Week 4 Roundup: Smith, Harrison lead Centerville past Miamisburg

Centerville's Cameron Smith celebrates a touchdown in the fourth quarter against Gahanna Lincoln on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at Gahanna. David Jablonski/Staff
Centerville's Cameron Smith celebrates a touchdown in the fourth quarter against Gahanna Lincoln on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at Gahanna. David Jablonski/Staff

Cameron Smith’s 92-yard kickoff return in the third quarter gave Centerville the lead and the host Elks pulled away for a 30-13 win against Miamisburg in high school football Friday.

Smith hauled in eight passes for 128 yards and a touchdown to go with his kick return, Chase Harrison finished 19-of-23 with 250 yards and one TD pass and Emable Wakilongo tacked on a rushing score for Centerville.

Miamisburg opened the scoring in the first quarter when Justin Barry hit Jackson McGohan on a 5-yard TD pass.

Centerville rallied with three consecutive field goals from Jackson Courville, including kicks of 42 and 40 yards, but ‘Burg again took the lead on a 5-yard TD run from Christian Davis in the third quarter.

But Smith returned the ensuing kickoff for a score and Centerville ran away in the fourth with a 3-yard scoring run from Wakilongo and a 41-yard TD pass from Harrison to Smith.

Centerville improved to 3-1 and 1-0 in Greater Western Ohio Conference play; ‘Burg dropped to 3-1 overall and 0-1 in the GWOC.

Other Games

Springboro 40, Beavercreek 9: Sam Feldman tossed a pair of touchdowns and ran in a third, Mason Leach returned a kickoff 80 yards for a TD and Evan Ruzzo took off on a 72-yard TD run to lead ‘Boro (2-1). Quentin Youngblood ran in the lone TD for ‘Creek (0-4).

Piqua 35, Xenia 6: Jasiah Medley rumbled for 189 yards on 20 carries with three touchdowns to pace Piqua (4-0). Medley also hauled in one of three Piqua interceptions on the night. Brady Ouhl tacked on TD throws to Dre’Sean Roberts and Elijah Frazier and Frazier finished with five receptions for 107 yards.

Greenville 42, Fairborn 20: Brock Short eclipsed the 1,000 yard rushing mark on the season, piling up 263 yards on 17 carries with five touchdowns to lead Greenville to its first win. J.T. Smith threw for a TD and ran in another for Fairborn (0-4).

Troy 28, Stebbins 21, OT: Nick Kawecki’s third carry in overtime reached the endzone as Troy (1-3) knocked off unbeaten Stebbins (3-1) for its first victory. Kawecki tallied 181 yards on the ground. Nate Keller completed 17-of-29 passes for 224 yards and two touchdowns to pace Stebbins.

Sidney 16, Butler 0: Donavin Johnson scrambled for 105 yards and connected with Sam Reynolds on a TD pass and the Sidney (2-2) defense recovered three fumbles in the shutout victory.

Monroe 33, Brookville 13: Ryan Miles ran in two of Monroe’s (3-1) four rushing touchdowns to lead the way. Elijah Jackson and Tre Daniels tacked on one TD apiece. Keegan Mehr and Walt Adams each had a rushing score for Brookville (3-1).

Harrison 29, Trotwood 28: Timothy Carpenter finished 30-of-46 with three touchdowns in the air to go with 77 yards and a TD on the ground but Trotwood (0-3) lost a heartbreaker after Harrison scored with two seconds remaining and went ahead on the two-point conversion.

Jonathan Alder 45, Northwestern 14: Jacob Shaffer threw touchdowns to Nathan Aldredge and Dawson Thomas in a losing effort for Northwestern (0-4).

Winton Woods 17, Lebanon 13: Seth Meyers caught a pair of touchdown throws from Adam Sherick but Winton Woods rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Lebanon (0-3).

Edgewood 34, Fenwick 14: Jay Dailey accounted for four touchdowns to pace Edgewood (1-2).

West Jefferson 57, Cedarville 0: Tyler Buescher finished 22-of-27 for 317 yards with three touchdown passes to pace West Jefferson (4-0).

Coldwater 28, New Bremen 14: Coldwater (4-0) held off a New Bremen (3-1) second-half rally effort in a Midwest Athletic Conference matchup of unbeaten teams and defending state champions.