New Philadelphia earns solid win over Mount Vernon
New Philadelphia led throughout and cruised to a 35-10 Ohio Cardinal Conference victory over visiting Mount Vernon on Friday night.
The Quakers opened an 8-3 first-quarter lead, took a 22-3 bulge into halftime, and owned and then outscored Mount Vernon 13-7 in the fourth quarter.
The Yellow Jackets dropped to 1-5 overall, 0-3 in the OCC. Mount Vernon travels to Wooster next week.
New Philadelphia is now 4-2, 2-1 and will play at Madison on Friday night.
Centerburg allows no points against Cardington-Lincoln
A suffocating defense helped Centerburg handle Cardington-Lincoln 21-0 for an Ohio high school football victory on Sept. 22.
The first quarter gave Centerburg a 14-0 lead over Cardington-Lincoln.
The Trojans fought to a 21-0 intermission margin at the Pirates’ expense.
Neither team could dent the scoreboard in the third and fourth quarters.
Last season, Centerburg and Cardington-Lincoln squared off on Sept. 23, 2022 at Centerburg High School.
Danville overwhelms Loudonville
Danville scored early and often to roll over Loudonville 52-15 in an Ohio high school football matchup on Sept. 22.
The first quarter gave Danville a 16-7 lead over Loudonville.
The Blue Devils registered a 32-7 advantage at halftime over the Red Birds.
The gap remained steady with both teams scoring evenly in the third quarter.
The Blue Devils got the better of the fourth-quarter scoring, finishing the game in style with a 12-0 edge.
Last season, Danville and Loudonville squared off on Sept. 23, 2022 at Danville High School.
Northmor defense stifles Fredericktown
Defense dominated as Northmor pitched a 35-0 shutout of Fredericktown in Ohio high school football action on Sept. 22.
Northmor opened with a 21-0 advantage over Fredericktown through the first quarter.
The Golden Knights fought to a 28-0 halftime margin at the Freddies’ expense.
Northmor pulled to a 35-0 lead heading into the fourth quarter.
Neither squad scored in the final quarter.
The last time Fredericktown and Northmor played in a 22-15 game on Sept. 23, 2022.
East Knox allows no points against Mt. Gilead
East Knox’s defense throttled Mt. Gilead, resulting in a 28-0 shutout for an Ohio high school football victory at Mt. Gilead High on Sept. 22.
The first quarter gave East Knox a 14-0 lead over Mt. Gilead.
Defense ruled the second quarter as the Bulldogs and the Indians were both scoreless.
East Knox stormed to a 21-0 lead heading into the final quarter.
The Bulldogs held on with a 7-0 scoring edge in the fourth quarter.
Last season, Mt Gilead and East Knox squared off on Sept. 23, 2022 at East Knox High School.
Lakota prevails over Willard
Lakota handled Willard 36-7 in an impressive showing on Sept. 22 in Ohio football action.
Lakota opened with a 7-0 advantage over Willard through the first quarter.
The Raiders registered a 23-7 advantage at intermission over the Crimson Flashes.
Neither defense permitted points in the third quarter.
The Raiders held on with a 13-0 scoring edge in the fourth quarter.
The last time Willard and Lakota played in a 41-31 game on Sept. 16, 2022.
Recently on Sept. 8, Willard squared off with Woodmore in a football game.
Mansfield takes advantage of early margin to defeat Lexington
Mansfield rushed to an early advantage and ran away for a 37-10 win over Lexington on Sept. 22 in Ohio football.
Mansfield opened with a 28-10 advantage over Lexington through the first quarter.
Neither squad could muster points in the second quarter.
Mansfield charged to a 30-10 lead heading into the fourth quarter.
The Tygers got the better of the fourth-quarter scoring, finishing the game in style with a 7-0 edge.
The last time Mansfield and Lexington played in a 41-0 game on Sept. 23, 2022.
Elgin scores fast, scores a lot to dismiss Crestline
An early dose of momentum helped Elgin to a 59-14 runaway past Crestline in Ohio high school football on Sept. 22.
Elgin thundered in front of Crestline 22-0 to begin the second quarter.
The Comets fought to a 44-0 intermission margin at the Bulldogs’ expense.
Elgin stormed to a 59-6 lead heading into the fourth quarter.
The Bulldogs narrowed the gap 8-0 in the final quarter but it was too little, too late.
Last season, Elgin and Crestline squared off on Oct. 21, 2022 at Elgin High School.
In recent action on Sept. 8, Crestline faced off against Ridgedale.
Pleasant earns stressful win over Clear Fork
Pleasant posted a narrow 30-22 win over Clear Fork at Pleasant High on Sept. 22 in Ohio football action.
Neither team dominated early as the two squads struggled evenly to a 7-7 tie through the first quarter.
The Spartans registered a 16-14 advantage at halftime over the Colts.
Clear Fork came from behind to grab the advantage heading to the final quarter over Pleasant 22-16.
The Spartans fought back from a final-quarter deficit to earn the victory over the Colts.
The last time Clear Fork and Pleasant played in a 56-21 game on Sept. 30, 2022.
Shelby crushes Highland
Shelby rolled past Highland for a comfortable 48-14 victory in an Ohio high school football matchup on Sept. 22.
Tough to find an edge early, Shelby and Highland fashioned a 14-14 stalemate through the first quarter.
The Whippets registered a 26-14 advantage at intermission over the Fighting Scots.
Shelby roared to a 33-14 lead heading into the fourth quarter.
The Whippets got the better of the fourth-quarter scoring, finishing the game in style with a 15-0 edge.
The last time Highland and Shelby played in a 44-20 game on Sept. 30, 2022.
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