Belfry beats Wayne Co. 3-0 to win title
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Austin Woolum's 35-yard field goal lifted Belfry to a 3-0 win over Wayne County and the Kentucky Class 3A football championship Friday at Western Kentucky University's Houchens Industries L.T. Smith Stadium.
Austin Hatfield ran for 114 yards for the Pirates (13-1), who won their first title since 2004 after finishing as the runner-up the last three years. Wayne County (14-1) made its first appearance in the title game.
Woolum scored after a 13-play drive to open the second half.
Justin Johnson piled up 57 rushing yards and Sani Warren added 41 yards as the Pirates amassed 235 total yards on the ground.
Tyler Guffey completed 12 of 30 passes for 169 yards and two interceptions for Wayne County, and Jason Perkins added five catches for 103 yards.
Austin Hall intercepted Guffey on the final drive to seal the victory for Belfry.
MAYFIELD 42, WILLIAMSBURG 0: Jake Guhy threw two touchdown passes to Deion Jackson, and Stuart Mills rushed for two scores for Mayfield (14-1) in the Class 1A finals.
Mayfield scored 35 first-quarter points in the Cardinals' second consecutive state championship and third state title in five years.
KIRTLAND 44, WAYNE TRACE 16: Adam Hess rushed 177 yards on 22 carries, scored two touchdowns and added a pair of two-point conversions for Kirtland in the Division VI finals at Fawcett Stadium in Canton.
Sam Kukura also did damage Friday for the Hornets (15-0), adding 196 yards and a score as Kirtland earned its second title in three years.
CLINTON-MASSIE 27, CARDINAL MOONEY 21: Clarksville Clinton-Massie rallied in the second half to win the Division IV title for the second consecutive years as snow plows tried to keep Paul Brown Tiger Stadium in Massillon clear.
Brothers Bayle and Chase Wolf rushed for 172 and 91 yards respectively.
LOVELAND 41, CLEVELAND GLENVILLE 23: In a driving snowstorm at Canton Fawcett Stadium, Loveland's defense forced seven turnovers on the way to the Division II championship.
The Tigers (15-0) scored 34 points as a result of the miscues.