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

First Quarter
SPEN Johnson 60 run (Holmes kick)
Second Quarter
SPEN Lotz 92 run (kick failed)
SPEN Armstead 38 punt return (run failed)
Third Quarter
SPEN Picker 51 run (run failed)
CG Barientes 23 pass from Reynolds (Birnesser kick)
SPEN Picker 51 run (pass failed)
Fourth Quarter
SPEN Armstead 22 run (kick good)
CG Rhine 8 run (Birnesser kick)