Hubbard, Caffey rush past Girard; McDonald, Brookfield win
¯ HUBBARD 25, GIRARD 7: GIRARD — T.C. Caffey was a couple yards short of 300 rushing yards as the Eagles’ running back had 28 carries for 293 yards and two scores to lead Hubbard in this Northeast-8 Conference matchup.
The two teams combined for more than 700 yards in this contest.
Hubbard (4-0, 4-0 NE-8) dominated the running game with 50 carries for 378 yards.
Girard (1-3, 1-3) was led by Andrew DelGarbino, who was 26-of-37 for 276 yards.
The Indians scored on the game’s first drive, a 25-yard strike to Dominic Malito with 7:27 left in the first quarter.
Girard didn’t have much success reaching the end zone afte that initial drive as the Indians had 15 penalties for 100 yards. The running game was stymied as well as Hubbard held Girard to 26 carries for 66 yards.
¯ BROOKFIELD 23, NEWTON FALLS 12: NEWTON FALLS — Teandre Craig led the Warriors with 135 yards on the ground in a win over Newton Falls.
Craig scored the first touchdown of the game, and the only score of the first half, with an 8-yard run.
Donovan Pawowski, who is filling in at quarterback for the injured Haden Gibson, scored on a 3-yard rush.
Each team had a pick-6 with Nick Oyster of Newton Falls and Codi Hoover of Brookfield each taking one back.
Oyster and Ian King combined for 124 passing yards for the Tigers.
¯ McDONALD 35, MINERAL RIDGE 14: McDONALD — Dominic Schadl rushed for 199 yards and two touchdowns and threw for 78 yards and a touchdown as the Blue Devils improved to 3-1 overall and in the MVAC-Scarlet.
Nathan Gilligan added touchdown runs of 34 and 3 yards for the Devils, who led 14-0 at halftime and 28-6 entering the fourth quarter.
The Rams, who dropped to 1-3 overall and in the league, got 122 yards and a touchdown rushing from Shakir Perkins, and Mark Bunch capped the game’s scoring with an 8-yard pass to Austin Governor.
¯ URSULINE 42, EAST 7: YOUNGSTOWN — The Ursuline offense lit up the field in a huge win over crosstown foe East.
The game opened with a 31-yard pass from Brady Shannon to Matthew Reardon. Shannon thew his second touchdown of the evening not long after, this time to Dean Boyd on a 39-yard strike. To close out the first quarter, the Golden Bears fumbled the ball in the back of the end zone on a punt, giving the Irish an extra two points on a safety.
The Ursuline offense remained consistent, with the team scoring two touchdowns in each of the first three quarters.
DeMarcus McElroy scored on a 6-yard rush, and Shannon threw his second touchdown pass to Boyd to close out the second.
After a Golden Bear punt on their first possession of the second half, Terrell Dillworth returned it 90 yards for another Irish touchdown. Trenton Hill scored the last Ursuline touchdown of the game on a 1-yard rush.
Shannon finished the night with 144 yards through the air.
East scored their only points of the night on a 19-yard pass from Andrew Blackmon to Reuben Talley.
¯ POLAND 44, LAKEVIEW 6: CORTLAND — Poland ran for more than 300 yards and five touchdowns in a NE-8 rout of Lakeview.
The Bulldogs’ Peyton Mrakovich led the rushing attack with 115 yards and two TDs. Jacob Caudle added 88 yards and one TD. Poland (3-1, 3-1) also held Lakeview (0-4, 0-4) to negative 19 yards rushing.
Lakeview did score its first TD of the season, cutting the score to 13-6 late in the first quarter. Poland answered with a 4-yard TD run by Christian Colosimo and then returned a fumble 15 yards for another score. It pulled away with two TDs in the second half.
¯ JACKSON-MILTON 46, WESTERN RESERVE 38: BERLIN CENTER — In the latest meeting between Jackson-Milton and Western Reserve, it was the Blue Jays who came out on top after a big performance from running back Sean Lengyel.
Lengyel ran for 138 yards and three touchdowns, also returning an interception for a touchdown.
Quarterback Frank Prozy threw for 156 yards and a touchdown.
Western Reserve was led by quarterback Nick Cavoulas, who threw for 296 yards and five touchdowns. David Altiere had 97 yards receiving.
Jackson-Milton moves to 4-0.
¯ CAMPBELL 14, LIBERTY 12: CHURCHILL — All of the scoring in the MVAC-Gray contest took place in the second quarter and the difference in the outcome was one two-point conversion.
Christian Stores threw a two-point conversion pass to Dylan Harris after tossing a 19-yard touchdown pass to Christian James. The Red Devils, who improved to 2-2 overall and in the league, used a 39-yard interception return for the game’s final score late in the first half.
The Leopards fell to 1-3, all in league play.