Malone, Chieftains run over North Baltimore
NORTH BALTIMORE – Cody Malone ran for 109 yards on just his three scoring plays Friday as Hopewell-Loudon thumped Midland Athletic League foe North Baltimore, 30-7.
Malone had TD runs of 48 yards in the first quarter and 33 and 28 yards in the second for the Chieftains (3-1, 1-0). He finished with 280 yards on 25 carries.
Jordan Stewart hauled in a 30-yard scoring strike from Derek Runion in the third quarter for H-L, and Adam Bour booted a 22-yard field goal in the fourth.
The Tigers (2-2, 0-1) got on the board in the final minute on Andrew Hollinger’s 2-yard plunge.
Runion went 6 for 12 passing for 113 yards for H-L.
Royals break one streak, FHS continues another
BLOOMDALE – Elmwood scored once off a turnover and set up another drive with a blocked punt in the second quarter, then opened the second half with a scoring drive Friday in a 34-16 Northern Buckeye Conference-opening win over Fostoria.
The game snapped a four-game losing streak by the Royals and extended Fostoria’s to 14.
Sawyer Haines pounced on an errant snap in the end zone and Austin Isaacs added a conversion run to put the Royals up 8-0 just 16 seconds into the second period. Isaacs pushed the lead to 14-0 a little more than nine minutes later, busting in from 3 yards out one snap after Elmwood blocked a punt.
He added a 1-yard plunge 69 seconds into the third quarter on his way to 114 rushing yards for Elmwood (1-3, 1-0 NBC).
The Redmen (0-4, 0-1) scored their first touchdown outside of the fourth quarter on Maurice Haskins’ 10-yard sprint at the 4:11 mark of the third period.
Haskins added a 20-yard TD run in the fourth and scored both of Fostoria’s conversion runs. He finished with 96 rushing yards. Elmwood got fourth-quarter scoring runs of 2 yards by Noah Baker and 4 yards by Aaron Arnold.
Williamson a Royal pain for BC
NEW WASHINGTON – Wynford defeated Buckeye Central at home, and the game fans came to see turned more into the Brock Williamson show.
Williamson grabbed the spotlight early in the first quarter by rushing for a 2-yard touchdown with 4:46 remaining.
Act two came in the second quarter when Hunter Miller caught an 11-yard pass from Williamson. Shortly after, with 6:06 remaining, Williamson ran 64 yards for another TD.
Corey Brown made a cameo appearance, running in from the 1 for a touchdown to close out the first half.
The last touchdown of night came 2:31 into the third quarter when running back Nick Looker rushed 45 yards for the Royals.
Wynford ended the game with 33 unanswered points, moving them to 2-2 and 1-0 in the NCC.
The loss puts the Bucks 1-3, 0-1.