Prep football: Fairfield blasts West as McClain continues strong run

Fairfield’s JuTahn McClain cuts between Lakota West defenders Silas Walters (10) and Ladonnis Griffin (52) during Friday night’s game at Fairfield Stadium. McCain rushed for 140 yards and three touchdowns in the Indians’ 37-3 win. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
Fairfield’s JuTahn McClain cuts between Lakota West defenders Silas Walters (10) and Ladonnis Griffin (52) during Friday night’s game at Fairfield Stadium. McCain rushed for 140 yards and three touchdowns in the Indians’ 37-3 win. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

JuTahn McClain continued his standout running Friday night as Fairfield High School’s football team roared past visiting Lakota West 37-3 in Greater Miami Conference play at Fairfield Stadium.

McClain rushed for 140 yards and three touchdowns on 18 carries for the Indians, who improved to 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the GMC. They are tied with Colerain and Mason for the conference lead.

Raqwon Williams added a scoring run for the winners, and Sawiaha Ellis completed 11-of-16 passes for 212 yards and a 93-yard touchdown to Peyton Brown.

Nicklas Hjort kicked a 26-yard field goal and boomed a 77-yard punt for the Firebirds (1-3, 0-2). Isaac Kolosik intercepted a pass and forced a fumble for West.

Next Friday, the Indians will travel to Lakota East and the Firebirds will be at home against Oak Hills.

Fairfield quarterback Sawiaha Ellis releases the ball as he is pulled down by Lakota West’s Jacob Kieffer during Friday night’s game at Fairfield Stadium. The host Indians rolled to a 37-3 victory. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
Fairfield quarterback Sawiaha Ellis releases the ball as he is pulled down by Lakota West’s Jacob Kieffer during Friday night’s game at Fairfield Stadium. The host Indians rolled to a 37-3 victory. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF