

The Cavaliers had 356 yards of offense while Bethel had 351. The Bees committed one turnover; Lehman didn’t commit any turnovers.

O’Leary committed a team-high five tackles and intercepted one pass.

Lehman (4-2, 2-1 TRC) is scheduled to host Riverside (5-1, 3-0) this Friday.

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