Springboro beats Miamisburg in 122-point shootout

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Springboro beats Miamisburg in 122-point shootout

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Springboro QB Cameron Rountree unloads. Centerville defeated visiting Springboro 31-19 in a Week 5 high school football GWOC crossover game on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. MARC PENDLETON / STAFF

Springboro High School quarterback Cameron Rountree ran 50 yards for a touchdown with two minutes left to beat Miamisburg in a 66-56 football game that saw the teams combine for 1300 yards, 122 points and 55 first downs.

Tyler Johnson of Miamisburg caught a 92-yard touchdown from Tate Vongsy to give the Vikings a 28-14 lead in the second quarter, but the scoring was just getting started. Springboro scores twice on two runs and pass from Rountree to Kris Hughes for 65 yards tied the game 35-35 at halftime.

Miamisburg didn’t lead again. The Vikings were within three with 2:58 left in the fourth quarter after Vongsy ran four yards for a touchdown. Fifty-four seconds later, Rountree put the game away with his touchdown run.

Rountree was 9-of-11 for 155 yards and three touchdowns. He also rushed 15 times for 170 yards and another three touchdowns. Payton Standifer had 203 yards rushing two touchdowns while Kris Hughes caught five passes for 124 yards and two touchdowns.

Vongsy finished 22-off-33 for 420 yards and four touchdowns for Miamisburg. TOny Clark and Jon Yerkins each rushed for over 100 yards. Tyler Johnson caught nine passes for 251 yards and three touchdowns. 

Neither team turned the ball over. Springboro combined for 612 yards while Miamisburg had 705. The Panthers averaged 12 yards per rush. 

After losing four of its first five games, Springboro is 3-4 and 1-0 in the GWOC National West. Miamisburg (3-4, 1-0) has lost its fourth in a row after starting the season with three wins. The Vikings have given up an average 45 points in those losses. 

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