Friday Night Football Roundup


PIQUA — The “Battered Helmet” will remain in its rightful place for another year.

The Piqua football team made sure of that with a 42-6 win over Sidney Friday night.

The Indians, 4-1 overall and 3-1 in the MVL, bounced back in a big way from last week’s loss to Xenia.

Piqua will travel to Fairborn Friday. Sidney dropped to 1-4 overall and 1-3 in the MVL and will host Troy Friday night.

After a scoreless first quarter, Piqua got untracked in the second quarter.

Ky Warner got Piqua on the board with touchdown runs of eight and three yards and Brady Ouhl threw touchdown passes of 17 and 37 yards to Dre’Sean Roberts. Jackson Trombley kicked all four PATs to make it 28-0 at the half.

In the third quarter, Bryson Roberts caught a toss from Warner for a two-yard TD and Trombley kicked the PAT.

In the fourth quarter, Mickey Anderson blocked a punt and Colten Beougher picked it up at the Sidney 25-yard line and ran it in for the score. Trombley’s PAT kick made it 42-0, before Sidney scored a late touchdown on a 4-yard Martez Harris run.

Ouhl was 7-for-12 passing for 82 yards and two touchdowns.

Dre’Sean Roberts had three catches for 59 yards.

Warner led the rushing attack with 78 yards on 20 carries.

Elijah Frazier had a 36-yard kickoff return in the game, while Dre’Sean Roberts had a 27-yard punt return.

Brennan Johns and Beougher forced fumbles and Johns and Sam Schmiesing recovered fumbles.

Schmiesing led the defense with 11 tackles and Anderson had seven tackles.

Tippecanoe 45,

Stebbins 7

TIPP CITY — The Tippecanoe football team cruised to a win in its first game played this year at its own stadium.

The Red Devils, 5-0 overall and 4-0 in the MVL travel to Xenia Friday night to face the Buccs, 5-0 overall and 4-0 in the MVL.

Stebbins dropped to 3-2 overall and 2-2 in the MVL.

Xavier Jones had touchdown runs of 13, 12, 10 and three yards and threw a 62-yard TD pass to Evan Liette.

Cael Liette had a one-yard TD run.

Jackson Kleather booted a field goal of longer than 45-yards for the second straight week, this one from 46 yards. He also kicked six PATs.

Liam Poronsky was 8-for-10 passing for 121 yards, with Evan Liette catching three passes for 92 yards.

Jones finished with 213 yards rushing on 20 carries.

Cael Liette and Josh Dietz both had seven tackles for the Red Devil defense, while Lucas Merry had six tackles.

Milton-Union 63,

Troy Christian 0

WEST MILTON — The Milton-Union football team improved to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in the TRC.

The Bulldogs will travel to Miami East Friday night.

Troy Christian dropped to 1-4 overall and 1—1 in the TRC.

The Eagles will play at Riverside Friday night.

Blake Brumbaugh had another amazing game for the Bulldogs.

He averaged 34 yards on punt returns, returned an interception 60 yards for a touchdown and caught two passes for 62 yards, with both going for touchdowns.

Cooper Brown had 109 yards on four catches and caught a 69-yard touchdown pass from Nathan Morter.

Morter was 7-for-10 passing for 186 yards and three touchdowns.

Peyton Mayfield returned a punt 32 yards for a touchdown.

Jordan Foose led the rushing attack with 90 yards and two touchdowns on six carries.

Zachary Lovin and Connor Gibson also rushed for touchdowns and Mason Grudich was 9-for-9 on PAT kicks.

Ozzie Gregg led the defense with 15 tackles.

Bethel 57,

Covington 0

COVINGTON — The Bethel football team picked up its first win of the year Friday night.

The Bees, 1-4 overall and 1-1 in the TRC, will play Lehman Catholic at Piqua Friday night.

Covington, 1-4 overall and 1-1 in the TRC, will play at Northridge Friday night.

Lucas Truman scored twice for the Bees, catching a 4-yard pass from Cooper Mears and running 40 yards for a score.

Mears threw a 16-yard pass to Elijah Schroeder for a score and ran 28 yards for a score.

Braxton Lawson had TD runs of 5 and 2 yards, Christian Bennett ran 43 yards for a score and Ethan Swinehart ran 4 yards for a score.

Jace Houck kicked seven PATs and Truman ran for a two-point conversion.

Mears was 7-for-10 passing for 94 yards for Bethel.

Truman had 71 yards on three carries and Bennett had 63 yards on three carries.

Remi Brannan had eight tacklles and forced and recovered a fumble.

Nick Cain hd nine tackles and Bennett intercepted a pass.

DeAnthony Bennett had 63 yards rushing on 18 carries for Covington.

Garrett Leistner had nine tackles and forced a fumble.

Nevin Bowling had seven tackles and Mason Epperson recovered a fumble.

Lehman 22,

Miami East 9

SIDNEY — The Lehman Catholic football team improved to 2-3 on the season and 1-1 in the TRC.

The Cavaliers will host Bethel Friday night at Piqua.

Miami East, 0-5 overall and 0-2 in the TRC, will host Milton-Union Friday night.

Nathan Sollman scored all three Lehman touchdowns.

He had runs of 53 and three yards and caught a 64-yard TD pass from Turner Lachey.

Daniel Carlisle kicked two PATs and O’Leary ran for a two-point conversion.

O’Leary was seven for 19 passing for 80 yards.

Sollmann had three receptions for 65 yards and had 61 yards rushing on 10 carries.

AJ Newson led the defense with 14 tackles.

Ethan Stiver had nine tackles and Seth Kennedy, Hayden Sever and Justin Chapman had seven tackles each.

Miami East had an early 2-0 lead when Vincent Crane made a tackle in the end zone for a safety.

After the three Lehman scores, Dylan Williams ran 1-yard for a touchdown and Caleb Staley kicked the PAT.

For Miami East, Brock Ritchea had 47 yards passing and Michael Hohenstein caught both completions for 47 yards.

Williams had 17 carries for 70 yards and Connor Dalton had 19 carries for 53 yards.

Aaron Mills had nine tackles and forced a fumble and Luke Bowser and Jayden Skeeby had eight tackles each.

Williams had seven tackles and recovered a fumble, Ritchea and Staley had seven tackles and Hohenstein had six tackles and intercepted a pass.

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