Week 9 Roundup: Northmont, Alter, Bellbrook clinch share of conference titles


Northmont High School quarterback Miles Johnson passed for 205 yards and two touchdowns as the Thunderbolts beat Springboro 38-21 to clinch a share of the Greater Western Ohio Conference National West Division title.

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Michael Franklin rushed 17 times for 115 yards and a TD and teammate Jestin Jacobs rushed for 80 yards and two scores for Northmont (8-1, 2-0). Drake Hickman and Jason Kohr each caught TD passes in the victory.

The Thunderbolts can win the division title outright with a win at Miamisburg next week. Springboro is 4-5 and 0-2 in the division.

Alter 42, Cin. McNicholas 0: The Knights clinched at least a share of their third straight Greater Catholic League Co-Ed North Division title with their eighth straight victory.

Alter (8-1, 6-0) can clinch the title outright with a victory over Chaminade Julienne next week.

Bellbrook 61, Oakwood 12: The Eagles (9-0, 5-0) jumped out to a 55-0 halftime lead, clinching at least a share of their Southwestern Buckeye League Southwestern Division title since 2014.

Bellbrook can clinch the title outright with a win at Monroe in Week 10.

St. Henry 28, Coldwater 10: Zach Niekamp rushed for 218 yards and four TDs as the Indians (7-2, 5-2) snapped a 22-game losing streak to Coldwater.

The Cavaliers dropped their second straight game, falling to 7-2 and 5-2 in the Midwest Athletic Conference.

Miamisburg 42, Beavercreek 7: Zion Lewis rushed for 168 yards and two TDs and Jon Yerkins rushed for 75 yards and two TDs as the Vikings improved to 7-2 overall.

Butler 27, Sidney 9: Mason Motter rushed for 125 yards and a TD and teammate Ryan Martin rushed for 73 yards and two TDs as the Aviators improved to 6-3 and 3-1 in the GWOC American North Division.

Caleb Harris rushed for 108 yards and a score for the Yellow Jackets (4-5, 1-3).

Lebanon 61, Stebbins 6: Kyle Short had four total touchdowns — two on ground and two in the air — as the Warriors improved to 6-3 overall.

Carroll 33, Purcell Marian 13: The Patriots led 24-0 at the half, improving to 6-3 and 3-3 in the GCL Co-Ed North Division.

Keith Farr had two rushing TDs and Paul Anderson also ran for a TD for Lebanon.

Jonathan Alder 27, Tecumseh 0: David Berner had 111 yards rushing as the Arrows fell to 5-4 and 1-2 in the CBC Kenton Trail Division.

Graham 33, Benjamin Logan 19: The Falcons snapped a six-game losing streak, improving 2-7 and 1-2 in the Mad River Division.

Urbana 35, Indian Lake 0: The Hillclimbers won their third straight game to improve to 4-5 and 2-1 in the CBC Mad River Division. They can clinch a share of the division title with against Benjamin Logan next week.

Mechanicsburg 54, Northeastern 0: The Indians improved to 8-1 and 3-1 in the Ohio Heritage Conference North Division. They’ll travel to Fairbanks (6-3, 3-1) with a share of the division title on the line in Week 10.



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