By JAMES McKNIGHT
HENRIETTA TWP. – Quarterback Kyle Ransom had seven carries for 131 yards to lead the Firelands Falcons to a 26-3 win over Black River in Lorain County League play Friday.
Ransom also completed 5-of-9 passes for 122 yards and a touchdown as the Falcons improved to 2-0 on the season (2-0 in league play).
Carter Janicek added 100 yards on the ground for Firelands and scored a touchdown in the second quarter, while Weston Strader added two rushing touchdowns.
Joe McKean led Black River (0-2, 0-2) with 66 rushing yards in the loss.
Oak Harbor 30, Vermilion 0
VERMILION – The Sailors (0-2, 0-2) were held scoreless against Sandusky Bay Conference foe Rockets.
Amherst 43, Midview 21
AMHERST – Alden Steele had a 99-yard kickoff return for the touchdown and Tyler Brezina passed for 246 yards to lead the Comets (2-0, 2-0) in Southwestern Conference play.
Brezina threw three touchdowns to Casey Hamrick, Ty Weatherspoon and Giles Little in the win for Amherst.
Ethan Surdock went 19-of-35 passing with 172 yards and two touchdowns for Midview (0-2, 0-2).
Strongsville 21, Elyria 12
ELYRIA – Jaheim Atkinson had 30 carries for 144 yards and two touchdowns as the Pioneers (1-1, 0-1) fell in Greater Cleveland Conference play to the Mustangs (1-0, 1-0).
Strongsville’s Michael Novak returned a 21-yard interception for a touchdown in the first quarter that was the difference-maker in the game.
Brookside 28, Wellington 26
SHEFFIELD – Matthew O’Donnell kicked the game-winning 38-yard field goal with two seconds left to lead the Cardinals (1-1, 1-0) on Senior Night.
Kenny Groboslek had a game-high 139 yards rushing for Brookside and scored two touchdowns.
Jayden Skinner passed for 257 yards for Wellington (1-1, 1-1) in its LCL loss.
Keystone 53, Columbia 28
COLUMBIA STATION – Gideon Lampron rushed for 221 yards as the Wildcats (2-0, 2-0) ran past the Raiders in LCL play.
Keystone quarterback Konner Rodick threw for 298 yards and four touchdowns as the team improve to 2-0 and 2-0 in league play.
Carter Kalamasz led the Raiders (0-2, 0-2) with 409 yards passing, three touchdowns and threw two interceptions.