Gahanna quarterback Tyler Grassman completed 16 of 21 passes for 169 yards and three touchdowns and also rushed for 173 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries in a 47-13 victory over Groveport.
Gahanna quarterback Tyler Grassman completed 16 of 21 passes for 169 yards and three touchdowns and also rushed for 173 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries in a 47-13 victory over Groveport. The Lions finished 8-2 to advance to the Division I playoffs for the first time since 2007.
In other top performances:
•Justin Jones, Central Crossing: Jones rushed for a career-high 263 yards on 28 carries, including touchdown runs of 17, 58 and 33 yards in a 34-12 victory over Westland.
•Roger Lewis, Pickerington Central: Lewis returned the opening kick 95 yards for a touchdown and later returned a punt 44 yards for another score in a 42-14 victory over Reynoldsburg.
•Joey Longhino, Olentangy Liberty: Longhino passed for 184 yards and a touchdown and rushed for three touchdowns in a 40-35 victory over Westerville South.
•Eric Monfort, Thomas Worthington: Monfort rushed for 151 yards on 26 carries and two touchdowns in a 21-20 victory over Worthington Kilbourne.
•Joshua Perry, Olentangy: Perry rushed for 195 yards and touchdowns of 11, 56 and 1 yard on 17 carries in a 56-21 victory over Westerville North.
•Chris Rhodes, Columbus West: Rhodes completed 20 of 37 passes for 371 yards and five touchdown passes while adding 103 yards on 14 carries in a 44-40 victory over Briggs.
•Oliver Rouch, Grandview: Rouch rushed for 144 yards on 22 carries with one touchdown and had an interception as a defensive back in a 20-17 victory over Liberty Union.
•Brandon Schoen, Olentangy Orange: Schoen ran for 227 yards and scored five touchdowns in a 47-21 victory over Delaware.
•Blake Scipio, Hilliard Bradley: Scipio had 245 yards on 29 carries with three touchdowns in a 29-21 victory over Watkins Memorial.