Perrysburg 42, Springfield 28
HOLLAND — Perrysburg trailed after one quarter, but the Yellow Jackets quickly flipped the script with a
pair of record-setting performances to top Springfield 42-28 in Northern Lakes League play.
Drew Sims, who tossed a pair of touchdowns — 42 yards to Kameron Vidales and 77 yards to Nic Kilbride —
broke Perrysburg’s all-time record for passing touchdowns. Sims finished with 299 yards on 12
The Yellow Jackets’ head coach Matt Kregel earned his 100th career win in the process, as Perrysburg
improved to 3-1 overall and 1-0 in the NLL.
Caleb Gerken, though, was the workhorse for Perrysburg on Friday. Gerken opened the game’s scoring with a
31-yard touchdown scamper before adding TD runs of 14, 10 and 21 yards.
Gerken finished with 286 yards rushing — actually eclipsing the 285-yard total Perrysburg had as a team —
on 35 carries.
Vidales led Perrysburg’s receivers with 132 yards on three receptions, while Kilbride added 91 yards on
Springfield dropped to 0-4, 0-1.
PER — Gerken 31 run (kick failed)
SP — Gucciardo 9 pass from Darnell (kick good)
PER — Gerken 14 run (Bockbrader pass from Sims)
SP — Darnell 2 run (kick good)
PER — Vidales 42 pass from Sims (Mullins kick)
SP — Darnell 69 pass (kick blocked)
PER — Kilbride 77 pass from Sims (Mullins kick)
PER — Gerken 10 run (Mullins kick)
SP — Darnell 4 run (conversion good)
PER — Gerken 21 run (Mullins kick)
Eastwood 55, Fostoria 20
FOSTORIA — Justin Pickerel set the tone early for Eastwood, and the unbeaten Eagles ran away from
Fostoria for a 55-20 Northern Buckeye Conference win on Friday.
Pickerel opened the game with a 68-yard touchdown run to give Eastwood (4-0, 1-0 NBC) an early 7-0 lead.
He added three more scoring runs in the second half, on plays from 5, 4 and 26 yards out. Pickerel
finished with 222 yards rushing on 20 carries.
Jaden Rayford was not far behind for the Eagles, racking up 179 yards — including 44- and 18-yard TD runs
— on just 12 carries for the Eagles. Eastwood finished with 453 of its 502 yards on the ground.
Griffin Coffield added a pair of scores for Eastwood, first reeling in a 26-yard pass from Jared McNulty
— who completed all three of his passes — and later returned an interception 30 yards to the end zone.
Eastwood scored 27 unanswered points in the second half to stretch its 28-20 halftime lead.
Fostoria fell to 2-2 overall and 0-1 in the NBC.
EAST — Pickerel 68 run (Oberhouse kick)
EAST — Coffield 26 pass from McNulty (Oberhouse kick)
FO — Mauricio 4 pass from Settles (rush failed)
EAST — Rayford 44 run (Oberhouse kick)
FO — Mauricio 20 pass from Settles (pass failed)
EAST — Coffield 30 interception return (Oberhouse kick)
FO — Settles 1 run (Mauricio pass from Settles)
EAST — Pickerel 5 run (Oberhouse kick)
EAST — Rayford 18 run (Oberhouse kick)
EAST — Pickerel 4 run (rush failed)
EAST — Pickerel 26 run (Oberhouse kick)
Otsego 43, Woodmore 13
ELMORE — Joseph Dzierwa fired four touchdowns and helped lead Otsego to a 43-13 win over Woodmore in the
Northern Buckeye Conference opener for both schools.
Dzierwa completed 13 of his 21 attempts for 284 yards, including touchdowns of 17, 17, 20 and 25 yards to
lead the Knights (3-1, 1-0 NBC).
Chase Helberg reeled in half of Dzierwa’s touchdowns, scoring from 17 and 25 yards out. Ben gray added a
20-yard score and Noah Dzierwa caught a TD from 17 yards out.
Trent Leiter added a 3-yard scoring run and Jesse Wright scored from two yards out to cap the Knights’
Woodmore fell to 0-4 and 0-1.
Genoa 29, Elmwood 0
GENOA — After a strong start to the season, Elmwood lost its second straight game on Friday in a 29-0
loss at Genoa to open Northern Buckeye Conference play.
The Royals fell to 2-2 overall and 0-1 in the NBC. Genoa nabbed its first win to move to 1-3, 1-0.
Sanford Fraley led Elmwood with 65 yards on 16 carries, tallying more than four yards per carry.
Quarterback Konner Logston added 135 yards through the air on 12-of-28 passing.