You vote, you decide…who had Ohio’s best team performance this past week? 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 8 Nominees
*Tiffin Columbian (VOTE)
The Tornadoes scored a head shaking 83-82 win over Shelby in OT. Columbian scored second in OT and went for two. Senior RB Cliff Miller, who scored 10 TDs, scored the game-winning 2-point run.
Big Red secured first winning season since 1998 and is playoff bound for the first time ever following a 47-34 win over Collins Western Reserve.
The Johnnies supplied head coach Mike Carter with career win No. 100 courtesy of a 35-6 win over Utica.
*Lima Senior (VOTE)
Despite going just 21-99 from 2001-2012, the Spartans improved to 8-0 for the first time in school history with a 65-28 win over Oregon Clay. Senior, in its second year under the direction of veteran coach Mike Fell, has secured its first winning season and playoff berth since going 6-5 in 1999. The Spartans also set a school record for points scored in a game with Week 7’s 72-50 victory over Toledo St. John’s.
The Chieftains fell behind 14-0 less than two minutes into the game but rallied on homecoming to defeat previously unbeaten Kenton Ridge 21-14. Defensively, Bellefontaine held Kenton Ridge, which was averaging 47 points and 450 yards per game, to 203 yards. The Chieftains victory also created a four-way tie atop the CBC Kenton Trail Division with two weeks left.
The Royals scored on every possession, except for the last one (knee to end game), in a convincing 48-0 victory over Tiffin Calvert. Wynford outrushed Calvert 444-21 and held the Seneccas to 64 total yards.
A week after capturing the program’s 300th NWOAL win with a 24-7 win over Delta in a match-up of unbeaten, the Indians continued to roll with a 61-0 victory over defending league champion Bryan. Wauseon led 48-0 at halftime and had 421 total yards in the game. Defensively, the Indians had eight sacks. Senior QB Zac Robinson ran for four TDs and threw for another.
The Knights dominated McNicholas 49-0 in a match-up of undefeated state-ranked teams. Alter ran for 452 yards, had three 100-yard rushers, did not attempt a pass (except for a 2-point conversion) and never punted. Alter also held McNick to a season-low 130 yards of offense.
*Twin Valley South (VOTE)
The Panthers remained unbeaten with a convincing 41-14 victory over traditional CCC heavyweight Covington. TVS has already secured its first winning season since 2007 and is looking to earn the programs first playoff berth since 1999 and just second ever.
The Rams improved to 8-0 for the first time since 1996 with a 49-19 win over Springfield Northeastern and according to Drew Pasteur (100% guarantee) have secured the program’s first ever playoff berth (in D-V).