ANNA — Anna scored two touchdowns in each the second and third quarters to beat Fort Recovery 28-0 in a Midwest Athletic Conference game on Friday at Booster Field.
Carter Seigle threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Justin Richards and a 40-yard TD pass to Zach Ambos in the second quarter to give the squad a 14-0 lead. Brandon Axe scored on a 7-yard TD run in the third quarter and Hunter Schmidt scored on a 20-yard run to finish the squad’s scoring.
The Rockets (3-1, 2-0 MAC) had 312 yards of offense while the Indians had 182.
Seigle completed 11-of-16 passes for 162 yards. Richards ran for a team-high 101 yards on 18 carries and Schmidt ran for 34 yards on four carries. Ambos led the squad with six receptions for 89 yards while Axe caught two passes for 32 yards.
Schmidt led the team with 12.5 tackles and recovered one fumble while Landon Howell made 4.5 tackles and one sack.
Anna is scheduled to travel to New Bremen for a MAC game this Friday.
Newark Catholic 41, Fort Loramie 40
The Redskins were stopped on a two-point conversion try with 26 seconds left and lost a nailbiter on Saturday in Newark.
Caleb Maurer threw a 21-yard TD pass to Logan Eilerman to close the gap to one point. The Redskins called two timeouts before attempting the two-point conversion. A run up the middle was stopped just short of the goal line.
The Redskins (2-2) recovered an onside kick but lost yardage before having a last-second heave intercepted to end the game.
It was a back-and-forth game between the squads.
Maurer scored on a 43-yard run in the first quarter to give the Redskins a 7-0 lead, but Tanner Elwell returned the ensuing kickoff 84 yards for a touchdown to cut the gap to 7-6 after a missed extra point.
The teams traded scores through the middle of the second quarter — though a failed two-point conversion try by the Green Wave set them back another point at 21-19.
But Mason Hackett scored on a 67-yard run, and Owen Helms caught a two-point conversion pass to give Newark Catholic a 27-21 lead.
Maurer threw a 9-yard TD pass to Ethan Keiser late in the second quarter, and the score stayed tied 27-27 after a missed extra point.
Cole Canter threw a 29-yard TD pass to Grant Moore just before halftime to give Newark Catholic a 34-27 lead. Canter threw a 10-yard TD pass to Helms in the third to increase the lead to 14 points.
Darren Eilerman scored on a 1-yard run in the fourth quarter to close the gap to 41-34 before the Redskins closed it further.
Fort Loramie had 491 yards of offense and committed three turnovers while Newark Catholic gathered 411 yards of offense and committed two turnovers.
Maurer completed 18-of-25 pass attempts for 268 yards with three TDs and three interceptions and ran for 111 yards and one TD on 10 carries.
Logan Eilerman caught eight passes for 142 yards and two TDs while Gabe Meyer caught three passes for 47 yards.
Owen Pleiman intercepted one pass.
Canter completed 12-of-20 passes for the Green Wave for 203 yards with two TDs and two interceptions. Mason Hackett ran for 145 yards and two TDs on 19 carries. Moore caught four passes for 117 yards with one TD.
Fort Loramie was originally scheduled to host Dunbar this Friday, but the game has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns at Dunbar. The Redskins are searching for a replacement opponent.
Delphos St. John’s 27, Minster 0
The Wildcats couldn’t keep up with the Blue Jays in a Midwest Athletic Conference game on Saturday night at Stadium Park in Delphos.
Minster (1-3, 0-2 MAC) managed 224 yards of offense, committed three turnovers and turned the ball over on downs twice.
Nolan Schwinnen threw a 76-yard TD pass to J.J. Bonfias with 10:17 left in the first quarter to give St. John’s a 7-0 lead. Schwinnen scored on a 6-yard run midway through the second quarter to boost the lead to 14-0 at halftime.
Clay Paddubny scored on a 7-yard run in the third quarter, and Bonfias scored on a 25-yard pass from Schwinnen with eight seconds left in the third.
Minster freshman quarterback Brogan Stephey completed 10-of-28 passes for 80 yards with two interceptions and ran for 91 yards on 17 carries. Austin Wellman ran for 48 yards on 15 carries.
Charlie Schmiesing and Johnny Nixon each had 12 tackles for Minster. Nixon intercepted one pass.
Schwinnen completed 11-of-19 passes for 204 yards for the Blue Jays.
The Wildcats are scheduled to travel to Marion Local on Friday.
Coldwater 28, New Bremen 14
The Cardinals lost a MAC game on Friday in Coldwater.
The Cavaliers took a 7-0 lead with 3:33 left in the first quarter when Isaac Fullenkamp scored on a 6-yard touchdown run. Reece Dellinger threw a 9-yard TD pass to Tyler Schwieterman with 10:13 left in the second to increase the lead to 13-0 at halftime after a missed extra point.
New Bremen’s David Homan scored on a 2-yard TD run with 4:39 left in the third quarter to cut the gap to 13-7, but the Cardinals scored three plays later when Dellinger threw a 74-yard TD pass to Jesse Meyer to push the advantage to 21-7 after a successful two-point conversion pass.
Luke Sudhoff scored on an 11-yard TD run early in the fourth quarter to increase the lead to 28-7. Hunter Schaefer scored on a 5-yard TD run for the Cardinals with 5:54 left in the fourth to close the gap to 14 points.
Coldwater had 328 yards of offense while New Bremen had 295.
Homan completed 9-of-15 passes for 91 yards and ran for 149 yards on 27 carries. Trevor Bergman caught three passes for 40 yards and Schaefer caught three passes for 33 yards.
Homan led the team with six tackles while Evan Eyink made 5.5 tackles and one sack.
Dellinger completed 12-of-16 passes for 214 yards for the undefeated Cavaliers.
New Bremen (3-1, 1-1) is scheduled to host Anna in a MAC game this Friday.
Riverside 48, Bethel 14
The Pirates earned a big victory on Friday in De Graff in their first-ever Three Rivers Conference game.
Riverside built a 41-0 lead before halftime.
Warren Shockey scored on a 9-yard TD run in the first quarter and Myles Platfoot threw an 11-yard TD pass to Deven Frilling. Platfoot threw 25-yard TD pass to Frilling in the second quarter along with a 24-yard TD pass to Simon Godwin and a 9-yard TD pass to Shockey. Godwin finished the Pirates’ first-half scoring with a 52-yard interception return for a touchdown.
Shockey scored Riverside’s final TD on a 63-yard run in the third quarter. The Bees closed the final gap with two TDs in the fourth quarter.
Riverside (3-1, 1-0 TRC) had 352 yards of offense while Bethel had 179.
Platfoot completed 6-of-9 passes for 158 yards with four TDs. Shockey ran or 123 yards and two TDs on 12 carries. Frilling caught three passes for 78 yards with two TDs.
Skyler Hudson led Riverside with six tackles and two sacks and recovered one fumble.
The Pirates are scheduled to host Dayton Northridge in a TRC game this Friday.
Versailles 49, Parkway 14
The Tigers (3-1, 1-1) built a 35-0 lead by halftime and cruised to a big MAC win on Friday in Versailles.
Carson Bey threw a 27-yard TD pass to Noah McEldowney and scored on a 1-yard TD run in the first quarter to give the squad a 14-0 lead.
Jack Osborne scored on an 18-yard touchdown run and Landon Henry scored on a 36-yard TD run in the first five minutes of the second quarter, then Bey threw a 13-yard TD pass to Eli McEldowney to boost the lead to 35 points at halftime and ensure the second half started with a running clock.
Bey scored on a 35-yard TD run early in the third quarter to increase the lead to 42-0. Max Gehret capped off Versailles’ scoring when he scored on a 15-yard TD run early in the fourth quarter.
Versailles had 462 yards of offense, 334 of which came on the ground. Parkway managed 215 yards of offense.
Bey completed 7-of-13 pass attempts for 103 yards with two TDs and ran for 81 yards and two TDs on five carries. Gehret led the squad with 90 rushing yards on nine carries and scored one TD. Osborne ran for 70 yards and one TD on six carries. Noah McEldowney led the team with 56 receiving yards on two catches, including his first-quarter TD reception.
Brayden Keihl and Caleb Kaiser each made five tackles. Jacob Treon intercepted one pass.
The Tigers are scheduled to travel to Fort Recovery for a MAC game this Friday.
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