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How They Fared (Week 10)

(5-4) Williamsburg vs Clermont NE
(1-7) Gamble Montessori season is completed
(5-4) Clermont NE at Williamsburg
(5-4) Bethel-Tate at Fayetteville
(4-5) Fayetteville vs Bethel-Tate
(3-6) Wilmington vs Clinton-Massie
(5-4) New Richmond vs Goshen
(8-1) Clinton-Massie at Wilmington
(6-3) Goshen at New Richmond
(1-8) Western Brown vs Batavia

Goshen 48 Batavia 0

Goshen 48  Batavia 0 The Bulldogs hit the road on Friday night for a short trip to Goshen.  The (5-3) Warriors were riding a two game winning streak heading into the contest.  
The Warriors jumped out to a 14-0 first quarter lead on two touchdown passes from Jack Webster, each from 24 yards out.  The Dawgs defense held Goshen to just one touchdown in the second quarter - a 31 yard run from Hunter Slusher.  The Warriors took a 21-0 lead into the locker room at halftime.
The third quarter was all Goshen, as they exploded for 20 points to blow the game open.  Goshen added another touchdown to start the fourth quarter.  Webster ended the night with four touchdown passes, and Slusher rushed for two more.   The Bulldogs were shutout for a second consecutive game. 
Final score 48-0.
The Bulldogs fall to 1-8 on the year and travel to the (1-8) Western Brown Broncos next Friday November 1st at 7:00PM in the last game of the season.

How They Fared (Week 9)

(5-4) Williamsburg defeated Bethel-Tate 35-33
(1-7) Gamble Montessori lost to Dohn Community 18-0
(5-4) Clermont NE defeated East Clinton 35-18
(5-4) Bethel-Tate lost to Williamsburg 35-33
(4-5) Fayetteville lost to Blanchester 35-0
(3-6) Wilmington lost to Western Brown 24-21
(5-4) New Richmond lost to Clinton-Massie 45-16
(8-1) Clinton-Massie defeated New Richmond 45-16
(6-3) Goshen defeated Batavia 48-0
(1-8) Western Brown defeated Wilmington 24-21

Clinton Massie 63 Batavia 0

Clinton Massie 63  Batavia 0 The Bulldogs were home for the final time on Friday night for Senior Night.  The #4 AP Division 4 Poll ranked Clinton-Massie Falcons did their best to spoil it.  
The Falcons had their way with the Bulldogs all night on both sides of the ball.  Brendan Lamb ran for three touchdowns to lead the Falcons.  The Falcons jumped to a 21-0 first quarter lead, then added another 35 points in the second quarter to take a 56-0 lead into halftime.
The second half was played under the OHSAA continuous clock.  The Dawgs managed just three first downs on the night.  With the loss, the Bulldogs were mathematically eliminated from the playoffs.
Final score 63-0.
The Bulldogs fall to 1-7 on the year and travel to the (5-3) Goshen Warriors next Friday October 25th at 7:00PM.

How They Fared (Week 8)

(4-4) Williamsburg lost to East Clinton 42-27
(1-6) Gamble Montessori lost to Aiken 38-0
(4-4) Clermont NE defeated Fayetteville 44-6
(5-3) Bethel-Tate lost to Blanchester 30-24
(4-4) Fayetteville lost to Clermont NE 44-6
(3-5) Wilmington lost to New Richmond 27-13
(5-3) New Richmond defeated Wilmington 27-13
(7-1) Clinton-Massie defeated Batavia 63-0
(5-3) Goshen defeated Western Brown 35-21
(0-8) Western Brown lost to Goshen 35-21

New Richmond 50 Batavia 7

New Richmond 50  Batavia 7 The Bulldogs were home on Friday night in the second of three consecutive home games of the 2019 season.  Their opponent the (3-3) New Richmond Lions.  
The defenses of both squads held strong for most of the first quarter.  However, the Lions were able to score first on a two yard run by Jacob Duty to take an early 7-0 lead.  The Lions broke the game open with two big plays.  Kadin Pollard caught a 40 yard pass from Luke Lytle to make it 14-0, then Jacob Duty dashed 58 yards to paydirt to put the Lions up 21-0 at the half. 
New Richmond tacked on two more scores in the 3rd quarter.  Duty ran 45 yards for his third touchdown on the night.  A bobbled snap on the extra point didn't slow down the Lions as Tyler Sininger rushed in the conversion to make it 29-0.  Luke Lytle got in on the scoring with a 5 yard run to put the Lions up 36-0 to end the third quarter.   
The fourth quarter was played under the OHSAA continuous clock, and with the Lions reserves in the game.  Bo Snider ran 19 yards for a touchdown to start the 4th to make it 43-0.  The Dawgs avoided the shutout with a 4 yard pass from Drew Mentzel to Luke Thompson.  Jackson Byrd made the extra point to make it 43-7.  Matthew Abner capped the scoring with a 5 yard run late in the quarter.
Final score 50-7.
The Bulldogs fall to 1-6 on the year and host the (6-1) Clinton Massie Falcons for their final home game of the 2019 season next Friday October 18th at 7:00PM for Senior Night.

How They Fared (Week 7)

(4-3) Williamsburg lost to Blanchester 42-20
(1-5) Gamble Montessori at Western Hills was cancelled
(3-4) Clermont NE lost to Bethel-Tate 34-9
(5-2) Bethel-Tate defeated Clermont NE 34-9
(4-3) Fayetteville lost to East Clinton 20-15
(3-4) Wilmington lost to Goshen 32-20
(4-3) New Richmond defeated Batavia 50-7
(6-1) Clinton-Massie defeated Western Brown 49-0
(4-3) Goshen defeated Wilmington 32-20
(0-7) Western Brown lost to Clinton-Massie 49-0

Wilmington 56 Batavia 7

Wilmington 56  Batavia 7 The Bulldogs returned home on Friday night to start their final three game homestand of the 2019 season.  Their opponent the (2-3) Wilmington Hurricanes.  
The Canes wasted little time getting on the board.  Malik Scott scored his first of four touchdowns on the night with a short 1 yard run.  Rory Bell (a Temple recruit) kicked the extra point, and the Canes were up early 7-0.    Scott dashed 50 yards on the next possession to make it 14-0. 
The second quarter produced a whopping 42 points. Scott slashed 12 yards to paydirt to make it 21-0.  The Dawgs however, came right back just 15 seconds later with Luke Scaggs sprinting 80 yards to put the Bulldogs on the board.  Max Stewart made the extra point, and the lead was trimmed to 21-7.  Scott then raced 40 yards to give the Canes a 28-7 lead with 8:37 left in the half.  From there, Cam Coomer hit Carter Huffman for a 70 yard touchdown pass, then Logan Cook for 19, and Huffman again from 18 yards out to close out the half.  The Canes exploded for 35 points to blow the game open 49-7 at the half.
The second half was played under the OHSAA continuous clock.  The Dawgs held the ball for most of the second half, but the Canes back-up quarterback Cameron McEvoy scored from 1 yard out to close the scoring.
Final score 56-7.
The Bulldogs fall to 1-5 on the year and the schedule doesn't get any easier with the (3-3) New Richmond Lions coming to Holman Stadium next Friday October 11th at 7:00PM for Military Appreciation Night.

How They Fared (Week 6)

(4-2) Williamsburg defeated Fayetteville 37-19
(1-5) Gamble Montessori lost to Woodward 24-0
(3-3) Clermont NE lost to Blanchester 19-7
(4-2) Bethel-Tate defeated East Clinton 40-7
(4-2) Fayetteville lost to Williamsburg 37-19
(3-3) Wilmington defeated Batavia 56-7
(3-3) New Richmond defeated Western Brown 35-3
(5-1) Clinton-Massie defeated Goshen 35-7
(3-3) Goshen lost to Clinton-Massie 35-7
(0-6) Western Brown lost to New Richmond 35-3

Fayetteville 42 Batavia 21

Fayetteville 42 Batavia 21 The Bulldogs hit the road to Fayetteville on Friday night.  The Rockets sported a 3-1 record and it was "Mumkin" night.  
The Dawgs were their own worst enemy on this muggy night.  They committed a season high 5 turnovers, three in the first quarter.  The Rockets took advantage of the turnovers scoring 21 points off those five turnovers.
The Rockets' Levi Widerhold accounted for three touchdowns (2 passing and 1 rushing), and Hunter Jester added two more.
The Bulldogs closed the half with two touchdowns in a span of 7 seconds.  Daniel Hellmann got the Dawgs on the board with a 9 yard run.  After a fumbled kickoff, Drew Mentzel hit Alex Byrd for a 22 yard touchdown pass to tie the score at halftime 14-14.
After giving up two touchdowns to start the third quarter, the Bulldogs trimmed the lead to 28-21 with another Hellmann run - this one from 7 yards out.   The Dawgs would be kept off the board the rest of the night. 
The Rockets added two more touchdowns in the fourth quarter to close the scoring.
Final score 42-21.
The Bulldogs fall to 1-4 on the year and will return home for their next three games.  The homestand starts with (2-3) Wilmington at 7:00PM on Friday October 4th.  

How They Fared (Week 5)

(3-2) Williamsburg lost to Dayton Christian 34-7
(1-4) Gamble Montessori lost to Hillcrest Academy 46-0
(3-2) Clermont NE defeated Hillsboro 40-14
(3-2) Bethel-Tate lost to Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy 28-14
(4-1) Fayetteville defeated Batavia 42-21
(2-3) Wilmington defeated Washington Court House 31-15
(2-3) New Richmond defeated Norwood 56-14
(4-1) Clinton-Massie defeated Columbus Bishop Hartley 24-14
(3-2) Goshen defeated Blanchester 37-0
(0-5) Western Brown lost to Miami Trace 35-21

Bethel-Tate 41 Batavia 0

Bethel-Tate 41  Batavia 0 The Bulldogs returned home for a Division 4 Region 16 contest against Bethel-Tate on Homecoming Night.  
The Dawgs struggled all night moving the ball.  They were held to a season low of 20 yards rushing and 74 total yards.  The Tiger defense was stifling.
The Tigers high-powered spread offense proved to be lethal all night.  Quarterback Alex Manz threw for two touchdowns and rushed for three more as the Tigers had their way with the Bulldog defense.
Final score 41-0.
The Bulldogs fall to 1-3 on the year and will travel to Fayetteville next week for a 7:00PM game on Friday September 27th.  
The JV squad was also shut-out by Bethel 30-0.  They will be back in action on Saturday October 5th when they travel to Wilmington at 10:00AM for their next game.

How They Fared (Week 4)

(3-1) Williamsburg lost to Hillsboro 14-9
(1-3) Gamble Montessori lost to Shroder 26-0
(2-2) Clermont NE lost to Cincinnati Summit Country Day 27-24
(3-1) Bethel-Tate defeated Batavia 41-0
(3-1) Fayetteville defeated Notre Dame 31-14
(1-3) Wilmington lost to Minford 31-27
(1-3) New Richmond lost to Talawanda 29-6
(3-1) Clinton-Massie defeated Blanchester 38-3
(2-2) Goshen defeated Norwood 50-7 
(0-4) Western Brown lost to Jackson 56-21

CNE 63 Batavia 14

CNE 63 Batavia 14
The Bulldogs hit the road for the first time in the young 2019 season on Friday night with a short trip to CNE.   
The Dawgs wasted little time getting on the board first.  On their third play of the game, Luke Scaggs hauled in a 72 yard pass from Drew Mentzel to give the Bulldogs a 7-0 lead.  From the onset, this was going to be a physical game.  The remainder of the quarter was scoreless.
CNE exploded in the second quarter taking advantage of some Bulldog mistakes.  Two touchdown runs by Cole Joslin put the Rockets ahead 13-7.   Hunter Vires returned an interception 29 yards for another score and the Rockets were up 20-7.  
The Dawgs came barking back with a 9 yard pass to Alex Byrd to cut the lead to 20-14 with just over one minute left in the half.  Then, Mother Nature stepped in once again.  After a 45 minute weather delay, the teams resumed play, and it was all Rockets.
Cole Joslin added 3 more touchdowns in the third quarter and David Pride hauled in a 76 yard touchdown pass to cap the third quarter scoring.  At the end of the third the Rockets held a 48-14 lead.
The fourth quarter saw the Rockets continue to pour it on, scoring two more touchdowns.  In an interesting decision, up 61-14, the Rockets went for two with 1:32 left in the game to cap the scoring.  Final score 63-14.
The Bulldogs fall to 1-2 on the year and will return to Holman Stadium next week as they host Bethel-Tate for a 7:00PM Homecoming game on Friday September 20th.  
The JV game against Williamsburg was cancelled.  They will travel to Bethel on Saturday September 20th at 10:00AM for their next game.

How They Fared (Week 3)

(3-0) Williamsburg defeated Riverview East Academy 43-6
(1-2) Gamble Montessori defeated Clark Montessori 29-0
(2-1) Clermont NE defeated Batavia 63-14
(2-1) Bethel-Tate defeated Scott (Ky) 38-33
(2-1) Fayetteville lost to New Miami 39-0
(1-2) Wilmington lost to Butler 57-29
(1-2) New Richmond defeated Monroe 28-21
(2-1) Clinton-Massie defeated Bishop Fenwick 28-21
(1-2) Goshen lost to Little Miami 33-24 
(0-3) Western Brown lost to Ross 34-7

Batavia 20 Gamble Montessori 0

Batavia 20 Gamble Montessori 0
The Bulldogs were back in action on the first Friday of September, and unexpectedly playing Gamble in Holman Stadium.  The game was originally scheduled for Stargel Stadium, however it is still under construction thus the move to Holman. 
The Dawgs didn't seem to let last week's loss affect them as they jumped out to a 7-0 lead on their second drive of the game.  Alex Jones scampered 16 yards to give the Bulldogs a 7-0 lead.   The Gators would attempt to respond, however they kept hurting themselves with penalties.  The Gators would end up committing 19 penalties in the game compared to the Bulldogs number of zero.
The second quarter was scoreless.  The Bulldogs attempt at a 30 yard field goal was unsuccessful.
The third quarter saw the Bulldogs take their first possesion of the half and score on a 15 yard run by Blake Casey.  The drive took 49 seconds.  The extra point was blocked, so at the end of three the Dawgs led 13-0.
The Gators continued to dominate time of posession as the fourth quarter began, however they had difficuly sustaining drives.  After a 4th down stop, the Bulldogs took over at the Gators 43 yard line.  Luke Scaggs ended the scoring on the night with a 43 yard run around the right side of the line.   
The Bulldogs improved to 1-1 on the year and will hit the road next week as they travel to CNE for a 7:00PM game on Friday September 13th.  
The JV team had the week off.  They will host Williamsburg on Saturday September 14th at 10:00AM.

How They Fared (Week 2)

(2-0) Williamsburg defeated St. Bernard 28-8
(0-2) Gamble Montessori lost to Batavia 20-0
(1-1) Clermont NE lost to Maderia 33-7
(1-1) Bethel-Tate defeated New Richmond 22-20
(2-0) Fayetteville defeated Jefferson Township 27-6
(1-1) Wilmington defeated Miami Trace 35-14
(0-2) New Richmond lost to Bethel-Tate 22-20
(1-1) Clinton-Massie lost to Avon Lake 24-23
(1-1) Goshen defeated Hillsboro 28-7 
(0-2) Western Brown lost to Little Miami 41-6

Williamsburg 14 Batavia 13 (OT)

Williamsburg 14  Batavia 13 (OT)
Friday Night Lights were finally back in Holman Stadium on August 30th.  Mother Nature did her best to delay the start, however after a long weather delay "The Game" started just after 7:30PM.   Holman Stadium's off-season makeover was unveiled to a packed house of over 7,000 fans.  
The two arch-rivals got off to a sluggish start.  The first half saw the two teams battle back and forth with no scoring.  
The third quarter saw the Dawgs drive down to the Burg 3, only to be stopped on a 4th down conversion.  Burg also drove down to the Bulldog 5, but the defense held and after three quarters, the game was still scoreless.
The fourth quarter began with the Dawgs intercepting a Wildcat pass at their own 41.  The offense drove 59 yards in just under 8 minutes to finally break the tie on a 7 yard run by Luke Scaggs.  The extra point was good and with just over 4 minutes left, the Dawgs led 7-0.  The Wildcats were not rattled however.  The ensuing kickoff was returned all the way to the Batavia 12.  Two minutes later the game was tied at 7 as the Wildcats converted a 4th and goal from the 4 yard line.  
On the Bulldogs next possession, they were stopped at their own 40.  A bad snap on the punt gave the Wildcats the ball at the Batavia 18 with just over one minute left.  The next play resulted in a Wildcat fumble and the Dawgs recovered.    On to overtime the game went.  
The Bulldogs got the ball first in the overtime period, and Luke Scaggs scored his second touchdown of the night with a 20 yard run on the first play of overtime.  A high snap on the extra point, resulted in the try being blocked.  The Dawgs were up 13-7, as the Wildcats got their turn in the overtime period.    Five plays later, the Wildcats were in the end zone.  Their extra point was good for the 14-13 win.
The Bulldogs fall to 0-1 on the young season, and will host Gamble Montessori next Friday at Holman Stadium.  This game was moved back home from Stargel Stadium.
The JV squad got some revenge on Saturday morning with a 24-12 victory over the Wildcats.   The JV squad returns to action on Saturday September 14th at home against CNE. 
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How They Fared (Week 1)

(1-0) Williamsburg defeated Batavia 14-13 
(0-1) Gamble Montessori lost to New Miami 32-6
(1-0) Clermont NE defeated Clark Montessori 35-0 
(0-1) Bethel-Tate lost to Bellbrook 14-2
(1-0) Fayetteville defeated Manchester 39-10
(0-1) Wilmington lost to Valley View 41-7
(0-1) New Richmond lost to Indian Hill 48-21 
(1-0) Clinton-Massie defeated East Clinton 59-0
(0-1) Goshen lost to McNicholas 6-0 
(0-1) Western Brown lost to Hillsboro 16-14  

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