Home Team: Hilliard Darby
Away Team: Hilliard Davidson
Date And Time: 09/01/2017 7:00 pm
Location: Hilliard Darby High School
This game is one of the top games in Ohio each year. This is the 11th meeting between Hilliard’s two eldest high schools. Last season, Davidson won 13-10. Davidson comes into this crosstown rivalry game at 1-0, while Darby comes into the matchup at 0-1. Davidson holds a 7-3 advantage in the all-time series. In the 2007 showdown the quarterbacks Connor Dietz (Davidson) and Jeremy Ebert (Darby) ran for a combined 307 yards and two touchdowns on 40 carries. Davidson outscored Darby 79-0 from 2009-2011 and has shut the Darby offense out one other time in a 21-0 win in 2013. Though the all-time score (167-84) might not indicate it, this game is generally a hard fought defensive battle. The average score is 17-8, with the nearly 1/3 of those points coming in the 2009 meeting.
Hilliard Darby :9
Hilliard Davidson :6
The Panthers had rushed for just 47 yards and were limited to three first downs in regulation. Trailing 6-3 after Sean Carrier’s 38-yard field goal for Davidson, the Panthers lost 4 yards on the first two plays before Barnett’s run.