COLUMBUS GROVE — Spencerville rushed for 386 yards on its way to dumping Columbus Grove 38-14 on Friday night in a Northwest Conference game.
Chris Picker ran 18 times for 178 yards and touchdowns from 51 and 53 yards away and Joel Lotz had a 92-yard scoring dash among his 102 yards as the Bearcats upped their record to 5-2 overall and 4-0 in conference play.
Drew Armstead added a 22-yard TD run and a 38-yard punt return for a touchdown and Cannan Johnson added 60-yard scoring run for Spencerville, which passed the ball only twice on the night.
The Bulldogs (1-6, 1-3 NWC) reached the end zone on a 23-yard pass from Blake Reynolds to Caleb Barientes and an 8-yard Austin Rhine run.
Garrett Nemire carried 26 times for 106 yards for Grove.
Spencerville 7 12 12 7 — 38
Columbus Grove 0 0 7 7 — 14
SPEN — Johnson 60 run (Holmes kick)
SPEN — Lotz 92 run (kick failed)
SPEN — Armstead 38 punt return (run failed)
SPEN — Picker 51 run (run failed)
CG — Barientes 23 pass from Reynolds (Birnesser kick)
SPEN — Picker 51 run (pass failed)
SPEN — Armstead 22 run (kick good)
CG — Rhine 8 run (Birnesser kick)