Perry 38, Canton McKinley 28
CANTON – The Panthers scored the final 21 points of Friday night’s game at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium to get past McKinley in the first Federal League game for both teams.
McKinley is 0-4 for the first time since 2007.
The Bulldogs led 28-17 early in the third quarter on Nino Hill’s second touchdown run of the game. Hill, a sophomore, had 177 yards on 21 carries.
Perry responded with a 58-yard touchdown run from second-year quarterback Austin Mattox. He then scored on a 6-yard run with 9:25 left in the fourth quarter to give the Panthers their first lead of the night at 31-28.
Carson Basham then took it from Perry (3-1, 1-0) with a 24-yard touchdown late in the game, sealing Perry’s seventh win in nine attempts against McKinley.
Mattox rushed for 87 yards on seven carries and was 5 of 8 for 59 yards. Basham rushed for 75 yards on 17 carries and caught four passes for another 50 yards.
De’Andre Church and Ryder Hartshorn each added a rushing touchdown for the Panthers, who finished with 309 yards on 64 carries as a team. Senior Ty Boughman kicked a 38-yard field goal and was 5-for-5 on PAT.
McKinley finished with 30 yards of offense off Nino Hill’s run. Junior Keaton Rode completed 3 of 12 passes for 29 yards and an interception by Joel Brown.
Senior Marice Hill returned two punts, both 71 yards, in the first quarter to put McKinley up 14-0.
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North Canton Hoover 34, Louisville 8
NORTH CANTON — Carson Dyrlund rushed for two touchdowns and threw for another as the Vikings beat Louisville at Memorial Stadium.
Dyrlund rushed for touchdowns of 57 and 31 yards in the first quarter, en route to 103 yards on 11 total carries. Louisville (1-3), which turned the ball over five times and lost four of them, trailed 21-0 entering the second quarter.
Dyrlund also completed 11 of 16 passes for 180 yards, a 47-yard touchdown to Zach Braucher and no interceptions. Braucher caught four passes for 67 yards. Mason Ashby had seven receptions for 113 yards for the Vikings (3-1).
Louisville avoided a shutout on Daveion Cruse’s 7-yard TD run with 2:50 remaining in the game. Cruse rushed for 35 yards on eight carries and threw for 112 yards on 10 of 18 passes. Andrew Essik had 67 yards on 13 carries.
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Central Catholic Canton 35, Salem 31
SALEM — Jack Hopkins caught a 23-yard touchdown pass from Jack Talkington with 5:14 remaining in the game to give Central Catholic a quality victory on the road.
Talkington finished with 207 rushing yards on 27 carries for the Crusaders, who tied their record at 2-2. He also completed 13 of 19 passes for 117 yards.
Alex Anderson added two rushing touchdowns for Central. Tommy Buckler also ran for a touchdown on the first play of the fourth quarter.
Quarterback Jack Johnson threw for three touchdowns and rushed for another for Salem, who suffered his first loss of the season.
CVCA 42, South Canton 36 OT
CUYAHOGA FALLS — CVCA defeated visiting Canton South in overtime Friday in the Wildcats’ PAC-7 debut.
The Royals’ Kyle Snider carried the ball 36 times for 241 yards and four touchdowns, including the game-winning 10-yarder in overtime. CVCA rallied from a 36-22 deficit early in the fourth quarter.
South’s Poochie Snyder completed 19 of 39 passes for 315 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions. Xavier Williams, Jordan Fitzgibbon and Tyler Pugh caught TD passes. Williams finished with two receptions for 94 yards. Fitzgibbon had five catches for 84 yards. Tavon Castle caught eight passes for 94 yards.
Orrville 41, Manchester 8
FRANKLIN TWP. — Asaia Smith rushed for two touchdowns as Orrville opened the PAC-7 game with a road win.
Quarterback Sawyer Hamsher threw for a touchdown and ran for a touchdown for the Red Riders.
Caleb Youngman scored Manchester’s only touchdown on a 62-yard run.
Triway 44, Tuslaw 14
SHREVE — Triway quarterback Zack Miller threw six touchdown passes as the host Titans defeated Tuslaw in the first PAC-7 game for both teams. Miller completed 35 of 46 passes for 371 yards with no interceptions.
Riley Gumber and Cale Drown each caught two touchdown passes for Triway (3-1, 1-0). Cooper Barton and Eastern Barnard also caught touchdown passes for the Titans. Barton was the leading receiver for Triway with 92 yards on nine catches.
Quarterback Troy Harbeitner ran for a touchdown for Tuslaw (2-2, 0-1). He rushed 12 times for 83 yards and completed 9 of 17 passes for 75 yards with no interceptions.
Alliance 41, Norwalk 26
ALLIANCE — Alliance won its third straight game with a home win on Friday. No other details were available.
Youngstown Chaney 35, Marlington 10
YOUNG CITY — Matt Jones rushed for 140 yards and two touchdowns as the Cowboys remained undefeated with a win over visiting Marlington.
Jason Amill-Austin rushed eight times for 49 yards and a touchdown for Chaney.
Marlington was limited to just 127 yards of total offense. Beau Himmelheber scored the only touchdown of the night for the Dukes (0-4) on a 1-yard run. Himmelheber led the Dukes in receiving with 72 yards on six catches.
Sand Valley 43, Minerva 13
MINERVA — Sandy Valley defeated Minerva on Friday. No other details were available.
West Branch 35, Ridgewood 14
BELOIT – Dru DeShields threw five touchdown passes as West Branch snapped Ridgewood’s 31-game regular-season winning streak dating back to 2018. DeShields completed 22 of 32 passes for 298 yards with no interceptions. He also rushed for 84 yards on seven carries.
Michael Kanagy caught eight passes for 105 yards and two touchdown passes for West Branch (3-1), who won their third straight game.
Josiah Cahill and Matt Humphrey each ran for a touchdown for Ridgewood (3-1).
East Canton 35, Saint Thomas Aquinas 0
EAST CANTON — Quarterback Brennan Betz threw three touchdown passes and ran for another to lead the Hornets to their first win of the season.
Betz completed 17 of 21 passes for 247 yards with no interceptions. He charged seven times for 78 yards.
Toby Schrader caught touchdown passes totaling 37 and 26 yards from Betz. He finished with four catches for 100 yards.
Jake McCullough had six receptions for 94 yards for East Canton. One was a 16-yard touchdown reception.
St. Thomas Aquinas was limited to 168 yards and 11 first downs by East Canton.
Malvern 41, Tusky Valley 7
MALVERN — Five different Hornets scored touchdowns as they moved to 4-0 on the season with a home win.
Quarterback Jared Witherow ran for two touchdowns and passed for one to Rodney Smith. Witherow had 80 yards on 11 carries and threw for 116 yards and two interceptions on 7-of-12 passes.
Malvern’s KJ Wafler returned a kickoff 86 yards for a score. Charles Motz and Drake Hutchison each added a rushing touchdown for the Hornets.
Tusky Valley committed five turnovers, four of them for fumbles. Cole Clements completed 13 of 21 passes for 159 yards and an interception. He threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Beau Wolf, who had four receptions for 83 yards.
Garaway 35, Carrollton 0
SUGAR CREEK – Quarterback Logan Yoder rushed for three touchdowns and threw another as host Garaway floored Carrollton in a 3-0 tag team battle entering the night. Yoder completed 13 of 18 passes for 267 yards with an interception. He charged seven times for 43 yards.
Carrollton was held to 133 yards of offense. Chase Oehlstrom rushed 21 times for 94 yards to lead Carrollton’s offense.