MANSFIELD -- Here's a regional high school football wrap-up from all over north central Ohio. Look to Richland Source for sports results from Richland, Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Marion, and Knox counties. For feature coverage from this week, check out our sports section.
Lucas thwarts Mapleton's quest 35-16
Lucas dumped Mapleton 35-16 in an Ohio high school football matchup on October 30.
The Cubs broke in front at the beginning of the fourth quarter with a 22-16 lead over the Mounties.
Had this been a prize fight, Mapleton would've earned the judge's decision at intermission, with an 8-6 lead on Lucas.
Defense ruled the first quarter as Lucas and Mapleton were both scoreless.
Hillsdale claims gritty victory against Middlefield Cardinal 12-7
Hillsdale wasted no time, pushing in front and finishing in the same fashion during this 12-7 victory over Middlefield Cardinal in Ohio high school football action on October 30.
The Falcons' kept the advantage through the fourth quarter with a 12-0 scoring edge over the Huskies.
Middlefield Cardinal came from behind to grab the advantage heading to the fourth quarter over Hillsdale 7-0.
Each offense authored its Rip Van Winkle imitation, napping through barren first and second quarters.
No pain, no gain; Salineville Southern Local overcomes Plymouth 36-24
Salineville Southern Local handed Plymouth a tough 36-24 loss in an Ohio high school football matchup.
The Indians' upper-hand showed as they carried a 28-12 lead into the fourth quarter.
Salineville Southern Local's offense jumped to a 12-6 lead over Plymouth at the intermission.
Neither side could break ahead as the two teams began in a tense 6-6 duel in the first quarter.
Norwalk St. Paul makes early advantage stand up in vanquishing Greenwich South Central 48-21
Norwalk St. Paul scored early and often in a 48-21 win over Greenwich South Central in an Ohio high school football matchup.
Norwalk St. Paul's edge showed as it carried a 28-21 lead into the fourth quarter.
Norwalk St. Paul kept a 21-7 halftime margin at Greenwich South Central's expense.
The first quarter gave the Flyers a 14-0 lead over the Trojans.
Northmor denies Fredericktown's challenge 28-14
Galion Northmor put together a victorious gameplan to stop Fredericktown 28-14 in an Ohio high school football matchup.
The Golden Knights' determination showed as they carried a 28-6 lead into the fourth quarter.
The Golden Knights' offense darted to a 14-6 lead over the Freddies at the intermission.
Galion Northmor jumped in front of Fredericktown 7-6 to begin the second quarter.
Quick lead pushes Otsego past Wynford 35-7
Otsego broke out to an early lead and topped Wynford 35-7 for an Ohio high school football victory on October 30.
Otsego's command showed as it carried a 28-7 lead into the fourth quarter.
Each offense authored its Rip Van Winkle imitation, napping through a barren second quarter.
The Knights opened with a 21-7 advantage over the Royals through the first quarter.
Liberty-Benton's convoy passes Lima Bath 14-3
Liberty-Benton put together a victorious gameplan to stop Lima Bath 14-3 for an Ohio high school football victory on October 30.
Both teams were blanked in the third quarter.
Liberty-Benton kept a 7-3 halftime margin at Lima Bath's expense.
The first quarter gave Liberty-Benton a 7-0 lead over Lima Bath.
Elyria Catholic blazes victory trail past Marion Pleasant 49-7
Elyria Catholic stormed to a first quarter lead and cruised to a 49-7 win over Marion Pleasant in Ohio high school football action on October 30.
The Panthers' power showed as they carried a 35-0 lead into the fourth quarter.
Elyria Catholic's offense stormed to a 21-0 lead over Marion Pleasant at halftime.
The Panthers made the first move by forging a 14-0 margin over the Spartans after the first quarter.
McComb baffles Arlington 27-0
No scoring allowed. That was the mantra McComb followed in overpowering Arlington 27-0 in an Ohio high school football matchup.
The Panthers' domination showed as they carried a 20-0 lead into the fourth quarter.
McComb's offense moved to a 14-0 lead over Arlington at halftime.
The Panthers made the first move by forging a 7-0 margin over the Red Devils after the first quarter.
Carey blunts Van Buren 33-0
A stalwart defense refused to yield as Carey shutout Van Buren 33-0 on October 30 in Ohio football action.
Carey's might showed as it carried a 26-0 lead into the fourth quarter.
The Blue Devils' offense moved to a 7-0 lead over the Black Knights at the intermission.
Neither team could dent the scoreboard in the first quarter.
Point of emphasis; Sullivan Black River allows no points in stopping East Canton 15-0
Sullivan Black River unveiled a blanketing defense and threw it all over East Canton in a 15-0 shutout in an Ohio high school football matchup on October 30.
Dalton pushes the mute button on Vienna Mathews 41-0
A vice-like defensive effort helped Dalton squeeze Vienna Mathews 41-0 in a shutout effort for an Ohio high school football victory on October 30.
Dalton's power showed as it carried a 34-0 lead into the fourth quarter.
Dalton's offense roared to a 27-0 lead over Vienna Mathews at halftime.
The Bulldogs moved in front of the Mustangs 13-0 to begin the second quarter.
Mogadore nets nifty win over Canton Central Catholic 21-13
Mogadore topped Canton Central Catholic 21-13 in a tough tilt in an Ohio high school football matchup.
The clock was the only thing that stopped Mogadore, which enjoyed the upper hand in a 15-6 final quarter, too.
Both teams were blanked in the second and third quarters.
The Crusaders started on steady ground by forging a 7-6 lead over the Wildcats at the end of the first quarter.
Defensive dominance: Akron Manchester stymies Richmond Edison 50-0
Akron Manchester's defense throttled Richmond Edison, resulting in a shutout win 50-0 in an Ohio high school football matchup.
The Panthers' force showed as they carried a 42-0 lead into the fourth quarter.
Akron Manchester's offense stormed to a 35-0 lead over Richmond Edison at halftime.
The Panthers opened with a 14-0 advantage over the Wildcats through the first quarter.
Shaken, not stirred, Creston Norwayne cracks Andover Pymatuning Valley 57-8
Creston Norwayne rolled past Andover Pymatuning Valley for a comfortable 57-8 victory in an Ohio high school football matchup.
Neither squad could conjure any offensive magic in a stifling defensive final quarter.
The Bobcats' upper-hand showed as they carried a 57-8 lead into the fourth quarter.
The Bobcats' offense roared to a 35-8 lead over the Lakers at the intermission.
The Bobcats moved in front of the Lakers 14-8 to begin the second quarter.
Apple Creek Waynedale denies Lewistown Indian Lake's challenge 33-21
Apple Creek Waynedale handed Lewistown Indian Lake a tough 33-21 loss during this Ohio football game.
The third quarter gave the Golden Bears a 26-7 lead over the Lakers.
Apple Creek Waynedale fought to a 20-0 halftime margin at Lewistown Indian Lake's expense.
Apple Creek Waynedale jumped in front of Lewistown Indian Lake 6-0 to begin the second quarter.
Point of emphasis; Kidron Central Christian allows no goals in stopping Independence 2-0
Dominating defense was the calling card of Kidron Central Christian on Saturday as it blanked Independence 2-0 at Independence High on October 30 in Ohio boys high school soccer action.
Kidron Central Christian put a bow on this victory with a strong final-half kick, outpointing Independence 2-0 in the last stanza.
Offense was nothing but a rumor in the first half, as neither squad scored.
Blank check: Richfield Revere writes off Medina Buckeye 3-0
Gut-tough defense was the order of the day when Richfield Revere stuffed Medina Buckeye 3-0 to the tune of a shutout on October 30 in Ohio boys high school soccer.
Offense was nothing but a rumor in the first half, as neither squad scored.
Boxed in: Independence's defense bottles Canton Central Catholic's attack 3-0
No scoring allowed. That was the mantra Independence followed in overpowering Canton Central Catholic 3-0 during this Ohio girls high school volleyball game.
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