DAYTON — The Piqua football team extended its regular season win streak to 17 games and opened the season with a 55-0 win over Belmont at Welcome Stadium.
Piqua will host West Carrollton Friday.
Quarterback Brady Ouhl completed seven of eight passes for 55 yards and one touchdown.
Sam Schmiesing led the rushing attack with 67 yards on six carries and Mickey Anderson led the receivers with three catches for 23 yards.
Piqua got an eight-yard TD run from Bryson Roberts and seven-yard TD run from Ky Warner to go up 14-0 after one quarter.
Bryson Roberts had a 3-yard TD run in the second quarter, Schmiesing scored from one yard out and Ryan Brown caught a nine-yard TD pass from Ouhl as Piqua led 35-0 at the break.
In the third quarter, Dre’sean Roberts returned a kickoff 98 yards for a score and Andrew Miller ran one-yard for a score to make it 49-0.
In the fourth quarter, Jerico Burns ran five yards for a touchdown.
Jackson Trombley made seven PAT kicks.
Colten Beougher had six tackles, including two for loss for the defense, while Schmiesing had six tackles, including one for loss.
Brennan Johns had a sack.
VANDALIA — The Tippecanoe football home opener was played at Vandalia-Butler High School.
The Red Devils got the big play when they needed it.
Trailing 10-7 with 2:00 to go, Liam Poronsky threw a 35-yard pass to Evan Liette for the game winner. Jackson Kleather’s PAT kick gave Tippecanoe a 14-10 victory.
Stanley Clyne had caught a 26-yard TD pass from Poronsky in the second quarter to tie it 7-7, before Bellbrook kicked a field goal with 6:00 to take the lead.
Poronsky was 10-for-14 passing for 115 yards and had 72 yards rushing on 15 carries.
Evan Liette caught three passes for 54 yards.
Cael Liette had a monster game on defense with 21 tackles, 2.5 for loss and one sack.
Josh Dietz had 14 tackles and Lucas Merry and Peyton Bay both had eight tackles.
National Trail 0
NEW PARIS — Milton-Union opened a 34-0 halftime lead on the road and cruised to the win.
Michael Elam had a 49-yard TD run and two one-yard runs for scores.
Blake Brumbaugh ran 81 yards for a score and returned a punt 76 yards for a score and Cooper Brown caught a 19-yard touchdown pass from Nate Morter.
Mason Grudich was 5-for-6 on PAT kicks.
Morter completed five of seven passes for 90 yards.
Elam had 119 yards rushing on 11 carries, while Brumbaugh had 89 yards rushing on two carries and caught three passes for 58 yards.
Ozzie Gregg had 12 tackles, including 10 solo tackles and had four tackles for loss.
Cooper Brown had eight tackles, with three for loss and Jake Brown had seven tackles.
Peyton Mayfield had an interception.
Lehman Catholic 26,
Lima Perry 6
LIMA — The Lehman Catholic football team opened the season with a road win.
Troy Christian 20
TROY — The Troy Christian football team dropped its home opener with Tri-Village Friday night.
Christian Jarvis returned a kickoff 60 yards for a touchdown for the Eagles and Lee Burkett had touchdown runs of one and 51 yards.
Frank Rupnik kicked two PATs for Troy Christian.
Preble Shawnee 61,
Miami East 7
CAMDEN — The Miami East football team dropped its road opener.
Brian Laughman ran four yards for the Vikings score and Caleb Staley kicked the PAT.
Laughman had 103 yards rushing on 12 carries and Connor Dalton had 54 yards rushing on 12 carries.
Aaron Mills had 10 tackles and Luke Bowsher added eight tackles.
St. Henry 50,
COVINGTON — The Covington football team got down early in its home opener Friday night.
SPRINGFIELD — The Bethel football team fell behind 42-0 at halftime in dropping its season opener.