WOOSTER, OHIO — Junior linebacker Oliver Dickerhoof (Alliance/Central Catholic) recorded a career-high 17 tackles as the Hiram College football team was defeated by The College of Wooster, 62-0, today (Saturday, Oct. 30) in North Coast Athletic Conference game in Wooster. [Game Stats]
With the loss, the Terriers drop to 1-7 overall and 1-3 in the NCAC. The Fighting Scots improve to 4-4 overall and 3-1 NCAC.
In the first quarter, Wooster scored on two of its possessions on a pair of touchdown runs of five and six yards by Robert Flagg that gave the Scots a 14-0 advantage after the first stanza and never looked back.
Wooster added to its lead in the second period with three scores that included two more TD runs by Flagg. The Scots would miss on one of its extra point attempts, but would still lead by a commanding 34-0 at the intermission.
In the second half, the Scots added a pair of scores in both the third and fourth quarters en route to the 62-0 victory.
Individually, Wooster was led by Flagg, who led all rushers with 108 yards in 17 carries and four TD. He also caught one pass for nine yards. Quarterback Richard Barnes completed 20-of-31 passes for a game-high 320 yards with a TD and an interception. Mike Redick led all receivers with 133 yards in 11 receptions. Defensively, Quinton Howard led the Scots with 10 tackles.
Hiram was led by sophomore quarterback Brendan Rehor (Bay Village/Bay) who completed 23-of-36 passes for 131 yards and had one interception. He was also the team’s leading rusher with 18 yards in 14 carries. Senior All-NCAC wideout Glenn Campbell (Akron/Buchtel) caught a game-high 13 passes for a team-best 88 yards. Defensively, the Terriers were led by Dickerhoof’s 17 stops. He also recorded a half sack and forced fumble.
Hiram will host Allegheny (Pa.) College next Saturday, Nov. 6 in a NCAC game and home finale at the Charles A. Henry Field. It will also be Senior Day with kickoff scheduled for 1 p.m.
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