Wayne is Division I state runner-up


Matt Wilcox grabs a pass from quarterback Messiah DeWeaver. He had four catches for 43 yards and two TD. He also had a 1-yard TD run.


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Matt Wilcox makes the TD reception for 21 yards.


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Tobias Gilliam pressures the ball carrier. He had two solo tackles and two assists.


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L’Christian Smith makes the catch. He had three catches for 114 yards and one TD. Quarterback Messiah DeWeaver completed eight of 21 passes for 168 yards, two TDS and two interceptions.


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Daryl McClesky finds the end zone. He had 11 carries for 156 yards and one TD.


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Wayne students cheer on the Warriors.


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A Wayne player holds up the state runner-up trophy.


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Coach Jay Minton and the Wayne Warriors were presented with the runner-up trophy.


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COLUMBUS — Both Wayne and Lakewood St. Edward scored 21 points in an exciting fourth quarter, but St. Edward defeated Wayne in the Division I final 45-35 Saturday afternoon at Ohio Stadium on the campus of the Ohio State University,

Wayne trailed St. Edward 24-14 after three quarters before Wayne took its only lead of the game, 35-31 with 3:47 left in the game.

Wayne finishes the season at 14-1 and as the Division I state runner-up for the second consecutive year to St. Edward.

Matt Wilcox grabs a pass from quarterback Messiah DeWeaver. He had four catches for 43 yards and two TD. He also had a 1-yard TD run.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/35/2015/12/web1_SE_61.jpgMatt Wilcox grabs a pass from quarterback Messiah DeWeaver. He had four catches for 43 yards and two TD. He also had a 1-yard TD run. Courier photos by Adam Lacy / www.ImageJock.com

Matt Wilcox makes the TD reception for 21 yards.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/35/2015/12/web1_SE_6b1.jpgMatt Wilcox makes the TD reception for 21 yards. Courier photos by Adam Lacy / www.ImageJock.com

Tobias Gilliam pressures the ball carrier. He had two solo tackles and two assists.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/35/2015/12/web1_SE_71.jpgTobias Gilliam pressures the ball carrier. He had two solo tackles and two assists. Courier photos by Adam Lacy / www.ImageJock.com

L’Christian Smith makes the catch. He had three catches for 114 yards and one TD. Quarterback Messiah DeWeaver completed eight of 21 passes for 168 yards, two TDS and two interceptions.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/35/2015/12/web1_SE_91.jpgL’Christian Smith makes the catch. He had three catches for 114 yards and one TD. Quarterback Messiah DeWeaver completed eight of 21 passes for 168 yards, two TDS and two interceptions. Courier photos by Adam Lacy / www.ImageJock.com

Daryl McClesky finds the end zone. He had 11 carries for 156 yards and one TD.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/35/2015/12/web1_SE_221.jpgDaryl McClesky finds the end zone. He had 11 carries for 156 yards and one TD. Courier photos by Adam Lacy / www.ImageJock.com

Wayne students cheer on the Warriors.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/35/2015/12/web1_SE_fans1.jpgWayne students cheer on the Warriors. Courier photos by Adam Lacy / www.ImageJock.com

A Wayne player holds up the state runner-up trophy.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/35/2015/12/web1_SE_trophy-21.jpgA Wayne player holds up the state runner-up trophy. Courier photos by Adam Lacy / www.ImageJock.com

Coach Jay Minton and the Wayne Warriors were presented with the runner-up trophy.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/35/2015/12/web1_SE_trophy1.jpgCoach Jay Minton and the Wayne Warriors were presented with the runner-up trophy. Courier photos by Adam Lacy / www.ImageJock.com