WHITEHOUSE — After more than an hour of lightning delays, Anthony Wayne took the opening kickoff 78 yards for a touchdown and raced to a 35-0 Northern Lakes League win Friday at Anthony Wayne High School.
The Generals improved to 6-2 overall and remained unbeaten in the NLL at 5-0. Napoleon, which was held scoreless for the third time this season, fell to 2-6, 2-3.
Michael Chipps was Napoleon’s go-to player, racking up a team-high 91 yards rushing on 17 carries. Tanner Rubinstein chipped 14 carries for 29 yards.
Joe Caswell had a game-high 24 carries for 153 yards and a two-yard touchdown run to lead Anthony Wayne. Chase Saneholtz and Kaedyn McAllister also had scoring runs for the Generals.
Anthony Wayne also scored on a 38-yard pass from Cameron Swiger to Ryan Robertson.
Napoleon continues NLL play next week at Sylvania Southview. Anthony Wayne hosts Sylvania Northview.
Archbold 56, Swanton 0
ARCHBOLD — Archbold scored four first-quarter touchdowns en route to a 56-0 shellacking of Swanton in Northwest Ohio Athletic League play Friday night.
The Bluestreaks, whose 56 points were the most it has scored this season, improved to 8-0 overall and 5-0 in the NWOAL.
Carson Dominique paced Archbold’s offense with 89 yards rushing and three scores on 11 carries. He scored on a pair of four-yard runs in the opening quarter and added a 16-yard touchdown late in the second quarter.
Karter Behnfeldt had one carry in the game and scampered to the end zone from 41 yards out for the Bluestreaks. DJ Newman added 51 yards rushing and finished 8 of 10 passing with 126 yards, a 26-yard touchdown to Charlie Krieger, and an interception.
The Bluestreaks also had touchdown runs from Jack Hurst and Tristan Wyse. Cole Mitchey returned a second-quarter interception for a touchdown.
Archbold travels to Wauseon for more NWOAL action next week.
Wauseon 14, Delta 7
DELTA — Despite an average of less than one yard per attempt on 21 carries, Wauseon found success in its passing game en route to a 14-7 Northwest Ohio Athletic League win Friday at Delta High School.
The Indians (6-2, 4-1 NWOAL) were led by quarterback Elijah McLeod, who completed 19 passes for 181 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
McLeod connected with Jude Armstrong for a five-yard score late in the first quarter and fired an eight-yard score to Bryson Stump to open the second half. Armstrong led all Indians’ receivers with a game-high 11 receptions for 70 yards and Jonas Tester added five catches for 77 yards.
Wauseon’s Logan Carroll totaled 15 yards on five carries, to lead a run game that finished with 18 yards. Jerremiah Wolford paced Delta with 103 yards rushing on 11 carries. Josh Tresnan-Reighard scored on a five-yard run in the fourth quarter and used a team-high 19 carries to run for 49 yards.
The Indians host unbeaten Archbold in a key NWOAL game next week. Delta travels to Patrick Henry.
Ayersville 28, Wayne Trace 6
AYERSVILLE — Ayersville tossed the game’s first touchdown and did not trail the rest of the way in scoring a 28-6 win over Wayne Trace Friday in a Green Meadows Conference game.
The Pilots’ Jakob Trevino connected with Blake Hauenstein for one of his two touchdowns to take a 7-0 lead just past the midpoint of the first quarter. Trevino, who ran for a six-yard touchdown in the third quarter, found Hauenstein again for a 31-yard score less than two minutes before halftime.
Owen Berner scored the final touchdown for Ayersville, plunging into the end zone from three yards out in the closing moments of the fourth quarter.
The Pilots also blocked the extra point after Wayne Trace’s lone touchdown; a 36-yard touchdown pass from Cooper Wenzlick to Race Price.
Ayersville improved to 4-3 overall and 2-2 in the GMC. Wayne Trace fell to 2-6, 2-3.
The Pilots host Fairview in GMC action next week. Wayne Trace hosts winless Paulding.