Beacon Journal staff report
Copley 37, Cloverleaf 20
The visiting Indians (4-3, 1-3) were held scoreless in the first quarter, but went on to gain more than 500 yards of offense Friday in a Suburban League victory.
Junior running back Aulden Knight ran for 232 yards and a touchdown.
Senior quarterback John Kromalic completed 13-of-21 passes for 276 yards and three touchdowns.
Devin Cunningham led the Colts (2-5, 0-4) with 105 rushing yards and 75 passing yards.
Highland 35, Revere 0
The visiting Hornets scored all 35 points in the first half to remain undefeated at 7-0, 4-0 Suburban.
Senior quarterback Bruce Kinsey threw three touchdowns passes, completing 7-of-14 passes for 85 yards.
Senior Alex Harris controlled the running game with 135 yards on 15 carries with a touchdown.
The Minutemen drop to 1-6, 0-4.
Northeast Ohio Conference
Hudson 42, Solon 14
The host Explorers jumped out to a 21-7 lead in the first quarter en route to improving to 7-0, 3-0 Northeast Ohio Conference.
Junior quarterback Mitchell Guadagni contributed to all five touchdowns, throwing for four and rushing for another.
He completed 10-of-17 passes for 243 yards and no interceptions and ran for 106 of his team’s 190 rushing yards.
Junior Colton Whited caught five passes, three for touchdowns, for 144 yards.
Senior Kollyn Crenshaw led the Comets (4-3, 1-1) with three catches for 13 yards and returned a kickoff 99 yards for the Comets’ first score.
Stow 42, Mayfield 21
The Bulldogs rebounded from their first loss of the season against Hudson last week with a sound victory over the host Wildcats (2-5, 0-2).
Quarterback Andrew Wargo led the Bulldogs (6-1, 2-0), throwing for three touchdowns on 12-of-19 passing for 174 yards.
Jayson Gobble carried the ball 25 times for 148 yards with a touchdown.
North Coast League
Walsh Jesuit 42, NDCL 28
The Warriors (4-3, 2-0 NCL) were outgained 439 yards to 364 by the visiting Lions (4-3, 0-2), but a 21-point Warriors first quarter was too much to overcome.
Senior Bryan DiCillo led the Warriors with 161 rushing yards on 25 attempts with three touchdowns.
Senior quarterback Pat Ford completed 9-of-14 passes for 139 yards for Walsh, throwing for two touchdowns and rushing for another.
Lions quarterback T.J. McKiernan threw for 273 yards on 27-of-44 passing with three touchdowns (two passing, one rushing).
Principals’ Athletic Conference
Triway 43, CVCA 21
The Titans held the host Royals scoreless until the third quarter as they improved to 5-2, 4-0.
Junior quarterback Parker Carmichael got whatever he wanted against the Royals’ defense, completing 28-of-33 passes for 332 yards and three touchdowns.
Junior Troy Haven was his main target, catching eight passes for 88 yards with a touchdown. Dillon Kopp caught five passes for 116 yards and a touchdown.
Alternatively, the Royals (3-4, 2-2) used a three-headed rushing attack to gain more than 300 yards on the ground, led by Andrew Schauer (20 carries for 144 yards), Cordell Maurice (16-107) and Matt Decipeda (7-64).
Lake 33, Perry 21
Blue Streaks running back Matt Blasiole gained 132 rushing yards on 22 carries, scoring three touchdowns and breaking Lake’s all-time rushing record of 3,073 career yards, set by Jim Luther.
Jim’s brother, Nolan Luther, led the Blue Streaks (4-2, 2-2) defensively with 18 tackles.
The Panthers dropped to 0-7, 0-3 with the loss.
Northeast Buckeye Conference
Marlington 74, Salem 32
The Dukes amassed 540 yards on the ground, led by quarterback Shawn Kirk (13 carries for 183 yards) and Adam Blake (21-for-155).
Blake had five rushing touchdowns; Kirk had two rushing and one passing.
The Dukes improve to 6-1, 4-0. The Quakers drop to 2-5, 0-4.
Other area football
Jackson 36, Northwest 30
Junior running back Ricky Spradling scored on a 13-yard run, his second touchdown of the game, in the third quarter to give the Polar Bears (4-3) the lead for good.
Senior quarterback Tyler Langenfeld connected with junior wide receiver Shane Ridgway for three touchdowns in the first quarter to jump out to a 21-0 lead.
The Indians (2-5) answered with a 24-point second quarter that brought their halftime deficit to 28-24.
Quarterback T.D. Culp led the Indians, completing 13-of-25 passes for 196 yards and three touchdown passes.
Division II state tournament
Michael Walter of Woodridge is tied for 20th individually after shooting a 9-over 36-hole score of 81 on the first day at NorthStar Golf Club in Sunbury.
Canton Central Catholic is 11th of 12 teams with a first-day score of 359. They were led by Brenden Tully’s 6-over 78.
Division III state tournament
Eddie Pearce of Mogadore is tied for 39th after shooting a 19-over 36-hole score of 90 on the first day at Ohio State University’s Scarlet Golf Course in Columbus.
St. Thomas Aquinas is 10th of 12 teams with a first-day score of 359. They were led by Alex Miday’s 12-over 83.
Division II state tournament
Canton Central Catholic’s Michele Vlacovsky is fourth individually after shooting a first-day round of 4-over 74, leaving her 5 strokes back from the leader.