Prep football: Lake, NB open with wins


Lake and North Baltimore opened the season with victories Friday night.
The Flyers prevailed over Swanton, 24-3, and North Baltimore’s Michael South scored three touchdowns in a
38-12 win over Holgate.
In other games involving Wood County schools it was: Toledo Central Catholic 41, Bowling Green 20;
Perrysburg 28, Toledo Bowsher 6; Eastwood 32, Clyde 21; Lakota 26, Northwood 0; Genoa 60, Rossford 0;
Hopewell-Loudon 41, Elmwood 12; and Evergreen 41, Otsego 14.
Lake 24, Swanton 3
At Millbury, Lake’s Josh Tantari scored once in the air and once on the ground for the Flyers. Tantari
scored on a 15-yard pass from Allen Martinez in the second period and in the fourth period on a 22-yard
run. Martinez opened the scoring for Lake with a 3-yard run. Jake Bandeen added a field goal and three
extra points for Lake.
Lake accumulated 296 yards in total offense. The Flyers had 188 yards rushing on 37 carries and were
7-of-9 passing for 108 yards. Swanton tallied 59 yards rushing on 29 carries and was 12-of-26 for 103
North Baltimore 38, Holgate 12
At North Baltimore, the hosts rolled on the ground in the non-league win. NB piled up 336 yards on 50
carries with Dalton Ishmael leading the way with 136 yards on 14 carries.
South scored three times for NB on runs of 3-, 4-
and 5-yards. He had 77 yards rushing on 17 carries. Clinton Ebright was 8-of-13 passing for 105 yards.

NB rolled up 452 yards of total offense.
Genoa 60, Rossford 0
At Rossford, Genoa’s Conner Wendt had his way with Rossford.
Wendt scored four times, including an 80-yard run in the opening quarter. He added a TD on a fumble
recovery and scored twice in the second quarter on passes of 8- and 47-yards respectively from Matt
Bassitt was 5-of-8 for 109 yards passing. Genoa had 384 yards total offense with 275 on the ground.
Rossford was held to 60 yards total offense all on the ground.
Hopewell-Loudon 41, Elmwood 12
At Jerry City, Hopewell-Loudon scored four times in the first half on the way to its Elmwood.
Ethan Fuller threw three scoring passes to Matt Brickner to spark Hopewell.
Elmwood’s Reid Rothenbuhler connected on two touchdown passes in the second half, 4-yards to Tom Waldock
and 10-yards to Nate Wacek.
The Royals had 78 yards rushing on 29 carries and 10 -of-27 passing for 156 yards. Rothenbuhler was 10-of
26 for 156.
Evergreen 41, Otsego 14
At Metamora, Evergreen scored 34 points in the second half to run away from Otsego.
The Knights; Brian Volmer scored on a 26-yard pass from Sam Forshey in the second period and then Forshey
opened the scoring in the second half for Otsego with a 62-yard run from scrimmage. Evergreen closed the
door the rest of the way with five unanswered touchdowns.
The Vikings had 416 yards total offense with 340 of it rushing. The Knights had 289 yards total with 190
coming on the ground. Forshey led Otsego with 161 yards rushing on 22 carries and was 7-of15 passing for
57 yards.

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