Ottawa-Glandorf ends season with win
Friday, November 01, 2013 7:09 PM
OTTAWA - Ottawa-Glandorf's football team lost three straight games during the midpoint of their season.The Titans overcame that tough stretch of games to close out the season with three straight wins and a winning season. O-G picked up their third straight win Friday evening as they held off Lima Bath 42-28 at Titan Stadium.
The Titans finish the season at 6-4, 5-4 in the WBL. It is ninth straight season O-G has finished with a winning record, although their streak of making the OHSAA playoffs seven straight years came to an end.
The Titans raced out to a 21-0 halftime lead as Logan Rieman hit Colin Laubenthal with a 17 yard scoring pass, Tyler Zender scored on a 16 yard run and Rieman scored on a 45 yard run.
O-G went up 28-0 with 9:29 left in the third quarter as Zach Kuhlman returned an interception 24 yards for a score. With the game seemingly in control, Bath started to mount a comeback against the Titans.
Cameron Jenkins threw touchdown passes of five yards to Colin Gossard and nine yards to Hayden Atkins to trail 28-14 after three quarters.
The Titans answered back with a 20 yard scoring pass from Rieman to Kuhlman for a 35-14 lead. Bath answered back with a five yard pass from Jenkins to Eric Heffner that pulled the Wildcats within 14 points again.
The Titans answered back with a two yard scoring run by Brad Racer before Bath ended the scoring with 3:08 left as Jenkins hit Garrett Metcalf with a nine yard scoring pass. O-G got the ball back and ran out the clock.
Rieman had 93 yards rushing for the Titans on 12 carries and threw for 141 yards and two scores. Zender had 66 yards rushing and Racer 55 yards rushing. Kuhlman caught four passes for 62 yards and Zender two for 29 yards. Laubenthal and Sid Moening both had two catches for the Titans.
Jenkins was 25-of-45 passing for Bath with four touchdowns, but three interceptions.
Gossard caught nine passes for 127 yards and Atkins eight for 74 yards, Heffner had five catches for 39 yards.
O-G outgunned the Wildcats 381-349 for the game.
Zender led the O-G offense with 18 tackles, while Kuhlman had nine tackles, an interception for a score and a pass breakup.