Raiders run past Falcons; Antram honored on Senior Night - Week 8 scoreboard (Audio included)
10/12/2012 9:17:31 PM
By Scott Stockdale
The WPKO Game of the Week had Graham at Benjamin Logan. The Falcons jumped in front early taking the opening drive down for a score and a 6-0 lead. The Raiders wasted no time taking the lead scoring on their first play from scrimmage going 70 yards for a 7-6 lead. Graham reclaimed the lead 14-7 before Benjamin Logan ripped off 28 unanswered points to post a 35-20 win.
Sophomore quarterback Mack Horton was the Steve Austin's Player of the Game. Horton rushed for two touchdowns (70 & 42 yards) while racking up over 170 yards for the night.
Listen to Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull call Horton's 70-yard scamper on the Raiders first possession.
The Raiders are 3-5 on the season while Graham falls to 1-7.
On 1390 WBLL, Bellefontaine dropped their Senior Night matchup to Springfield Shawnee 41-10 at Dodd Stadium.
(Pictured: Bellefontaine Band Director Joe Antram holds a Number 29 jersey in honor of his 29 years of leading the Pride of the Tribe. Antram, who will retire in June, directed the band for the final time at Dodd Stadium. The jersey was presented by head coach Chris Schmidt and manager Doug Casey. The Senior Night crowd responded with a standing ovation.)
The Braves used their punishing ground attack to jump out to a 20-0 lead in the opening quarter.
BHS standout Zach Gingerich booted a 27-yard field goal late in the first half to make it 27-3.
Sophomore Jordan Baughman sprinted 63 yards for a touchdown on the second play of the second half to bring the Chiefs within 27-10.
Shawnee then sealed the win with a touchdown in the third quarter and another score in the final quarter.
Braves senior quarterback Tyler Bostick guided his offense to nearly 500 yards, including 327 rushing yards.
Bostick bolted 47 yards on the opening possession of the game. He finished with 90 yards on 8 carries and completed 10-of-15 passes for 166 yards.
Teammate Alex McCrory rumbled for 125 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries.
Baughman paced the Chieftain attack with 181 yards on 27 carries.
Baughman and Bostick shared Steve Austin's Player of the Game honors.
The Chiefs are 1-6 overall and 0-3 in the CBC. Shawnee moves to 5-3, 2-1.
Listen to BHS head coach Chris Schmidt reflect on the Senior Night loss.
The Chiefs will visit Tecumseh next Friday on WBLL.
PeakofOhio.com webcast bonus game had West Liberty-Salem looking to keep their record unblemished against a Mechanicsburg team having a down season. The high-powered Tigers won the rivalry game 42-19.
The Tigers led 28-19 in the third quarter, but pulled away with a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns.
WLS is 8-0, 5-0. The 'Burg is 2-6, 1-4.
Springfield Catholic grabbed their first win of the season beating Greeneview in overtime 27-21.
Triad keeps on winning with a 26-6 victory at Cedarville. The Cardinals have won 7 in a row.
Northeastern held off favored Southeastern 29-19.
Tecumseh went to Tipp City and stunned the previously unbeaten Red Devils 24-21 in overtime.
Indian Lake won their 4th straight game with a 52-7 drubbing of Greenon. The Lakers are now 5-3 overall and 3-0 in the CBC. They will visit Urbana next week on WPKO.
Urbana handled Northwestern 50-14.
Kenton Ridge defeated Stebbins 27-14.
Ft. Loramie shut out Riverside 56-0.
Fairbanks rolled Waynesfield-Goshen 42-14.
Lehman blanked host Upper Scioto Valley 14-0.
In non-league action, Fairfield Christian Academy blasted Ridgemont 67-14.
Delphos Jefferson defeated Lima Perry 47-10 in another non-league contest.
Wapakoneta shut out Van Wert 35-0.
Kenton toppled Celina 46-42.
Ottawa-Glandorf knocked off St. Marys 62-0.
Anna edged New Bremen 21-13.
North Union blitzed Buckeye Valley 35-0.
Marysville fell to visiting Upper Arlington 28-20.