CINCINNATI MOELLER 55, MENTOR 52
CANTON -- Gus Ragland ran for five touchdowns and threw for three more to lead Cincinnati Moeller to the Ohio Division I state championship with a 55-52 win over Mentor at Canton's Fawcett Stadium.
The Associated Press' co-Offensive Player of the Year tied the Division I state championship record for rushing touchdowns Saturday as 14-1 Moeller won its second consecutive title and ninth overall. He threw for 273 yards and rushed for 189.
It's the first time a school has won back-to-back championships in Division I since Cincinnati Elder did it in 2002-03 and the third time the Crusaders have done it.
COLDWATER 24, BISHOP HARTLEY 7
MASSILLON -- Quarterback Brody Hoying rushed for 145 yards, scored three touchdowns and came up with a key interception Saturday to lead Coldwater to a 24-7 victory over Columbus Bishop Hartley in the Division V state championship football game.
Hoying, a 5-10, 180-pound junior, scored on runs of nine, three and 32 yards as Coldwater won its fourth state title since 2007 at Paul Brown Tiger Stadium.
Hoying, a cousin of former Ohio State standouts Bobby Hoying and Ross and Adam Homan, scored twice in the span of 2:40 of the fourth quarter as the Cavaliers became the third school to repeat as a state champion this weekend.
MARION LOCAL 33, GLOUSTER TRIMBLE 0
MASSILLON -- Adam Bertke threw for a touchdown and ran for two more scores to lead Maria Stein Marion Local to its third consecutive state title with a 33-0 win over Glouster Trimble in the Ohio Division VII championship.
The Flyers (15-0) became the seventh school in Ohio High School Athletic Association history to win three or more consecutive titles, joining Cincinnati Moeller, Cleveland St. Ignatius, Delphos St. John's, Newark Catholic, Versailles and Youngstown Ursuline.
It was the seventh state title for the Associated Press' top-ranked team. The win over the Tomcats (14-1) extended the Flyers' winning streak to 22 games.
Bertke finished 17-of-28 passing for 216 yards and added 47 yards rushing. Jacy Goettemoeller added 44 yards and two touchdowns on the ground.