Roundup: Dayton – Week 10

Springboro 45, Lebanon 24 – Head coach Ryan Wilhite sent a message to his Springboro (8-2, 4-1) team at halftime of a 10-10 tie Friday. The Panthers heard their head coach loud and clear, scoring 21 unanswered third quarter points and never looking back in defeating Lebanon (4-6, 2-3). The Springboro rushing attack has gotten a boost the past five weeks from sophomore Dylan Jones who ran for 142 yards and two touchdowns. It was the fourth time in the last five games that Jones has run for at least 137 yards. Panthers quarterback Elijah Cunningham threw for 282 yards and three touchdowns. The senior completed 25 passes to just four different receivers. His counterpart Dakota Allen threw for 349 yards and a pair of scores for the Warriors. The Lebanon junior finishes the year with 2,844 yards and 30 touchdowns through the air.


Hargrove Pounds Aviators – Trotwood-Madison (7-3, 3-2) running back Raveion Hargrove had one last regular season statement to make and unfortunately Butler (7-3, 4-1) was on the receiving end of it. The Rams sophomore ran for more than 300 yards and five touchdowns in the first half of the teams resounding 57-35 win over the Aviators. Hargrove finished the contest with 361 yards and six touchdowns rushing. The last two games has seen Hargrove run for 385 and 361 yards, average more than 21 yards per carry while finding the end zone 10 times. He wasn’t the only Ram doing damage against Butler the rest of the team added another 204 yards on the ground. Despite the loss the Aviator still won the GWOC North title.

Lack Of Defense Does In Centerville – A tough year for the Centerville (6-4, 4-1) defense saw the Elks give up 38.7 points per game. The 56 pints that they allowed in the loss to Wayne on Friday night marked the third time this season that Centerville gave up more than 50 in a contest. The Elks played in six games that were decided by seven points or less. They went 4-2 in those affairs. This will be the second time in the last four years that Centerville has failed to make the playoffs.

Lakers End Post-Season Drought – For the first time in school history Indian Lake (8-2, 5-0) will be going to the playoffs. The Lakers jumped out to 31-6 second quarter advantage over Benjamin Logan (6-4, 4-1) and sailed to victory from there on Friday evening,. Winners of five in a row Indian Lake’s 48 points were the fewest they have scored in the last three weeks. The 32 points that the Lakers gave up to the Raiders was a season high. No one had scored more than 22 points on Indian Lake through nine games.

Tippecanoe Back To playoffs For A 10th Straight Season – It has been a decade of bliss for Tippecanoe (9-1, 4-1) who clinched its 10th consecutive post-season berth by battering Kenton Ridge (7-3, 3-2), 40-0. The Red Devils are 5-11 all-time in the playoffs.

Blue Devils Perfection – It was a dream season for Brookville (10-, 6-0) who roared through its schedule with little resistance. The smallest school in the SWBL Southwestern the Division V Blue Devils had their way with the larger schools in the league. This will be Brookville’s 11th trip to the playoffs and first since 2008.

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