Football roundup: Anna can’t keep up with New Bremen


Fort Loramie falls to Indiana team, Lehman loses to Miami East

By Bryant Billing - bbilling@sidneydailynews.com



Anna’s Zach Ambos catches a pass as New Bremen’s Aaron Thieman tries to break it up during a Midwest Athletic Conference game on Friday at Cardinal Stadium. Ambos caught seven passes for 88 yards.

Anna’s Zach Ambos catches a pass as New Bremen’s Aaron Thieman tries to break it up during a Midwest Athletic Conference game on Friday at Cardinal Stadium. Ambos caught seven passes for 88 yards.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

New Bremen’s Hunter Schaefer runs as Anna’s Case Murray tries to tackle during a during a Midwest Athletic Conference game on Friday at Cardinal Stadium. The Cardinals gathered 459 yards of offense and intercepted six Anna passes in a 48-13 win.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

WEEK 5 AREA FOOTBALL SCORES

Piqua 42, Sidney 7

New Bremen 43, Anna 13

Greenfield-Central (Ind.) 28, Fort Loramie 18

Miami East 28, Lehman Catholic 23

Dayton Northridge 28, Riverside 10

Marion Local 56, Minster 14

Versailles 35, Fort Recovery 12

NEW BREMEN — New Bremen ran way to a 48-13 Midwest Athletic Conference victory over Anna on Friday at Cardinal Stadium.

David Homan threw a 39-yard touchdown pass to Nick Alig and scored on a 49-yard TD run and 12-yard TD run in the first quarter to help the squad take a 20-0 lead.

Homan scored on a 22-yard TD run with 8:37 left in the second to push the lead to 27-0. Anna’s Justin Richards scored on a 2-yard TD run to cut the gap to 27-6, but Homan scored on a 1-yard run before halftime to push the lead back to 27 points.

Homan threw a 36-yard TD pass to Alig with 9:02 left in the second quarter to increase the lead to 41-6 early in the third. Richards scored on a 13-yard TD run to cut the gap to 41-13, but Homan capped the game’s scoring with a 20-yard TD run early in the fourth.

New Bremen had 459 yards of offense and two turnovers while Anna had 252 yards and six turnovers.

Homan completed 5-of-11 passes for 142 yards and two TDs with one interception and ran for 185 yards and five TDs on 19 carries. Hunter Schaefer ran for 77 yards on 15 carries. Alig caught three passes for 89 yards with two TDs.

Nathan Rindler led the Cardinals (4-1, 2-1 MAC) with 6.5 tackles and two interceptions. Evan Eyink, Braeden Suchland, Kolan Kuenning and Trevor Bergman each intercepted one pass.

Carter Siegle completed 20-of-39 passes for 162 yards with six interceptions. Richards ran for 87 yards and two TDs on 14 carries. Zach Ambos caught seven passes for 88 yards.

Landynn Fogt led the Rockets (3-2, 2-1) with nine tackles. Brandon Axe intercepted one pass.

New Bremen is scheduled to travel to Versailles on Friday while Anna is scheduled to host Coldwater.

Greenfield-Central (Ind.) 28, Fort Loramie 18

After a week-long search for an opponent following Dayton Dunbar canceling a previously scheduled game due to a COVID-19 outbreak, Fort Loramie arranged on Wednesday to travel to Greenfield, Indiana for a game.

The Redskins took an early lead on Friday night, but the Cougars scored the last two touchdowns to earn a victory.

Caleb Maurer threw a 19-yard TD pass to Damon Mescher early in the second quarter to give the squad a 6-0 lead after a missed extra point.

Joey Roland scored on a 31-yard TD run shortly after for the Cougars (3-2) to give them a 7-6 lead, but Maurer threw a 76-yard TD pass to Gabe Meyer to put Fort Loramie ahead again 12-7.

But Josh VanOsdol threw a 57-yard TD pass to Brayden Herrell right before halftime to give Greenfield-Central, which has an enrollment equivalent to a Division II school, a 14-6 lead.

Maurer threw a 4-yard TD pass to Darren Eilerman early in the third quarter to give Fort Loramie an 18-14 lead, but Rashawn Street scored on a 20-yard TD run on the ensuing drive to give the Cougars a 21-18 lead.

Street then added a 10-yard TD run in the first seconds of the fourth quarter to boost the lead to 10 points.

Fort Loramie had 263 yards of offense and two turnovers. Caleb Maurer completed 14-of-21 passes for 212 yards with three TDs and two interceptions. Meyer caught two passes for 105 yards with one TD and Mescher caught six passes for 60 yards and one TD.

Calvin Hoying led Fort Loramie with 10.5 tackles.

The Redskins (2-3) are scheduled to travel to Edon on Friday.

Miami East 28, Lehman Catholic 23

The Cavaliers couldn’t keep up with Miami East in a Three Rivers Conference game on Friday in Casstown.

Austin Francis scored on a 43-yard run in the first quarter to give Miami East a 7-0 lead. The Cavaliers tied it early in the second when Michael McFarland scored on a 31-yard TD pass from Donovan O’Leary, but Francis scored on a 21-yard TD run later to give the Vikings a 14-7 lead.

Josh George kicked a 30-yard field goal before halftime to cut the gap to 14-10, but Francis scored on a 60-yard TD run in the third to push the lead to 21-10. McFarland threw a 7-yard TD pass to O’Leary later to cut the gap to 21-17, but Francis scored on a 13-yard TD run early in the fourth to push the lead back to 11 points.

O’Leary threw a 38-yard TD pass to Seth Knapke late in the fourth to close the final gap to five points after a missed two-point conversion.

Lehman (0-5, 0-2 TRC) had 351 yards of offense while Miami East (2-3, 1-1) had 376.

O’Leary completed 18-of-39 passes for 220 yards and ran for 43 yards on 15 carries. Nathan Sollmann ran for 43 yards on seven carries and caught five passes for 51 yards. McFarland caught six passes for 82 yards with one TD.

Francis ran for 283 yards on 22 carries.

Lehman is scheduled to travel to winless Bethel on Friday for a TRC game.

Dayton Northridge 28, Riverside 10

The Pirates lost their first TRC game of the season on Friday in De Graff.

Kavonte Turpin scored on an 11-yard TD run early in the first quarter to give Northridge a 7-0 lead. Isaac Bender hit a 33-yard field goal for Riverside to cut the gap to 7-3, but Turpin scored on a 54-yard TD run before the end of the quarter to push the lead to 14-3.

Rikey Holmes scored on a 1-yard run in the second quarter to give the Polar Bears a 21-3 lead, and Turpin scored on a 54-yard TD run in the third.

Riverside’s Warren Shockey finished the game’s scoring in the fourth with a 2-yard TD run to close the final gap to 18 points.

No statistics were reported for Riverside (3-2, 1-1).

The Pirates are scheduled to travel to Troy Christian for a TRC game on Friday.

Marion Local 56, Minster 14

The Wildcats were blown out in a MAC game on Friday in Maria Stein.

Kyle Otte ran for two TDs in the first quarter to give the Flyers a 14-0 lead, then the squad scored four TDs in the second quarter to take a 42-14 halftime lead.

Marion Local had 361 yards of offense and committed one turnover while Minster had 250 yards of offense and committed three turnovers.

James Niemeyer completed 10-of-26 passes for 201 yards and two TDs for Minster with two interceptions. Jack Kohne caught five passes for 159 yards, including a 62-yard TD pass and a 69-yard TD pass in the second quarter.

Gabe Davis led Minster with eight tackles while Connor Schmieising made five tackles and one interception.

Minster (1-4, 0-3 MAC) is scheduled to host winless Parkway in a MAC game on Friday.

Versailles 35, Fort Recovery 12

The Tigers pulled away to a big MAC win on Friday in Fort Recovery.

The Indians scored the first TD of the game on a 19-yard pass to take a 6-0 lead, but Versailles pulled away quickly.

Carson Bey scored on a 19-yard TD run and Landon Henry scored on a 2-yard TD run before the end of the first quarter to give the team a 14-6 lead. Bey threw a 43-yard TD pass to Eli McEldowney in the second quarter and Jack Osborne scored on a 2-yard TD run to give the team a 28-6 halftime lead.

Landon Henry finished Versailles’ scoring with a 43-yard TD run in the third quarter.

The Tigers (4-1, 2-1) had 353 yards of offense and committed two turnovers while Fort Recovery had 172 yards and committed one turnover.

Bey completed 9-of-10 passes for 148 yards with one TD. McEldowney caught five passes for 93 yards with one TD, Osborne caught two passes for 69 yards and Noah McEldowney caught three passes for 46 yards.

Henry ran for 57 yards and two TDs on five carries while Osborne ran for 45 yards and one TD on 10 carries and Bey ran for 40 yards and one TD on six carries.

Caleb Kaiser led Versailles with 6.5 tackles. Jacob Treon intercepted one pass.

Versailles is scheduled to host New Bremen in a MAC game on Friday.

Anna’s Zach Ambos catches a pass as New Bremen’s Aaron Thieman tries to break it up during a Midwest Athletic Conference game on Friday at Cardinal Stadium. Ambos caught seven passes for 88 yards.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2021/09/web1_AIS_4193a-1.jpgAnna’s Zach Ambos catches a pass as New Bremen’s Aaron Thieman tries to break it up during a Midwest Athletic Conference game on Friday at Cardinal Stadium. Ambos caught seven passes for 88 yards. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

New Bremen’s Hunter Schaefer runs as Anna’s Case Murray tries to tackle during a during a Midwest Athletic Conference game on Friday at Cardinal Stadium. The Cardinals gathered 459 yards of offense and intercepted six Anna passes in a 48-13 win.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2021/09/web1_AIS_4004-1.jpgNew Bremen’s Hunter Schaefer runs as Anna’s Case Murray tries to tackle during a during a Midwest Athletic Conference game on Friday at Cardinal Stadium. The Cardinals gathered 459 yards of offense and intercepted six Anna passes in a 48-13 win. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News
Fort Loramie falls to Indiana team, Lehman loses to Miami East

By Bryant Billing

bbilling@sidneydailynews.com

WEEK 5 AREA FOOTBALL SCORES

Piqua 42, Sidney 7

New Bremen 43, Anna 13

Greenfield-Central (Ind.) 28, Fort Loramie 18

Miami East 28, Lehman Catholic 23

Dayton Northridge 28, Riverside 10

Marion Local 56, Minster 14

Versailles 35, Fort Recovery 12

Coaches can report results for Sidney Daily News’ daily roundups by sending scores, statistics and comments as soon as possible after games to sidneysports@aimmediamidwest.com.

Coaches can report results for Sidney Daily News’ daily roundups by sending scores, statistics and comments as soon as possible after games to sidneysports@aimmediamidwest.com.