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September 15, 2012
Tribune Chronicle ( , Underthelights

LIBERTY 25, LaBRAE 20: LEAVITTSBURG - Things got interesting at LaBrae High School on Friday night as Liberty won the game with no time left on the clock.

With the clock winding down, the Leopards trailed 20-19 and were going for the game-winning field goal. The snap was high, and the would-be holder, John Helms, grabbed the run, dashed to the left side, caught an angle and scored the game-winning touchdown.

The win takes the Leopards to 3-1 and are off to their best record since 2008. The Vikings are 0-4

Leading the Leopards was Sherron Walls' 162 yards rushing and two touchdowns.

For LaBrae, Peyton Aldridge was 6-of-18 passing for 83 yards. He connected with Marcel Richardson for one of LaBrae's touchdowns. Justin Jenkins added 69 yards and a score for the Vikings.

NEWTON FALLS 27, GIRARD 14: NEWTON FALLS - Led by two rushing touchdowns and a passing one by Brandon Fuller, the Tigers were able to pick up their first win of the season against the Indians.

Fuller's first touchdown came in the air in the first quarter, when he connected with Derek Walton for 13-yard pass. Fuller added two rushing touchdowns, 30 and 39 yards respectively, in the third quarter.

Chris Gregory had the final score of the night for Newton Falls. The Tigers put up 210 yards on the ground.

Jordan Graziano and James Cupan had the two touchdowns for the Indians, who fall to 0-3. This is the first time since 1965 the Indians have started 0-3.

SOUTHEAST 21, GARFIELD 0: PALMYRA - Cody Kollar had a pair of 1-yard touchdown run to lead Southeast.

Kollar finished with 130 yards rushing on 30 carries.

The Pirates (2-2, 1-0) held Garfield to just 82 total yards of offense, including just 25 yards passing.

Trevor Norquest added an 80-yard interception return for a TD for Southeast.

Tanner Bontrager led the G-Men (1-3, 0-1) with 59 yards rushing on nine carries.

UNITED 24, SPRINGFIELD 21: NEW MIDDLETOWN - United took a 10-0 halftime lead, then led 17-7 in the fourth before holding on to defeat Springfield.

Garrett Beech accumulated 205 total yards of offense for United (3-1, 1-0). He accounted for three total touchdowns.

Hunter Snyder passed for 154 yards and rushed for 91 more for the Tigers (1-3, 0-1). He had a 13-yard TD run in the third quarter and a 26-yard scoring pass to Anthony Scandy with 16 seconds left to pull Springfield within three points.

MATHEWS 39, WESTERN RESERVE ACADEMY 32: VIENNA - Mathews executed a hook and ladder with 16 seconds to play to defeat WRA.

Evan Glancy completed the trick play for a 63-yard touchdown to erase a 32-31 deficit.

Glancy finished with 312 rushing yards on 42 carries and scored three total touchdowns for the Mustangs (1-3).

WRA (2-2) accumulated 313 total yards, including 260 through the air.

MINERAL RIDGE 53, JACKSON-MILTON 13: NORTH JACKSON - Mineral Ridge took a 40-7 halftime lead and cruised to an easy win.

Casey Porter rushed for 190 yards and scored three touchdowns for the Rams (1-2). Devine Redding added 101 yards on the ground with three TDs.

Tyler Shaffer led Jackson-Milton (0-3) with 102 yards rushing and a touchdown.

WINDHAM 21, ROOTSTOWN 12: WINDHAM - Matt Knight rushed for 92 yards and passed for 96 more with three total touchdowns to lead Windham.

Knight had TD runs of 6 and 15 yards and added a 10-yard scoring pass to Parker Rickey as the Bombers (3-1) rallied from a 12-6 halftime deficit.

Lashley led the Rovers (2-2) with 106 yards rushing.

ZANESVILLE 31, URSULINE 24: ZANESVILLE - Ursuline led 24-12 through three quarters, but a 19-point fourth lifted Zanesville to the win.

Chris Durkin had a 48-yard touchdown run and Tramain Thigpen recovered a blocked punt in the end zone in the third quarter for the Irish.

Thomas Wibbeler was 26-of-33 passing for 386 yards and five touchdowns for Zanesville, including three in the fourth quarter.

BOARDMAN 35, GLENOAK 28: CANTON - John Babos passed for 183 yards and rushed for 73 more with a total of three touchdowns to lead Boardman.

Turel Thompson had three total scores for the Spartans. He had a 30-yard TD catch and a 70-yard interception return in the first quarter and an 8-yard run for the game-winning score in the third quarter to break a 28-28 tie.

Reid Worstell led GlenOak with 210 yards passing.

CANFIELD 28, BEAVER LOCAL 20: LISBON - Canfield accumulated 391 total yards before holding on to defeat Beaver Local.

Nick Annichenni's 4-yard touchdown run with 8:51 remaining in the third gave the Cardinals a 28-14 lead. Beaver Local scored to get within eight points with 7:35 left in the fourth but could get no closer.

CARDINAL MOONEY 41, SV-SM 15: YOUNGSTOWN - Mooney scored the last 21 points to blow open what had been a close game.

Marcu McWilson led the Cardinals with 131 yards rushing on only seven carries. He had scoring runs of 8, 13 and 67 yards.

Ueker passed for 251 yards but had two interceptions for St. Vincent's-St. Mary's.

FITCH 45, BARBERTON 0: BARBERTON - Fitch rolled up 468 total yards as six different players scored touchdowns against Barberton.

The Falcons (4-0) totaled 362 yards rushing while holding their foe to just 160 total yards.