Dylan Caldwell of Ross takes a run through the mud Friday night during a game against visiting Talawanda at Robinson Field in Ross Township. The host Rams won 18-7. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY KAREN REDEMEIER
Prep football: Ross handles Talawanda to finish with .500 record
ROSS TWP. — Dylan Caldwell and Dylan Zimmerman ran for touchdowns Friday night as Ross High School’s football team finished the 2018 season with an 18-7 win over visiting Talawanda at Robinson Field.
L.J. Neumaier kicked a 28-yard field goal and the hosts added a safety in finishing 5-5 in Kenyon Commins’ second year at the helm. The Rams were 1-9 last season and haven’t had a winning record since 2013.
Tyler Teeters hit Tyler Prater for a 70-yard touchdown on a screen pass for Talawanda (2-8), which ended the campaign on a seven-game losing streak.
Ross ended with a 2-4 record in Southwest Ohio Conference play. The Braves were 0-6.
Andrew Redemeier of Ross recovers a fumble as he’s surrounded by teammates Jack DePrie (55), Jordan Hodge (11) and Will Palmer (41) during Friday night’s game against visiting Talawanda at Robinson Field in Ross Township. On the play for the Braves are Ryan McGuire (61) and Andrew Marcum (75). Ross won 18-7. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY KAREN REDEMEIER