TIPP CITY — The Tippecanoe football team wrapped up a share of the MVL title with a 41-14 win over Xenia Friday to close the regular season.
The Red Devils, 8-2 overall and 8-1 in the MVL, shared the title with Troy and Vandalia-Butler.
Tipp will host Western Brown in a D-III, Region 12 first round playoff game at 7 p.m. Friday.
Cael Liette had a big game for Tippecanoe Friday.
He rushed for 214 yards and five touchdowns on 18 carries.
Logan Butera added 97 yards on 14 carries.
Peyton Schultz was nine of 18 passing for 173 yards and Braden Burgbacher completed five of eight passes for 68 yards.
Evan Liette caught eight passes for 167 yards and hauled in a 41-yard TD pass.
Kade Teel kicked three PATs and CJ Bailey added two PATs.
Cael Liette led the defense with 14 tackles and Lucas Merry and Andrew Oen both had nine tackles.
PIQUA — It was a heartbreaking finish to the season for the Piqua football team.
The Indians led for 47 minutes and 41 seconds before Fairborn quarterback JT Smith scored on a fourth-and-goal run with 19 seconds to go to give Fairborn the win.
Piqua finishes the season with a record of 2-8 overall and 2-7 in the MVL.
Jericho Burns had 1-yard TD run to start the game’s scoring.
Josh Heath kicked the PAT and added a 34-yard field goal before the Skyhawks rallied.
Burns had a 146 yards rushing on 27 carries.
Ky Warner completed eight of 12 passes for 95 yards.
RayShawn Garrett had three catches for 40 yards and Joey Voskuhl had four catches for 39 yards.
Gage Gambill had an interception and Zaydyn Allen and Owen Shawler recovered fumbles.
Allen led the Piqua defense with nine tackles and Shawler had eight tackles.
DEGRAFF — The Milton-Union football team suffered its first TRC loss in the three years since the conference returned.
The Bulldogs, 7-3 overall and 6-1 in the TRC, will host Preble Shwnee a D-V, Region 20 first round playoff game at 7 p.m. Friday.
Wyatt Kimmel completed four passes for 61 yards and Payton Mayfield had two catches for 49 yards.
Jordan Foose led the rushing attack with 13 carries for 47 yards.
Peyton Nichols had 14 tackles and Mayfield added nine.
Seth Lowery and Ian Coffey had eight tackles and Cason Berner intercepted a pass.
Troy Christian 22,
TROY — The Troy football team rallied from a 21-7 deficit to earn a berth in the D-VII, Region 28 playoffs.
The Eagles, 3-7 overall and 2-5 in the TRC, will play at Versailles at 7 p.m. Friday.
The Bees finish the season 2-8 overall and 2-5 in the TRC.
For Troy Christian, Paul McDonald threw for two touchdowns and ran for one touchdown.
Frank Rupnik kicked two PATs and the Eagles had a two-point PAT.
McDonald had 86 yards rushing on 16 carries and completed five passes for 95 yards.
Christian Jarvis had three catches for 55 yards and a touchdown and Andrew Knostman had two catches for 40 yards and a touchdown.
McDonald had 12 tackles and Lin Current added 11.
Jacob Orange had nine tackles and William Twiss and Ryan Waltz had eight tackles each.
Knostman intercepted a pass and Luke Harris forced a fumble.
For Bethel, Cooper Mears completed nine passes for 160 yards, including a 66-yard TD pass to Lucas Truman.
Truman had five catches for 103 yards and Remi Brannan had three catches for 67 yards.
Landon Cornwell had 21 carries for 106 yards and a touchdown and Brannan ran for a touchdown.
Logan Newell kicked three PATs.
Ryan Routt led the defense with six tackles and Parker Bass forced two fumbles.
Miami East 42,
CASSTOWN — The Miami East football team heads into the D-V, Region 20 playoffs on a winning note.
The Vikings, 6-4 overall and 4-3 in the TRC, will play at Brookville at 7 p.m. Friday night.
Covington finishes the season with a record of 0-10 overall and 0-7 in the TRC.
For Miami East, KJ Gustin completed five of 10 passes for 75 yards and two touchdowns.
Michael Hohenstein completed his only pass for a 26-yard TD to Kamden Wolfe.
Hohenstein caught two passes for 59 yards and one touchdown and Wolfe caught two touchdown passes.
Aaron Mills led the rushing attack with 266 yards and a touchdown on 31 carries and Zander Frasher had eight carries for 74 yards.
Gustin and Drake Bennett both ran for touchdowns.
Katie Paulus was a perfect 6-for-6 on PAT kicks.
Mills and Wolfe both intercepted passes and Brandon Stone led the defense with seven tackles.
Covington had taken a 7-0 lead early on when Day’Lynn Garrett caught a 19-yard TD pass from Landin Cassel and Filip McMaken kicked the PAT.
Cassel completed six passess for 53 yards and Garrett had three catches for 33 yards.
Jordan Miller led the rushing attack with 53 yards on 10 carries.
Garrett Leistner led the defense with 17 tackles.
Derrick Meyer had 12 and Jack Blumenstock added 10 tackles and recovered two fumbles.
Mason Epperson had nine tackles and forced a fumble and recovered a fumble.
Trenton Havenar had eight tackles, Miller had eight tackles and intercepted a pass and Garrett intercepted a pass.
SIDNEY — The Lehman Catholic football team heads into the D-VII, Region 28 playoffs with momentum.
The Cavaliers, 7-3 overall and 5-2 in the TRC, will play at 7 p.m. Friday night at Cedarville.
Donovan O’Leary had 234 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 20 carries, including a 77-yard run.
Da’Ron Pride had 110 yards on nine carries including a 62-yard TD run and Devin Pride had a 7-yard TD run.
O’Leary also completed 13 of 22 passes for 111 yards and two touchdowns.
Turner Lachey had four catches for 39 yards and two touchdowns.
Daniel Carlisle kicked six PATs.
Ethan Stiver had eight tackles and Donovan O’Leary had seven.
Seth Knapke intercepted a pass.
BRADFORD — The Bradford football team won an offensive shootout Friday night.
The Railroaders, 5-4, will open D-VII, Regional 28 play at Minster at 7 p.m. Friday.
Owen Canan was 15 of 23 passing for 240 yards and a touchdown.
Hudson Hill had five catches for 92 yards and a touchdown and Trey Schmelzer had three catches for 59 yards.
Canan had 11 carries for 88 yards and one touchdown, Garrett Trevino had six carries for 42 yards and two touchdowns and Trey Schmelzer ran for a touchdown.
Hill caught a two-point PAT and Canan ran for one.
Tucker Miller led the defense with 13 tackles and Canan had 12 tackles.
Schmelzer had 11 tackles, Rallie Wirrig had 10 and Garrett Trevino added seven tackles.