Ursuline scores late to sink Chardon
Chaney lost a non-league game and Fitch was beaten in a Federal League encounter.
CHARDON — Nick McGahagan scored the game-winning touchdown on a 21-yard fumble return with 4:26 left in the fourth quarter as the Irish overcame a 28-20 deficit with 15 points in the final period, upending Chardon 35-28 in a non-league game on Friday.
The Irish (4-1) were behind, 28-20, with six minutes to go when Lamar McQueen’s 21-yard TD run and Allen Jones’ conversion run tied the contest.
McQueen completed nine of 13 passes for 205 and one touchdown, a 30-yarder to Domique Cole.
On the ground, McQueen finished with 94 on 16 carries, while Jones ran 12 times for 64 yards. Jones also had two receptions for 60 yards, while teammate Dale Peterman had four catches for 61 yards.
Chardon’s Kyle Peterson led all rushers with 165 on 22 attempts, while teammate Isiah Charlton added 109 on 15 tries.
Chardon (3-2), a Division II team, outgained Ursuline on the ground, 351-191, although the Irish had a 205-21 advantage in the air.
Chardon was hurt by the loss of two fumbles.
Willoughby South 24,
WILLOUGHBY — Scott Williams and Marqueal Smith each rushed for 75 yards and a touchdown to lead Chaney (0-5), which gave up 28 unanswered points in a non-league game.
Williams’ 38-yard touchdown run opened the scoring and Smith added a 1-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Patrick Nicely threw for 180 yards and a TD for South (1-4).
Massillon Perry 35,
MASSILLON — Sophomore quarterback Jon Ballard completed 19 of 28 passes for 227 yards and a touchdown for Fitch, which fell behind 21-0 at halftime and never recovered in a Federal League game.
Chris Smaldino caught six passes for 83 yards and a touchdown and Jon Stockman added a 4-yard rushing touchdown for the Falcons (1-4, 0-2), who were outgained on the ground 369-77.
Mathew Vick scored twice for the Panthers (4-1, 2-0).
SOUTHINGTON — Eric Ocheltree rushed 12 times for 83 yards and a touchdown, Brent Jackson had two TD runs and Lucas Buckner threw for 72 yards and a touchdown to lead Mathews (5-0, 2-0) to the East Suburban Conference victory.
Jim Rasey had 46 yards rushing for the Wildcats (0-5, 0-2).
RAVENNA — Ravenna (3-2) rushed for 313 yards, 178 of them by Bob Davis, who also scored two touchdowns in the win over Southeast.
The Pirates (2-3) were led by Chad Eatinger, who rushed for 116 yards and scored once.
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STEUBENVILLE — Details of this game were not reported.