Northmont rallied late to knock off visiting Springboro 32-20 in Friday night high school football.
The Thunderbolts, reeling from four straight defeats, scored on the opening drive. However, Springboro answered with a Liam Foley 1-yard touchdown. As both kickers, Nick Winchester from Northmont and Charlie Kuhbander from Springboro, traded 50-yard field goals, Devin Kenerly would help the T-Bolts build a 19-10 lead at the half with a pair of rushing scores.
Panthers QB Brody Mahle scored to cut the deficit to 19-17 before Kuhbander connected on a 47-yard field goal to give Springboro the lead.
Kenerly would add two late touchdown runs to go along with 228 yards rushing, and Garrett McGough sealed the victory with a late fourth-quarter interception.
Northmont improved to 4-5 and 1-1 in the GWOC National West. Springboro fell to 6-3 and 1-1.
Troy 42, Greenville 21: Troy senior Josh Browder led the Trojan ground attack with 267 yards on 22 carries, while Greenville’s Logan Eldridge countered with a career-best 163 yards rushing. Both players surpassed 1,000 yards rushing with Friday’s performance. Troy (8-1, 4-0) travels to Piqua next Friday, where the winner will secure the GWOC American North division crown outright.
Piqua 27, Tippecanoe 20: Ben Schmiesing had 167 yards rushing and three TDs for Piqua (7-2, 4-0 GWOC American North).
Fairborn 53, West Carrollton 12: Junior KJ Redmon exploded for a career-high 304 yards rushing and four 4 TDs for Fairborn (2-7, 2-1 GWOC American South). Denver Franklin scored on a TD reception and an interception return for West Carrollton (1-8, 0-3).
Vandalia Butler 52, Sidney 28: Butler’s Logan Flatt eclipsed 1,000 yards rushing with 162 on the ground and three TDs. Treylann Sanders caught three passes for 139 yards and two TDs for the Aviators (5-4, 2-2 GWOC American North). Isaiah Bowser rushed 40 times for 252 yards and 4 TDs to lead Sidney (3-6, 0-4).
Trotwood-Madison 49, Xenia 14: The Rams (8-1, 4-0) won the GWOC American South crown with their eighth straight victory. Raveion Hargrove rushed for 158 yards and Keon Hamilton added 111 on the ground to lead Trotwood.
Lebanon 41, Stebbins 14: The visiting Warriors (7-2) rode the arm of Dakota Allen as the Lebanon quarterback threw for 200 yards and five TDs. Nick Taylor and Jordan Campbell each had two TD receptions. Joe Simpkins returned a kickoff 97 yards for a score for Stebbins (2-7).
Miamisburg 28, Beavercreek 7: Tony Clark rushed for three TDs and Jake Neatherton topped 100 yards rushing for the fourth straight game for the host Vikings (7-2). Kaden Wenger scored the lone TD for ‘Creek (4-5).
Preble Shawnee 20, Northridge 0: The Arrows (6-3, 3-3 SWBL Buckeye) registered their third shutout. Luke Lovely, Austin Moore and Eli Gibson each found the end zone.
Dunbar 42, Cin. Taft 12: Jamar Walker threw for 301 yards and four TDs for Dunbar (8-1, 6-0), which clinched the SOPL American Conference title. Tavion Thomas rushed for 166 yards and two TDs, and Keyshaun Jones had two touchdowns and 113 yards receiving.
Graham 44, Northwestern 13: Graham junior Austin Brayton rushed for 184 yards and scored twice.
Marion Local 31, St. Henry 0: Duane Leugers threw TD passes to Matt Kahlig and Ryan Thobe to lead the host Flyers (8-1, 6-1 MAC).
Fort Recovery 37, New Bremen 0: Will Homan surpassed 1,000 yards rushing with 153 yards. Homan also added five TDs for the Indians (6-3, 4-3 MAC).
Clinton-Massie 23, Wilmington 21: Clinton-Massie blocked a punt in the end zone for a safety in the third quarter as the Falcons (8-1, 6-0 SCOL) prevailed in the final South Central Ohio League game between the schools.
St. Marys 13, Wapakoneta 7: The Roughriders (9-0, 8-0 WBL) snapped Wapak’s 33-game Western Buckeye League win streak and can clinch a conference title outright with a win at home against Ottawa-Glandorf next week.
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