Bellbrook rides defense to win


BELLBROOK – Bellbrook rode stiff defense and up-tempo offense to a 26-10 win over Monroe, Friday night.

The Golden Eagles (4-5, 3-3 SWBL Southwestern) came out ready to play from the opening kickoff, which they returned for 76 yards deep into Hornets (5-4, 4-2 SWBL Southwestern) territory. Six plays later Bellbrook quarterback David Vine was in the endzone off a one-yard sneak.

Monroe tied up the game later in the first quarter on a 94-yard catch-and-run by receiver Connor Curtis.

The Golden Eagles took advantage of good field position and capped off a four-play drive with a 12-yard touchdown run by Connor Oldham, to regain the lead before half, 13-7.

Monroe appeared poised to take the lead when its first play from scrimmage in the second half was a 55-yard Curtis run to the Bellbrook 10 yard line, but the visitors were forced to settle for a 42-yard field goal to draw within three points.

Bellbrook responded on its next drive by marching right back down the field and scoring on another Oldham run to push the score to 20-10. The Golden Eagles would add some insurance with another touchdown on an end zone fade toss to Nathan Cordonnier midway through the fourth quarter.

Oldham finished with 115 yards rushing and two touchdowns on the night.

Score By Quarters

Bellbrook 7 6 7 7 – 26

Monroe 7 0 3 0 – 10

Scoring Plays

B – David Vine 1 run, Brady Tincher kick

M – Connor Curtis 94 pass from Carson Hillebrand, Nick Amaya kick

B – Connor Oldham 12 run, Tincher kick failed

M – Amaya 42-yard FG

B – Oldham 33 run, Tincher kick

B – Nathan Cordonnier 10 pass from Vine, Tincher kick failed

Undefeated Wayne bashes Beavercreek

BEAVERCREEK — There’s a reason why the Huber Heights Wayne Warriors are considered the second best Division I program in Ohio, and they showed that in Friday’s 48-0 trouncing of Beavercreek.

After an opening drive interception toss, the Warriors (9-0, 4-0 Greater Western Ohio Conference, Central) scored on four of their next six possessions to jump out to a 28-0 lead at halftime.

Wayne scored on two fumble recoveries in the Beavercreek end zone, and reeled off a 65-yard run for the other Warrior score. A running game clock for most of the second half prevented further damage.

Wayne quarterback Messiah DeWeaver completed 10 of 18 passes for 244 yards, and connected on touchdown passes of 20, 43, 93 and 34 yards.

Beavercreek (6-3, 2-2 GWOC Central) finished with 30 yards in total offense.

Score By Quarters

Wayne 14 14 13 7 — 48

Beavercreek 0 0 0 0 — 0

Scoring Plays

W — Daryle McCleskey 20 pass from Messiah DeWeaver. Nate Strong kick

W — L’Christian Smith 43 pass from DeWeaver, Strong kick.

W — Smith 93 pass from DeWeaver, Strong kick.

W — Smith 34 pass from DeWeaver, Strong kick.

W — Wendell Wheeler fumble recovery in end zone, Strong kick.

W — Matt Wilcox 65 run, kick failed.

W — Fumbled punt return recovered in end zone, Jesse Bailey kick.

Rams fall to Mechanicsburg

JAMESTOWN — For a shot at a piece of the Ohio Heritage Conference lead, Greeneview had to top the undefeated Indians Friday night at Don Nock Field. But Mechanicsburg (9-0) game to play, beating the Rams (6-3) 38-7.

The majority of the Indian’s offense came from quarterback Kaleb Romero and tailback Phillip Cook running the ball. Romero had 163 yards rushing including a 60-yard touchdown run. Cook finished with 84.

Romero also had 83 yards passing with a touchdown pass to Wade Smiddy.

Logan Test finished with 61 yards on the ground for Greeneview.

Score by Quarters

Mechanicsburg 7 17 14 0 — 38

Greeneview 0 7 0 0 — 7

Scoring Plays

M — Kaleb Romero 1 run. Alex Rhine kick.

M — Phillip Cook 2 run. Rhine kick.

M — Romero 60 run. Rhine kick. M — Rhine 27 field goal.

G — Brad Davis 7 pass from Collin Matt. Bryce Wilson kick.

M — Cook 3 run. Rhine kick.

M — Wade Smiddy 15 pass from Romero. Rhine kick.


Alter 38, Carroll 19

Xenia 61, Lebanon 31

Fairborn 46, West Carrollton 8

Bellefontaine Benjamin Logan 30, Greenon 0

Cedarville vs. Springfield Northeastern – no report

Greeneview quarterback Collin Matt (5) runs the ball in a game against Mechanicsburg, Friday at Don Nock Field in Jamestown. quarterback Collin Matt (5) runs the ball in a game against Mechanicsburg, Friday at Don Nock Field in Jamestown. Chris Greene | Greene County News

Bellbrook tailback Connor Oldham (28) runs the ball in a game against Monroe, Friday night at Bellbrook High School. tailback Connor Oldham (28) runs the ball in a game against Monroe, Friday night at Bellbrook High School. Don Tate | Greene County News

Compiled by John Bombatch, Zach Gregory and Nathan Pilling. Send sports information to [email protected].

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