(12-4-21) The more things change the more they stay the same. Marion Local breezed by Newark Catholic 42-7 in this morning’s OHSAA D VII state football title game.

Marion Local scored 21 points in the 1st quarter and never looked back.

The Flyers Peyton Otte in the 1st half went 10 for14 passing for 172 yards and 2 TDs…added a 3rd TD on the ground.

The win allowed Marion Local to go undefeated with a 16-0 record (2nd time it has ever been done, both happened this weekend) and win its 12th state title.

Box Score

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State Titles

Marion Local – 12 (2021, 2019, 17, 16, 14, 13, 12, 11, 07, 06, 01, 00)

Newark Catholic – 8 (2007, 1991, 87, 86, 85, 84, 82, 78)