Titans roll by Comets
Saturday, November 10, 2012 3:47 AM
FINDLAY - Genoa's defense allowed opponents an average of 11.5 points a game this season. Ottawa-Glandorf surpassed that on their first two possessions Friday night.
Ottawa-Glandorf's Logan Diemer (12) and Tristan Parker (24) combine for a stop on Genoa running back Kyle Nutter.
The two early scores put the Titans in the drivers seat of their Division IV, Region 14 regional semi-final as O-G rolled by the Comets 41-12 at Donnell Stadium in Findlay. The win sends the second ranked Titans (12-0) to the Region 14 regional finals next Friday against number one ranked Columbus Bishop Hartley at a site to be announced by the OHSAA Sunday. Genoa ends its season at 11-1. Hartley defeated North Union 43-0 in their regional semi-final.
Ottawa-Glandorf didn't wait long to get on the scoreboard Friday night as they took the opening kickoff and drove 66 yards with Tristan Parker scoring on an 11 yard run.
Caleb Siefker kept adding to the lead with as he scored four first half touchdowns as the Titans were up 34-0 at the half. Siefker scored on runs of 14, 18, 1 and 1 yards as the O-G defense limited the potent Genoa offense to 83 yards of offense the first half.
Genoa's offense reached the endzone twice in the fourth quarter as Zach Roberts caught a three yard touchdown pass and Kyle Nutter scored on a two yard run. Brad Racer added a 39 yard scoring run for the Titans in the fourth quarter.
O-G's defense held the Comets to 160 yards of offense for the game as their all-state running back Kyle Nutter was limited to 65 yards. O-G had 350 yards of offense in the game as Parker rushed for 126 yards and Siefker 106. Racer finished with 75 yards rushing.
Kyle Niese led the O-G defense with 14 tackles and Russell Ellerbrock 13 tackles.