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Plymouth routs Mapleton

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Updated Oct 11, 2019 at 11:54 PM

PLYMOUTH — Standout Walker Elliott had a big game and the Plymouth football team was never threatened in Friday’s 49-6 Firelands Conference win over Mapleton at Alumni Field.

Elliott ran seven times for 32 yards and two touchdowns from his quarterback position, and also returned a punt 80 yards for another score as the Big Red improved to 5-2 overall (2-2 FC).

Josh Stevens also ran eight times for 124 yards and a TD for Plymouth, as his score covered 56 yards in the second quarter.

Adler Horne also found the end zone on a 1-yard TD, while Camden Welch scored on a 3-yard run — and Charlie Schaub added a score from eight yards out in the fourth quarter.

Lukas Montgomery added 116 yards and a 2-point conversion run on 11 attempts for Plymouth, which used 12 different ball carriers to total 396 yards on the ground across 52 attempts.

Meanwhile, the Big Red limited the Mounties (0-7, 0-1) to just 103 yards of total offense.

Plymouth is at Monroeville (1-6, 0-4) next Friday.

Mapleton  0   0  6 0 — 6

Plymouth 22 13 8 6 — 49


PLY — Elliott 1 run (Lukas Montgomery run)

PLY — Adler Horne 1 run (Josh Stevens from Elliott)

PLY — Elliott 80 punt return (kick failed)

PLY — Camden Welch 3 run (kick failed)

PLY — Stevens 56 run (Stevens kick)

MAP — Ramey 14 pass from Scurlock (conversion failed)

PLY — Elliott 9 run (Elliott run)

PLY — Charlie Schaub 8 run (conversion failed)


Crestview 42, New London 7

OLIVESBURG — The Wildcats fell behind 35-0 in the first half of Friday’s 42-7 loss to Crestview on Friday in Firelands Conference action at Scott Bailey Memorial Field.

New London’s lone touchdown came in the fourth quarter ona 37-yard run by Jamel Arnold. Peyton Wilson added the extra point.

Arnold was 4-of-5 passing for 91 yards and ran five times for 53 yards to pace the ‘Cats, who fell to 1-6 overall and 1-3 in the FC.

Wilson was 9-of-20 passing for 57 yards, with Jacob Allen catchign five passes for 45 yards. Jaden Keys added three catches for 34 yards, and Quinton Liss added a 43-yard catch.

Chase Clouse paced the New London defense with 9.5 tackles.

The Wildcats are at Mapleton (0-7, 0-4) next Friday.


Bellevue 35, Perkins 10

PERKINS TWP. — Jack Howey rushed for 167 yards and scored three times, leading Bellevue to a 35-10 win over Perkins on Friday at Firelands Regional Medical Stadium.

Howey scored on runs of 3, 57 and 56 yards, with Max Ray adding an interception 26 yards for a score as the Redmen improved to 5-2 overall and 1-1 in the Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division.

“I’m happy,” said Bellevue coach Ed Nasonti. “This isn’t an easy place to play and our kids bounced back from a tough one last week. I’m happy with our kids. They played hard.”

The Redmen started out slowly, losing a muffed punt and coughing up two fumbles in the first 14 minutes of action.

Despite the rocky start, the Pirates were only able to score a 26-yard Tyler Yingling field goal with 4:57 left in the first half to take a 3-0 lead. The drive started with a Caleb Marshall fumble and featured a 43-yard Tai Carter run to the Bellevue 21.

A Keegan Ray pass to Marshall two plays later was ruled a 47-yard catch that went out of bounds, setting Bellevue up at the Perkins 14. Jack Howey went over from the three two plays later to give the Redmen a 7-0 lead.

Ray picked off Chris Campbell three plays later to push the Bellevue lead to 14-3, but the Pirates were able to cut into the lead on a 63-yard Tai Carter scoring run with 43 seconds in the half.

The Redmen received the second-half kickoff and deliver the backbreaker two plays later when Howey broke free for a 57 yard score.

After forcing a three-and-out from Perkins, Howey was at it again, racing 56 yards to push the Bellevue lead to 28-10.

Ray tacked on a 2-yard scoring run with just over five minutes to play to end the scoring.

Ray rushed for 43 yards and was 7-of-13 passing for 134 yards and one interception. Marshall had three catches for 99 yards and Jack Fitzgerald added three catches for 29.

Carter ended the game with 153 yards and a score on 21 carries for the Pirates, plus had there catches for 59 yards, Campbell was 11-of-23 passing for 126 yard and Cameron Smith added three catches for 44 yards.

“Playing a team like Perkins, you can’t afford to give up three turnovers in the first half,” Nasonti said. “We didn’t panic at halftime, we just had to get back to playing our kind of ball. I thought our defense did a nice job in the first half, but turnovers kept them hanging around.”

Bellevue 0 14 14 7 — 35

Perkins  0 10  0  0 — 10


P—Tyler Yingling 26 field goal

B—Jack Howey 3 run (Hunter Nottke kick)

B—Max Ray 26 interception return (Nottke kick)

P—Tai Carter 63 run (Yingling kick)

B—Howey 57 run (Nottke kick)

B—Howey 56 run (Nottke kick)

B—Keegan Ray 2 run (Nottke kick)

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