Saturday, August 16, 2014 12:00 AM
DHI Media Staff Report
Crestview’s Justin Overmyer (48) and Seth Moser (53) combine on a tackle as the Knights took on Celina. (DHI Media/John Parent)
Several local high schools were tuning up for the football season on Friday.
began the era of head varsity coach Chris Sommers with a solid two
touchdowns-to-one victory over Bath — playing its second scrimmage — on a
brilliant but cooling Friday at Delphos Stadium Park.
Wildcat varsity got scores from the passing game — a 27-yard toss from
Jace Stockwell to Josh Teman — and another from the run as Dalton Hicks
ran it in from six yards out.
Bath’s lone first-team score was a 30-yard fumble return.
Van Buren, St. John’s — playing its second tuneup — and the host Black
Knights battled to a scoreless draw Friday night in the varsity portion.
made the trek into Mercer County to take on the Bulldogs of Celina in
what was the first of two scrimmages for the Knights during the
preseason. Crestview hosts Van Wert next Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Convoy.
Parkway played host to Bethel at Panther Field in Rockford. The
Panthers are looking to take another step forward under head coach Dan
Cairns as they prep for a week one matchup at Crestview on August 29.
At Spencerville’s Charles Moeller Memorial Field, the host Bearcats tied Shawnee 18-18 in the morning.
Bearcats got three scoring tosses from their varsity, all three from
Mason Nourse: an 11-yarder and 14-yarder to Zach Goecke and a 30-yarder
to Damien Corso.
Shawnee got TD runs of 70 and 20 yards and a 32-yard scoring pass.