SYLVANIA --Napoleon kept its hopes of reaching the postseason alive with a 38-0 win over Sylvania Northview.
Skyler Anderson had a pair of touchdown runs for the Wildcats, now 4-5 overall and 3-3 in the Northern Lakes League, while the defense scored a pair of TDs, one on a Tyler Miller interception return and the other on a Bryant Schlade fumble return.
The Wildcats finished with 201 yards rushing, 76 by Anderson and 73 by Schlade, and 267 yards of total offense. Northview (3-6, 1-5 NLL) was held to 162 yards of offense while committing three turnovers.
Napoleon completes regular-season play on Friday at home against Bowling Green and needs a win to have any chance of finishing in the top eight of Division III Region 10.
Napoleon 7 3 14 14 - 38
Northview 0 0 0 0 - 0
N - Anderson 53-run (Miller kick).
N - Miller 22-field goal.
N - Harris 14-run (Miller kick).
N - Miller 28-interception return (Miller kick).
N - Anderson 11-run (Miller kick).
N - Schlade 15-fumble return (Miller kick).
ANTWERP--Antwerp topped Ayersville 26-21 to earn their first victory of the season.
Tom Taylor lead the way for the Archers (1-8, 1-5 GMC) with 189 yards on the ground and 260 yards through the air and four scores. Corbin Jones and Andy Coleman each had two touchdown receptions.
D..J. Hagerman paced the way for the Pilots (2-7, 0-6 GMC) with seven catches for 100 yards and two touchdowns. Justin Flory chipped in with 104 yards on the ground and a score.
Ayersville 7 0 0 14 - 21
Antwerp 6 14 6 0 - 26
Ant - Jones 76-pass from Taylor (kick failed).
Ayers - Hagerman 10-pass from Relyea (Juvonen kick).
Ant - Coleman 35-pass from Taylor (kick failed).
Ant - Coleman 45-pass from Taylor (Jones run).
Ant - Jones 27-pass from Taylor (kick failed).
Ayers - Flory 24-run (Juvonen kick).
Ayers - Hagerman 36-pass from Relyea (Juvonen kick).
Tinora 48, Holgate 0
Tinora held Holgate to 49 total yards in a 48-0 Green Meadows Conference victory.
Kipp McCann ran for 164 yards and had two trips to paydirt to lead the Rams (7-2, 5-1 GMC), which racked up 445 yards of offense. Kurt Kahle added 94 yards on the ground and two scores.
The Tigers fall to 1-8 overall and 1-5 in the conference.
Holgate 0 0 0 0 - 0
Tinora 0 13 21 14 - 48
T - McCann 82-run (Farrington kick).
T - McKenney 9-pass from Drewes (kick failed).
T - Kahle 19-run (Farrington kick).
T - Kahle 49-run (Farrington kick).
T - McCann 29-run (Farrington kick).
T - Fairchild 29-fumble return (Farrington kick).
T - Gerschutz 10-run (Farrington kick).
Wayne Trace 42
HAVILAND -- Fairview scored 43 unanswered points to take a 36-point lead (43-7) but still had to withstand a Wayne Trace fourth-quarter rally to earn a 49-42 triumph.
In a game that featured nearly 900 yards of combined offense, Fairview (4-5, 4-2 GMC) scored on plays of 53, 87, 44 and 57 yards while also using a 25-yard Isaac Valle interception return for a TD in its huge 36-point second stanza.
The Apaches added to their 36-7 halftime advantage with QB Andy Guilford opening the second-half scoring with a 60-yard scamper to the end zone.
Wayne Trace's Austin Speice stopped Fairview's scoring spree with a pick-six but Jeffrey Timbrook countered with a 70-yard run just 15 ticks later to give the Apaches a hefty 49-14 lead with 7:17 left in the third quarter.
The Raiders (4-5, 2-4 GMC) responded with four straight touchdowns - the last by Colby Speice with 4:31 remaining in the game - but Fairview denied Wayne Trace's comeback attempt.
Guilford ran for 169 yards to lead the Apaches.
Dylan Horner had 151 yards rushing for the Raiders.
Fairview 0 36 13 0 - 49
Wayne Trace 7 0 14 21 - 42
WT - Horner 3-run (Speice kick).
F - Timbrook 53-run (Guilford run).
F - Tobin 87-pass from Guilford (pass failed).
F - Guilford 44-run (pass failed).
F - Tobin 57-pass from Guilford (Guilford run).
F - Valle 25-interception return (Bostater pass from Guilford).
F - Guilford 60-run (Arend kick).
WT - A. Speice interception return (Speice kick).
F - Timbrook 70-run (kick failed).
WT - Bickford 20-pass from Gerber (Speice kick).
WT - Horner 4-run (Speice kick).
WT - C. Speice 1-run (Speice kick).
WT - C. Speice 22-run (Horner run).
Liberty Center 34, Delta 6
LIBERTY CENTER -- Sixth-ranked Liberty Center remained undefeated and guaranteed itself at least of a share of the NWOAL title with a 34-6 league win over Delta.
Sean Westhoven led the Tigers (9-0, 7-0 NWOAL) with 137 yards rushing and two touchdowns while Tony Bais added 102 yards on the ground.
The Tigers head to Archbold on Friday with the outright league crown at stake.
Shelton Lillich had 29 yards receiving and a score to pace the Panthers (2-7, 1-6 NWOAL).
Delta 0 6 0 0 - 6
L. Center 0 14 7 13 - 34
LC - Westhoven 35-run (Polman kick).
LC - Righi 10-run (Polman kick).
D - Lillich 9-pass from Mohr (kick failed).
LC - Kuser 5-run (Polman kick).
LC - Righi 1-run (Polman kick).
LC - Westhoven 38-run (kick failed).
Bryan 43, Swanton 0
Bryan--Bryan shut out Swanton 43-0 in NWOAL action.
Austin Schimmoeller set a school record with five touchdown passes to lead the Golden Bears (7-2, 5-2 GMC). Brandon Poncsak chipped in with an interception, his eighth on the season, which is a school record.
The Bulldogs fall to 1-8 overall and 1-7 in the conference.
Swanton 0 0 0 0 - 0
Bryan 20 0 13 10 - 43
B - Bogosian 46-pass from Schimmmoeller (Chaney kick).
B - Chaney 23-pass from Schimmmoeller (Chaney kick).
B - D. Hug 3-pass from Schimmmoeller (kick failed).
B - Poncsak 4-pass from Schimmmoeller (Chaney kick).
B - D. Hug 40-pass from Schimmmoeller (Chaney kick).
B - Chaney 21-field goal.
B - Minor 30-run (Chaney kick).
Evergreen 48, Montpelier 20
MONTPELIER--Evergreen topped Montpelier 48-20 in NWOAL action.
Garret Loeffler paced the way for the Vikings (3-6, 3-4 NWOAL) with 149 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Clayton Wielinski chipped in with a passing and rushing touchdown.
Tyler Benner led the way for the Locomotives (0-9, 0-7 NWOAL) with a passing touchdown and 76 rushing yards and a score.
Evergreen 14 6 15 13 - 48
Montpelier 14 0 0 6 - 20
M - Daft 23-pass from Benner (McKelvey kick).
E - Wielinski 19-run (Wright kick).
M - Benner 1-run (McKelvey kick).
E - Loeffler 53-run (Wright kick).
E - Denker 18-pass from Wielinski (kick failed).
E - Loeffler 5-run (Wright kick).
E - Willeman 17-interception return (Wright kick).
E - Carter 5-run (Hendricks run).
M - Hitzeman 1-run (kick failed).
E - Pinkelman fumble recovery (Wright kick).
Bluffton 21, Paulding 0
PAULDING -- Bluffton blanked Paulidng 21-0 in NWC action.
Robbie Stratton had 59 yards rushing and scored all three touchdowns for the Pirates (6-3, 4-3 NWC).
Drew Burnett caught two passes for 53 yards and Drey Gamble caught two passes for 45 yards to lead the Panthers (0-9, 0-7 NWC).
Bluffton 0 7 7 7 - 21
Paulding 0 0 0 0 - 0
B - Stratton 3-run (Deter kick).
B - Stratton 2-run (Deter kick).
B - Stratton 2-run (Deter kick).
Edon 32, Toledo Christian 20
EDON--Edon pounded out 264 rushing yards in a 32-20 TAAC victory over Toledo Christian.
Shannon Geren had 22 carries for 228 yards and three touchdowns for the Blue Bombers (6-3, 5-1 TAAC). Keegan Long chipped in with 176 yards passing and two scores.
The Eagles fall to 2-7 overall and 1-5 in the conference.
Toledo Christian 0 7 6 7 - 20
Edon 6 19 7 0 - 32
E - Geren 25-run (kick failed).
E - Geren 3-run (kick failed).
E - Hug 16-pass from Long (Geren kick).
T.C. - Stewart 15-pass from Winzeler (Freeman kick).
E - Thiel 69-pass from Long (kick failed).
T.C. - Williams 1-run (kick failed).
E - Geren 51-run (Geren kick).
T.C. - Williams 14-pass from Winzeler (Freeman kick).
Columbus Grove 46, Crestview 20
CONVOY -- Columbus Grove jumped out to a 27-13 halftime lead over Crestview and cruised to a 46-20 Northwest Conference victory.
Wade Heffner ran for 97 yards to lead the Bulldogs (6-3, 4-3 NWC) while Trent Kerns had 89 yards rushing and two scores. Zach Barrientes caught four passes for 84 yards and two touchdowns.
Holden had 72 yards on the ground and a score to lead the Knights (3-6, 3-4 NWC).
C. Grove 13 14 6 13 - 46
Crestview 7 6 0 7 - 20
C - Holden 23-run (Mladenovic kick).
CG - Barrientes 33-pass from Travis (Kohls kick).
CG - Grothaus 5-run (PAT failed).
C - Harmon 5-run (PAT failed).
CG - Barrientes 44-pass from Travis (Kohls kick).
CG - Kerns 1-run (Kohls kick).
CG - Vorst 8-pass from Travis (PAT failed).
CG - Kerns 14-run (PAT failed).
C - Oliver 6-run (Mladenovic kick).
CG - Grothaus 5-run (Kohls kick).
McComb 48, Pandora-Gilboa 7
McCOMB -- McComb scored the games first 48 points and cruised to a 48-7 win over Pandora-Gilboa.
Jerry Brown scored four times for the Panthers (7-2, 7-1 BVC) and rushed for 138 yards on just eight carries.
Josh Breece was 20-33 passing for 157 yards and a late touchdown for the Rockets (2-7, 2-6 BVC)
P-G 0 0 0 7 - 7
McComb 20 28 0 0 - 48
M - Brown 60-run (Lanning kick).
M - Brown 16-run (kick failed).
M - Brown 6-run (Lanning kick).
M - C. Wilson 35-pass from Buck (Lanning kick).
M - B. Wilson 56-pass from Buck (Lanning kick).
M - C. Wilson 37-run (Lanning kick).
M - Brown 37-run (Lanning kick).
P-G - Schmenk 6-pass from Breece (Schutz kick).
Leipsic 27, Liberty-Benton 0
LEIPSIC -- Leipsic forced three Liberty-Benton interceptions in a 27-0 Blanchard Valley Conference win.
Brady Schroeder scored on an eight-yard run while Trevor Schroeder scored on a two-yard run for the Vikings.
L-Benton 0 0 0 0 - 0
Leipsic 7 6 7 7 - 27
L - B. Schroeder 8-run (Mangas kick).
L - S. Schroeder 36-pass from Kuhlman (kick failed).
L - T. Schroeder 2-run (Mangas kick).
L - Mangas 52-pass from Kuhlman (Mangas kick).
Ottawa-Glandorf 35, Lima Bath 18
OTTAWA -- Tristan Parker racked up 183 all-purpose yards to help Ottawa-Glandorf defeat Lima Bath 35-18 in Western Buckeye League action.
Parker ran for 145 yards and caught two passes for 38 yards. Caleb Siefker added 63 yards on the ground and two touchdowns for the Titans (7-2, 6-2 WBL).
Keanu James led the Wildcats (4-5, 3-5 WBL) with 136 yards rushing and a touchdown.
Lima Bath 10 0 8 0 - 18
O.-Glandorf 0 14 14 7 - 35
LB - Briggs 24-field goal.
LB - Davis 9-run (Briggs kick).
O-G - Siefker 1-run (Buckland kick).
O-G - Kuhlman 11-run (PAT failed).
O-G - Siefker 10-run (Buckland kick).
LB - James 49-run (PAT failed).
O-G - Kuhlman 29-interception return (Buckland kick).
O-G - Rieman 14-run (Buckland kick).
Wapakoneta 41, Lima Shawnee 14
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP -- Wapakoneta defeated Lima Shawnee 41-14 in a WBL contest.
Connor Pickens had four touchdowns runs of 16, eight, five and two yards to lead the Redskins (9-0, 8-0 WBL).
Seth Rosenbauer scored on a 17-yard run and Sam Altenbach found paydirt on a three-yard run to pace the Indians (4-5, 3-5 WBL).
Wapak hosts Kenton in a battle for the WBL title on Friday.
Elida 56, Celina 0
CELINA--Elida blanked Celina 56-0 in Western Buckeye League action.
Reggie McAdams was 20-23 passing for 333 yards and four touchdowns to pace Elida (6-3, 5-3 WBL). Austin Etzler chipped in with 148 yards receiving and two touchdowns.
Celina (1-8, 1-7 WBL) was held to just 168 total yards on the night.
St. Marys 34, Van Wert 14
ST. MARYS -- St. Marys outscored Van Wert 20-0 in the second half for a 34-14 WBL victory.
D.J. Manning led the Roughriders (4-5, 3-5 WBL) with 155 yards rushing and three touchdowns while Tre Sherman ran the ball once for a 71-yard touchdown.
Terrance Branson caught four passes for 61 yards and a score to pace the Cougars (0-9, 0-8 WBL).