Prep football roundup: Franklin gaining steam, tops Valley View 31-10

Carlisle’s Dane Flatter (8) hands off to Ryan Neal (20) as Madison’s Levi McMonigle (35) breaks through the line Friday night at Brandenburg Field in Madison Township. The host Mohawks won 54-0. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

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Carlisle’s Dane Flatter (8) hands off to Ryan Neal (20) as Madison’s Levi McMonigle (35) breaks through the line Friday night at Brandenburg Field in Madison Township. The host Mohawks won 54-0. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Gage Johnson and Champ Howard scored two touchdowns apiece Friday night as Franklin High School’s football team rolled to a 31-10 victory over visiting Valley View.

Johnson ran 17 times for 78 yards and his two TDs, while Howard scored on the ground and through the air from Braden Woods, who threw for 122 yards and gained 107 yards on 11 runs.

Cooper Daniels added a 38-yard field goal for Franklin, which improved to 3-4 overall and 2-1 in the Southwestern Buckeye League Southwestern Division. It was the Wildcats’ third win in their last four games.

Cade Cradlebaugh had 13 rushes for 101 yards and a touchdown for the Spartans (3-4, 2-2).

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Northwest 21, Ross 20: Dylan Caldwell tallied a pair of touchdowns and 228 yards on 35 carries for the visiting Rams, who fell to 3-4 overall and 1-3 in the Southwest Ohio Conference.

Dylan Zimmerman also ran for a TD for Ross. Dae’Mon Cherry’s 76-yard scoring run and Melanie Wilzbach’s extra point with 4:56 left were the difference for Northwest (2-5, 1-2).

New Miami 46, Lockland 13: David Cunningham piled up 271 all-purpose yards for the Vikings, who lifted their record to 3-4 overall and 2-0 in the Miami Valley Conference Gray Division. They're tied with Dayton Christian for the Gray lead.

Cunningham had 10 rushes for 79 yards and a touchdown, while Ronnie Bowman contributed a 53-yard scoring run and a 45-yard reception. Dalton Garrett, Bruce Montgomery and Zach Trent recorded nine tackles for loss.

Lockland is 2-5, 1-1.

Winton Woods 21, Edgewood 7: The visiting Cougars got a touchdown run from quarterback Corbin Craft in the first quarter, but didn't score again and suffered their second straight loss.

Elijah Williams paced Edgewood (5-2) with 122 yards on 21 carries. The Warriors improved to 6-1.

Mount Healthy 56, Talawanda 21: Tyler Teeters threw for 185 yards and a touchdown to Luke Richardson for the visiting Braves, who slipped to 2-5 overall and 0-3 in the Southwest Ohio Conference.

Teeters and Tyler Prater had TD runs for Talawanda. Quarterback Michael Crawford ran for three scores and threw a touchdown pass for Mount Healthy (4-3, 2-1), which totaled 410 yards on the ground.

Brookville 21, Monroe 13: Nick Osterman threw two touchdown passes for the host Hornets, who saw their record fall to 1-6 overall and 1-3 in the Southwestern Buckeye League Southwestern Division.

Osterman’s scoring connections covered 79 (to TeJean Rice) and 35 (to Tyler Hendricks) yards. The Blue Devils improved to 6-1, 3-0.

Lebanon 20, Centerville 12: The host Warriors scored 10 points in the last eight minutes to boost their record to 4-3. THe Elks remained winless at 0-7.

Keith Farr and Kyle Short ran for Lebanon touchdowns. Billy Crago kicked field goals of 38 and 43 yards.

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