Chiefs split with Lakers; BL splits with JA – Middle School football

Several local middle school football teams were in action Thursday.

The Bellefontaine Chieftain 7th Grade team lost to Indian Lake 20-18.

The Chiefs scored a touchdown in the final minutes to pull within two points but failed to convert the 2-point conversation.

Reign St. Clair rushed for one touchdown and Bryant Carter added two more scores on the ground.

St. Clair added two interceptions on defense.

The Chieftain 8th Grade team beat the Lakers 20-14.

Bellefontaine’s defense forced one fumble and had two interceptions, one of which secured the game.

The Chieftain Middle School Football teams are back in action Wednesday when they visit Benjamin Logan.

The Benjamin Logan 7th grade team lost to Jonathan Alder 22-14.

Wyatt Predmore threw for 226 yards with a touchdown to Maddox Vermilion.

Predmore also ran for a score.

Defensively, Dylan Tracy had nine tackles and Parker Yelton racked up six.

The 8th-grade Raiders shut out Jonathan Alder 34-0.

Soli Hughes threw for two touchdowns, and Alex Hassel also recorded a passing touchdown and rushed for a score. Hayden Hites and Jordan Pender also had a rushing touchdown. Andrew Frederick caught two touchdowns.

Defensively, the Raiders were led by Diesel Baughman with five tackles, Everett Clapsaddle and Ethan Carpenter had three tackles.