CONVOY — Convoy Crestview held the statistical edge, but Columbus Grove got touchdowns on a punt return and a fumble recovery in the second quarter as the Bulldogs stunned the previously unbeaten Knights 33-20 Friday night in a Northwest Conference clash.

By knocking off Crestview (4-1, 1-1), Grove (3-2, 2-0) and Spencerville (4-1, 2-0) emerged as the lone conference teams without a loss after two weeks of NWC play.

Blake Reynolds, who was 7 of 14 passing for 98 yards, connected with Adam Bogart (31 yards) and Caleb Barrientes (4 yards) for a pair of first-quarter touchdowns.

After Crestview’s Caylib Pruett returned a kickoff 83 yards for a score, Grove got a 66-yard punt return for a TD from Trevor Taylor and Gabe Clement went 1 yard with a fumble as the Bulldogs bolted to a 26-6 lead.

Drew Kline scored on a 27-yard run and connected with Landin Burch on a 13-yard scoring pass before Reynolds’ 9-yard run sealed the win with 2:16 left.

Crestview, which netted 374 yards on the night, got an 18-carry, 156-yard rushing performance from Kline who was 10 of 22 passing for 152 yards.

Grove managed 234 total yards, keyed by Reynolds and 89 yards rushing on 21 carries by Garrett Nemire. Taylor had a team-leading eight tackles with Barrientes and Jon Banal recording interceptions.

Columbus Grove 14 12 0 7 — 33

Convoy Crestview 6 0 8 6 — 20

First Quarter

CG — Bogart 31 pass from Reynolds (Verhoff kick)

CC — Pruett 83 kickoff return (run failed)

CG — Barrientes 4 pass from Reynolds (Verhoff kick)

Second Quarter

CG — Taylor 66 punt return (kick failed)

CG — Clement 1 fumble return (Verhoff kick)

Third Quarter

CC — Kline 27 run (Burch pass from Kline)

Fourth Quarter

CC — Burch 13 pass from Kline (kick failed)

CG — Reynolds 9 run (Verhoff kick)

PATRICK HENRY 28

ARCHBOLD 14

HAMLER — Quarterback T.J. Rhamy ran for 144 yards and three touchdowns, tailback Will Morrow added 182 yards and a TD, and Patrick Henry rolled up 340 rushing yards in a 28-14 victory over Archbold in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League game.

Archbold (4-1, 1-1 NWOAL) scored first on a Noah Gomez 85-yard run, but Rhamy answered with three straight rushing scores for Patrick Henry (2-3, 2-0 NWOAL).

Rhamy scored on 6- and 5-yard runs in the first quarter and added a 34-yard TD run in the second quarter.

After Gomez (7 rushes, 132 yards, 2 TDs) cut the Patriots’ lead to 20-14 in the second quarter with a 35-yard run, Morrow iced the game with a 16-yard rushing TD with 6:17 to play.

Rhamy was 5 of 7 passing for 49 yards as the Patriots outgained the Bluestreaks 389-261. Patrick Henry’s defense allowed just 5 Archbold first downs.

Archbold 7 7 0 0 — 14

Patrick Henry 14 6 0 8 — 28

First Quarter

ARCH — Gomez 85 run (Zimmerman kick)

PH — Rhamy 6 run (Healy kick)

PH — Rhamy 5 run (Healy kick)

Second Quarter

PH — Rhamy 34 run (kick failed)

ARCH — Gomez 35 run (Zimmerman kick)

Fourth Quarter

PH — Morrow 16 run (Rhamy run)

MOHAWK 31

SENECA EAST 24

SYCAMORE — Mohawk rallied against Seneca East in the second half on its way to a 31-24 win over the Tigers in a Northern 10 Conference battle of unbeatens.

With the win, Mohawk, the No. 3 ranked team in the latest Division VII Associated Press poll, improved to 5-0 and 2-0 in the N10. Seneca East, the No. 15 team in Division VI fell to 4-1 and 1-1.

The matchup was also a big one in the OHSAA computer rankings as Mohawk was ranked No. 2 in Division VII Region 26 and Seneca East was the top-ranked team in Division VI Region 22.

Bryce Kirian scored on a 26-yard run with a Jenkins run for a PAT to stake Mohawk to an 8-0 lead.

The Tigers took the lead with three straight scores.

Spencer Walker returned an interception 88 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter, Kyle Turek booted a 26-yard field goal before halftime and Blaine Swartzmiller hauled in a 19-yard touchdown pass from Chase Foos early in the third quarter to give Seneca East a 17-8 lead.

Then, it was Mohawk’s turn.

Jesse Leeth scored on runs of 1 and 4 yards in the third quarter to put the Warriors on top for good.

Jenkins added a 3-yard scoring run early in the fourth frame to push Mohawk’s lead to 32-17.

Seneca East got one last touchdown when Jake Siesel hauled in a 4-yard pass from Foos with 1:22 remaining in the contest.

Mohawk 8 0 15 8 — 31

Seneca East 7 3 7 7 — 24

First Quarter

MOH — Kirian 26 run (Jenkins run)

SE — Walker 88 interception return (Turek kick)

Second Quarter

SE — Turek 26 FG

Third Quarter

SE — Swartzmiller 19 pass from Foos (Turek kick)

MOH — J. Leeth 1 run (K. Leeth kick)

MOH — J. Leeth 4 run (J. Leeth run)

Fourth Quarter

MOH — Jenkins 3 run (Jenkins run)

SE — Siesel 4 pass from Foos (Turek kick)

HARDIN NORTHERN 34

RIVERSIDE 33

DOLA — Daylin Pees’ third touchdown reception of the night came with 14 seconds left and lifted Hardin Northern to a 34-33 come-from-behind win over DeGraff Riverside on Friday night in a Northwest Central Conference football game.

The Pirates took a 26-14 lead into the fourth quarter, but Owen Wetherill threw three of his four scoring passes to lift the Polar Bears’ record to 2-3 overall and 1-1 in the NWCC.

Wetherill also connected with Pees for 10 yards and a score and Nick Adams for 4 yards and a TD in the fourth quarter. Pees caught a 5-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter on his way to six catches for 67 yards for the game.

Wetherill completed 19 of 29 passes for 166 yards.

Riverside’s Darrick Cotterman picked up 239 yards on 15 carries and scored three touchdowns. Joel Cotterman ran for one touchdown and passed for another as the Pirates slipped to 2-3 overall and 1-1 in conference play.

Riverside 6 13 7 7 — 33

Hardin Northern 7 0 7 20 — 34

First Quarter

DR — D. Cotterman 21 run (kick failed)

HN — McCoy 34 run (Pees kick)

Second Quarter

DR — D. Cotterman 65 run (run failed)

DR — Jacobs 67 pass from J. Cotterman (Osborne kick)

Third Quarter

HN — Pees 5 pass from Wetherill (Pees kick)

DR — J. Cotterman 5 run (Osborne kick)

Fourth Quarter

HN — Pees 10 pass from Wetherill (Pees kick)

DR — D. Cotterman 34 run (Osborne kick)

HN — Adams 4 pass from Wetherill (Pees kick)

HN — Pees 6 pass from Wetherille (kick failed)

PAULDING 28

BLUFFTON 17

PAULDING — Payton Beckman hit Hunter Kessler for 53- and 69-yard touchdown passes and Paulding snapped a 51-game Northwest Conference losing streak with a 28-17 win over Bluffton.

Paulding’s last NWC victory came on Oct. 29, 2010, with a 36-22 win over Convoy Crestview. The Panthers improved to 1-4, 1-1 NWC.

Bluffton (1-4, 0-2 NWC) opened a 10-0 lead in the first quarter on a Kyle Koontz 25-yard field goal and a 4-yard scoring run by DeAndre Nassar. The Pirates would not score again until Nassar’s 2-yard TD run in the fourth quarter pulled Bluffton within 21-17. Jacob Deisler iced the game for Paulding with a 9-yard touchdown run.

Nassar ran 22 times for 129 yards. Logan Rhodes added nine carries for 59 yards as Bluffton rushed 46 times for 250 yards. The Pirates, though, committed five turnovers.

Beckman was 5 of 9 for 160 yards for Paulding. Deisler ran 20 times for 90 yards.

Bluffton 10 0 0 7 — 17

Paulding 7 14 0 7 — 28

First Quarter

BLU — FG Koontz 25

BLU — Nassar 4 run (Koontz kick)

PAUL — Kessler 53 pass from Beckman (kick good)

Second Quarter

PAUL — Kessler 69 pass from Beckman (kick good)

PAUL — Mabia 2 run (kick good)

Fourth Quarter

BLU — Nassar 2 run (Koontz kick)

PAUL — Deisler 9 run (kick good)

UPPER SANDUSKY 42

BUCKEYE CENTRAL 6

UPPER SANDUSKY — Nate McMillan made it a happy homecoming at Upper Sandusky Friday night.

McMillan scored four times in the first half as the Rams blitzed the Bucks 42-6 in a Northern 10 Conference contest.

McMillan scored on runs of 4 27 and 47 yards and hauled in a 60-yard pass from quarterback Levi Malone.

Caden Roberts added another first-half score for the Rams (3-2 overall, 1-1 N10) with a fumble recovery in the end zone.

Buckeye Central (0-5, 0-2) got its lone score in the third quarter on a 35-yard fumble return by Jacob Heefner.

Upper Sandusky’s Eric Bils capped the scoring with a 7-yard run.

Buckeye Central 0 0 6 0 — 6

Upper Sandusky —

First Quarter

US — McMillan 4 run (Lambrite kick)

US — McMillan 27 run (Lambrite kick)

US — Roberts fumble recovery in end zone (Lambrite kick)

Second Quarter

US — McMillan 47 run (Lambrite kick)

US — McMillan 60 pass from Malone (Lambrite kick)

Third Quarter

BC — Heefner 35 fumble return (kick failed)

US — Bils 7 run (Lambrite kick)

CELINA 42

OTTAWA-GLANDORF 24

OTTAWA — Three straight touchdowns in the second half helped Celina pull away from Ottawa-Glandorf as the Bulldogs defeated the Titans 42-24 in a Western Buckeye League game.

Brett Schwieterman had two passing touchdown and two on the ground as Celina improved to 4-1, 3-1 WBL. Schwieterman had TD runs of 33 yards in the third quarter and 15 yards in the fourth, sandwiched around Kyle Zizelman’s 15-yard scoring run as Celina stretched a 21-17 halftime lead to 42-17 late in the fourth quarter.

Jeremy Leopold had TD runs of 60 and 10 yards for Ottawa-Glandorf (2-3, 1-3 WBL). Leopold finished with 82 yards on 27 carries, and was 11 of 21 passing for 133 yards. Jarrod Beach caught seven passes for 104 yards. Shawn Beverly scored on a 22-yard fumble return on the opening kickoff.

Schwieterman (16 of 19 passing, 146 yards) ran 20 times for 216 yards as the Bulldogs rushed for 399 yards on 51 carries.

Celina 14 7 14 7 — 42

Ottawa-Glandorf 14 3 0 7 — 24

First Quarter

O-G — Beverly 22 fumble return (Rosengarten kick)

CEL — Zizelman 10 run (Cotterman kick)

CEL — Okeley 2 pass from Schwieterman (Cotterman kick)

O-G — Leopold 60 run (Rosengarten kick)

Second Quarter

O-G — FG Rosengarten 38

CEL — Jones 20 pass from Schwieterman (Cotterman kick)

Third Quarter

CEL — Schwieterman 33 run (Cotterman kick)

CEL — Zizelman 15 run (Cotterman kick)

Fourth Quarter

CEL — Schwieterman 15 run (Cotterman kick)

O-G — Leopold 10 run (Rosengarten kick)

CAREY 42

BUCYRUS 14

BUCYRUS — Both teams ran 60 plays, but Carey’s offense put up a 394-167 advantage in total yards as the Blue Devils defeated Bucyrus 42-14 in a Northern 10 Conference game.

Griffin Summit ran seven times for 106 yards and a touchdown, Adam Hackworth added eight carries for 62 yards and two scores, and Willie Schafer rushed 13 times for 57 yards and a touchdown as Carey improved to 3-2, 1-1 N10.

Carey’s Ethan Beringer was 8 of 15 passing for 105 yards, including touchdown passes of 8 yards to Hackworth and 7 yards to Jordan Dasher. Dasher had six receptions for 80 yards.

Ben Siebert was 5 of 19 passing for 78 yards for Bucyrus (1-4, 0-2 N10) and had a 3-yard touchdown run.

Carey 7 14 14 7 — 42

Bucyrus 0 14 0 0 — 14

First Quarter

CAR — Hackworth 8 pass from Beringer (Yeater kick)

Second Quarter

CAR — Hackworth 3 run (Yeater kick)

BUC — Robinson 60 interception return (kick failed)

BUC — Seibert 3 run (run good)

CAR — Hackworth 31 run (Yeater kick)

Third Quarter

CAR — Dasher 7 pass from Beringer (Yeater kick)

CAR — Summit 64 run (Yeater kick)

Fourth Quarter

CAR — Schafer 8 run (Yeater kick)

SPENCERVILLE 69

ADA 16

ADA — Spencerville was utterly dominant on both sides of the ball, rolling up 35 points in the first quarter and 57 in the first half en route to a 69-16 win over Ada in a Northwest Conference game.

Ada (2-3, 1-1 NWC) finished with minus-19 yards of total offense, including 27 rushing attempts for minus-42 yards. The Bulldogs had four turnovers and punted seven times. Phillip Coulson scored on a 4-yard run and Dylan East on a 51-yard kickoff return.

Cannan Johnson led Spencerville’s ground game with eight carries for 126 yards and four touchdowns. Johnson had scoring runs of 7, 2, 67 and 35 yards. Spencerville (4-1, 2-0 NWC) rushed 45 times for 460 yards.

Spencerville 36 21 6 6 — 60

Ada 0 0 0 16 — 16

First Quarter

SPE — Johnson 7 run (Holmes kick)

SPE — Lotz 22 run (Holmes kick)

SPE — Lee 61 run (kick failed)

SPE — Safety

SPE — Lee 68 punt return (Holmes kick)

SPE — Baughman 55 run (Holmes kick)

Second Quarter

SPE — Johnson 2 run (Holmes kick)

SPE — Johnson 67 run (Holmes kick)

SPE — Johnson 35 run (Holmes good)

Third Quarter

SPE — Grigsby 5 run (kick failed)

Fourth Quarter

ADA — Coulson 4 run (Swaney run)

SPE — Grigsby 35 run (kick failed)

ADA — East 51 kickoff return (Swaney run)

LAKE 26

ELMWOOD 0

MILLBURY — Elmwood fell to 0-5 overall and 0-2 in the Northern Buckeye Conference with a 26-0 loss to Lake on Friday night.

The Royals punted nine times and saw three Konner Logston passes intercepted as the Flyers boosted their record to 3-2 overall and 1-1 in the NBC.

Logston completed 13 of 35 passes for 112 yards, with Mason Lentz catching three passes for 25 yards. Garrett Wright gained 87 yards on 25 carries.

Elmwood 0 0 0 0 — 0

Lake 6 6 7 7 — 26

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