BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon’s Ashton Bour accounted for five touchdowns as the Chieftains rolled over Patrick Henry 41-6 Friday in a Division VII, Region 26 second round playoff football game.

The Patriots bowed out of the postseason at 3-5 overall.

Hopewell-Loudon (6-0), which outgained PH 352-103 on the night, scored the first 28 points in jumping out to a 28-6 halftime edge.

Patrick Henry’s Corbin Johnson scored on a 1-yard run with 32 seconds left in the first half.

But by then, Bour had thrown for one of his three touchdown passes and ran for both of his scores on the ground.

He hit Nico Garcia for a 75-yard strike to start the scoring, added touchdown runs of 30 and 5 yards and threw touchdown passes to Garcia and Peyton Burns from 22 and 35 yards out, respectively, in the second half. Bour was also 5 of 5 on extra points.

Hopewell-Loudon’s George Beucler added a 10-yard blocked punt return for a touchdown to cap the Chieftains’ first-half scoring.

For the Patriots, Noah Kistner had a team-high 35 rushing yards on six carries. Ryan Kurtz completed 5 of 14 passes for 68 yards and two interceptions, while Clayton Feehan made four catches for 54 yards.

Ayersville 41,

Montpelier 0

DEFIANCE — Ayersville’s Jacob Trevino threw four touchdown passes to help the Pilots take off for a 41-0 football victory over Montpelier Friday in a non-league regular season game.

Ayersville improved to 3-5 overall, while Montpelier fell to 1-6.

Trevino completed 16 of 25 attempts for 190 yards and also ran for a team-high 80 yards on eight carries.

Trevino threw a pair of touchdowns to Ike Eiden from 20 and 24 yards out, a 25-yard score to Blake Eiden and another to Owen Berner for 33 yards. Berner totaled a team-high 63 yards on five grabs.

Eiden also ran for 72 yards and two touchdowns (11, 4) on nine carries.

Ayersville’s defense held Montpelier to 57 yards of total offense.

Bowling Green 56,

Defiance 13

BOWLING GREEN — Bowling Green erupted for 35 points in the second quarter en route to topping Defiance 56-13 Friday in a Division III, Region 10 second round playoff game.

The Bobcats (6-1) will host Parma Heights Holy Name in Friday’s regional quarterfinals.

Bowling Green’s Cayden Seither ran for a game-high 80 yards and four touchdowns, scoring on two 1-yard runs and a 36-yard scamper.

Nick Powers added a 3-yard touchdown run in the first quarter and caught a 5-yard touchdown pass from Eli Brown, who also had a 1-yard touchdown pass to Evan Brandt in the fourth quarter.

Defiance scored on a 76-yard pass play from Drew Davis to Drew Kellermyer. Davis added a 7-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.

Kellermyer threw for 207 yards on 13 of 20 attempts with three interceptions, while rushing for a team-high 33 yards on eight carries.

Edgerton, Hilltop cancel games

The Edgerton Bulldogs had to forfeit its Division VII, region 26 playoff football game with Lima Perry after a student at the school tested positive for COVID-19.

Perry advances and will face Hopewell-Loudon in the regional semifinals Friday.

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 Athletics 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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