Prep Notebook

Published 12:41 am Thursday, October 18, 2012

Every Second Counts: Anyone who left the Defiance-Lima Shawnee game early is kicking themselves.

After Jaylin Thomas ran for a 55-yard touchdown for Shawnee and the conversion failed, the Indians led 40-28 with just 1:42 left.

Defiance narrowed the gap to 40-35 on Joe Keween’s 30-yard scoring pass to Trey Guilliam with 19 seconds left.

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Of course, the Bulldogs kicked onside and Santana Villareal recovered.

Keween completed two passes to get the ball to the 10 with 6 ticks left before hitting TE Ryan Voll for the TD with 2.1 seconds remaining. Austin Hancock added the PAT in what was a 42-40 victory for Defiance.


Fast Start: Columbiana Crestview had the ball only 45 seconds of the first quarter and still led North Jackson Jackson-Milton 28-0 on the way to a 63-7 win Friday


Well-Grounded: Clarksville Clinton-Massie has outgained opponents 3,906 yards to 667 yards this season, outscored them 474 to 40 and is averaging 11.4 yards per carry.


What A Rush: T’Monte Watson rushed 18 times for 229 yards and two TDs in Jefferson’s 70-14 win over St. Bernard Elmwood Place; and Tipp City Bethel’s Mason Kretzer ran it 26 times for 259 yards and three scores in a 38-18 win over Ansonia.


Wrong Way: St. Marys Memorial (0-8) tries to avoid its first winless season ever when it plays at Van Wert (0-8) on Friday.