Lakers, Raiders and Tigers all win Homecoming; Week 6 scores (Audio included)
9/28/2012 9:33:36 PM
By Nate Dunham & Scott Stockdale
The feature game on 98.3 WPKO saw Indian Lake hosting their Homecoming contest against Graham.
The Falcons came in scoring just 5.2 pts/game, and reached that total early in the contest.
Graham takes early lead vs. Lakers
The remainder of the first half was pretty much scoreless until the Lakers hit paydirt in the final minute.
Lakers take lead just before half
Following a Graham fumble, the Lake took advantage of the opportunity to increase the lead heading into the locker room.
Lake scores second TD in 32 second span before half
Indian Lake went on to score on their opening drive in the second half to increase the lead to 21-6 and never looked back, treating the Homecoming fans to a 35-6 win.
The Steve Austin's Auto Group Player of the Game went to Jalon Tuttle who came off the bench in the 2nd quarter to spark an Indian Lake offense that was stagnant in the first quarter. Jalon finished with over 100 yards passing and a rushing touchdown.
The Lakers are now 3-3 and will travel to Northwestern next Friday. The Falcons fall to 0-6.
Tipp City Rolls Bellefontaine
1390 WBLL had the Bellefontaine Chieftains visiting undefeated Tipp City. The Chiefs had their work cut out for them, as Tipp had outscored their opponents 241-20 through five games.
The Chiefs lost to Tipp City 49-14. (Pictured: Chiefs motion into offensive play)
Tipp City scored 3 touchdowns in the 1st quarter to lead 21-0.
The Chiefs got on the board early in the 2nd off a 50-yard TD pass from Jake Kennedy to A.J. Gorham, 21-7 at halftime.
The Red Devils opened the second half by scoring three consecutive touchdowns, extending their lead to 42-7.
The Chiefs scored their 2nd touchdown on a 1-yard touchdown run by Gorham early in the fourth quarter.
Both teams had injuries.
Bellefontaine sophomore quarterback Jake Kennedy suffered a back injury late in the first half. Chieftain junior nose guard Keary Ginn left the game early in the third quarter with a possible head injury. Tipp City defensive lineman Alex Demers suffered an arm injury in the fourth quarter. All three players were taken to the hospital.
Tipp City running back Jacob Hall was named the Steve Austin's Player of the Game. The junior had 190 yards on 20 carries. He rushed for three touchdowns.
Bellefontaine running back Jordan Baughman had 78 yards on 19 carries.
The Red Devils had 528 yards in offense to the Chiefs 201 yards.
Listen to BHS head coach Chris Schmidt recap the game, discuss the injuries, and look ahead to Homecoming vs. Kenton Ridge.
Bellefontaine falls to 1-4 and 0-1 in the CBC Kenton Trail. The Red Devils improve to 6-0 and 1-0 in league play.
Gophers Now 5-1 with Win at Riverside
The PeakofOhio.com bonus game was another Homecoming contest, as Riverside hosted the Golden Gophers of Ridgemont. The Pirates took an early 7-0 in the first quarter, but the Gophers scored the next 36 points. The Pirates scored a couple of 4th quarter TD's to make the final 36-21.
Ridgemont quarterback Tyler Tillman had 280 yards passing. He threw for three TDs and rushed for another score.
Ridgemont is now 5-1 and assures their first non-losing season in 8 years. The Pirates are 0-5.
West Liberty-Salem dominated their Homecoming game against Northeastern 74-16. The Tigers are 6-0 and tied with Triad atop the conference.
Triad battled Greeneview for first place in the conference. Triad dominated 34-7.
Springfield Catholic blew a 12-0 lead against Southeastern only to lose on a missed 41-yard field goal at the end of the game 14-12. The Irish fall to 0-6.
Cedarville and Mechanicsburg were both looking to lodge a mark in the conference win column. The 'Burg won a tight one 20-17.
Benjamin Logan won a great Homecoming game as they went back-and-forth with Northwestern. The Raiders held the Warriors out of the end zone at the end of the game as Northwestern marched all the way to the BL 4-yard line. The Raiders broke a four-game losing streak with a 33-26 win.
Junior running back Jeremy Brisson had a career night for the Raiders. He rushed for 239 yards on 25 carries.
Several Benjamin Logan players were out because of disciplinary reasons. The school did not give any names or a reason, but did release this statement Friday. "A mutual decision was made between the team and the coaches resulting in some players stepping away from the football program. The decision was made in the best interest of our student athletes and programs."
Urbana is 5-1 after blitzing Greenon 47-7.
Springfield Shawnee whipped Kenton Ridge 35-7.
Tecumseh topped Stebbins 49-19.
Lehman went on the road against Waynesfield-Goshen with the Tigers fresh off a win over Ft. Loramie. Lehman knocked off Waynesfield-Goshen 21-7.
Ft. Loramie went to Fairbanks and beat the Panthers 35-21.
Lima Perry edged Upper Scioto Valley 13-12.
Ottawa-Glandorf defeated Wapakoneta 27-7 to move to 6-0.
Elida traveled to Kenton looking to stay unbeaten. Kenton blitzed the Bulldogs 50-21.
Troy defeated Sidney 26-7.
Minster handled the Anna 34-8.
Coldwater steamrolled rival St. Henry 41-7.
Marion Local blanked Delphos St. John's 14-0.
Ada ran past Paulding 54-14.
Defiance outscored St. Marys 45-21.
North Union stayed perfect with a 49-6 victory over Marion Elgin.