Bellefontaine’s offense was clicking on all cylinders in the first half Friday against host Benjamin Logan en route to a 41-0 halftime lead and the Chiefs would later depart with a 48-18 victory in a Logan County football matchup.
The Chiefs improve to 3-1, while the Raiders remain winless at 0-4.
In the first half, Bellefontaine scored six touchdowns on drives of three plays, three plays, five plays, one play, four plays and five plays.
“I am proud of our kids and coaches for coming out and playing to our standard,” said Bellefontaine head coach Jason Brown. “We played clean and complimentary football.
“I felt like we came out and executed at a high level offensively in the first half. We played with good tempo and didn’t make mistakes. Defensively, we got a lot of stops.”
Lakers overcome 14-point deficit late to dodge Arrows
For a second straight week, Indian Lake was able to overcome a double-digit deficit in the fourth quarter to pull out a heart-stopping home victory.
The Lakers scored three touchdown in the final 6:46 of the game to down Tecumseh 35-28 Friday in a Central Buckeye Conference crossover matchup.
Indian Lake improves to 3-1 (1-0). Tecumseh falls to 2-2 (0-1).
Despite possessing the ball for only 13:46 compared to Tecumseh’s 34:06 time of possession, the Lakers made a series of big plays in the first half, and especially down the stretch to overcome a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter.
Tigers run past Trojans to stay perfect
Visiting Southeastern put up a challenge, but West Liberty-Salem pulled away for a 41-21 victory over the visiting Trojans on Friday in an Ohio Heritage Conference crossover football game.
The Tigers remain perfect on the season at 4-0. It was Southeastern’s first loss of the year.
WL-S piled up 281 rushing yards and 413 total yards on the night.
The Tigers’ defense held Southeastern to 58 rushing yards on 26 carries.
Gabe McGill ran for 157 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries and Miles Hostetler had 87 rushing yards and two touchdowns on seven attempts to spearhead the WL-S offense.
Hostetler also completed 10 of 15 passes for 132 yards and two touchdowns.
Pirates stave off late Bees rally for third straight win
Riverside led from start to finish Friday, but had to swat away a late surge from the Bethel Bees to hold on to a 28-24 victory at home in a Three Rivers Conference football matchup.
The victory marks the third in a row for the Pirates who improve to 3-1 (1-0). Bethel drops to 0-4 (0-1).
Riverside led by double digits in the second, third and fourth quarters, and still needed a defensive stop in in the waning moments of the game to clinch the victory.
Gophers can’t catch Comets in NWCC loss
Ridgemont ended Elgin’s scoreless streak Friday night, but the host Comets ran away for a 53-26 victory in a Northwest Central Conference football game.
The Gophers are now 1-3 on the season. Elgin stays perfect at 4-0.
Elgin came in having outscored its first three opponents 121-0.
The Gophers were able to put four touchdowns on the board against the Comets.