(8-20-22) Philo’s Talon Preston (5’11, 170 Sophomore) ran 99 yards from his end-zone for a TD early in the fourth quarter for the final Philo score and finished the game with 112 yards on five carries. The Electrics beat Athens 47-6.

The run places Preston in the OHSAA record bool with the longest TD run from scrimmage, joining a group who have done it from 99 to 98 yards.

Longest Touchdown Run (minimum 98 yds)

  • 99- Talon Preston, Philo (2022)
  • 99 – Gabe Jones, West Jefferson (2019)
  • 99 – Andrew Newsom, Dresden Tri-Valley vs. Trotwood-Madison (12/2/2017)
  • 99 – Ben Wenning, Coldwater vs. Fort Recovery (9/15/2017)
  • 99 – Michael Hoecht, Dayton Oakwood vs. Brookville (10/02/2015)
  • 99 – Branden Short, Millbury Lake vs. Northwood (09/04/2015)
  • 99 – Tyquan Vickers, Mansfield Senior vs. Millersburg West Holmes (10/10/2014)
  • 99 – Bryce McBride, Logan vs. Portsmouth (2013)
  • 99 – Jumarr Lewis, Elyria vs. Elyria Catholic (2013)
  • 99 – Austin Rettig, Arlington vs. Fremont St. Joseph Central Catholic (11/09/2013)
  • 99 – Eric Maskey, Mohawk vs. Lakota (10/18/2013)
  • 99 – Tyler Frieson, Lima Shawnee vs. Wapakoneta (10/19/2012)
  • 99 – Wyatt Running, Clarksville Clinton-Massie vs. Washington Court House (10/12/2012)
  • 99 – Matt Holsinger, Carey vs. North Baltimore (10/12/2012)
  • 99 – Tristan Cox, Ironton vs. Portsmouth (09/21/2012)
  • 99 – Tyler Rowe, Willow Wood Symmes Valley vs. Chillicothe Southeastern (08/31/2012)
  • 99 – Austin McMaster, Chesapeake vs. Fairland (10/14/2011)
  • 99 – Jerry Scholle, Medina Highland vs. Olmsted Falls (9/2/2011)
  • 99 – Matt Green, Caledonia River Valley vs. Ridgedale (2011)
  • 99 – Colin Morris, Dayton Oakwood vs. Bellbrook (10/22/2010)
  • 99 – Joseph Hinckley, Norwalk St. Paul vs. Huron (9/11/2010)
  • 99 – Shane Robinson, La Grange Keystone vs. Greenwich South Central (08/31/2007)
  • 99 – Keith Morgan, Bellefontaine vs. Springfield Kenton Ridge (9/22/2006)
  • 99 – Zach Stallard, Lucas vs. Crestline (10/28/2005)
  • 99 – John Earley, Malvern vs. Bowerston Conotton Valley (11/23/2004)
  • 99 – Charlie Peffley, Hicksville vs. McComb (11/19/2004)
  • 99 – Tyler Parker, DeGraff Riverside vs. Lima Perry (10/22/2004)
  • 99 – Brody Mace, McArthur Vinton County vs. South Point (08/27/2004)
  • 99 – Matt Weaver, Wheelersburg vs. Minford (09/20/2002)
  • 99 – Jake Robinson, Lisbon Beaver vs. Cadiz Harrison Central (09/21/2001)
  • 99 – Maurice Hall, Columbus Brookhaven vs. Columbus West (2000)
  • 99 – Derek Griffith, Woodsfield Monroe Central vs. Magnolia, WV (1999)
  • 99 – Ryan Bower, Germantown Valley View vs. Springfield Shawnee (1999)
  • 99 – Jesse Ruby, Minford (1998)
  • 99 – Chad Schulte, Delphos St. John’s vs. Marion Local (1998)
  • 99 – Ryan Willard, London vs. Washington Court House (1997)
  • 99 – Rob Crossman, Dola Hardin Northern vs. St. Henry (11/22/1996)
  • 99 – D.J. Jackson, London vs. Plain City Jonathan Alder (1996)
  • 99 – Seth Pardee, Bryan vs. Woodland, Ind. (09/19/1995)
  • 99 – Jason Foster, Medina Buckeye vs. Sullivan Black River (1994)
  • 99 – Issac Johnson, Elyria vs. Lorain Southview (1994)
  • 99 – Chauncy Watson, Massillon Washington vs. Akron Garfield (9/13/1991)
  • 99 – Shane Stiteler, West Lafayette Ridgewood vs. Newcomerstown (1991)
  • 99 – Tony Godbolt Jr., Elyria vs. Vermilion (1989)
  • 99 – Buddy Taylor, Clyde vs. Sandusky St. Mary C.C. (1989)
  • 99 – Scott Rose, Bellefontaine Benjamin Logan vs. Waynesfield-Goshen (1987)
  • 99 – Troy Jolliff, Bluffton vs. Ada (1984)
  • 99 – Gary Miller, Metamora Evergreen vs. Hamler Patrick Henry (1980)
  • 99 – Larry Bordacs, Wadsworth vs. Millersburg West Holmes (09/20/1974)
  • 99 – Brian Steward, Lucas vs. East Knox (9/30/1973)
  • 99 – Larry Bainter, Logan vs. Middleport (1960)
  • 99 – Dick Overla, West Milton Milton-Union vs. Randolf Township (11/12/1954)
  • 99 – Dan Shell, Miamisburg vs. Piqua (1954)
  • 99 – Chet Ely, Montpelier vs. Toledo Libbey (11/09/1950)
  • 98 – Nak’emon Williams, Kings Mills Kings vs. Lebanon (8/25/2017)
  • 98 – Nate Slagel, Loveland vs. Vandalia Butler (08/30/2013)
  • 98 – Kyle Nutter, Genoa vs. Woodmore (2010)
  • 98 – Andy Grillo, McArthur Vinton County vs. Albany Alexander (10/23/2009)
  • 98 – Spencer Rohr, New Bremen vs. Covington (08/28/2009)
  • 98 – Heath Nickles, Columbus Grove vs. Troy Christian (2007)
  • 98 – Nate Kmic, Delta vs. Swanton (10/15/2004)
  • 98 – Kevin Allen, Canal Winchester Harvest Preparatory vs. McGuffey Upper Scioto Valley (08/22/2003)
  • 98 – Tom Williman, Crestview vs. Sidney Lehman (09/20/2002)
  • 98 – Derrick Tatum, Shaker Heights vs. Elyria (1998)
  • 98 – Andre Johnson, Heath vs. New Albany (1997)
  • 98 – Mike Carter, Lodi Cloverleaf vs. Middleburg Heights Midpark (10/18/1996)
  • 98 – Ian Oliver, Elyria vs. Villa Angela-St. Joseph (1995)
  • 98 – Jerry Zuver, Archbold vs. Montpelier (1972)
  • 98 – Brady Skinner, Brookville vs. Vandalia Butler (10/14/1966)
  • 98 – Herb Douce, Columbus Academy vs. New Albany (10/22/1965)
  • 98 – John Traylor, Massillon Washington vs. Toledo Waite (10/31/1952)

The first 99 yard TD run listed by the OHSAA record book was by Montpelier’s Chet Ely who did it in 1950 in 50-0 win over Toledo Libbey.