DEFIANCE — Ayersville racked up more than 400 yards of offense while holding Montpelier to just 57 total yards as the Pilots flew past the Locomotives 41-0 in a nonconference football game on Friday night at Ayersville.

Jacob Trevino completed 16 of 25 passes for 190 yards and four touchdowns, and he also ran for 80 yards on eight carries for Ayersville (3-5).

He found Ike Eiden for a 20-yard touchdown in the first quarter and a 24-yard score in the second; hit Blake Eiden from 25 yards out in the first; and connected with Owen Berner from 33 yards out in the fourth quarter.

Blake Eiden had nine carries for 72 yards, including an 11-yard touchdown in the first quarter and a 4-yard score in the third. Berner hauled in five catches for 63 yards.

Gavin Wurm tallied 82 rushing yards on nine carries for Montpelier (1-6), which had three turnovers.

Hilltop cancels game

Due to injuries and illness, Hilltop canceled its football game on Friday at Morral Ridgedale.

The Cadets had three players unable to play due to injuries and two more who have been out of school all week due to illness, according to Hilltop Athletic Director Tony Gerig. He added that the Cadets would have had just 13 healthy players competing against Ridgedale.

Gerig said the Cadets (0-7) will try to do everything they can to play their scheduled game at Antwerp (1-7) on Friday.

Antwerp lost to Leipsic 41-13 in a Division VII, Region 26 second-round playoff game on Friday.

Hilltop had a scheduled game against Edon on Oct. 30, but the two schools agreed not to play that game, according to Gerig.

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