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Friday marked Mason’s first-ever win over Colerain, dropping the Cardinals to 0-4 and the cellar of the GMC. Mason’s defense has not allowed double-digit points yet this year and held the Cardinals to just 91 yards of offense on Friday. Mason had two takeaways, including Sean Krueckeberg’s 45-yard fumble return touchdown that made it 19-0 in the third quarter. Offensively, Mason quarterback Larson Brown was efficient, going 11-of-15 for 104 yards and two touchdowns. Running back Nick Sailers had a rushing and receiving score while Shelvon Hibbett ran for a game-high 72 yards on 17 attempts. Colerain’s lone score came on Zae Jennings’ three-yard run in the third quarter – the senior’s third touchdown run in four games.
Mason – 6 7 6 13 – 32
Colerain – 0 0 6 0 – 6
M- Sailers 4 run (kick failed)
M- Greer 4 pass from Brown (Tymitz kick)
M– Krueckeberg 45 fum return (kick failed)
C- Jennings 3 run (kick failed)
M- Sailers 9 pass from Brown (kick failed)
M- Hibbert 27 run (Tymitz kick)
Records: M 3-1 (3-0 GMC), C 0-4 (0-3 GMC).
Fairfield overcame a slow start Friday night, scoring 27 second-quarter points en route to its fourth consecutive victory by at least 17 points. The Indians have outscored their three conference foes, 117-21. Offensively, Fairfield had four players find the endzone on the ground. Jordan Jackson led the way with 130 yards and a score on 15 carries while quarterback Talon Fisher (49 yards) ran for two touchdowns of his own. Braeden Shanklin and Juseters Fataki each scored on their only carry of the night. Fairfield permitted just 53 total yards and held Sycamore to just 3-of-11 on third down. Kavi Bivins led the Indians’ defense with 16 tackles and a sack while junior linebacker Dorian Soriano had 2.5 tackles for loss, including a sack. Fairfield is one of three 4-0 teams in the GMC, joining Lakota West and Princeton.
Sycamore – 0 0 0 0 – 0
Fairfield – 0 27 7 7 – 41
F- Fisher 2 run (kick failed)
F- Love 52 punt return (McGuire kick)
F- Jackson 1 run (McGuire kick0
F- Fisher 1 run (McGuire kick)
F- Fataki 1 run (McGuire kick)
F- Shanklin 39 run (McGuire kick)
Records: F 4-0 (3-0 GMC), S 0-4 (0-3 GMC).
After allowing 36 points to Anderson to open the season, Princeton shut out their third straight opponent. The Vikings tallied 181 rushing yards with Teryntino Brown-Freeman leading the way with 104 yards and a touchdown. R.J. West, Riley Woods and Micah Cottrell each found the endzone. P.J. Nelson forced two fumbles and Chaz Cole intercepted a pass as the defense held Hamilton to 30 total yards of offense. 
Princeton – 6 0 13 7 – 26 
Mamilton – 0 0 0 0 – 0 
P – West 8 run (kick failed) 
P – Woods 3 run (Oliver kick) 
P – Brown-Freeman 24 run (kick failed) 
P – Cottrell 13 run (Oliver kick) 
Records: P 4-0 (3-0 GMC), H 2-2 (1-2 GMC) 
Firebirds move to 4-0:Oak Hills High School football starts strong but Lakota West ends with the shutout
Oak Hills – 0 0 0 0 – 0
Lakota West – 7 10 0 14 – 31
LW- Lloyd 69 run (Bohn kick)
LW- Bolden 1 run (Bohn kick)
LW- FG Bohn 28
LW- Gonzalez Jr. 1 run (Bohn kick)
LW- Johnson 10 pass from Bolden (Bohn kick)
Records: LW 4-0 (3-0 GMC), OH 2-2 (1-2 GMC).
Lakota East blocked Middletown’s game-tying extra point attempt with one second left in regulation Friday night to secure its first victory of the season. Middletown’s last-ditch effort to tie the game late in the fourth quarter was fueled by Kellen Davis, who found James Franklin for a 20-yard touchdown with one tick left. Lakota East was led by stand out running back Eric Davis, who ran for 131 yards and two touchdowns on 30 attempts. He also had two catches for 25 yards.
Lakota East – 0 0 7 7 – 14
Middletown – 0 0 7 6 – 13
M- Davis 4 run (Johnson kick)
LE- Davis 7 run (kick good)
LE- Davis 5 run (kick good)
M- Franklin 20 pass from Davis (kick failed)
Records: LE 1-3 (1-2 GMC), M 1-3 (0-3 GMC).
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Kings had little trouble increasing its regular-season win streak to 23 straight games (last loss September 2019). The Knights are 4-0 and have outscored opponents, 178-23, on the year. Quarterback Will Kocher turned in the biggest night, going 19-of-27 for 291 yards and five touchdowns while adding a game-high 59 rushing yards. Kocher spread the wealth with four Knights’ receivers registering three or more catches. Leading receiver Michael Mussari posted a hat trick with five catches for 81 yards and three touchdowns. Jake Cameron had a game-high 96 receiving yards and a score on five grabs. Defensively, Kings got two interceptions from junior defensive back Paul Kelly and a 35-yard fumble return touchdown from linebacker Nick Hoying. Loveland got rushing touchdowns from Colton Endicott and Julius Vorbroker.
Loveland – 6 0 6 0 – 12
Kings – 13 21 7 14 – 55
K- Mussari 23 pass from Kocher (kick failed)
L- Endicott run (kick failed)
K- Cameron 99 KO return (Wik kick)
K- Cameron 41 pass from Kocher (Wik kick)
K- Mussari 10 pass from Kocher (Wik kick)
K- E. Jones 17 pass from Kocher (Wik kick)
L- Vorbroker 2 run (kick failed)
K- Mussari 24 pass from Kocher (Wik kick)
K- Hoying 35 FUM return (Wik kick)
K- Holubetz 5 run (Wik kick)
Records: K 4-0 (3-0 ECC), L 0-4 (0-3 ECC).
After three loses by a combined eight points, Lebanon finally has its first victory of the season and the first of the Micah Faler era. No surprise, the Warriors leaned on running back Braden Kay, who ran for 136 yards and three touchdowns. The senior leads the ECC in rushing through four games. Lebanon sophomore Alex Klein also passed the century mark, running for 108 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries while quarterback Brayden Everitt ran for 91 yards and a score on six attempts. The Warriors ran for 378 total yards on 48 attempts (7.9 yards per carry).
Little Miami – 0 0 0 0 – 0
Lebanon – 6 21 7 7 – 41
L- Kay 13 run (kick failed)
L- Kay 3 run (Forte kick)
L- Kay 10 run (run failed)
L- Everitt 6 run (Everitt run)
L- Sherick 13 run (Forte kick)
L- Klein 10 run (Forte kick)
Records: L 1-3 (1-2 ECC), LM (2-2, 1-2 ECC).
West Clermont tallied 249 yards on the ground, led by Mysaun Sanders’ 94 yards and Bryson Earley’s 74 yards and three touchdowns. Shaun Pouncy recorded a sack on two of this three tackles, and the Wolves defense recorded five total sacks and interceptions from Adriel Orona and Chris Henry Jr.
Walnut Hills – 0 0 7 0 – 7 
West Clermont – 7 14 7 0 – 28 
WC – Saunders 5 run (Cooper kick) 
WC – Earley 7 run (Cooper kick) 
WC – Earley 3 run (Cooper kick) 
WH – Sammarco 8 pass from Nelson (Dhuru kick) 
WC – Earley 3 run (Cooper kick) 
Records: WC 2-2 (2-1 ECC), WH 0-4 (0-3 ECC) 
It’s clear there’s been no slow start for Winton Woods coming off a Division II state title last season. The Warriors’ quest to repeat has been dominant, outscoring opponents, 191-36, over their 4-0 start. On Friday, the Warriors were once again dominant in every phase of the game. Defensively, Winton Woods allowed just 148 total yards with sophomore defensive lineman Delan Massey-Wright picking up three sacks. On offense, first-year Warrior Trey Cornist ran for 151 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries. He’s now run 443 yards in four games (11.7 yards per carry), including 299 in the last two games combined. Elsewhere, Tra’mar Harris was the favorite target for quarterback Van George as the two hooked up for a 77-yard touchdown in the first quarter to get the scoring started. George was 10-of-20 for 181 yards and Harris led all receivers with four catches for 106 yards. Lastly, the Warriors got a special team touchdown on Ohio State commit Jermaine Mathews Jr.’s 55-yard punt return touchdown in the first quarter.
Turpin – 6 0 0 0 – 6
Winton Woods – 16 17 13 0 – 46
WW- Harris 77 pass from George (Waters run)
WW- Mathews Jr. 55 punt return (Waters pass from George)
WW- Minor 1 run (kick failed)
WW- Cornist 64 run (Cornist run)
WW- FG Umba Domobele 27
WW- Minor 47 run (Umba Domobele kick)
Records: WW 4-0 (3-0 ECC), T 0-4 (0-3 ECC).
A close game at the half turned one-sided as Louisville Trinity pulled away from La Salle Friday night on a pair of second-half touchdown passes from quarterback Andrew Allen. La Salle quarterback Mason Mattingly ran for a game-high 87 yards on 13 attempts and Jaylen Grant added 48 yards on 12 totes. Mattingly found Timiko Jackson for a fourth-quarter score, giving the Lancers their first touchdown in seven quarters.
Louisville Trinity – 7 0 10 14 – 31
La Salle – 3 0 0 7 – 10
T- Morrow 3 run (McLaughlin kick)
L- FG Luensman 48
T- FG McLaughlin 32
T- Castelluzzo 12 pass from Allen (McLaughlin kick)
T- Bohn 15 pass from Allen (McLaughlin kick)
L- T. Jackson 16 pass from Mattingly (Luensman kick)
T- Lynn 98 KO return (McLaughlin kick)
Records: T 3-1, L 2-2
St. Xavier might be finding its groove just before its most important stretch of the regular season. After an 0-2 start, the Bombers have won back-to-back blowouts. St. Xavier got contributions from every phase of the game in Friday’s win. On defense, Robert Houston had a 70-yard pick-six in the third quarter to put the game away. St. Xavier’s scoring started on Andrew Weber’s 66-yard punt return touchdown in the first quarter. Weber also had a 33-yard touchdown catch from quarterback Jack O’Malley, who was 13-of-19 for 186 yards and added a score on the ground. St. Xavier opens up GCL-South play against Moeller next week.
Penn – 3 0 7 0 – 10
St. Xavier – 14 14 7 0 – 35
SX- Weber 66 punt return (Cengia kick)
P- FG Mallery 29
SX- O’Malley 5 run (Cengia kick)
SX- Weber 33 pass from O’Malley (Cengia kick)
SX– Houston 70 INT return (Cengia kick)
SX- Napier 3 run (Cengia kick)
P- Goralski 14 pass from McCulloug (Mallery kick)
Records: SX 2-2, P 2-2
A battle of two Division I unbeaten teams came down to the wire, but 17 unanswered points from Lakewood St. Edward was enough to hand Elder its first loss of the season. The Eagles out-gained Elder, 361-179, but the Panthers stayed in the game by causing four turnovers. Marvin Bell led St. Edward with 189 rushing yards and a touchdown on 24 attempts while quarterback Casey Bullock added a 14-yard rushing score in the fourth quarter that ultimately put the game away. Elder quarterback Ben Schoster went 14-of-23 for 122 yards and a touchdown toss to Justin Re, who had a game-high 45 receiving yards. Luke Flowers had nine carries for 28 yards and a touchdown for the Panthers and caught a pair of passes for 16 yards.
Elder – 7 0 0 7 – 14
Lakewood St. Edward – 0 3 7 7 – 17
E- Flowers 12 run (LeMasters kick)
SE- FG Lavelle 29
SE- Bell 7 run (Lavelle kick)
SE- Bullock 14 run (Lavelle kick)
E- Re 3 pass from Schoster (LeMasters kick)
Records: SE 4-0, E 3-1
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Edgewood – 10 0 0 0 – 10
Fenwick – 0 0 0 0 – 0
E- Valerio 31 FUM return (Rumpler kick)
E- FG Rumpler 42
Records: E 3-1, F 3-1
A shootout featuring over 800 combined yards of total offense when to Columbus Bishop Hartley Friday night behind running back DeAunte Hubbard, who ran for 261 yards and three touchdowns on 30 attempts and threw for a 21-yard score on his only pass attempt of the night. McNicholas quarterback Braden BoBo had a big night, going 18-of-30 for 252 yards and a pair of touchdowns to Jay Dietz. BoBo’s favorite target was older brother, Ben, who tallied a game-high 10 catches for 120 yards and ran for a score. Ty Snyder led the Rockets’ ground attack with 90 yards and a touchdown on 13 attempts.
Bishop Hartley – 7 21 0 12 – 40
McNicholas – 7 10 7 7 – 31
BH- Hubbard 11 run (Markwood kick)
M- Dietz 65 pass from Braden BoBo (Gabriel kick)
BH- Lathon 0 FUM return (Markwood kick)
M- Ben BoBo 7 run (Gabriel kick)
BH- Hubbard 41 run (Markwood kick)
M- FG Gabriel 37
BH- Perry 21 pass from Hubbard (Markwood kick)
M- Snyder 1 run (Gabriel kick)
BH- Ralston 8 run (kick failed)
M- Dietz 9 pass from Braden BoBo (Gabriel kick)
BH- Hubbard 47 run (kick failed)
Records: BH 1-3, M 2-2
Playing in its third road game on the season’s first four weeks, the Badin Rams didn’t show a bit of rust on another trip, easily shutting out the hosting Roger Bacon Spartans.  The Rams led 21-0 after one quarter and had a 35-0 halftime lead over the Spartans who still await program win No. 500. Badin quarterback Alex Ritzie was 12-20 for 226 yards and two scores. Ritzie found Aidan Brown and Braedyn Moore for scores. Four Rams also rushed for over 20 yards and the team had 152 yards total on the ground while the Spartans had -16 yards on 22 attempts and a long of seven yards. The Spartans were held to just 60 total yards while last year state finalist Badin had 378. The Spartans will still be seeking the milestone program victory next week against McNicholas while Badin is again on the road at Ross.
Badin – 21 14 0 7 – 42
Roger Bacon – 0 0 0 0 – 0
B- Moore 58 pass from Ritzie (Warner kick)
B- Yordy 2 run (Warner kick)
B- Cheek 50 punt return (Warner kick)
B- Yordy 22 run (Warner kick)
B- Brown 24 pass from Ritzie (warner kick)
B- Grayson 4 run (Brown kick)
Records: B 4-0, RB 1-3.
A.J. Metzger continues to make a name for himself with another big night airing it out for the unbeaten Lions. The senior quarterback has now thrown 16 touchdowns in four games after going 29-of-36 for 350 yards and five scores on Friday against the winless Braves. Metzger spread the ball around well with three receivers – Laurence Smith, Cooper Tidball and Trey Sininger – each going over 90 yards receiving with at least seven catches. Smith led the way with four total touchdowns and 147 yards from scrimmage on 21 total touches. Talawanda was led by quarterback Cale Leitch, who ran for a score and threw two touchdowns to Hayden Marcum, and running back Da’Quawn Roberson, who ran for 126 yards and found the endzone.
Talawanda – 7 7 7 6 – 27
New Richmond – 0 14 21 14 – 49
T- Leitch 1 run (Kent kick)
NR- Sininger 33 pass from Metzger (Light kick)
T– Roberson 11 run (Kent kick)
NR- Smith 50 pass from Metzger (Light kick)
NR- Smith 20 pass from Metzger (Sininger pass from Metzger)
T- Marcum 62 pass from Leitch (Kent kick)
NR- Smith 5 run (pass failed)
NR- Tidball 22 pass from Metzger (Light kick)
NR- Smith 3 run (Light kick)
NR- Hawkins 26 pass from Metzger (Light kick)
T- Marcum 24 pass from Leitch (run failed)
Records: NR 4-0, T 0-4
A Landen Wynn run and a Wynn pass to Alex Bemis cut Brookville’s lead to 28-22 in the third quarter, but the Hornets never scored again on the way to a 36-22 road loss. Brookville had a 21-0 lead before the Hornets scored for the first time on a 25 yard run by Ryan Miles with an Elijah Jackson two-point conversion rush. Monroe scored two of the next three touchdowns, but the distance was too great and the Brookville defense too strong in the final quarter.
Monroe – 0 8 14 0 – 22
Brookville – 7 21 0 8 – 36
B- Lamb 2 run (Lamb kick)
B- Shockley 7 run (Lamb kick)
B- Davis 11 run (Lamb kick)
M- Miles 25 run (Jackson run)
B- Davis 1 run (Lamb kick)
M- Wynn 7 run (Reynolds kick)
M- Bemis 32 pass from Wynn (Reynolds kick)
B- Davis 36 run (Adams pass)
Records: B 4-0 (1-0 SWBL), M 2-2 (0-1 SWBL).
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Simon Kenton – 0 0 0 7 – 7
Beechwood – 9 14 7 0 – 30
B- safety
B- Berger 22 run (Berger kick)
B- Aylor 19 run (Berger kick)
B- Aylor 52 run (Berger kick)
B- Berger 35 run (Berger kick)
SK- Williams 19 pass from T. Ober (Petty kick)
Records: B 4-0, SK 2-2
Cooper has now won three of four over Campbell County since 2019 after stopping the Camels’ game-tying two-point conversion attempt with 4:16 left in regulation Friday night. A scoreless game after the first quarter broke open with five combined touchdowns in the second quarter alone. Cooper took the lead for good in the second half on Cam O’Hara touchdown passes to Austin Alexander and Isaiah Johnson. O’Hara, who also found Jayce Hotchkiss for an 83-yard touchdown, finished 19-of-27 for 357 yards. Campbell County got a big performance from quarterback Keegan Hill. The senior ran for a touchdown and threw a pair of touchdowns to Ayden Bauwens (3 catches, 102 yards).
Cooper – 0 14 7 7 – 28
Campbell County – 0 20 0 6 – 26
CC- Hill 1 run (Rose kick)
C- Hotchkiss 83 pass from O’Hara (Taylor kick)
CC- Combs 62 run (Rose kick)
C- White 1 run (Taylor kick)
CC- Bauwens 49 pass from Hill (kick failed)
C- Alexander 14 pass from O’Hara (Taylor kick)
C- Johnson 48 pass from O’Hara (Taylor kick)
CC- Bauwens 53 pass from Hill (pass failed)
Records: C 2-2, CC 1-3
A 34-point explosion in the second quarter was more than enough for Covington Catholic to overcome Dixie Heights in the 47-14 win. Covington Catholic had 423 yards of offense, over two and a half times more yardage than Dixie Heights, outgaining by a 423-163 margin. Owen Leen led Covington Catholic with 96 rushing yards on 14 carries and two touchdowns. The victorious Colonels used two quarterbacks. Evan Pitzer was 4-6 for 44 yards and a score while Zaccary Roberts went 12-14 for 179 yards and four touchdowns. Receiver Willie Rodriguez had three catches for 83 yards and three touchdowns. Dixie Heights didn’t have any offensive scores, finding the endzone on a pair of fumble recoveries, including a 90-yard recovery from Xavier Gregg with just 1:23 left in the contest.
Covington Catholic – 7 34 0 6 – 47
Dixie Heights – 0 7 0 7 – 14
CC- Miller 22 pass from Pitzer (Weitzel kick)
CC- Leen 4 run (Weitzel kick)
CC- McEvoy 22 pass from Roberts (Weitzel kick)
CC – Rodriguez 6 pass from Roberts (Weitzel kick)
DH- Sizemore 46 fumble return (Kohls kick)
CC- Rodriguez 73 pass from Roberts (Weitzel kick)
CC- Rodriguez 4 pass from Roberts (kick failed)
DH- Gregg 90 fumble return (Kohls kick)
Records: CC 3-1; DH 2-2.
The Holmes Bulldogs never trailed the Newport Wildcats and picked up their third-straight victory over Newport. Holmes used its dynamic rushing offense to topple Newport, putting together a performance with 254 rushing yards. Senior Curtez Hill led with 114 yards rushing and also scored on a 55-yard pass from Miguel Garcia. A touchdown from Emauryon Arnold was enough for Holmes to hold off Newport who cut the final lead to four points on a 23-yard pass from Kyle Lee to Landon Stacks.
Holmes – 6 12 8 6 – 32
Newport – 6 0 14 8 – 28
H- Hill 55 pass from Garcia (run failed)
N- Lowe 29 pass from Lee (pass failed)
H- Hill 53 run (run failed)
H- Arnold 4 run (run failed)
N- Barber 25 pass from Lee (run failed)
H- Garcia 15 run (Garcia run)
N- Barber 29 pass from Lee (Martin pass from Lee)
H- Arnold 12 run (run failed)
N- Stacks 23 pass from Lee (Lee run)
Records: H 3-1; N 2-2.
Ina a defensive battle in Northern Kentucky, Bishop Brossart prevailed on a last-second field goal by Tyler Smith. Landyn Phillips and Trevin Figgs played the main roles for Holy Cross, running for 61 yards and 20 yards, respectively. Figgs scored the Indians’ lone touchdown on the night. The Mustang defense stepped up when it mattered, returning a fumble for a touchdown while only allowing 94 yards of offense. Evan Orth led the Mustangs with 82 rushing yards. 
Bishop Brossart – 0 0 8 3 – 11 
Holy Cross – 0 0 8 0 – 8 
HC – Figgs 2 run (Phillips run) 
BB – Piscitello FUM recovery (Orth run) 
BB – Smith 36 FG 
Records: BB 3-1, HC 1-3 
After two dominant wins to start the year, East Central lost last week to Moeller, but the Trojans returned to form against Franklin County Friday night. East Central opened up a 20-point lead after the first quarter, led 41-0 at the half, then cruised to a 54-0 running-clock victory. East Central was dominant on both sides of the ball, limiting Franklin County to just 23 total yards while racking up nearly 500 of their own. East Central running back Josh Ringer ran for 146 yards and three touchdowns and quarterback Cole Burton threw for 111 yards and a score to go with two rushing touchdowns of his own.
Franklin County – 0 0 0 0 – 0
East Central – 20 21 6 7 – 54


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