Jonathan Alder jumped out to a 21-10 halftime lead and never looked back, beating Kenton Ridge 35-16 on Friday night at Richard L. Phillips Field in Springfield.
J.T. Keith went 11-for-13 for 160 yards and four TDs and Garret Proxmire rushed 27 times for 216 yards and a touchdown as the Pioneers improved to 6-0 and 1-0 in the Central Buckeye Conference Kenton Trail Division.
Kenton Ridge senior quarterback Dylan Lemen rushed for 252 yards on 28 carries and one touchdown for the Cougars (4-2, 0-1). Calvin Dibert caught five passes for 41 yards and hit a 12-yard field goal.
Matt Wicheal scored the lone TD for Kenton Ridge, which travels to unbeaten London (6-0, 1-0) next week.
Southeastern 35, Greeneview 14: Tucker Eriksen threw for 205 yards and three TD passes — two to Austin Sanders and one to Hayden McKee — to help Southeastern (1-5) pick up its first win in its Ohio Heritage Conference South Division opener. Tanner Stoops tacked on an 89-yard kickoff return for a score and Sanders had an interception return for a TD.
Dakota Mangan accounted for both Rams touchdowns for Greeneview (2-4, 0-1).
Northwestern 31, Urbana 7: Ben VanNoord scored three touchdowns — two on the ground and another through the air — as the Warriors snapped a three-game losing streak.
VanNoord rushed for 178 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries. He also caught three pasMadison Plains 36, Cedarville 7ses for 40 yards and another score for the Warriors (3-3, 1-0) in a CBC Mad River Division game.
Graham 37, Benjamin Logan 32: Falcons quarterback Brady King threw four TD passes, including three to Zack Vanscoy, as the Falcons won their CBC Mad River Division opener.
King went 11-for-27 for 219 yards, while Vanscoy caught five passes for 175 yards and three scores. Hunter Collier had the other receiving TD for the Falcons (3-3, 1-0).
King rushed for 72 yards on 11 carries and a TD on the ground.
London 48, Tecumseh 7: The Red Raiders led 22-7 at the half to stay unbeaten and earn a victory in the CBC Kenton Trail opener for both teams.
Braden Berner scored the lone TD for Tecumseh (1-5, 0-1).
West Jefferson 30, Mechanicsburg 22: The Roughriders led 10-0 in the second quarter and held on to improve to 6-0.
The Indians fell to 5-1 and 0-1 in the OHC North. They travel to Triad next week.
West Liberty-Salem 42, Triad 0: Nick Burden returned an interception for a score, Trevor Woodruff ran for one TD and threw another and Isaiah McGill added two TD runs for unbeaten WLS (6-0, 1-0 OHC North).
Greenon 63, Catholic Central 0: The Knights snapped a two-game losing streak, improving to 4-2 and 1-0 in the OHC South.
Catholic Central is 0-6 and 0-1 in the division.
Fairbanks 37, Northeastern 13: The Panthers led 16-7 after the first quarter and never looked back, improving to 4-2 and 1-0 in the OHC North Division.
The Jets fell to 2-4 and 0-1 in the division.
Madison Plains 36, Cedarville 7: The Indians fell to 0-6 and 0-1 in the OHC South.
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