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A couple of observations from this weekend’s state finals:
Best Crowd: Cleveland St. Ignatius (Runner-Up: Norwayne)
Best Individual Performance: Adam Wallace, Norwayne (Runner-up: Isreal Green, Trotwood-Madison)
Best Team Performance: Marion Local (Runner-up: Norwayne)
Best Game: Division IV (Runner-up: Division II)
Most Likely Team To Return Next Year: Coldwater (Runner-up: Marion Local)
Player Whose Stock Rose The Most: Austin Bruns, jr., QB, Coldwater (Damon Washington, jr., RB, Kirtland).
MILK AND JJHUDDLE OHIO OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Isreal Green, Trotwood-Madison: Junior RB broke the all-divisions state finals records for rushing TDs (six), total TDs (six) and total points (36) in the Rams 42-28 win over Avon in the D-II final. Green ran for 327 yards on 35 carries, which was a new D-II finals record for individual rushing yards. Green’s effort stretched Trotwood’s streak of 2,000-yard rushers to three seasons as well. He finished the year with 2,085 yards and 27 TDs on 222 carries.
MUSCLE MILK AND
JJHUDDLE OHIO DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE
TreVahn Beery, Norwayne: Sophomore DB had three interceptions in the Bobcats 48-42 win over Kenton in the D-IV state final. He also had five tackles and a pass break-up.
MILK AND JJHUDDLE OHIO SPECIAL TEAMS
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Tim Shenk, St. Ignatius: The senior K wins the award for the second straight week after booting two field goals (43 and 31 yards) and four PATs in the Wildcats 34-13 win over Pickerington Central in the D-I final.
Adam Wallace, Norwayne: Senior QB/LB had finals weekend’s best overall performance in a 48-42 win over Kenton in the D-IV final. On offense, Wallace completed 15-of-24 passes for 282 yards and four TDs and carried the ball 30 times for 140 yards and three TDs. Defensively he had a team-high 8.5 tackles.
Brice Fackler, Kenton: Senior WR/DB set a state record for all divisions by catching four TD passes in the Wildcats 48-42 loss to Norwayne in the D-IV final. Fackler had five catches for 178 yards. He also made five tackles.
Maty Mauk, Kenton: Senior QB completed 27-of-50 passes for 421 yards and set a D-IV finals record with five TD passes in a 48-42 loss to Norwayne. Mauk also ran the ball 22 times for 50 yards and a TD.
Adam Bertke, Marion Local: Sophomore QB completed 14-of-19 passes for 278 yards and four TDs and also ran for 38 yards on five carries in a 61-21 win over Buckeye Central in the D-VI final.
Christian Hauber, Kirtland: Senior RB/LB ran for 196 yards and two TDs on 30 carries in a 28-7 win over Coldwater in the D-V state final.
Eric Williams, St. Ignatius: Senior QB completed 19-of-31 passes for 297 yards and two TDs in the Wildcats 34-13 win over Pickerington Central in the D-I final.
Brad Jarzab, Springfield Shawnee: Senior QB completed 10-of-29 passes for 122 yards and carried the ball 23 times for 161 yards and two TDs in the Braves 21-14 loss to Youngstown Mooney in the D-III final.
P.J. Quinn, Youngstown Mooney: Senior QB had 38 yards and two short TDs (2- and 1-yards) on 14 carries in the Cardinals 21-14 win over Springfield Shawnee in the D-III final.
Justin O’Rourke, Avon: Senior QB completed 27-of-50 passes for 325 yards and three TDs in the Eagles 42-28 loss to Trotwood-Madison in the D-II state final.
Lee Pierron, Marion Local: Junior WR/DB caught six passes for 140 yards and three TDs in a 61-21 win over Buckeye Central in the D-VI final. He also had 6.5 tackles and two pass break-ups.
Austin Bruns, Coldwater: Junior QB completed 18-of-34 passes for 249 yards and ran for 75 yards and a TD on 14 carries in a D-V final loss to Kirtland.
Damon Washington, Kirtland: Junior RB ran for 147 yards and two TDs on 18 carries in a 28-7 win over Coldwater in the D-V final.
Justin Herrnstein, Buckeye Central: Senior WR/DB had seven solo tackles, six assists and a pass break-up in a 61-21 loss to Marion Local in the D-VI final. He also returned five kicks for 97 yards and caught four passes (for 20 yards).
Tim McVey, St. Ignatius: Junior RB carried the ball 24 times for 107 yards and two TDs in the Wildcats 34-13 win over Pickerington Central in the D-I final.
Jacob Mullins, Avon: Senior WR caught 11 passes for 135 yards and two TDs in the Eagles 42-28 loss to Trotwood-Madison in the D-II final.
Sabastian Smith, Pickerington Central: Senior WR/DB caught four passes for 141 yards and a TD and had 7.5 tackles in a 34-13 loss to St. Ignatius in the D-I final.
Cory Furnas, Avon: Senior LB had 11.5 tackles, a sack and forced a fumble in the Eagles 42-28 loss to Trotwood-Madison in the D-II final.
Josh Iammarino, Kirtland: Junior DB had 10 tackles in the Hornets 28-7 win over Coldwater in the D-V final.
Jacy Goettemoeller, Marion Local: Freshman DB/RB forced a fumble that was returned for a TD and ran seven times for 77 yards and a TD.
Kaleb Harris, Norwayne: Sophomore WR/DB had five catches for 137 yards and two TDs, including the game-winner with 31 seconds left in a 48-42 win over Kenton in the D-IV final.
Trevor Homan, Marion Local: Senior WR/LB had 11.5 tackles and returned an interception 85 yards for a TD in a 61-21 win over Buckeye Central in the D-VI final.
Nick Jensen-Clagg, Pickerington Central: Senior QB completed 21-of-38 passes for 280 yards and two TDs in the Tigers 34-13 loss to St. Ignatius in the D-I final.
Zack Ryan, St. Ignatius: Senior LB had eight tackles and 2.5 sacks in a 34-13 win over Pickerington Central in the D-I final.
Offf-ense: Trotwood-Madison and Avon combined for 888 total yards in the Rams 42-28 win in the D-II final. Trotwood had 492 yards and Avon had 326…Kirtland racked up 421 total yards, 410 of which came on the ground, in a 28-7 win over Coldwater. The Hornets had two backs (Christian Hauber and Damon Washington) go for over 140 yards. Hauber had 196 and Washington had 147…Marion Local had 487 yards of offense in its 61-21 win over Buckeye central in the D-VI final.
Defff-ense: Trotwood allowed 1-yard rushing in its 42-28 win over Avon in the D-II final. The Eagles ran the ball eight times…Marion local returned both a fumble and interception for TDs in its 61-21 win over Buckeye Central in the D-VI final.
STATE FINALS SCORES (AND WHAT WE LEARNED EACH DAY)
Division I: St. Ignatius 34, Pickerington Central 13
Division II: Trotwood-Madison 42, Avon 28
Division III: Youngstown Mooney 21, Springfield Shawnee 14
Division IV: Norwayne 48, Kenton 42
Division V: Kirtland 28, Coldwater 7
Division VI: Marion Local 61, Buckeye Central 21