Clermont Northeastern unbeaten; Amelia, Williamsburg join the winners’ column

Clermont Northeastern is the only unbeaten Clermont County high school varsity football squad remaining after just two weeks of competition. Amelia and Williamsburg have joined the winners’ column due to victories last Friday night.

Clermont Northeastern (2-0 overall) defeated Bethel-Tate (0-2 overall) 33-7 near Owensville in a non-division game of the Southern Buckeye Conference. The Rockets led at each intermission 6-0, 19-0, and 26-7. Senior running back Jake Hacker scored three of the touchdowns for CNE on runs of 46, three, and 20 yards. For the evening he carried the ball 24 times for 180 yards. Senior quarterback Kenny Thompson scored the first and last touchdowns for the Blue and Gold on rushes of one and four yards and he kicked three conversion points. Matt Small scored the TD for the Tigers on a 38-yard pass link-up from Erik Shinkle and Jacob Dickhaus kicked the point after.