Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Ohio Team of the Week: Week 10 Finalists…Vote Now!

You vote, you decide…who had Ohio’s best team performance in Week 10? Find out who the nominees for the Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Ohio Football Team of the Week are here and how to pick the winner. The choices are impressive…

JJHuddle is proud to announce that the Ohio National Guard will again sponsor the ONG JJHuddle Player and Team of the Week awards in Football and Basketball during the 2013-2014 school year.

Each week during the football, boys basketball and girls basketball regular seasons, we will hold a fan-generated contest on JJHuddle to tab a weekly Ohio National Guard Ohio Team and Player of the Week. Each weekly winner will receive an award (a banner) from the National Guard.

How it works? A thread soliciting nominations will be posted in the JJHuddle Football Forums each week. Fans will then nominate top performances. We will announce the 10 weekly finalists on JJHuddle every Monday and voting will be conducted in a special JJHuddle forum. Voting will cease at noon on Friday, after which the winners will be announced. You may vote as many times as you like.

Winners receive a personalized banner suitable for hanging from the Ohio National Guard.


Ohio National Guard JJH Team of the Week

Week 10 Nominees

National Trail: The Blazers finished the season with a school record eight wins (8-2) and advanced to the postseason for the first time ever with a 15-12 win over host Tri-County North.  It was Trail’s first win at TCN since 1997. The Blazers play Mechanicsburg in the opening round of the D-VI playoffs.

Trimble: The Tomcats finished 10-0 for the first time since 1989 and for just the third time in school history with a 59-0 win over Federal Hocking. For the second consecutive season Trimble set school records for shutouts in a season (seven) and points allowed (33). The outright Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division is the program’s first outright title since 2009.

Austintown-Fitch: The Falcons capped the first 10-0 season in school history with a 19-14 win over Youngstown Mooney.

Mansfield Senior: The Tygers have been playing football for 114 years, but they’ve never had a 10-0 team – until now. Mansfield improved to 10-0 with a 45-16 win over rival Mansfield Madison. The victory clinched the team’s second straight Ohio Cardinal Conference title ansd secured the school’s first home playoff game since 2000. The last Mansfield team to finish unbeaten was the 1942 squad that went 8-0-2. The program’s only other team to finish with a perfect record was in 1931 (8-0).

Wauseon: After going 3-7 last year, Wauseon finished 9-1 and earned its first playoff berth since 1999 by beating Patrick Henry 35-14. The victory also ended the Patriots 13-year playoff streak. After giving up an average of 30.5 points per game last season, the most points the Indians allowed this year was 28 in their only loss of the year (a last second 28-27 loss to Bryan, the o. 2nd ranked team in D-IV).

Lancaster Fairfield Christian Academy: After starting the season 1-3, the Knights won six straight to capture their first league title ever (MSL-Cardinal). In its Week 10 win over rival Fisher Catholic, FCA ran for 539 yards on 62 attempts and only attempted one pass.

New Philadelphia: The Quakers snapped an eight-game losing streak to archrival Dover and secured a playoff spot with a 34-28 triple OT win in the teams’ 110th meeting.

Tippecanoe: The Red Devils beat previously unbeaten Springfield Shawnee, 21-7, in the only Week 10 battle of unbeaten teams in the state of Ohio to lock up the No. 1 seed in Region 10. The win snapped a three-game losing streak to the Braves. The Red Devils never trailed in a game and held Shawnee’s offense 40 points below its average. The game also decided the Central Buckeye Conference’s Kenton Trail division championship.

Western Brown: The Broncos completed a perfect season (10-0) and captured the SBC American Division title with a 48-14 win over Northwood. The win against also avenged a 2012 Week 10 loss to Norwood that knocked the Broncos out of the playoffs. With the win, Western Brown secured its second ever trip to the playoffs (first since 2008) and first home playoff game. The Broncos are averaging 46.8 points per game.

Centerburg: The Trojans beat Sparta Highland 18-13 to record their first undefeated season since 1976. Senior QB Tyler Stoyle completed 27 of 35 passes for 281 yards and two TDs and rushed for 55 yards and a score as Centerburg captured the Mid Ohio Athletic Conference Blue Division title.


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