Week 1 roundup: Aldridge leads Big Blue to win in Crouch’s debut; Middies top Loveland

Semaj Aldridge rushed for 198 yards and two touchdowns Friday night as Hamilton rolled to a 28-9 win at West Clermont in Arvie Crouch’s first game as Big Blue head coach.

Aldridge scored on runs of 75 and 85 yards in the third quarter.

Jaylan Garrett added a rushing TD and Nicholas Lindsay tossed a TD pass to Sir’Charles Riggins.

Garrett had an interception and Wes Fox recovered a fumle for the BIg Blue defense, which limited West Clermont to 146 yards.

Middletown 47, Loveland 33: Lemond Chambers rushed for three touchdowns and Middletown returned to interceptions for touchdowns on its way to a season-opening road win.

Middletown’s Kellen Davis tossed two TD passes -- one to Chandler Shields and one to James Franklin.

The Middies had four interceptions, including a pick-six from Mikell Dorn (23 yards) and Quintin Russell (17 yards).

Badin 34, Clev. Villa Angela-St. Joseph 3: University of Cincinnati recruit Braedyn Moore scored a pair of touchdowns as the Rams opened the season with a road win in Cleveland.

Moore caught a 36-yard TD pass from Alex Ritzie and scored on an 18-yard run.

Carter Russo and Zach Yordy added TD runs and Nick Warner booted two field goals for Badin.

Fenwick 36, Franklin 14: Connor Schmuelling rushed for 145 yards and three TDs and Jude Hooks added 100 yards and a TD on the ground in the Falcons’ road win.

Jordan Vann added a TD run for the Falcons, who rushed for 335 yards.

Monroe 35, Talawanda 16: Elijah Jackson racked up 171 rushing yards with a touchdown and Ryan Miles scrambled for a pair of TDs to lead Monroe.

Cale Leitch threw for 123 yards with a TD for Talawanda.

Centerville 9, Lakota East 6: Eric Davis scored on a 3-yard run with 7:28 to play in the Thunderhawks’ season-opening loss to the visiting Elks.

Emable Wakilongo had a 3-yard TD run and Jackson Courville a 45-yard field goal for Centerville.

OTHER SCORES

Ross 27, Wilmington 7

Milford 42, Edgewood 6

Carlisle 8, Twin Valley South 6

Gamble Montessori 35, New Miami 6

Greeneview 33, Madison 7