High School Football Roundup: Minster upsets top-ranked Coldwater


High School Football Roundup: Minster upsets top-ranked Coldwater

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Coldwater QB Dylan Thobe (7) is met by Marion Local defenders Duane Leugers (14) and Ryan Thobe (27), who loses his helmet. Coldwater defeated host Marion Local 17-14 in a Week 3 Midwest Athletic Conference high school football showdown at Maria Stein on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. MARC PENDLETON / STAFF

Minster’s picked up its first conference win, knocking off four-time defending state champion Coldwater 33-18 at home in high school football Friday night.

The Wildcats (3-4, 1-4 MAC) snapped a four-game losing skid and put a halt to the Cavaliers’ 29-game win streak.

Minster quarterback Jared Huelsman found Bryce Schmiesing in the end zone for a 9-yard TD to grab a 7-3 lead in the second quarter. Coldwater (6-1, 4-1 MAC) answered with a 49-yard TD run by Dylan Thobe. With 15 seconds remaining in the half, Huelsman rushed in from three yards out to give Minster a 14-10 advantage at the half.

The Wildcats added to the lead as Huelsman connected with Jonathan Niemeyer on a pair of TD tosses. Coldwater, ranked No. 1 in the Division V state coaches’ poll, battled back in the fourth to cut the lead to eight. However, Huelsman added a late TD run to thwart a comeback attempt.

Lebanon 28, Centerville 14: The host Warriors (6-1) knocked off Centerville (2-5) for the first time in school history. Dakota Allen ran for a TD and connected with Jordan Campbell and Eli Ruggles for two more scores as Lebanon built a 28-0 lead. Jake Spiewak had two TD catches for the Elks.

Trotwood-Madison 49, Fairborn 6: George Anderson had a punt return for a touchdown, and James Parker took an interception back for another as Trotwood (6-1, 2-0 GWOC American South) won its sixth straight.

Xenia 34, Stebbins 24: Sophomore Corey Burnette caught three TDs and finished with 132 yards receiving for Xenia (1-6, 1-0 GWOC American South).

Fairmont 37, West Carrollton 6: The host Firebirds held the Pirates to minus-16 yards rushing. Jake Perkins rushed for 121 yards and scored three TDs for Fairmont (1-6).

Tippecanoe 31, Sidney 21: The host Red Devils scored 17 unanswered points in the fourth quarter. Cole Barhorst rushed for 192 yards to lead Tipp (5-2, 1-1 GWOC American North). Isaiah Bowser had 121 yards on the ground with two TDs for Sidney (3-4, 0-2).

Troy 49, Vandalia Butler 19: Hayden Kotwica had four TD passes for Troy (6-1, 2-0 GWOC American North) and Sam Jackson had three interceptions. Treylann Sanders caught two TDs for Butler (4-3, 1-1).

Oakwood 41, Eaton 34: Brian Erbe’s 48-yard touchdown pass to Brendan Talarczyk with 4:22 to play was the game-winner for the Lumberjacks (2-5, 2-1 SWBL Southwestern). Connor Dinkler caught a pair of TD passes and Sam Delatore (74 yards) and Ashton Kupka (60 yards) returned Eaton fumbles for touchdowns. Lew Bowser threw four TD passes for Eaton (2-5, 2-2), three to Ghye Wilson.

Graham 45, Greenon 12: Austin Brayton led the host Falcons (1-6) with 170 yards rushing. Brayton, Tyler Powell, and Lane Thompson each scored twice. Levi Morrison had two rushing TDs for Greenon (0-7).

Mechanicsburg 42, Catholic Central 7: Mechanicsburg’s Kaleb Romero scored twice to reach 69 career touchdowns, a school record. Dustin Knapp led the Indians (7-0, 4-0 OHC) with 113 yards rushing and two TDs.

Marion Local 46, New Bremen 0: Nate Moeller caught two touchdowns for host Marion Local (6-1, 4-1 MAC).

St. Henry 24, Anna 17, 2OT: St. Henry (5-2, 4-1 MAC) intercepted Anna in both overtime periods. Daylon Lange hooked up with Ryan Bruening for a 24-yard game-winning TD.

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