Colerain 28 Hamilton 0 // Cincinnati.com
The Cardinals were absolutely dominant against Big Blue, limiting Hamilton to 93 yards of total offense and rolling up 344 themselves. Andre Jones turned in another interception, the 6th of the season. Colerain, 8-1, effectively clinched a playoff spot with the win.
Madeira 42, Taylor 39 // cincinnati.com
Kyle Williamson and the Maderia Mustangs got an unexpected test from North Ben Taylor. Maderia took a 28 -6 lead into half time. But they were outscored 33-14 in the second half making the game closer than expected. Maderia is 9-0 and will more than likely host a playoff game.
DeSales 52 LaSalle 7 // Cincinnati.com
Ryan Leahy and the Lancers got housed by DeSales. It was always going to be a challenge but the Lancers coughing up 6 turnovers turned the game into a route. LaSalle sits at 6-3 and faces a must win next week against Elder to make the playoffs.
Troy 38 Miamisburg 0 // Troy Daily News
Marcus Foster and the Trojans rolled to an easy win against a conference foe. The Trojans entered the game at 6-2 sitting atop the region 3 computer polls. The win all but assured Troy of hosting a home playoff game. They close out the season with a trip to winless Sidney.
Maple Heights 22 Bedford 0 // cleveland.com
The Maple Heights Mustangs and Jeremy Graves pushed their win streak to 23 games. The Mustangs currently sit 3rd in their region. They can clinch a home game in the playoffs by beating Cleveland Heights next week.
Lake Brantley 49 Hagerty 7 // Orlando Sentinel
Ti'on Green and the Lake Brantley Patriots topped 40 points for the 4th straight week. Brantley is undefeated and the number 1 ranked team in the Orlando area according to the Orlando Sentinel
Plant City eked out a 43-36 victory over East Bay on Thursday night. The Indians (3-4, 1-2) and Raiders (7-0, 3-0) exchanged leads most of the first half. With 17 seconds left before halftime, Bennie Coney hit an open Lamarlin Wiggins in the end zone for a 15-yard touchdown that put Plant City up 28-20.
Coney threw a couple of TD passes to push the Raiders over the top in a surprisingly close contest.
He was still dripping wet, courtesy of a water-cooler dousing he received moments after Raines recorded one of its biggest victories in years, scoring three times in the last 7 1/2 minutes to upset Bolles 26-21 on Friday night at Earl Kitchings Stadium. It was the Bulldogs' first district loss in 19 years.
In case the 19 year district winning streak didn't shine enough of a light on it Bolles is an institution in Jacksonville. They have won 10 state titles.
Central follows bye with big win // MiamiHerald.com
Errol Clarke and the Miami Central Rockets dominated Carol City 48-8. The Rockets gave up an 80 yard TD on the first play from scrimmage. But the Rockets rolled off 21 unanswered points to close out the first quarter. While the defense tightened up after the TD and surrendered 182 yards and forced three turnovers the rest of the game. Central is 6-0 and has neighborhood rival Northwestern next week.
South Dade 24 Palmetto 22 // Miami Herald
Joey Jones and the South Dade Buccaneers came up with their 5th win of the season against Palmetto moving to 5-3 on the year. South Dade allowed just 152 yards of total offense and 6 first downs. Two interceptions kept the game close to the end.
North Central at Warren Central - The Zone - October 21
The Warriors rolled 29-0 behind a stellar defense featuring Jonathan Burt and Josh Posley. Deionte Buckley was his usual workhorse self. He scored the final TD of the game.
Lawrence Central at Southport - The Zone - October 21
Kevin Brown and the Bears rolled to an easy 56-7 road win to open up their playoff campaign. Lawrence Central is on course to meet Warren Central in the sectional final on November 4th.
Late pick leads Crockett to PSL Divison 1 title // The Detroit News
Dennis Norfleet was held in check by Detroit Crockett and that proved to be the difference in a 21-19 loss. The King Crusaders dropped to 6-3 on the year.
Big plays power Grand Blanc past Davison in 47-31 football victory // MLive.com
Lester Liston and the Bobcats moved to 7-2 on the year with a (relatively) easy 47-31 win against Davidson. The Bobcats are in line to host at least one playoff game.
MUS Owls switch offense in second half for win over White Station // The Commercial Appeal
Alex Dale and the MUS Owls started slowly but dominated in the 4th quarter to post a 20-0 victory over White Station. The win moves the Owls to 6-3 heading into the season ending game with Briarcrest.
No. 1 Whitehaven Tigers rumble to win over Mitchell // The Commercial Appeal
Nate Cole had a rough night, as did his entire team. The Tigers were shutout by Whitehaven, the top Memphis area school. Terance Ayers, the starting QB, was knocked out of the game in the first quarter. Whitehaven CB Antonio Thomas got the best of Cole in the circumstances limiting him to 1 catch for 7 yards.
If there’s one truism about football, it’s this – without the ball in your hands, you can’t score. St. Pius scored three touchdowns before Grady ran its second offensive play Friday, turning a battle of unbeatens into an early rout during a 49-16 win. In a season when the Class AAA No. 2 Lions ran out to a 7-0 record, outscoring their opponents by an average of 35 points per game, this was supposed to be the big test to see just how good they were.
Highlands holds off Elder in 34-29 thriller // cincinnati.com
Drake Bruns and the Highlands Bluebirds kept their unbeaten season alive during an eventful trip to The Pit. Highlands lost their starting QB during the first drive of the game and had to go with the backup to win. This puts them at 9-0 heading into the season ending game with Ryle
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The newest Bearcat Shakim Alonzo lost 26-7 on the day of his announcement.