Toledo Central Catholic wins D-II state title
Friday, November 30, 2012 7:08 PM
MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) - Amir Edwards has rushed for 185 yards and two touchdowns to help Toledo Central Catholic win its second Ohio state Division II football championship by beating defending champion Trotwood-Madison 16-12.
The 14-1 Fighting Irish held Trotwood-Madison running back Isreal Green to 56 yards on 14 carries Friday night. A year ago, Green had 326 yards and six touchdowns when the Rams won the title.
Trotwood-Madison is 12-3. It got a pair of touchdown passes from Messiah Deweaver in the fourth quarter. He hit Ryon Lucas from 13 yards with 9:20 to play and connected with Demarcus Wilson from 24 yards with 2:38 left.
Toledo Central Catholic also won the title in 2005.