Central Ohio high school football scores for Week 7; Columbus area Week 8 schedule

The Ohio high school football season is approaching the end as Week 7 football action began Thursday night. The race for the playoffs is well underway as teams jockey for position.

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Friday's Central Ohio high school football scores

City League

  • Centennial 16, Mifflin 0

Ohio Capital Conference

  • Marysville 49, Dublin Jerome 28

  • Pickerington North 56, Westland 0

  • Dublin Coffman 35, Olentangy Orange 7

  • Big Walnut 35, Worthington Kilbourne 12

  • Westerville South 27, Delaware 7

  • Olentangy Berlin 31, Hilliard Darby 28

  • Grove City 24, Westerville Central 10

  • Lancaster 17, Groveport 7

  • Olentangy Liberty 28, Upper Arlington 27, OT

  • Gahanna 38, New Albany 24

  • Thomas Worthington 44, Olentangy 23

  • Pickerington Central 35, Central Crossing 0

  • Canal Winchester 24, Westerville North 0

  • Dublin Scioto 42, Franklin Heights 14

  • Hilliard Davidson 14, Hilliard Bradley 7

  • Reynoldsburg 13, Newark 7

Mid-State League

  • Harvest Prep 40, Bexley 3

  • Buckeye Valley 23, Grandview 6

  • Hamilton Township 44, Amanda-Clearcreek 14

  • Bloom-Carroll 42, Fairfield Union 0

  • Teays Valley 28, Circleville 0

  • Logan Elm 34, Liberty Union 14

  • Miller 24, Grove City Christian 21

  • Rosecrans 42, Fisher Catholic 14

  • Worthington Christian 43, Fairfield Christian 13

Licking County League

  • Watkins Memorial 30, Licking Valley 13

  • Licking Heights 64, Zanesville 13

  • Heath 40, Utica 0

  • Newark Catholic 42, Johnstown 14

  • Northridge 34, Lakewood 20

KMAC

  • Danville 28, Cardington 20

  • Northmor 36, East Knox 23

  • Centerburg 28, Mount Gilead 14

  • Loudonville 38, Fredericktown 35

Area nonleague

  • KIPP 52, Whetstone 13

  • Watterson 25, Granville 24

  • Logan 21, St. Charles 20

  • DeSales 23, Dover 16, 3OT

  • Ready 33, Whitehall 8

  • Fort Loramie 21, Columbus Academy 14

  • Morgantown (W.Va.) Trinity Christian 48, Millersport 8

  • Tiffin Calvert 40, Berne Union 7

  • West Liberty-Salem 13, West Jefferson 6

  • Jonathan Alder 49, Kenton Ridge 16

  • North Union 48, Benjamin Logan 14

  • Tecumseh 6, London 3

  • Greeneview 55, Madison Plains 21

  • Triad 40, Fairbanks 6

  • River Valley 48, Marion Harding 11

  • Clear Fork 56, Pleasant 21

  • Highland 44, Shelby 20

  • Elgin 28, Ridgedale 14

  • Adena 34, Westfall 20

  • Wooster 48, Mount Vernon 0

SUMMARIES, ROUNDUP

Dublin Coffman 35, Olentangy Orange 7

OO 0 0 7 0 - 7

DC 7 7 7 14 - 35

DC: White 10 run (Schramm kick). DC: Dougherty 14 pass from Hart (Schramm kick). OO: Calip 4 run (Musgrove kick). DC: Cox 9 run (Schramm kick). DC: Cox 7 run (Schramm kick). DC: Sopko recovered blocked punt in end zone (Scramm kick).

Lancaster 17, Groveport 7

GP 0 7 0 0 - 7

LANC 14 0 0 3 - 17

LANC: Dickerson 1 run (Thomas kick). LANC: Dickerson 37 run (Thomas). GP: Britford 1 run (Morgan kick). LANC: FG Thomas 21.

Lancaster got two first-quarter touchdowns by Cole Dickerson and the Golden Gales held on to beat visiting Groveport in an OCC Buckeye game. Dickerson accounted for 179 of Lancaster's 200 total yards.

Pickerington North 56, Westland 0

WL 0 0 0 0 - 0

PN 35 14 0 7 - 56

PN: Green 1 run (Ermlich kick). PN: Green 5 run (Ermlich kick). PN: Louis 19 pass from O'Connell (Ermlich kick). PN: Taylor 16 run (Ermlich kick). PN: Green 45 run (Ermlich kick). PN: Taylor 84 run (Ermlich kick). PN: Green 1 run (Ermlich kick). PN: Banks 63 run (Ermlich kick).

Host Pickerington North had two running backs go for 100+ yards (Gerald Banks 138, Michael Taylor 119) and took advantage of eight Westland turnovers in a blowout OCC Ohio victory.

Olentangy Berlin 31, Hilliard Darby 28

OB 7 0 14 10 - 31

HD 7 7 7 7 - 28

HD: Kean 2 run (Crockett kick). OB: Gavin 11 pass from Brewster (Conrad kick). HD: Marsh 1 run (Crockett kick). OB: Brewster 4 run (Conrad kick). HD: Horvath 59 pass from Kean (Crockett kick). OB: Beaumier 4 pass from Brewster (Conrad kick). HD: Quimba 4 run (Crockett kick). OB: Brewster 2 run (Conrad kick). OB: FG Conrad 39.

Spencer Conrad's 39-yard field goal as time expired lifted visiting Olentangy Berlin over Hilliard Darby in an OCC Cardinal matchup. The Bears got four total touchdowns - two rushing and two passing - from Harrison Brewster.

Olentangy Liberty 28, Upper Arlington 27

OLIB 0 7 0 14 7 - 28

UA 7 7 7 0 6 - 27

UA: Stutz 9 run (Milliken kick). UA: Stutz 7 pass from Hayek (Milliken kick). OLIB: Okuley 21 pass from Leonard (Archibald kick). UA: McClellan 3 run (Milliken kick). OLIB: Roberts 21 pass from Leonard (Archibald kick). OLIB: Okuley 3 pass from Leonard (Archibald kick). OLIB: Struck 20 run (Archibald kick). UA: Prati 11 pass from Hayek.

Andrew Leonard threw for 187 yards and three touchdowns and Jake Struck rushed 18 times for 133 yards and the game-winning touchdown in overtime as Olentangy Liberty nipped host Upper Arlington in an OCC Central game.

Big Walnut 35, Worthington Kilbourne 12

WK 0 6 0 6 - 12

BW 7 7 14 7 - 35

BW: Severs 2 run (Gladden kick). WK: Biglin 2 run (kick blocked. BW: Severs 20 pass from Nier (Gladden kick). BW: Severs 90 run (Gladden kick). BW: Gladden 12 pass from Nier (Gladden kick). BW: Wark 6 run (Gladden kick). WK: Zinn 8 run (kick failed).

Nate Severs ran for 293 yards on only 18 carries as Big Walnut steamrolled visiting Worthington Kilbourne in an OCC Capital contest.

Grove City 24, Westerville Central 10

WC 3 7 0 0 - 10

GC 0 10 7 7 - 24

WC: FG Hronek 27. GC: Reber 9 pass from Papas (Kline kick). GC: FG Kline 19. WC: Gwinn 1 run (Hronek kick). GC: Papas 1 run (Kline kick). GC: Mills 37 run (Kline kick).

Reynoldsburg 13, Newark 7

NEW 0 7 0 0 - 7

REY 0 3 0 6 - 13

REY: Smith 8 run (Phillips kick). NEW: Davie 3 run (Reischman kick). REY: Martin 17 run (kick failed).

Quarterback Troy Martin's 17-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter lifted host Reynoldsburg over Newark in an OCC Buckeye game.

DeSales 23, Dover 16

DES 0 6 0 7 10 - 23

DOV 6 0 0 7 3 - 16

DOV: Barton 59 run (kick blocked). DES: Pekarcik interception return (kick blocked). DES: Caruso 1 run (Bangert kick). DOV: Wallick 11 pass from Hamm (Lane kick). DOV: FG Lane 26. DES: FG Bangert 20. DES: Caruso 6 run (Bangert kick).

Gabe Caruso rushed for 119 yards and two touchdowns, including the game-winner in the third overtime, as visiting DeSales outlasted Dover in a nonleague game.

Logan Elm 34, Liberty Union 14

LU 7 0 7 0 - 14

LE 14 13 7 0 - 34

LE: Reid 21 run (Elswick kick). LE: Baker 44 pass from Walters (Elswick kick). LU: Shook 45 pass (Piccirillo kick). LE: Summers interception return (Elswick kick). LE: Baker 22 pass from Walters (kick blocked). LE: Baker 16 pass from Walters (Elswick kick). LU: Carroll 9 run (Piccirillo kick).

Watkins Memorial 30, Licking Valley 13

WM 14 0 9 7 - 30

LV 0 7 0 6 - 13

WM: Lee 73 pass from Carney (Katz kick). WM: Carney 2 run (Wise kick). LV: Rodgers 4 run (Wheeler kick). WM: Safety. WM: Lee 36 pass from Carney (Katz kick). LV: Stainaker 35 pass from Rodgers (pass failed). WM: Carney 37 run (Wise kick).

Northmor 36, East Knox 23

NOR 8 7 14 7 - 36

EK 11 0 0 12 - 23

EK: Davis 68 pass from Delaughter (Lester pass from Steinmetz). EK: FG Jenson 26. NOR: Stoney 18 pass from Bower (Schnuerer run). NOR: Fulk 34 pass from Bower (Schnuerer kick). NOR: Fulk 17 pass from Bower (Schnuerer kick). NOR: Landin 10 pass from Bower (Schnuerer kick). EK: Delaughter 1 run (pass failed). NOR: Fulk 65 pass from Bower (Schnuerer kick). EK: Davis 7 pass from Lester (pass failed).

West Liberty-Salem 13, West Jefferson 7

WJ 7 0 0 0 - 7

WLS 7 6 0 0 - 13

WLS: Jones 7 pass from Hostetler (Yoder kick). WJ: Hostetler 5 run (Ryan kick). WLS: Jones 63 pass from Hostetler (kicked failed).

Thursday's Central Ohio high school football scores

City League

  • Beechcroft 14, Linden 6

  • Briggs 34, Eastmoor Academy 28, OT

  • Marion-Franklin 18, Walnut Ridge 0

  • East 18, Northland 6

  • Africentric 54, West 16

  • Independence 30, South 14

More Ohio high school football scores from Week 7

Around Ohio

Ada 33, Spencerville 28

Akr. Coventry 38, Ravenna 16

Akr. East 56, Akr. Firestone 12

Akr. Hoban 42, St. Francis, N.Y. 15

Akr. Ellet 42, Akr. North 6

Alliance 47, Carrollton 14

Andover Pymatuning Valley 60, Windham 12

Ansonia 44, New Paris National Trail 17

Antwerp 28, Haviland Wayne Trace 6

Arcadia 21, Cory-Rawson 14

Archbold 41, Metamora Evergreen 0

Ashland Crestview 37, Greenwich S. Cent. 7

Attica Seneca E. 38, Bucyrus 17

Aurora 56, Kent Roosevelt 13

Austintown Fitch 35, Strongsville 3

Avon 63, Olmsted Falls 42

Avon Lake 55, Amherst Steele 14

Bainbridge Paint Valley 38, Huntington 26

Barberton 55, Copley 7

Barnesville 62, Toronto 0

Beloit W. Branch 53, Alliance Marlington 16

Berea-Midpark 38, Grafton Midview 21

Bethel-Tate 18, Batavia Clermont NE 14

Beverly Ft. Frye 44, Point Pleasant, W.Va. 0

Blanchester 50, Williamsburg 32

Bluffton 34, Leipsic 14

Bowerston Conotton Valley 50, Frontier 7

Brooke, W.Va. 14, Marietta 7

Brookfield 34, Newton Falls 0

Brookville 40, Eaton 22

Bucyrus Wynford 35, Buckeye Cent. 15

Caldwell 54, Rayland Buckeye 0

Cambridge 35, Belmont Union Local 33

Camden Preble Shawnee 54, Tri-County N. 13

Can. Cent. Cath. 20, Mentor Lake Cath. 10

Can. McKinley 36, Uniontown Lake 26

Can. South 39, Navarre Fairless 38

Canal Fulton NW 29, Cuyahoga Vall. Chr. 28, OT

Canfield S. Range 55, Niles McKinley 0

Casstown Miami E. 21, Troy Christian 14, OT

Castalia Margaretta 15, Kansas Lakota 9

Cedarville 20, Spring. Cath. Cent. 7

Celina 14, Ottawa-Glandorf 7

Centerville 38, Beavercreek 6

Chillicothe Zane Trace 35, Unioto 31

Cin. Anderson 56, Morrow Little Miami 28

Cin. Clark 56, Lockland 7

Cin. Country Day 44, Hamilton New Miami 6

Cin. Deer Park 26, Cin. Mariemont 23

Cin. Gamble 38, Cin. Hillcrest 14

Cin. Hughes 46, Cin. Woodward 40

Cin. Madeira 48, Cin. Indian Hill 14

Cin. McNicholas 21, Franklin Fenwick 14

Cin. Moeller 42, Cin. Elder 14

Cin. Mt. Healthy 35, Harrison 14

Cin. Princeton 42, Cin. Oak Hills 0

Cin. Summit Country Day 48, Norwood 6

Cin. Taft 41, Cin. Western Hills 0

Cin. Winton Woods 28, Kings Mills Kings 23

Cin. Wyoming 49, Cleves Taylor 0

Cle. Collinwood 8, Cle. Lincoln W. 0

Cle. Glenville 50, Cle. JFK 0

Cle. Hay 21, Cle. John Marshall 18

Coldwater 34, Delphos St. John's 3

Columbia Station Columbia 35, Wellington 7

Columbiana Crestview 22, Leavittsburg LaBrae 7

Columbus Grove 31, Convoy Crestview 6

Coshocton 55, Byesville Meadowbrook 20

Creston Norwayne 48, Waynedale 16

Cuyahoga Hts. 31, Brooklyn 0

Dalton 34, West Salem Northwestern 14

Day. Belmont 28, Day. Thurgood Marshall 14

Day. Chaminade Julienne 45, Day. Carroll 7

DeGraff Riverside 37, Sidney Lehman 14

Defiance 35, Lima Bath 0

Defiance Ayersville 22, Defiance Tinora 6

Delta 70, Swanton 7

Doylestown Chippewa 27, Rittman 14

Dresden Tri-Valley 44, Warsaw River View 14

Edgerton 28, Sherwood Fairview 0

Elyria 42, N. Ridgeville 6

Elyria Cath. 42, Westlake 13

Fairfield 34, Hamilton 13

Findlay 48, Tol. St. Francis 17

Findlay Liberty-Benton 49, Riverdale 14

Galion 46, Ontario 36

Gallipolis Gallia 36, Coal Grove Dawson-Bryant 33

Garrettsville Garfield 56, Campbell Memorial 14

Gates Mills Hawken 35, Burton Berkshire 27

Genoa Area 41, Millbury Lake 0

Germantown Valley View 49, Carlisle 13

Gibsonburg 55, Monroeville 7

Hamilton Badin 42, Kettering Alter 14

Hamilton Ross 28, Oxford Talawanda 0

Hanoverton United 42, E. Palestine 6

Harrod Allen E. 62, Delphos Jefferson 6

Hicksville 34, Paulding 15

Holgate 50, Stryker 14

Hubbard 22, Cortland Lakeview 0

Huber Hts. Wayne 49, Clayton Northmont 14

Hudson 28, Macedonia Nordonia 14

Independence 36, Warrensville Hts. 22

Ironton 49, Ironton Rock Hill 7

Jackson 63, Hillsboro 7

Jeromesville Hillsdale 28, Smithville 21, OT

Kettering Fairmont 10, Miamisburg 7

Kirtland 36, Perry 16

Lakewood 36, Parma 24

Lebanon 35, Cin. West Clermont 28

Liberty Center 49, Bryan 7

Liberty Twp. Lakota E. 21, Cin. Sycamore 0

Lima Cent. Cath. 26, Lucas 23

Linsly, W.Va. 28, Steubenville 27

Lisbon Beaver 65, Cadiz Harrison Cent. 7

Lodi Cloverleaf 42, Peninsula Woodridge 35

Lorain 15, Garfield Hts. 14

Lou. Trinity, Ky. 34, Cin. St. Xavier 7

Louisville 27, Green 23

Loveland 28, Cin. Turpin 6

Lowellville 41, Sebring McKinley 8

Malvern 28, Lore City Buckeye Trail 20

Mansfield Sr. 27, Ashland 20

Mantua Crestwood 37, Wickliffe 7

Maria Stein Marion Local 47, Ft. Recovery 0

Martins Ferry 26, Wintersville Indian Creek 21

Massillon Washington 42, Middletown, Del. 24

Massillon Jackson 38, Can. Glenoak 0

Mayfield 41, Willoughby S. 34

McComb 27, Arlington 20

McGuffey Upper Scioto Valley 28, Hardin Northern 14

Medina Highland 49, Richfield Revere 0

Middlefield Cardinal 34, Orwell Grand Valley 13

Middletown 20, Cin. Colerain 18

Milan Edison 56, Willard 49

Millersburg W. Holmes 48, Lexington 14

Mineral Ridge 42, N. Jackson Jackson-Milton 7

Minster 48, Rockford Parkway 20

Monroe 35, Franklin 0

Mt. Orab Western Brown 50, Clinton-Massie 28

N. Can. Hoover 24, Massillon Perry 14

N. Olmsted 49, Bay Village Bay 7

Napoleon 27, Holland Springfield 6

Nelsonville-York 65, Wellston 6

New Bremen 62, St. Henry 27

New Lexington 40, McConnelsville Morgan 23

New Madison Tri-Village 42, Arcanum 6

New Middletown Spring. 41, Atwater Waterloo 7

New Philadelphia 21, Mansfield Madison 0

New Richmond 41, Batavia 7

Newcomerstown 30, Tuscarawas Cent. Cath. 0

North East, Pa. 14, Conneaut 12

Northwood 41, Montpelier 7

Norton 49, Akr. Springfield 12

Norwalk St. Paul 21, Collins Western Reserve 0

Oak Harbor 29, Huron 28

Oberlin Firelands 38, Lorain Clearview 21

Orrville 45, Massillon Tuslaw 20

Painesville Riverside 49, Eastlake North 7

Pemberville Eastwood 49, Bloomdale Elmwood 48

Perrysburg 38, Whitehouse Anthony Wayne 28

Piketon 40, Southeastern 14

Pioneer N. Central 34, Erie-Mason, Mich. 14

Piqua 56, Greenville 3

Poland Seminary 21, Girard 19

Pomeroy Meigs 48, Athens 22

Port Clinton 41, Vermilion 0

Portsmouth 35, Chesapeake 12

Racine Southern 50, Belpre 0

Reading 55, Cin. Finneytown 13

Richmond Edison 49, E. Liverpool 14

Rocky River 35, Fairview 7

Rossford 63, Elmore Woodmore 7

STVM 35, Youngs. Ursuline 28

Salem 48, Minerva 13

Salineville Southern 48, Leetonia 6

Sandusky 45, Norwalk 7

Sandusky Perkins 21, Bellevue 6

Sarahsville Shenandoah 46, Monroe Cent. 12

Sidney 56, W. Carrollton 26

Solon 28, Brunswick 0

Spring. Greenon 14, S. Charleston SE 12

Spring. NE 42, Mechanicsburg 21

Springfield 56, Springboro 14

St. Bernard Roger Bacon 33, Cin. Hills Christian 14

St. Clairsville 33, Bellaire 14

St. Marys Memorial 55, Kenton 0

St. Paris Graham 44, Spring. NW 12

Struthers 42, Jefferson Area 14

Sugarcreek Garaway 17, Indian Valley 0

Sylvania Northview 24, Bowling Green 21

Tallmadge 61, Cuyahoga Falls 0

Thornville Sheridan 35, Philo 6

Tiffin Columbian 35, Clyde 7

Tipp City Tippecanoe 21, Troy 7

Tol. Cent. Cath. 45, Oregon Clay 7

Tol. Start 46, Tol. Woodward 0

Tol. Whitmer 55, Lima Sr. 6

Tontogany Otsego 49, Fostoria 13

Urbana 41, Lewistown Indian Lake 0

Van Wert 38, Lima Shawnee 14

Versailles 49, Anna 14

Vienna Mathews 35, Fairport Harbor Harding 7

Vincent Warren 20, McArthur Vinton County 13

W. Alexandria Twin Valley S. 62, Dixie 0

W. Chester Lakota W. 37, Mason 7

W. Lafayette Ridgewood 47, Sandy Valley 30

Wapakoneta 21, Elida 7

Warren Harding 24, Youngs. Boardman 21

Warren Howland 3, Youngs. East 0

Warren JFK 33, Rootstown 0

Washington C.H. 39, Greenfield McClain 0

Waterford 47, Crown City S. Gallia 0

Wauseon 38, Hamler Patrick Henry 13

Waverly 60, Lucasville Valley 7

Wheelersburg 56, Oak Hill 7

Willow Wood Symmes Valley 27, Beaver Eastern 21

Wilmington 42, Goshen 7

Wooster Triway 31, Akr. Manchester 8

Xenia 35, Vandalia Butler 20

Youngs. Chaney 33, Painesville Harvey 14

Youngs. Mooney 38, Lyndhurst Brush 7

Youngs. Valley Christian 40, Columbiana 10

Zanesville Maysville 21, John Glenn 16

Zanesville W. Muskingum 35, Crooksville 7

High school football schedule for Week 8

Thursday, Oct. 6

City League

Briggs at Independence; Walnut Ridge at West; South at Eastmoor Academy

Friday, Oct. 7

City League

Northland at Centennial; Mifflin at Beechcroft; Whetstone at East; Africentric at Marion-Franklin

Central Catholic League

DeSales vs. Watterson at Ohio Dominican; Hartley at St. Charles

Ohio Capital Conference

Westland at New Albany; Olentangy Berlin at Dublin Jerome; Olentangy at Hilliard Darby; Dublin Scioto at Delaware; Pickerington Central at Groveport; Pickerington North at Grove City; Gahanna at Westerville Central; Hilliard Bradley at Olentangy Liberty; Newark at Central Crossing; Reynoldsburg at Lancaster; Big Walnut at Westerville North; Upper Arlington at Olentangy Orange; Canal Winchester at Westerville South; Franklin Heights at Worthington Kilbourne; Hilliard Davidson at Dublin Coffman; Thomas Worthington at Marysville

Mid-State League

Columbus Academy at Grandview; Harvest Prep at Whitehall; Hamilton Township at Circleville; Logan Elm at Bloom-Carroll; Fairfield Union at Liberty Union; Teays Valley at Amanda-Clearcreek; Worthington Christian at Berne Union

Licking County League

Granville at Zanesville; Licking Heights at Watkins Memorial; Lakewood at Newark Catholic; Heath at Northridge; Johnstown at Utica

KMAC

Loudonville at Cardington; Centerburg at Danville; Mount Gilead at Northmor; East Knox at Fredericktown

Area nonleague

Linden at Lucas; Ready at Bexley; Logan at Buckeye Valley; Grove City Christian at Millersport; Licking Valley at Lima Central Catholic; West Jefferson at Triad; Jonathan Alder at Bellefontaine; Fairbanks at Mechanicsburg; London at Kenton Ridge; Madison Plains at South Charleston Southeastern; North Union at Graham; Huntington at Westfall; Ontario at Pleasant; Clear Fork at Marion Harding; Galion at Highland; River Valley at Shelby; Ridgemont at Elgin; Mount Vernon at Mansfield Madison; Upper Scioto Valley at Ridgedale

Saturday, Oct. 8

Mid-State League

Miller at Fisher Catholic; Rosecrans at Fairfield Christian

Area nonleague

Columbus Crusaders at Cincinnati Landmark Christian, 7:30 p.m.

This article originally appeared on The Columbus Dispatch: Central Ohio high school football scores for Week 7