Whitmer's Sam Stickels, shown in a game against St. John's, scored a defensive touchdown for the second week in a row in the Panthers' 47-14 win over Lima Senior. THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
Whitmer 47, Lima Senior 14
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LIMA — Two big defensive scores enabled Whitmer (5-0, 2-0) to roll to victory. Sam Stickels started the scoring with a fumble recovery in the end zone for a touchdown, and Pasean Wimberley later added a 52-yard interception return.
Kobe Myers finished with 63 yards on seven carries, including a 42-yard touchdown run.
Adrine Mitchell had both touchdowns for Lima Senior (2-3, 0-2) on runs of 6 and 9 yards. Mitchell was 11 for 26 for 136 yards through the air and had 50 yards rushing on 14 carries.
Fremont Ross 23, St. John’s 20
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Michael Contreras kicked a 24 yard field goal with 7:29 to go to give the Little Giants (3-2, 1-1) the victory.
Hayden Lehmann was 23 of 35 passing for 262 yards and three touchdowns. Roger Burling had five catches for 75 yards and a score. Devyn Jagodzinski caught eight for 74 and a touchdown. Noah Hotz had six receptions including one of 10 yards for a score.
Brady Lichtenberg was 11 of 18 for 162 yards and a touchdown and also rushed for a score for the Titans (2-3, 0-2). Sam Swift had a 27 yard scoring catch. Alex Gayle rushed for 79 yards.