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Week 7 of the Ohio high School football season was a huge one in many aspects.
*Kenton’s Mauk breaks Ohio TD record: Kenton senior gunslinger Maty Mauk threw seven TDs in a 64-42 win over Lima Bath, giving him 181 for his career – a new Ohio record. The previous mark of 178 was set by Mauk’s brother Ben. Against Bath, Maty Mauk completed 20-of-28 passes for 411 yards. He also ran for 210 yards and two TDs on 13 carries.
*Clinton-Massie’s Dart makes it 11: Clinton Massie senior K Geramie Dart went 8-8 on PATs in a 70-6 win over Greenfield McClain to become just the 11th kicker in state history to reach 200 career kicking points. Dart currently sits tied for seventh in state history with 174 career PATs and has an outside shot to become just the third player in Ohio history to reach 200 PATs.
*Galion’s Nay keeps plugging away: It took just seven games for Galion junior RB David Nay to break his school’s single-season rushing record. Nay ran for 357 yards and five TDs on just 14 carries in a 61-13 win over Riverdale. Nay, who has had over 200 yards six weeks in a row, has 1,687 yards on 130 carries (12.7 yards per carry). He’s also scored 136 points. The old Galion record of 1,680 yards was set by Rob Monnett in 1985. In the win over Riverdale, Galion (6-1) finished with 635 yards of offense (528 rushing) and secured the program’s second winning season in 14 years.
* Willoughby South’s Hunt has a season’s worth of stats in two weeks: In back-to-back wins over Chardon and Madison, Willoughby South junior Kareem Hunt has rushed for 723 yards and scored 11 touchdowns. Impressive indeed. A week after running for a Lake County record 415 yards and seven TDs in a 49-35 win over Chardon, Hunt (5-11, 185) ran for 308 yards and four TDs on 30 carries in a 42-28 win over Madison.
MILK AND JJHUDDLE OHIO OFFENSIVE PLAYER(S) OF THE WEEK
Kyle Sess, Sycamore and Demarco Ruffin, Oak Hills: The duo combined for 450 rushing yards and 11 TDs on 65 carries in Sycamore’s 46-41 win over Oak Hills. Sess, a senior QB, carried the ball 30 times for 255 yards and a career-high five TDs, while Ruffin, a junior RB, had 35 carries for 195 yards and six TDs. The teams combined for 988 yards.
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JJHUDDLE OHIO DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE
Randy Stites, West Carrollton: Senior WR/DB had three interceptions (including one he returned 65 yards for a TD) and a team-high 10 tackles in a 24-20 win over Little Miami. Stites also had 110 all-purpose yards and was the Pirates leading rusher (43 yards on 11 carries).
MILK AND JJHUDDLE OHIO SPECIAL TEAMS
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Nick Bavaro, Medina: Junior K connected on three field goals, including the game winner from 24-yards out in triple-overtime as Medina snapped a 22-game losing streak to Strongsville with a 30-27 win. Bavaro also made 30- and 38-yard FGs and booted a PAT.
Jalen Reese, Mansfield Senior: Sophomore QB broke the school record for passing yards in a game in just his third start. Reese completed 19-of-38 attempts for 388 yards and five TDs in a 45-39 loss to West Holmes.
Jared Rettig, Millbury Lake: Freshman QB completed 19-of-25 passes for 357 yards and five TDs in a 42-7 win over Rossford. He also ran for a TD and had an interception on defense.
Cody Williams, West Jefferson: QB set a school record for single-game total yards with 439 in a 42-22 win over Harvest Prep. Williams completed 11-of-20 passes for 284 yards and two TDs and ran for 155 yards and another TD on eight carries.
Joshua Perry, Olentangy: Senior RB/LB and Ohio State recruit put on a show in a 42-17 win over Dublin Jerome. Perry ran for 155 yards and two TDs, caught a 22-yard TD pass and returned an interception 64 yards for a TD. Defensively Olentangy allowed 196 total yards and intercepted four passes.
Tra Chapman, Kent Roosevelt: Junior QB completed 15-of-21 passes for 351 yards and four TDs in a 56-21 win over Crestwood.
Cole French, Eaton: Senior QB threw for 326 yards and three TDs, ran for 104 yards and a TD, kicked three PATs and intercepted a pass in a 33-24 win over Bellbrook.
Jack Snowball, Wadsworth: Senior RB carried the ball 33 times for 261 yards and two TDs in a 35-3 win over Copley.
Reid Hutchison, Frankfort Adena: Senior RB carried the ball 18 times for 304 yards and three TDs in a4 7-0 win over Paint Valley.
Ryan Jordan, Dixie: RB set a school record by running for 290 yards and four TDs in a 53-13 win over Dayton Northridge.
Ross Martin, Walsh Jesuit: Senior K booted 50 and 45 yard field goals in a 41-14 win over Akron Hoban.
Michael Simpson, Trotwood-Madison: Senior QB completed 14-of-25 passes for 206 yards and four TDs and ran for another TD in a 48-20 win over Xenia.
Nick Rodriquez, Nordonia: DB intercepted three passes in a 7-0 win over Revere.
Isaiah Campbell, Columbus Briggs: RB ran for 227 yards and five TDs in a 46-42 loss to Independence.
Javon Harrison, Huber Heights Wayne: Junior QB completed 10-of-16 passes for 227 yards and two TDs and ran for 125 yards and two more TDs on 18 carries in a 37-7 win over Beavercreek.
Matt Smith and Ross Franklin, Johnstown: Smith, a senior QB, ran for 171 yards and two TDs on three carries and completed 3-of-4 passes for 146 yards and two more TDs in a 56-28 win at Utica. Franklin, a senior RB, added 232 yards rushing and four TDs on 14 carries.
Craig Runyan, Marysville: RB carried the ball 37 times for 203 yards and three TDs in a 31-28 loss to Westerville South.
D’Gary Wallace, Dayton Dunbar: Senior RB/DB scored four TDs and caught six passes for 139 yards in a 48-0 win over Dayton Ponitz. Wallace caught two TD passes, ran for a TD and returned an interception for a TD.
Nick Riley, Canal Fulton Northwest: Senior QB completed 34-of-49 passes for 327 yards and two TDs in a 21-14 win over Columbus St. Charles.
Luke Creditt, Waynesville: Senior QB ran for 208 yards and three TDs in a 42-21 win over Oakwood.
Maurice Hale, Columbus Beechcroft: QB completed 9-of-17 passes for 180 yards and three TDs and ran for 123 yards and another TD in a 42-6 win over previously unbeaten Columbus Mifflin.
Marquan Barnes, Northland: RB ran for 147 yards and four TDs on 16 carries in a 42-7 win over Centennial.
Cody Kondas, Westerville Central: Senior QB completed 10-of-14 passes for 263 yards and three TDs in a 31-0 win at Dublin Scioto.
Tajuan Green, Brookhaven: Senior QB completed 9-of-12 passes for 158 yards and five TDs in a 49-16 victory at Linden.
David Fraley, Granville: Senior QB completed 19-of-30 passes for 310 yards and three TDs in a 61-28 win over Heath.
Brandon Schoen, Olentangy Orange: Senior RB/DB showed his versatility by scoring TDs three different ways in a 49-22 win over Watkins Memorial. Schoen returned an interception for a 28-yard touchdown, ran 20 yards for a score and caught a 27-yard TD pass.
Donyelle Simpson, Heath: Junior RB ran for 200 yards and two TDs in a 61-28 loss to Granville.
Aaron Abbott, Lebanon: RB carried the ball 20 times for 176 yards and four TDs in a 42-7 win over Miamisburg.
Jake Finfrock, Milton-Union: RB carried the ball 13 times for 136 yards and four TDs in a 48-22 win over Preble Shawnee.
Heath Harding, Dayton Christian: Senior RB ran for 212 yards and three TDs and threw for another TD in a 47-21 win over Lehman Catholic.
Jake Tarvin, Harrison: Senior RB carried the ball 18 times for 204 yards and three TDs in a 41-7 win over Glen Este.
Austin Jones, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy: Senior WR caught seven passes for 125 yards and three TDs in a 55-6 win over Lockland.
Mike LaManna, Cleveland St. Ignatius: Filling in for injured starter and senior Eric Williams, LaManna threw fro 289 yards and four TDs in a 42-7 win over Erie (Pa.) Cathedral Prep.
Brock Jones, Walsh Jesuit: Senior RB ran for 143 yards and three TDs on 17 carries and scored on a 67-yard punt return in a 41-14 win over Akron Hoban.
200th Win: In the schools’ 127th meeting, Troy beat archrival Piqua for the fifth straight time and in doing so gave head coach Steve Nolan his 200th career win. Senior RB Isaiah Williams led the way by running for two TDs.
Moeller Makes History: Moeller won its first outright Greater Catholic League South Division title since 1997 with a 36-10 win over Elder. Moeller shared the GCL South title last year with LaSalle and was part of a three-way tie with St. Xavier and Elder in 1999. The Crusaders now have 25 GCL titles.
Football 101: Although its playoff chances are slim, Glenville won its 101st straight Senate Athletic League game with a 40-0 shutout over previously undefeated Cleveland John F. Kennedy.
Offf-ense: Columbus Beechcroft outgained Columbus Mifflin 516-72 in total yards in a 42-6 win over the previously unbeaten Punchers…Upper Arlington scored 62 first half points in a 76-0 win over Central Crossing…Pickerington Central had 527 total yards in a 35-0 win over Groveport-Madison…Columbus Independence and Columbus Briggs combined for 921 total yards in a 46-42 Independence win. Briggs ran for 496 yards…Granville and Heath combined for 943 yards in Granville’s 61-28 win…Waynesville ran for 416 yards in a 42-21 win over Oakwood.
Defff-ense: Upper Arlington held Central Crossing to three total yards in a 76-0 loss...Hilliard Davidson allowed 25 total yards in a 31-0 win over Worthington Kilbourne…Reynoldsburg forced six turnovers (four INTS, two fumble recoveries) in a 13-2 win over Lancaster…Canal Winchester allowed 125 total yards in a 19-7 win over Hamilton Township…Huber Heights Wayne forced six turnovers in a 37-7 win over Beavercreek…Frankfort Adena allowed 92 total yards in a 47-0 win over Paint Valley.
Noteworthy: Westerville South K Andrew Bonnell booted a 25-yard field goal as time expired to give the Wildcats a 31-28 victory over host Marysville…Vandalia Butler set a school record for margin of victory with a 64-0 win over Sidney…Liberty Center snapped Ridgewood’s 27-game regular season win streak with a 28-14 win. Sean Westhoven led LC by accounting for three TDs and rushing for 201 yards on 30 carries….Senior RBs Mark Hilty and Ian Steiner combined for 384 yards and six TDs in leading Smithville to a 56-39 win over West Salem Northwestern. Hilty ran for 215 yards and three TDs on 22 carries, while Steiner went for 169 yards and three TDs on 15 carries.
WEEK 7 SCORES