Oak Harbor’s offense has been in the spotlight this season, but the Rockets had to rely on their dominating defense to slam the door on Genoa last Friday night, 21-0. The victory will set up a title tilt between Oak Harbor and host Eastwood (7-1, 5-0 NBC) in Week 9 in a game that will decide the Northern Buckeye Conference title.
The Rockets rolled to 8-0 this season (5-0 NBC) by shutting out the Comets (6-2, 4-1) on their turf in the annual Celestial Bowl battle.
Jaqui scored the only touchdown by either team in the first half, a 2-yard run. In the third quarter, Michael LaLonde connected with Ethan Stokes on a 56-yard pass to make it a 14-0 lead.
Hayward’s 32-yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter sealed the win. Hayward had 20 carries for 151 yards and six catches for 72 yards. LaLonde, was 12-for-14 for 175 yards and two scores.
The Rockets out gained the Comets 414-163 in the game.
Edison scores early, routs Port Clinton, 30-0
Edison quarterback Marcus Medina didn’t waste time giving the Chargers the lead last Friday night against host Port Clinton, rambling for 67 yards and a touchdown that the Redskins couldn’t match all night long.
Port Clinton did drive to the Edison 7-yard line on their first drive, but missed a 29-yard field goal. As the first quarter was winding down, Luke Blank scored on a 5-yard run for a 14-0 Chargers lead. Later in the second quarter, Blake Simon caught a short pass and scored on a 75-yard touchdown scamper.
St. Mary Central Catholic tops Danbury, 48-22
Anthony Stanford ran for three touchdowns as visiting St. Mary Central Catholic used a big second quarter, erupting for 27 points, to defeat Danbury 48-22.
Thomas Dean threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score to lead the Lakers (1-5, 1-4). Danbury is home on Saturday night against Stryker.
Friday, Oct. 6
Oak Harbor 21, Genoa 0
Edison 30, Port Clinton 0
Margaretta 20, Lakota 3
Sandusky 32, Clyde 22
Sandusky Perkins 52, Norwalk 3
St. Mary Central Catholic 48, Danbury 22
Sylvania Southview 26, Fremont Ross 14
Tiffin Calvert 49, Elmore Woodmore 0
Gibsonburg 48, Willard 7
Tiffin Columbian 43, Bellevue 12