Climax-Scotts finishes season undefeated

Climax-Scotts finishes season undefeated

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Climax-Scotts finishes season undefeated

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Kirk Gibson scored three rushing touchdowns and Zach Nabozny had two as the Climax-Scotts High football team chalked up another undefeated regular season by downing host Colon 41-19 on Friday night.

Climax-Scotts — ranked No. 8 in Division 8 — finished the regular slate 9-0 overall and 6-0 in the SCAA and is headed to the playoffs. Colon needed a win Friday to become playoff eligible, but instead finished the campaign at 5-4, 3-3.

Gibson’s TDs came on runs of 39, 2 and 1 yards, and Nabozny had TD bursts of 2 and 8 yards. Also, Alex Lodes scored on a 48-yard run and had 126 yards on the ground for the evening on 15 carries.

Ronnie Moyer had TD runs of 2 and 1 yards and rushed for 91 yards on 23 carries. Ryan Balizet had the Magi’s other rushing TD, a 2-yarder.

Defensively for C-S, Malachi Satterlee had 12 tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery; Gibson had 12 tackles and a fumble recovery; and Sam Eshuis had an interception.

(At) Olivet 49, Delton Kellogg 0: Nick Coolidge ran for four touchdowns and also had a punt return for a score as the host Eagles made the playoffs by earning their sixth win of the season in a KVA regular-season finale.

Olivet is now 6-3, 6-3; Delton Kellogg finishes winless at 0-9, 0-9.

Coolidge finished the night with 212 yards rushing on 10 carries. Scoring the Eagles’ other TDs were Nate Paton and Cash Flower.

Defensively for the Eagles, Scott Cook had 14 tacckles (four for losses), and Donnie Kyre had nine tackles (four for losses).

Marshall 39, (at) Loy Norrix 20: Marshall advances to the playoff as the Redhawks improve to 6-3 win a SMAC East win over Loy Norrix. Tony Wimberly had two touchdowns and 151 rushing to lead Marshall. Tyler Horn also added a score and Danny Welke had two TD passes, one each to Lucas Blanchard and Braden Banfield.

Marshall is back in the playoffs for first time since winning state title in 2009.

(At) Athens 13, Centreville 6: The Indians’ season finished with their first victory with this non-conference triumph.

Athens (1-8) of the Big Eight led 7-6 on a third-quarter, 24-yard TD pass from Austin Monk to Collin Waldron and a Lino Knodler point-after kick. The Indians then iced it with 1:30 remaining in the fourth quarter on a 4-yard Devan Kinney TD run. Kinney finished with 66 yards on 13 carries, and he also had a 53-yard pass reception.

Defensively, Austin Monk had 12 1/2 tackles, and Hayden Bowersocks had 9 1/2.

Bellevue 22, (at) Concord 20: The visiting Broncos finished 4-5 overall with this non-league win as Dalton Huselbus had two 5-yard TD runs. Also for Bellevue against Concord (3-6), Tyler Lane had had 113 yards rushing and a TD and quarterback Zach Webb was 8-for-12 for 189 yards. Defensively, Joe Coltson had eight tackles and an interception.

Union City 38, (at) East Jackson 20: Union City’s Josh Holton ran for 120 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries, while quarterback Brady Johnson threw for three touchdowns and added a touchdown on the ground, . Defensively for the Chargers (6-3), Riger had 11 tackles and an interception and Devon DiGiacomo had nine tackles and an interception.

Litchfield 32, (at) Tekonsha 26: Tekonsha’s Riley Lloyd threw a touchdown and ran for one as the Indians fell to 1-8. Defensively for the Indians (1-8) Jeremy Scherer had 16 tackles and a fumble recovery; Justin Evans had eight tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery returned for a touchdown.

(At) Michigan Center 49, Quincy 8: Quincy’s Jimmy Strock ran for 80 yards and a score. Defensively, Cody Trine had 12 tackles, Bryce McCavit had nine tackles and Tristin Haylett recovered a fumble.

(At) Bronson 22, Bath 18: Bronson’s Hayden Jergens ran for 93 yards and two scores. Also for the Vikings (5-4), Nick Mitchell ran for 85 yards on 12 carries. Jacob Gallup had 18 tackles and Nick Mitchell had 11 stops and an interception.

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