SLL: Woodmore topples Genoa


ELMORE - Woodmore rallied in the second half to take a 25-14 victory over Genoa last night.

Alex Wolff had given Genoa

(1-5, 0-3 SLL) a 7-0 lead with a 65-yard run in the second quarter.

The Wildcats (3-3, 2-1)

responded with a six-yard TD run by Curtis Schlea, but the extra-point kick failed. The Comets increased the lead to 14-6 after an 11-yard TD pass from Ryan Gargas to Wolff.

In the third quarter, Cody Smith tallied for Woodmore on a 41-yard run, but a two-point conversion run failed.

The Wildcats grabbed the lead on a 90-yard touchdown pass from Schlea to Josh Zollinger with 4:23 left in the third.

Aaron Wright finished the scoring with a five-yard run in the fourth quarter.

Schlea had 161 yards passing (4 of 12) to Gargas' 110 (7 of 18). Woodmore held the edge in rushing yardage, 163-100. Tom Wojociechowski led the Comets with 82 yards on 19 carries.

Elmwood 14, Lakota 2

BLOOMDALE - Dusty Brown ran 29 times for 132 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Royals.

Brown scored on two and one-yard runs, in the first and fourth quarters, respectively. He also completed 9 of 14 passes for 83 yards. Elmwood (5-1, 3-0) gained 157 yards rushing but had two fumbles and threw two interceptions.

The Raiders (3-3, 1-2) tallied two points in the fourth quarter on a safety when they forced Elmwood punter Ryan Rothenbuhler to run out of the end zone.

Nathan Sattler connected on 13 of 19 passes for 129 yards for Lakota, which fumbled five times.

Lake 45, Gibsonburg 23

Lake's Brandon Rice passed for five touchdowns and the Flyers rolled to a 26-0 halftime lead.

Rice completed TD tosses to Richie Karszewski (9 yards), Tim DeCant (58 and 68) and Greg Hillabrand (8) in the first half and opened the second with a 46-yarder to Derrick Brown.

Lake (1-5, 1-2) later scored on an 80-yard kickoff return by Jason Robinson and a 28-yard pass from Mike Matthews to Andrew Heath.

Tony Egbert passed to Andy Gerbich (14 yards) and Ryan Ackerman (4 yards) for TDs for the Golden Bears (0-6, 0-3), and ran five yards for another.