MIDVALE -- Jake Davis scored three touchdowns and Logan Ryan added a pair of scores as the host Indian Valley Braves remained unbeaten with a 37-21 win over visiting Canton Timken in Principal's Athletic Conference action on Friday.
The teams traded scores twice in the opening quarter, with Davis drawing first blood for the Braves on a 21-yard scamper. Konnor Cool booted the extra-point for a 7-0 Indian Valley lead.
Timken answered with Nick Johnson going in from seven yards out and Joe Williams knotted the score at 7-7 with the PAT kick.
Davis garnered his second TD of the night still in the first round on a one-yard plunge and Cool's PAT kick gave the hosts a 14-7 edge.
Johnson broke loose for a 56-yard scamper before the quarter ended, but the Braves blocked the extra-point kick to preserve a 14-13 advantage which held up until halftime following a scoreless second round.
Logan Ryan gave the Braves some breathing room in the third frame with a 37-yard scoring jaunt and Davis ran in the two-point conversion for a 22-13 lead.
In the final stanza, Davis collect his 'hat trick' of touchdowns with a 21-yard gallop and quarterback Brady Byers ran in for the extra two points to up the Braves' led to 30-13.
Ryan then collected his second score of the game on a six-yard run and Cool split the uprights with the PAT boot to increase the Indian Valley lead to 37-13.
Johnson the scored his third TD on a 19-yard blast and completed the scoring for Timken with a two-point conversion run that provided the 37-21 final.
Indian Valley (5-0, 2-0 PAC) rolled up 369 yards on 58 rushing attempts and Byers was 4-of-8 passing for an additional 62 yards as the Braves amassed 22 first downs, but were penalized nine times for 87 yards.
Both Davis and Ryan went over the century mark in rushing, with Davis carrying 29 times for 212 yards while Ryan packed the pigskin 15 times for 141 yards. Byers added 13 yards on 13 tries. Ryan also led receivers with three catches for 51 yards and Davis had the other reception for 11 yards. Byers also had the lone Indian Valley interception, returning it 35 yards.
Timken (3-2, 0-2 PAC) ran the ball 20 times for 209 yards and the quarterback Johnson completed 9-of-19 aerials for 117 yards but was intercepted once. The visitors were flagged nine times for 65 yards.
The speedy Johnson also paced the ground attack with 15 carries for 188 yards and the three scores. Randy Reed paced the receivers with seven catches for 75 yards.
NEXT--Indian Valley entertains Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy on Friday at 7 p.m.