Boys Varsity Football · Norwayne Football Team Takes Down Hillsdale 54-20


The Norwayne football team came out fast in the second half on Friday night and put the host Hillsdale Falcons away finishing with a 54-20 win at Ashland High School.  Joey Raudebaugh got the Cats on the board in the first quarter with a 19 yard touchdown catch from Nate Bitskay.  Jake Gill would add 2 touchdown grabs in the second quarter to give Norwayne a 20-13 halftime lead.  Norwayne would score early and often in the second half outscoring Hillsdale 34-7.  The Bobcats would score all 5 touchdowns of the half on the ground.  Kaden Kidd(2 touchdowns), Ameer Cunningham, Bryce Haven and Nate Bitskay all crossed the goal line.  Ameer Cunningham would be the leading rusher with 17 carries for 66 yards(1 touchdown).  Kaden Kidd added 6 carries for 51 yards and two touchdowns.  Nate Bitskay was 20-31 through the air for 267 yards and 3 touchdown passes.  Jacob Rupp led the deep receiving corps with 5 catches for 58 yards.  Nick Erhard added 4 catches for 58 yards.  Jake Gill grabbed 2 passes for 41 yards(2 touchdowns) while Joey Raudebaugh had 3 catches for 40 yards(1 touchdown).  Norwayne is 1-0 on the season and will host Northwestern on Friday night for Senior Night.