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Week 7 football recap

Indian Lake quiets Warriors 51-0

Indian Lake’s football team put on a display of hard-nosed offense and gritty defense Friday as it throttled visiting Northwestern 51-0 in a Central Buckeye Conference Mad River division win.

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Indian Lake’s Joey Davidson tackles Northwestern punter Logan Voorhees as teammate Bobby Dye closes in on the football during the third quarter of their game Friday at Indian Lake High School. (EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LaBATT)

 

The Lakers improve their record to 3-4 overall and 2-0 in the CBC Mad River division. The Warriors have now lost three of their last four games and are 4-3, 1-1.

Cougars run away from Bellefontaine

Kenton Ridge came into Friday’s game against Bellefontaine having thrown for over 1,000 yards on the season. Behind a pulverizing ground game, the Cougars did not need to do throw much against the Chiefs.

The host Cougars rolled up a staggering 474 yards on the ground and finished with 617 yards of offense in a 38-26 victory over Bellefontaine in a Central Buckeye Conference Kenton Trail division football game.

The loss drops Bellefontaine below the .500 mark at 3-4 overall and 0-2 in the league. The Cougars move to 6-1, 1-1.

Triad strikes early to put away Cedarville

Triad struck early Friday and then held off visiting Cedarville for a 21-7 win in Ohio Heritage Conference action.

The Cardinals, who are ranked fifth in the latest Division VII state poll, stay perfect at 7-0 overall and 4-0 in the OHC. The Indians fall to 5-2, 2-2.

Mechanicsburg ends WL-S win streak

West Liberty-Salem’s 30-game regular season winning streak came to an end at the hands of their rivals from Mechanicsburg.

The Indians capitalized on a superb kicking performance by Brandon Purk and over 100 yards of penalty yards by the Tigers to claim the victory at Tiger Stadium.

West Liberty-Salem falls to 6-1 while Mechanicsburg improves to 5-2 in the Ohio Heritage Conference.

Hillclimbers rumble past Raiders on homecoming

State-ranked Urbana spoiled Benjamin Logan’s homecoming party Friday night with a 39-14 victory over the Raiders in Central Buckeye Conference action.

The Hillclimbers, who are ranked sixth in the Division IV state poll, remain unbeaten at 7-0 overall and 2-0 in the CBC Mad River division. The Raiders stay winless at 0-7, 0-2.

Miscues, turnovers prove costly for Pirates in loss

Miscues and turnover proved to be costly for Riverside’s football team as Lima Perry took advantage for a 45-35 win Friday in Northwest Central Conference action.

The Pirates slip to 3-4 overall and 2-2 in the NWCC, while the Commodores move to 2-5, 2-2.

Gophers stumble, fall 34-8 to Waynesfield-Goshen

Waynesfield-Goshen got off to a hot start against visiting Ridgemont Friday and never looked back as it rolled to a 34-8 victory in Northwest Central Conference action.

The Tigers improve to 2-5 overall and 2-2 in the NWCC. The Gophers slip to 2-4, 0-3.

 

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