LaBrae, McDonald, Chalker win
¯ LaBRAE 41, NEWTON FALLS 9: LEAVITTSBURG — Devin Carter’s six-touchdown night propelled the Vikings past Newton Falls in a 41-9 win.
Carter scored every touchdown for LaBrae, starting with a 39-yard run in the first quarter.
The Tigers responded with a 37-yard kick from Cameron Hankins.
Carter scored again in the second quarter with a 21-yard run. He started off the second half in a big way, breaking off a 91-yard run for a score. In the third quarter he’d rush for two more touchdowns, from four and 35 yards out.
In the final quarter Carter scored his final touchdown – a 43-yard score.
Late in the game, Damian Pendleton would score for the Tigers on a 1-yard run.
¯ McDONALD 48, SEBRING 21: McDONALD — Dominic Schadl scored three first-half touchdowns to help lead the Blue Devils to a 35-0 halftime lead as they improved to 4-3 overall and 3-1 in the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference.
Schadl finished with 141 yards rushing on eight carries and threw for 50 yards on 3-for-6 passing.
The Blue Devils also got 71 yards rushing and a pair of touchdowns from Logan Hawk.
Sebring trailed 42-0 before scoring 21 unanswered points. Hawk then tacked on McDonald’s final touchdown.
The Trojans fell to 2-5 overall and 0-4 in the league.
¯ CHALKER 48, MATHEWS 19: VIENNA — It was a Regal night for Chalker, which earned its first win of the season and kept host Mathews winless.
Logan Regal rushed for 265 yards on just 11 carries and scored a pair of touchdowns and also caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from Jacob Baker. Three Wildcats ran for more than 100 yards, as Chase Isler had 142 yards and a pair of touchdowns and Baker ran for 102 yards and another touchdown.
Chalker had 512 yards rushing on 34 attempts and finished with 563 total yards, as they improved to 1-6 overall and 1-1 in the Northeastern Athletic Conference.
Mathews scored first, as Alex Seeds recovered a fumble in the end zone. The Mustangs got a 67-yard touchdown in the second quarter when quarterback Alex Schiavi hooked up with Tyler Geer, but they trailed 48-13 at halftime. Ethan Hall had 59 yards rushing on six carries to lead Mathews, which fell to 0-5 overall and 0-1 in the league.
¯ POLAND 42, LAKEVIEW 0: POLAND — The hosts team won the battle of the Bulldogs easily, scoring in every quarter and pushing the game into a running-clock mode in the third quarter.
Poland rushed for 239 of its 356 total yards, including a pair scoring runs by Joshua Alessi (64 and 18 yards) and Jack Fulton threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Centofanti and also ran for a 1-yard touchdown.
The Poland defense limited Lakeview to 41 yards rushing on 28 carries and the visiting Bulldogs managed just 96 total yards.
Poland improved to 5-2 overall and 4-0 in the Northeast-8. Lakeview fell to 1-6 overall and 0-4 in the league.
¯ COLUMBIANA 24, BROOKFIELD 23: COLUMBIANA — Brookfield was unable to overcome a 17-0 deficit and lost a non-league game at Columbiana.
The Warriors pulled within 17-15 entering the fourth quarter with Braden Gibson’s 2-yard touchdown run a and his two-point conversion run on the final play of the third quarter. The Clippers stole the momentum back immediately when Joe Bable returned the ensuing kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown and a 24-15 lead.
Tyler Briggs’ 1-yard run and Gage Emery’s two-point conversion reception from Gibson accounted for the game’s final points with 9:44 remaining. The Warriors outgained the Clippers 458-325 in total yards, but threw two interceptions and were penalized seven times for 74 yards. Gibson rushed for 183 yards on 20 carries and was 13-for-27 passing for 191 yards to lead Brookfield, which fell to 5-2 overall.
Quarterback Jakob Cross had 124 yards on 16 runs and was 11-for-24 passing for 145 yards to lead Columbiana, which moved to 4-3 overall.
¯ SPRINGFIELD 51, MINERAL RIDGE 13: NEW MIDDLETOWN — Beau Brungard and David Duvall combined for more than 200 yards of offense as the Tigers remained undefeated.
Brungard was 7-of-8 from 154 yards and two touchdowns, while rushing three times for 58 yards and a score for Springfield (7-0, 4-0 Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference).
Duvall had eight catches for 61 yards and two scores against Mineral Ridge (4-3, 1-3), which was held to eight rushing yards.
Dakota Edwards was 16-of-24 for 189 yards and two scores in the fourth quarter for the Rams. Randall Miller had seven catches for 91 yards, including a 58-yard TD.
¯ COLUMBUS BISHOP HARTLEY 21, AUSTINTOWN FITCH 14: AUSTINTOWN — The Hawks had 376 yards rushing to roll past the Falcons.
Miles Fleming had eight carries for 127 yards, while Caleb Francis had 21 carries for 125 for Bishop Hartley (6-1).
Devin Sherwood led Austintown Fitch (3-4), which lost its fourth straight, with 7-of-13 for 135 yards and a touchdown. Sherwood had 16 carries for 39 yards and rushing score.
Todd Simons added four receptions for 91 yards and second-quarter TD.
Fitch had 289 total yards, while Hartley amassed 408.
¯ BISHOP WATTERSON 35, URSULINE 34: COLUMBUS — Ursuline scored on the final play of the game to pull within one, and the Irish chose to go for the win but missed the 2-point conversion.
Matt Reardon connected with Dean Boyd for a 63-yard touchdown as time expired to make it 35-34, but a James Phillips pass attempt to Dean Boyd was incomplete. Reardon completed 18-of-29 passes for 351 yards and three TDs. The Irish (1-6) let a 21-7 first-half lead slip away, allowing 484 total yards to the Eagles (5-2).
Jacob Hoying completed 29-of-40 passes for 323 yards and two TDs for Bishop Watterson. Tommy Bair ran for 140 yards.
¯ LOWELLVILLE 22, JACKSON-MILTON 14: LOWELLVILLE — The Rockets move to 6-1 after a 16-point third quarter pushed them past Jackson-Milton.
Sean Lengyel opened the scoring for the Blue Jays with a six-yard run in the first quarter.
Lowellville responded with a one-yard run by Cole Bunofsky.
Vinny Kacir took over in the third quarter for the Rockets scoring two touchdowns. They went for two both times and converted with Vinny Ballone hitting both Cole and Brady Bunofsky.
Jackson-Milton got in the end zone off a 40-yard pass and converted on the two-point conversion, but didn’t have enough time to get on the board again and Lowellville came away with the win.
¯ KIRTLAND 63, GRAND VALLEY 0: KIRTLAND — Kirtland used a 35-point first quarter to rough up visiting Grand Valley and its defense limited the Mustangs to minus-6 total yards.
Grand Valley had minus-33 yards rushing on 20 carries and passed for 27 yards.
Kirtland had 20 players with at least one rushing attempt and nobody had more than seven, as Philip Laverde had seven runs for 52 yards. Luke Gardner had five runs for 52 yards and Tommy Gogolin ran seven times for 26 yards.
Gordon Seger was 3-for-10 passing for 27 yards to lead the Mustangs.