High School roundup: Ground game, defense leads East past Middies

Middletown fell to 0-5 overall and 0-2 in the Greater Miami Conference with a 40-3 loss to Lakota East (2-3, 1-1) on Friday night.

Middletown got on the board first on a 37-yard field goal by Cole Smith, but after that it was all Lakota East.

The East defense held Middletown to five first downs and 93 yards in total offense while wracking up 19 first downs and 371 yards of offense.

The Thunderhawks led 7-3 after the first quarter and 20-3 at the break and got scoring runs from five different players.

Alonzo Corbin led the Middies with 61 yards on 12 carries while Tyler Glenn paced the Thunderhawks with 128 yards on 19 carries.

Badin 28, Roger Bacon 14: The Rams ran off 28 straight points to improve to 2-3 overall and 1-1 in the Greater Catholic League CoEd Division.

Badin got touchdown runs from Ben Grawe and Andrew Walsh to get within 14-13 before taking the lead for good late in the second quarter on a 34-yard field goal by Matt Schweinefuss.

Lavassa Martin led the Rams with 104 yards on 16 carries while quarterback Andrew Walsh accounting for 134 total yards of Badin’s 357.

Madison 47, Oakwood 37: An interception by Ryan Friend clinched the win for Madison in a wild game at Oakwood.

The two teams combined for 908 yards of offense and 41 first downs.

Madison, 4-1, took control in the third quarter .

A 27-yard field goal by Logan Alward broke a 17-17 tie in the third before Cameron Svarda scored a pair of touchdowns on the ground and Noah Lehman hauled in a 56-yard strike from Reid Davis as Madison took a 40-30 lead into the fourth quarter.

While Oakwood was getting 378 yards in the air, the Mohawks were grinding out 304 yards on the ground.

Svarda led the Mohawks with 156 yards on 19 carries while Tyler Baumgartner added 108 yards on 15 carries.

Carlisle 49, Northridge 14: The Indians moved above the .500 mark and improved to 2-0 in the Southwestern Buckeye League.

Ridge Reed led the Indians with 149 yards on 12 carries while Zayne Hart added 96 on 11 carries as Carlisle finished with 379 yards on the ground.

Talawanda 45, Little Miami 44: The Braves stopped Little Miami's two-point conversion attempt with 1:35 remaining to get their first win of the year.

The Braves had a balanced attack with quarterback Logan Kamphouse throwing for 233 yards while also leading the Talwanda ground attack with 151 yards on 21 carries.

Brookville 21, Monroe 20: The Hornets missed the game tying extra point and fell to 1-4 overall and 1-1 in the SWBL.

Nick Osterman threw a pair of touchdown passes, the first to tie the game at 14-14, the second which got the Hornets within one.

Mt. Healthy 35, Ross 7: Ross fell to 2-3 overall and 0-2 in the Southwest Ohio Conference with the set back to undefeated Mt. Healthy.