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Ada looks to remain unbeaten when it travels to Bluffton for a Northwest Conference battle on Friday.
The Bulldogs (4-0) enter the game on the heels of a 49-0 win over Upper Scioto Valley last week, in which they scored 28 points in the first quarter and were never challenged.
Ada accumulated 522 yards of offense, including 276 through the air.
Quarterback Mason Acheson was 13 of 21 for 252 yards with three touchdown passes, while Kellen Decker added 21 rushes for 170 yards.
Jacob Ansley led Ada receivers with 5 receptions for 103 yards. Ansley, Decker and Matthew Wilcox all had receiving touchdowns, while Decker added a rushing score and Wilcox returned an interception for six points.
Through four weeks, Acheson has completed 55 of 84 passes for 1,128 yards with 14 touchdowns and 3 interceptions.
Decker has 74 carries for 600 yards and 8 scores.
Ansley leads Ada receivers with 16 catches for 301 yards and 4 scores. Wilcox has added 15 receptions for 291 yards and 4 touchdowns and Micah Roberson has 14 grabs for 275 yards and 3 touchdowns.
Ansley leads the Ada defense with 12.8 stops per game.
Bluffton (2-2) defeated Crestline 25-22 in week four. In that contest Robbie Stratton had 14 carries for 79 yards and scored all three touchdowns for the Pirates. Running back Zach Wilson added 14 carries for 74 yards.
Crestview had 292 yards of offense against the Pirates.
Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.
Hardin Northern (0-4) at Pandora-Gilboa (1-3)
Hardin Northern, which suffered a 61-0 loss to McComb last Friday, has scored just 6 points in the first four weeks.
The Polar Bears rank 10th in the BVC in both offense and defense averaging 77.8 yards per game offensively (57 per game on the ground), while allowing opponents to gain 433.3.
Against the unbeaten Panthers last week, Hardin Northern accumulated just 51 yards of offense led by Brock Spearman’s 12 rushes for 37 yards.
They have lost a league-high 11 fumbles this season. The Polar Bears have also been penalized the least, being flagged just six times for 50 yards.
Running back Colton Spearman has 198 yards and a touchdown on 68 carries to lead the Polar Bears offensively.
Hayden Bradley, Jacob Gossard and Ethon Flowers have all intercepted passes for the Polar Bear defense.
Pandora-Gilboa was a 34-13 loser to Arlington last Friday.
Pandora has also struggled this season on both sides of the ball, ranking eighth offensively and defensively.
P-G, which is averaging 12.8 points per game, is averaging 183 yards per game (79 via the rush).
Rocket quarterback Seth Schmenk has completed 39 of 75 passes for 409 yards with six interceptions. Abram Basinger has 17 catches for 152 yards.
Schmenk threw for 125 yards with a touchdown pass to Basinger last Friday. The P-G signal caller also had a one-yard rushing touchdown.
Brandon Doyle leads the Rockets on the ground with 12 carriers for 134 yards with 3 touchdowns.
Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
Riverdale (2-2) at Colonel Crawford (4-0)
Riverdale looks for its second straight win and has a chance to go above the .500 mark at the halfway point of the season if it can get a win over unbeaten Colonel Crawford on Friday night.
Riverdale defeated Lucas 28-14 last week to even its record at 2-2. Falcon quarterback Dillon Farrow completed 9 of 13 passes for 120 yards with two touchdown passes.
Seth Knoll had six receptions for 76 yards and two touchdowns and added 12 carries for 68 yards.
Falcon sophomore Josh Bushong had 20 carries for 97 yards with a pair of touchdowns.
Through four weeks, Bushong leads the Falcons with 55 carries for 239 yards with 5 touchdowns. Knoll has added 20 rushes for 204 yards.
Knoll leads the NCC with 52.5 points per game.
The Falcons are averaging 238 yards per game, with 161 of that being on the ground. They are allowing 320 yards per contest (218 rushing yards).
Colonel Crawford was a 54-20 winner over Crestline last week.
The Eagles lead the NCC in offense with 454.5 yards per game, while they allow 289.3 yards.
Quarterback Nate Klingenberger has completed 58 of 94 passes for 949 yards with 9 touchdowns and an interception.
Spencer Tackett leads the Eagles with 55 carries for 500 yards with 8 touchdowns.
Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
Tippecanoe (4-0) at Ben Logan (1-3)
Ben Logan will look to try and turn its season around when it hosts Tippecanoe in a Central Buckeye Conference cross divisional game on Friday night.
The Raiders will have a tough task, however, as the unbeaten Red Devils have shown proficiency on both sides of the ball outscoring opponents 191-14 through four weeks.
Ben Logan was defeated by Bellefontaine 48-14 last Friday. It was the third straight week the Raiders have allowed 48 points or more.
The Raiders were able to move the ball against the Chieftains, gaining 332 yards on the ground as Jeremy Brisson has 31 rushes for 196 yards with a touchdown. Keelyn Zell added 12 carries for 49 yards and a touchdown.
The Raiders gave up 380 yards though, with 205 of those coming through the air.
For the season, Ben Logan is averaging 380 yards per game with 353 on the ground. Brisson has picked up 607 yards and scored 8 touchdowns on 98 carries. Keelyn Zell had added 322 yards on 38 rushes with 4 touchdowns.
Tippecanoe enters the game averaging 435 yards of offense, while giving up just 131 yards per game.
The Red Devils are led by running back Jacob Hall and quarterback Ben Hughes. Hall has 511 yards and 12 touchdowns on 68 rushes, while Johnson has added 425 yards and 5 touchdowns on 37 carries.
Hughes has completed 20 of 29 passes for 262 yards with two touchdowns and an interception.
In a 47-7 win over Indian Lake last week, Hall had 75 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns on 18 attempts. Johnson and Hughes added rushing touchdowns. Indian Lake had 195 yards of offense.
Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.