Junior quarterback J.D. Dayhuff was 17-for-30 passing for 244 yards and four touchdowns, but the Olentangy Orange High School football team came up short at Worthington Kilbourne and lost its season finale 31-28 in overtime Oct. 30.

Junior quarterback J.D. Dayhuff was 17-for-30 passing for 244 yards and four touchdowns, but the Olentangy Orange High School football team came up short at Worthington Kilbourne and lost its season finale 31-28 in overtime Oct. 30.

The Pioneers finished 3-7 overall and 3-4 in the OCC-Capital Division.

Kilbourne improved to 9-1 overall and finished 6-1 in the league. The Wolves play Uniontown Lake at home Saturday, Nov. 7, in the first round of the Division II, Region 5 playoffs.

Dayhuff connected with senior wide receiver Matthew Collins on a second touchdown pass, a 21-yarder with 4 minutes, 8 seconds left in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 28.

The Pioneers were unable to get a first down or score on their overtime possession. Kilbourne got a 32-yard field goal by Josh Stoner in overtime.

Collins caught five passes for 63 yards and two scores, and senior wide receiver Hunter Shepherd had four receptions for 116 yards and two touchdowns.

Sophomore defensive back Jimmy Sensibaugh had 7.5 tackles and senior linebacker Blake Skuratowicz had 5.5 tackles.

Senior running back Tyler Lichter ran for 88 yards on 25 carries to finish the season with 1,053 yards and eight touchdowns on 221 carries.

Dayhuff finished 120-for-193 for 1,425 yards with 11 touchdowns and five interceptions.