Game Summaries

Week 1 – Valdosta, GA – Massillon overcame a 14-0 deficit  and defeated Valdosta, Georgia (0-1), 28-17.  Valdosta is currently the No. 1 team in the country in terms of total historic wins.  After netting just 13 yards through the first quarter, the Tigers rolled up 432 yards of total offense.  They were led by senior quarterback Da’one Owens, who rushed 13 times for 241 yards and scored two touchdowns, on runs of 69 and 65 yards.

Week 2 – Canton GlenOak – It took Massillon only five plays to go up 21-0 enroute to a 56-7 blowout.  Four pass plays went for 136 yards and the run play was for a 4-yard TD.  And that’s the way the rest of the night went.  Jalen Slaughter and Da’one Owens ended up combining for 278 yards and five touchdowns in the air, while Peytton Mitchell accounted for another 127 on the ground.  Jacques Carter and Kyler Wiggins each scored twice off of pass receptions.

Week 3 – Mansfield – The Mansfield Tygers rolled into Paul Brown Tiger Stadium fresh off a 24-14 victory over defending Division 3 champion Canfield. But they were no match for a Massillon team that appears headed for another deep run in the state playoffs.  The Tigers led at the half 35-10 and never looked back enroute to a running clock finish of 51-10.  Massillon accounted for 443 yards of total offense, while the first team defense surrendered just a field goal.  Quarterback Da’one Owens rushed five times for 130 yards and scored two touchdowns.  Running back Peytton Mitchell rushed 17  times for 112 yards and scored one TD.  The defense tackled the Mansfield runners behind the line of scrimmage nine times.

Week 4 – Elkhart, IN – Massillon rushed and passed for over 400 yards for the fourth consecutive week in a 55-0 romp over Elkhart, Indiana.  Quarterback Jalen Slaughter completed 5 of 7 passes for 130 yards and two touchdowns, while quarterback Da’one Owens rushed for two scores, including a 42-yarder the first time he touched the ball.  Also, running back Peytton Mitchell rushed 11 times for 91 yards.  Meanwhile, the defense held the Lions to just 24 yards on the ground. The group accounted for 6.0 tackles-for-loss.  The Tigers have scored over 50 points in each of the last three games, the first time that feat was accomplished since 1935.

Week 5 – Lakewood St. Edward – Massillon remained undefeated with a 15-13 victory over Lakewood St. Edward, the previously No. 9 team in the country and No. 1 team in Ohio Division 1.  Quarterback Da’one Owens led the attack by rushing 26 times for 176 yards and two touchdowns.  He also completed 8 of 11 passes, with five going to Braylyn Toles.  The defense was challenged by an offensive line that averaged 6′-5″, 299 lbs. and considered to be the largest high school line in the country.  But the D masterfully and held up with their great speed and physical play and limited the Eagles to a mere 1.9 yards per carry.  Linebacker Dorian Pringle recorded 3.5 tackles-for-loss, two of which were quarterback sacks.  The Tigers are currently ranked nationally in the Top 25.

Week 6 – Middletown, DE

Week 7 – St. John’s College HS, DC –

Week 8 – at Austintown Fitch

Week – 9 – Warren Harding –

Week 10 – at Canton McKinley –