RED-LETTER NIGHTS: Arlington captured its 600th victory in school history — becoming the 22nd team in Ohio to hit that total — in a 38-7 win over McComb; Larry Scott needs just 87 yards rushing in Hubbard’s final game against Struthers to break Howland’s De’Veon Smith’s Mahoning Valley record for career rushing yards (6,619); Tyler Showalter became the first Haviland Wayne Trace QB to run for 1,000 yards and pass for 1,000 yards in the same season; Bryan’s Brandon Dean was a perfect 20 for 20 passing for 292 yards and three TDs in a 41-7 win over Montpelier; Swanton (6-3), under the direction of first-year coach Mike Vicars, has clinched a winning record for the first time since 1995.
KEY NUMBERS: D4 No. 1 Clarksville Clinton-Massie scored 14 points in 19 seconds in the final minute to defeat Washington Court House Miami Trace, 42-20. The Falcons have now won 19 straight overall, 44 consecutive South Central Ohio League games and 19 in a row against D4 opponents. Since joining the SCOL, Clinton-Massie has a 59-2 record, with its last league loss in October 2007. In a 50-22 win over Chillicothe Southeastern, Chillicothe Huntington’s David Shoemaker had 23 rushes for 245 yards and four scores; North Ridgeville’s Demario McCall set a Lorain County record with 445 yards rushing in a game — to go with six TDs — on 26 carries but Elyria Catholic recovered from a 27-0 deficit to win 57-46; Andrew Mason broke the school record set in 1935 by Gene Shafer, throwing for 309 yards, and Zach Michael set the school mark with 256 receiving yards in Coshocton’s 42-14 win against Uhrichsville Claymont.
CONSERVATION: Loudonville needed just 11 plays to score its first five touchdowns en route to beating host Gates Mills Gilmour, 53-13.
The Redbirds (9-0) won their fifth straight game by 40 or more points and are now outscoring opponents by a 53.2-6.8 margin.