Photo Gallery : Wayne Vs. Northmont

Although he was recruited to Ohio State as a cornerback, Donnie Evege of Huber Heights Wayne got all of his work in against Northmont on the offensive side of the ball at running back. And after a penalty wiped-out a long-gainer on his first carry and he coughed-up the ball on his next one, Evege settled in and ran for 60 yards on 11 carries as Wayne shutout Northmont, minus Clay Belton, 24-0.

Photo Gallery : Huber Heights Wayne Vs. Clayton Northmont

Donnie Evege

Clay Belton

The left-handed Belton (6-6, 226, Sr.) broke the thumb on his throwing hand the week before the Wayne game and is expected to be out three to six weeks in all.

Zebrie Sanders - Left tackle - Jr.

At 6-6 and 269 pounds, Sanders is one of the best offensive line prospects in Ohio right now.

Northmont captains (L to R): Belton, Brad Herr and Luke Hurst.

Wayne captains: Lorren Womack, Charlie Williams, Keith Dixon and Joe Gilford.

Northmont cheerleaders

Wayne cheerleaders

Evege up the middle...

...and when he plows into the defender...

...the ball comes free.

Stephen Curtis, Ryan Bitsko and Evege.

Joe Gilford ran the ball 10 times for 83 yards...

...and caught four passes for 43 yards.

Troy Gilmer (6-1, 195, Jr.) breaks loose for a 48-yard highlight touchdown run on this play to put Wayne up 7-0 in the second quarter on this play.

Gilmer, who plays multiple positions on offense and also plays defense, is someone to keep an eye on for next year...

...and so is this kid. Defensive tackle Jerrell Worthy (6-2, 260, Jr.) is a solid player on the Warriors defensive line.

The quarterback, Ryan Bitsko (6-2, 180), is just a sophomore.

Bitsko was 9 of 14 passing for 97 yards and one 17-yard touchdown.

And Bitsko ran it 10 times for 81 yards.

Stephen Curtis (5-9, 175, Jr.) ran for a 3-yard touchdown.

Erique Geiger (5-10, 180) - Linebacker - Soph.

(L to R): Quarterback John Nussman (5-10, 145, Jr.) and running back A.J. Combest (6-0, 178, Sr.).

A.J. Combest

John Nussman fills in under center until Belton returns.

Kevin Ringer (5-9, 198, Soph.) gets the carry on this play.

The spread obviously wasn't as effective as it would have been with Belton running it.

Nate Wilburn-Olgetree (6-2, 183, Jr.) is one of Belton's top weapons out wide.

And so is Daren Youngberg (6-0, 184, Jr.).

C.J. Barnett (6-0, 171, Soph) is a defensive back to keep an eye on.

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