Cole Delaughder

East Knox sophomore Cole Delaughder charges upfield against Centerburg on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. Delaughder finished the game with 213 rushing yards, 28 receiving yards and three touchdowns, leading the Bulldogs to a 41-28 win over the Trojans to begin Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference play.

A regional high school football wrap-up from all over central Ohio. Look to Knox Pages for sports results from Knox, Ashland, Morrow, Licking, Delaware, Richland, and Franklin counties. For feature coverage from this week, check out our sports section.

Here is the scoreboard for Sept. 10, 2021:

Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference

East Knox 41 Centerburg 28

Bulldogs improve to 3-1, 1-0 KMAC; Trojans fall to 2-1, 0-1 KMAC.

Danville 28 Fredericktown 21

Blue Devils improve to 2-2, 1-0 KMAC; Freddies fall to 2-2, 0-1 KMAC.

Northmor 21 Cardington 14

Golden Knights improve to 4-0, 1-0 KMAC; Pirates fall to 1-3, 0-1 KMAC.

Highland 41 Mount Gilead 0

Fighting Scots improve to 2-2, 1-0 KMAC; Indians fall to 2-2, 0-1 KMAC.

     

Updated KMAC standings

  1. Northmor (4-0, 1-0)
  2. East Knox (3-1, 1-0)
  3. Danville (2-2, 1-0)
  4. Highland (2-2, 1-0)
  5. Centerburg (2-1, 0-1)
  6. Mount Gilead (2-2, 0-1)
  7. Fredericktown (2-2, 0-1)
  8. Cardington (1-3, 0-1)

      

Ohio Cardinal Conference

Lexington 40 Mount Vernon 14

Minutemen improve to 2-2, 1-0 OCC; Yellow Jackets fall to 1-3, 0-1 OCC.

West Holmes 20 Mansfield Senior 17

Knights improve to 4-0, 1-0 OCC; Tygers fall to 3-1, 0-1 OCC.

St. Vincent-St. Mary 42 Wooster 10

Irish improve to 2-2; Generals fall to 2-2 (0-0 OCC).

Perkins 49 Ashland 14

Pirates improve to 3-1; Arrows fall to 0-4 (0-0 OCC).

Madison Comprehensive did not play this week.

      

Updated OCC standings

  1. West Holmes (4-0, 1-0)
  2. Lexington (2-2, 1-0)
  3. Wooster (2-2, 0-0)
  4. Ashland (0-4, 0-0)
  5. Madison (0-2, 0-0)
  6. Mansfield Senior (3-1, 0-1)
  7. Mount Vernon (1-3, 0-1)

     

Around central Ohio

Destination, victory: Bellevue tops Bellville Clear Fork 48-7

Bellevue broke out to an early lead and topped Bellville Clear Fork 48-7 in an Ohio high school football matchup.

The Redmen took charge ahead of the Colts 42-7 as the fourth quarter started.

Bellevue opened an immense 34-7 gap over Bellville Clear Fork at halftime.

The Redmen opened with a 26-0 advantage over the Colts through the first quarter.

Pataskala Watkins Memorial overwhelms Johnstown 50-22

Pataskala Watkins Memorial offered a menacingly balanced approach while handling Johnstown with an all-around effort during this 50-22 victory in an Ohio high school football matchup on September 10.

The third quarter gave the Warriors a 43-6 lead over the Johnnies.

The Warriors registered a 29-0 advantage at halftime over the Johnnies.

The first quarter gave Pataskala Watkins Memorial a 7-0 lead over Johnstown.

Jetstream: Coshocton's quick edge makes the difference against McConnelsville Morgan 35-7

Coshocton broke out to an early lead and topped McConnelsville Morgan 35-7 in Ohio high school football on September 10.

Coshocton's domination showed as it carried a 28-0 lead into the fourth quarter.

Coshocton's offense struck to a 21-0 lead over McConnelsville Morgan at the intermission.

Coshocton drew first blood by forging a 14-0 margin over McConnelsville Morgan after the first quarter.

Thomas Worthington overwhelms Newark 41-14

Yes, Thomas Worthington looked superb in beating Newark, but no autographs please after its 41-14 victory during this Ohio football game.

Neither squad scored in the first and final quarters.

The Cardinals pulled ahead of the Wildcats 41-14 as the fourth quarter started.

Thomas Worthington opened a massive 28-0 gap over Newark at the intermission.

Columbus Bishop Watterson puts an offensive onslaught on Newark Licking Valley 27-6

Columbus Bishop Watterson earned a convincing 27-6 win over Newark Licking Valley in Ohio high school football on September 10.

Columbus Bishop Watterson took charge over Newark Licking Valley when the fourth quarter began 24-6.

Unicorns and mermaids were more common than points in a futile second quarter that left the intermission gap at 22-0.

The first quarter gave the Eagles a 22-0 lead over the Panthers.

Granville survives competitive clash with Heath 21-12

Friday's outing turned into an endurance test that Granville passed in a 21-12 victory at Heath's expense in an Ohio high school football matchup on September 10.

Conditioning showed as the Blue Aces outscored the Bulldogs 7-0 in the final period.

Both teams were blanked in the first and third quarters.

Granville's offense jumped to a 14-12 lead over Heath at the intermission.

Westerville North mauls Washington Court House Washington in strong showing 48-14

Westerville North controlled the scoreboard and the game in a sound 48-14 victory over Washington Court House Washington for an Ohio high school football victory on September 10.

Fireworks started in the final quarter as the two teams finished the period in a 48-14 tie.

Each offense authored its Rip Van Winkle imitation, napping through a barren third quarter.

Westerville North registered a 41-7 advantage at halftime over Washington Court House Washington.

Westerville North drew first blood by forging a 21-0 margin over Washington Court House Washington after the first quarter.

Bazinga: Quick lead pushes Columbus Bishop Ready past Delaware Buckeye Valley 23-13

Columbus Bishop Ready took control early and methodically pulled away to beat Delaware Buckeye Valley 23-13 during this Ohio football game.

The Silver Knights withstood the Barons' last-gasp comeback in the final period to eventually earn the win.

Columbus Bishop Ready's power showed as it carried a 23-7 lead into the fourth quarter.

The Silver Knights' offense stomped on to a 20-0 lead over the Barons at halftime.

The Silver Knights drew first blood by forging a 10-0 margin over the Barons after the first quarter.

No mas: Dresden Tri-Valley clobbers Zanesville Maysville 35-14

Dresden Tri-Valley handled Zanesville Maysville 35-14 in an impressive showing in an Ohio high school football matchup.

The Scotties closed out the win by holding serve in a 7-7 final period.

Dresden Tri-Valley's might showed as it carried a 28-7 lead into the fourth quarter.

The Scotties kept a 21-7 halftime margin at the Panthers' expense.

The Scotties opened with a 14-0 advantage over the Panthers through the first quarter.

Hilliard Darby roars in front, stays there to upend Hilliard Davidson 29-23

Hilliard Davidson wouldn't go away, but Hilliard Darby's early lead eventually stood up for a 29-23 verdict in for an Ohio high school football victory on September 10.

Conditioning showed as the Panthers outscored the Wildcats 15-13 in the final period.

Hilliard Darby took control in the third quarter with a 14-10 advantage over Hilliard Davidson.

Both offenses were muted in an unproductive second quarter, resulting in a 14-3 intermission score.

The Panthers drew first blood by forging a 14-3 margin over the Wildcats after the first quarter.

Duncan Falls Philo rains all over Warsaw River View 38-7

Duncan Falls Philo earned a convincing 38-7 win over Warsaw River View on September 10 in Ohio football.

The Electrics' reign showed as they carried a 32-7 lead into the fourth quarter.

Duncan Falls Philo's offense roared to a 19-0 lead over Warsaw River View at halftime.

Neither defense permitted points in the first quarter, leaving the score 0-0 at first quarter.

New Albany rides the rough off Lancaster 34-20

New Albany dumped Lancaster 34-20 in an Ohio high school football matchup on September 10.

The Eagles roared over the Gales 27-7 heading to the fourth quarter.

The Eagles fought to a 14-7 halftime margin at the Gales' expense.

The Eagles opened with a 9-7 advantage over the Gales through the first quarter.

Upper Arlington blanks Westerville Central in shutout performance 42-0

No scoring allowed. That was the mantra Upper Arlington followed in overpowering Westerville Central 42-0 in Ohio high school football on September 10.

The Golden Bears' defense locked up the victory with a shutout performance in the third and final quarters.

The Golden Bears' offense stormed to a 42-0 lead over the Warhawks at the intermission.

Upper Arlington struck in front of Westerville Central 28-0 to begin the second quarter.

Overtime is just fine for Dublin Coffman in win over Dublin Jerome 49-42

This thrilling encounter reached extra time before Dublin Coffman could edge Dublin Jerome 49-42 during this Ohio football game.

The clock were the only thing that stopped the Shamrocks, which enjoyed the upper hand in a 7-0 first overtime period, too.

Nothing was decided in the third quarter, with Dublin Coffman and Dublin Jerome locked in a 28-28 stalemate.

An intermission tie at 14-14 allowed for a respite as both teams looked to regroup in the locker room.

Tough to find an edge early, Dublin Coffman and Dublin Jerome fashioned a 7-7 stalemate through the first quarter.

Marysville denies Hilliard Bradley's challenge 27-7

Marysville collected a 27-7 victory over Hilliard Bradley on September 10 in Ohio football.

Defense ruled the third quarter as the Monarchs and the Jaguars were both scoreless.

Marysville registered a 20-7 advantage at halftime over Hilliard Bradley.

Marysville moved in front of Hilliard Bradley 3-0 to begin the second quarter.

Stop sign: Richwood North Union renders Springfield Kenton Ridge's offense pointless 35-0

Gut-tough defense was the order of the day when Richwood North Union stuffed Springfield Kenton Ridge 35-0 to the tune of a shutout in Ohio high school football action on September 10.

The Wildcats' dominance showed as they carried a 21-0 lead into the fourth quarter.

Neither defense permitted points in the second quarter, leaving the score 14-0 at halftime.

Richwood North Union drew first blood by forging a 14-0 margin over Springfield Kenton Ridge after the first quarter.

Plain City Jonathan Alder explodes on Springfield Northwestern 45-14

Plain City Jonathan Alder showed little mercy and even less remorse in overpowering Springfield Northwestern 45-14 in an Ohio high school football matchup on September 10.

Defense ruled the first and third quarters as the Pioneers and the Warriors were both scoreless.

Plain City Jonathan Alder's offense took charge to a 31-7 lead over Springfield Northwestern at halftime.

Score no more: Marengo Highland's defense breaks Mt. Gilead 41-0

Marengo Highland unveiled a blanketing defense and threw it all over Mt. Gilead in a 41-0 shutout in an Ohio high school football matchup.

Marengo Highland's reign showed as it carried a 28-0 lead into the fourth quarter.

The Fighting Scots' offense jumped on top to a 21-0 lead over the Indians at halftime.

The Fighting Scots drew first blood by forging a 14-0 margin over the Indians after the first quarter.

Lexington overwhelms Mt. Vernon 40-14

Lexington's powerful offense roared to a resounding victory by pulling away from Mt. Vernon 40-14 in an Ohio high school football matchup.

Neither squad could muster points in the third quarter.

Lexington opened a gross 26-7 gap over Mt. Vernon at halftime.

The Minutemen darted in front of the Yellow Jackets 14-0 to begin the second quarter.

Howard East Knox knocks out victory on Centerburg 41-28

Howard East Knox notched a win on the victory belt after defeating Centerburg 41-28 at Howard East Knox High on September 10 in Ohio football action.

Howard East Knox matched Centerburg's offensive output 7-7 in the final period to thwart any last hopes.

Howard East Knox's position showed as it carried a 34-21 lead into the fourth quarter.

The Bulldogs' offense jumped to a 27-14 lead over the Trojans at the intermission.

Howard East Knox opened with a 14-7 advantage over Centerburg through the first quarter.

Danville trips Fredericktown in tenacious tussle 28-21

Mighty close, mighty fine, Danville wore a victory shine after clipping Fredericktown 28-21 on September 10 in Ohio football.

The verdict could've been in doubt thanks to the Freddies' finishing flurry, but the Blue Devils swerved out of trouble to earn the win in the final quarter.

The Blue Devils jumped in front of the Freddies 28-13 to begin the fourth quarter.

Danville registered a 28-7 advantage at halftime over Fredericktown.

Danville drew first blood by forging a 7-0 margin over Fredericktown after the first quarter.

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