Football roundup: Late Edon scores doom Fort Loramie


Versailles beats New Bremen, Minster loses to Parkway

By Bryant Billing - bbilling@sidneydailynews.com



WEEK 6 AREA FOOTBALL SCORES

Troy 23, Sidney 6

Coldwater 42, Anna 7

Edon 24, Fort Loramie 21

Bethel 21, Lehman Catholic 17

Versailles 24, New Bremen 19

Riverside 31, Troy Christian 0

Parkway 53, Minster 29

EDON — Fort Loramie gave up two late touchdowns and lost 24-21 on Friday at Edon to drop to 2-4.

Caleb Maurer threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Logan Eilerman in the first quarter to give the squad a 7-0 lead, but Edon’s Drew Gallehue scored on a 1-yard touchdown run an threw a two-point conversion pass to Gannon Ripke to give the Bombers a one-point lead.

Maurer threw a 9-yard TD pass to Eilerman in the second quarter to give the Redskins a 14-8 lead and threw a 20-yard TD pass to Eilerman in the third to boost the lead to 21-8.

But Gallehue threw a 60-yard TD pass to Ripke in the fourth to cut the gap to 21-16 after another successful two-point conversion. After a three-and-out by the Redskins, the Bombers drove 73 yards in six plays and scored on a 5-yard pass from Gallehue to Ethan Steinke to increase the lead to 24-21.

Fort Loramie drove to Edon’s 5-yard line late but turned the ball over on downs after two runs gained 2 yards and two incomplete passes.

Edon had 348 total yards of offense and one turnover while Fort Loramie had 329 yards of offense.

Maurer completed 20-of-33 passes for 263 yards with three TDs. Eilerman caught seven passes for 79 yards with three TDs while Gabe Meyer caught five passes for 76 yards and Damon Mescher caught three passes for 67 yards.

Mescher returned four punts for 152 yards. Jacob Sherman gained 60 rushing yards on 12 carries. Owen Pleiman led Fort Loramie with 5.5 tackles.

Gallehue completed 25-of-38 passes for 355 yards with 2 TDs. Ripke caught 12 passes for 239 yards with one TD.

Fort Loramie is scheduled to make its fourth consecutive long road trip this Friday when it travels to Columbus Academy, a Division V school in Gahanna.

Bethel 21, Lehman Catholic 17

The Bees scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to rally and hand the Cavaliers a Three Rivers Conference loss on Friday at Bethel.

Lehman had 240 yards of offense while Bethel had 275. No statistics or other information was reported.

The start of the game was delayed due to a threat being reported and law enforcement responding to the school. The stadium was cleared prior to kickoff.

Lehman (0-6, 0-3 TRC) is scheduled to host Riverside in a TRC game this Friday at Sidney Memorial Stadium.

Versailles 24, New Bremen 19

The Tigers scored 17 points in the second quarter to take control and held on for a Midwest Athletic Conference win on Friday in Versailles.

Owen Gabel kicked a 25-yard field goal with 10 seconds left in the first quarter to give New Bremen a 3-0 lead.

Landon Henry scored on a 5-yard TD run with 9:27 left in the second to give Versailles a 7-3 lead. David Homan threw a 78-yard TD pass to Trevor Bergman about a minute later to put the Cardinals ahead 9-7 after a blocked extra-point attempt, but the Tigers scored 10 late points to take control.

Henry scored on a 3-yard TD run with 1:28 left to give Versailles a 14-9 lead. After a quick three-and-out by New Bremen, Versailles drove 48 yards in 38 seconds, and Chase McEldowney kicked a 30-yard field goal attempt right before halftime to push the lead to 17-9.

Gabel made a 34-yard field goal midway through the third to close the gap to 17-12, but Carson Bey threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Trey Mills with 11:53 left to give Versailles a 24-12 lead.

Homan scored on a 1-yard run with 5:06 left to close the gap to five points, but the Tigers ran out the clock on the ensuing possession.

Versailles had 345 yards of offense while New Bremen had 249.

Bey completed 8-of-13 passes for 129 yards with one TD and ran for 64 yards on 14 carries for the Tigers. Henry ran for 108 yards and two TDs on 19 carries. Noah McEldowney caught five passes for 82 yards. Caleb Kaiser led the squad with 5.5 tackles.

Homan completed 13-of-18 passes for 228 yards and one TD for the Cardinals. Bergman caught five passes for 104 yards and Nick Alig caught five passes for 91 yards. Homan led the squad with 14 tackles.

Versailles (5-1, 3-1 MAC) is scheduled to host Anna this Friday while New Bremen (4-2, 2-2) is scheduled to travel to Minster.

Riverside 31, Troy Christian 0

The Pirates bounced back from their first TRC loss to earn a big win on Friday in Troy.

Warren Shockey scored on a 7-yard TD run with 5:06 left in the first quarter to give the squad a 7-0 lead after and extra point by Isaac Bender. Shockey then scored on a 25-yard TD run with 39 seconds left to increase the lead to 14-0.

Shockey scored on a 4-yard run with 5:06 left in the second quarter, then Bender made a 27-yard field goal with 30 seconds left to increase the lead to 24-0 at halftime. Shockey scored Riverside’s final TD on a 2-yard run with 7:10 left in the third to increase the gap to over 30 points and start a running clock.

The Pirates (4-2, 2-1) had 311 total yards of offense, 193 of which came on the ground. The Eagles (3-3, 1-2) had 109 yards of offense, 104 of which came on the ground.

Shockey ran for 124 yards and four TDs on 32 carries. Myles Platfoot completed 5-of-10 passes for 118 yards with one interception and ran for 63 yards on nine carries. Landon Stewart caught four passes for 104 yards.

Skyler Hudson, Braden Brandyberry and Andrew Thacker each made seven tackles. Thacker and Walker Whitaker each recovered one fumble.

Riverside is scheduled to travel to Sidney Memorial Stadium for a TRC game against Lehman Catholic this Friday.

Parkway 53, Minster 29

The Wildcats fell behind 27-0 by halftime and couldn’t recover in a MAC game on Friday at Memorial Stadium.

Fletcher Smith scored on a 28-yard TD run late in the first quarter for the Panthers, who then ran away in the second. Grant Bollenbacher scored on 84- and 78-yard TD passes from Smith, and Logan Green scored on a 9-yard TD run.

Minster pulled within 18 points early in the fourth, but the Panthers scored two late touchdowns to seal it.

Parkway had 532 yards of offense while Minster had 261.

Brogan Stephey completed 15-of-26 passes for Minster for 227 yards with two TDs and two interceptions. He led the squad with 31 rushing yards on 17 carries and ran for one TD.

Chase Couse caught six passes for 122 yards and one TD while James Niemeyer caught three passes for 43 yards and one TD. Couse also returned a punt 50 yards early in the third for a TD.

Smith completed 19-of-29 passes for 377 yards with four TDs and one interception. Bollenbacher caught seven passes for 244 yards with two TDs.

The Wildcats (0-5) are scheduled to host New Bremen this Friday.

Versailles beats New Bremen, Minster loses to Parkway

By Bryant Billing

bbilling@sidneydailynews.com

WEEK 6 AREA FOOTBALL SCORES

Troy 23, Sidney 6

Coldwater 42, Anna 7

Edon 24, Fort Loramie 21

Bethel 21, Lehman Catholic 17

Versailles 24, New Bremen 19

Riverside 31, Troy Christian 0

Parkway 53, Minster 29

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.