Here are some stars from Saturday night’s regional final playoff games across Ohio.
If you know of a top performance we should include, please let us know in the comments.
Pictured above are Mason Rus and Ramon Lescano (photo by Lowell Spencer), who led Kirtland to its fifth straight state semifinal.
Mason Rus, Kirtland RB
Rus led the Hornets’ methodical run game with 117 yards on 30 carries and two touchdowns in a 38-15 win over South Range.
Ramon Lescano, Kirtland QB
Lescano had 93 yards on 15 carries and completed 4 of 5 passes for 69 yards and a touchdown.
Jordan Vallejo, Carey RB
Vallejo led Carey’s bruising run game with 17 carries for 129 yards and a touchdown in a 31-7 win over Liberty Center.
Carson Bey, Versailles QB
Bey rushed for 126 yards on 13 carries in Versailles’ 28-0 win over Preble Shawnee.
Beau Brungard, New Middletown Springfield QB
Another week, another dominant performance from Brungard, who had 252 rushing yards and four touchdowns in Springfield’s win over Mogadore.
Reece Dellinger, Coldwater QB
Dellinger threw three first-half touchdown passes to pace Coldwater to a 42-0 halftime lead and a running clock the rest of the way against Allen East.
Peyton Otte, Marion Local QB
Otte finished with 148 yards on 11 carries and two touchdowns and also had a 47-yard punt return in Marion Local’s 27-8 win over St. Henry.
Robby Buschur, Marion Local DE
Buschur had three sacks to pace lead Marion Local’s dominant defense against St. Henry.
Jaylen Jennings, Harvest Prep RB
Jennings had 189 yards on 31 carries with touchdown runs of 2 and 40 yards in Harvest Prep’s comeback win over Wheelersburg.
Caleb Kuhlman, Ottawa-Glandorf WR
Kuhlman led Ottawa-Glandorf’s prolific passing attack with five catches for 82 yards in a 31-6 win over Elyria Catholic.