Olentangy is seeking their first 6-0 start since 2006.
Olentangy is seeking their first 6-0 start since 2006, when they went 8-3 and lost 21-7 to Tiffin Columbian in a Division II, Region 6 first-round playoff game. Andrew Horstman is a rushing threat who has seven touchdowns on the ground, and Christian Brett is his primary target but also is potent on special teams, having recorded a 70-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and added an 81-yard punt return against Big Walnut. Tim Feasel, a sophomore, has two interceptions.
After starting the season 2-0 for the first time since 2007, the Falcons have lost three consecutive games by an average of 29.7 points. Franklin Heights has fallen behind early in each loss, allowing 498 yards against Central Crossing and 440 to New Albany.
•LAST WEEK - Horstman threw a 24-yard touchdown to Brett in the first quarter and ran for a 26-yard score in the second in a game suspended for 14 hours because of lightning. Horstman added a 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth.
The Falcons totaled only 196 yards against New Albany, getting as close as 14-7 early in the second quarter before allowing Alan Watson's 96-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. Ray Spangler scored on a 4-yard run and Sam Reed scored from 3 yards.