The Edon football team continued its impressive run of form by shutting out Hilltop 48-0 on Friday night.
The Bombers took a 21-0 lead into the second quarter after Drew Gallehue completed two touchdown passes in the first, aided by a 52-yard punt return touchdown from Chase Reed sandwiched in the middle.
Another Gallehue touchdown pass and a five-yard touchdown run from Austin Kiess gave Edon a 34-0 lead at halftime.
Two more touchdowns — an 8-yard strike from Gallehue to Kelby Sapp and a 1-yard punch from Henley Dye — secured the 48-0 win for the Bombers.
Gallehue completed 8 of his 12 passes for 144 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions.
Dylan Mason led the Bombers’ rushing attack with 97 yards on 11 carries. Kelby Sapp (three catches for 69 yards) and Ethan Steinke (two catches for 31 yards) each had two touchdown receptions for the Bombers.
Hilltop quarterback Connor Schlosser completed 10 of his 22 pass attempts for 86 yards.
Dan Shilling had 36 rushing yards on 15 carries, while Hayden Brown led the Cadets with 27 yards on three catches.
Carson Mahlman had 8.5 tackles for Hilltop.
Edon bumps its record up to 4-3 overall and 3-1 in the Toledo Area Athletic Conference. The Bombers will host Cardinal Stritch next Friday. Hilltop drops to 1-6 on the year, including 0-3 in the league, and will host Stryker next Friday.
Fairview 46, Hicksville 13
Fairview used a potent rushing attack (41 total attempts, resulting in 276 yards and four touchdowns) to dominate Hicksville on Friday night.
Hicksville took an early lead from a Braden Langham 1-yard touchdown run, but Fairview responded by rattling off 26 unanswered points, an assault spearheaded by the Apaches ground game.
Riley Lucas had a huge night, carrying the ball 17 times for 162 yards and three touchdowns. Chayse Singer (five carries for 64 yards) and Luke Timbrook (eight carries for 38 yards) helped shoulder the load. Noah Hagerman scored a 3-yard touchdown on his only attempt of the game and also added an 80-yard kickoff return touchdown.
Senior quarterback Cade Polter finished 8-for-18 passing with 117 yards and two touchdowns, one apiece to Hagerman and Cade Ripke.
Fairview’s record leaps to 6-1, including a perfect 4-0 in the Green Meadows Conference. The Apaches will travel to play Ayersville next Friday night.
Tinora 21, Edgerton 0
The Edgerton football team got shut out by Tinora on Friday night, the Bulldogs’ second loss in their past three conference games.
The Bulldogs struggled to get their passing game going, as quarterback Jaron Cape went 5-for-15 passing for 21 yards, no touchdowns and an interception.
Senior running back Hunter Prince led the Bulldogs with 78 yards on 16 carries. Cape also led the team with 8.5 tackles, while Logan Showalter pitched in with 7.5.
Edgerton’s record falls to 5-2 on the year, including 1-2 in the Green Meadows Conference. The Bulldogs will travel to play Antwerp next Friday night.
Toledo Christian 64, Stryker 14
The Stryker football team lost in eight-on-eight competition to Toledo Christian on Friday night.
Carter Zimmann had a rushing touchdown for the Panthers.
Kaleb Holsopple had a receiving touchdown and was also on the end of a two-point conversion.
Stryker will play at Hilltop next Friday.