You vote, you decide…who had Ohio’s best team performance in Week 3? 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 2014-2015 school year.
Each week during the football, boys basketball and girls basketball regular and postseasons, 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 a personalized banner, certificate and bracelet from the National Guard and JJHuddle.
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.
Winners receive a personalized banner suitable for hanging from the Ohio National Guard.
Ohio National Guard JJH Team of the Week
Week 3 Nominees
The Chipps are off to their best start since 1992 at 3-0. Chippewa owns wins over Mapleton, waterloo and Tuslaw by the combined score of 136-16.
The Hawks rebounded from an 0-2 start to beat undefeated Marion-Franklin 21-20. Hartley scored on the last play of the game to tie it and then kicked the PAT to win it. Quri Hickman had three 1-yard TD runs for the Hawks. Hartley’s game-winnign drive was 87-yards long.
The Knights improved to 3-0 and dominated Dayton Thurgood Marshall, which had beaten them two times in a row (2011 playoffs, 2013 regular season), 42-14 at Welcome Stadium.
Crushed Patrick Henry 49-7 a year after getting beat 60-13 by the Patriots.
After losing 48-straight games, the Lakers are 3-0 this season. Their latest conquest? A 7-6 win over Corning Miller.
The Big Red improved to 3-0 when foreign exchange student Gabriel Suarez connected on a 27-yard field goal as time expired for a 35-34 win over Harrison Central. Senior Tyler Edmiston caught six passes for 191 yards and three TDs.
After going 0-10 in 2013, the Falcons improved to 3-0 with a 34-20 win over Vermillion.
The Tigers provided head coach Tony Legando career win No. 200 (all at Huron) with a 14-7 victory over Norwalk St. Paul. Huron forced a fumble on its own 4-yardline with 25 seconds left to secure the win.
*Port Clinton (VOTE)
The Redskins rallied from a 19-7 deficit to beat Genoa 27-19 and start 3-0 for the first time since 1990. That’s also the last time PC had a winning season (finished 6-4).
*Lima Senior (VOTE)
The Spartans handled previously unbeaten Piqua 62-20 to move to 3-0 for the first time since 2004. That year, however, one of Lima Senior’s wins was by forfeit. This season all have been legit. The Spartans have outscored their first three opponents 144-40. Against Piqua, Lima Senior had six sacks and three INTs. Just two years ago (in 2012), Lima Senior went 0-10 and scored 116 points in 10 games.
Week 3 Honor Roll
Beat Monroeville 45-13 to start 3-0 for the first time since 2002.
The Rockets won their first game of the season (61-27 over Riverdale) thanks in part to two 200-yard rushers. Jacob Basinger carried the ball 25 times for 251 yards and five TDs, while Josiah Basinger ran for 206 yards and four TDs on 23 carries.
The Golden Gophers had two RBs go for over 230 yards each in a 62-21 victory over Hardin-Northern. Justice McGue ran for 255 yards and Cameron Smith went for 232. Each scored four TDs.