Pickerington Central Demeatric Crenshaw led a fourth quarter comeback that gave the Tigers their second state title in three years with a 28-21 win over Elder in a battle of teams in the High School Football America 100. PC entered the game ranked No. 31, while Elder was No. 36.
Down 21-14, Crenshaw found Tyler Gillison on a fourth-and-goal to tie the game with 10:16 left.
#OHSAA D1 FOOTBALL: Pickerington Central converts on a fourth-and-goal from the eight yard line to tie the game at 14. Demeatric Crenshaw found Tyler Gillison for the 7-yard TD reception. 9:09 left in the game.— Ohio High School Athletic Association (@OHSAASports) December 7, 2019
Pick Central – 14
Elder – 14 pic.twitter.com/ttVqohpEAj
Crenshaw then found Lorenzo Styles on a 49-yard touchdown pass with 3:41 left Friday night at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton.
Division I State Championship 🏆— Northeast Ohio HS Sports (@NEOhsAthletics) December 7, 2019
4Q | 3:41
(13-1) Pickerington Central – 21
(12-2) Elder – 14
Touchdown Tigers! Styles Jr. hauls in a pass over the middle and takes off for the TD 🎥⬇️@ehsports @pick_central pic.twitter.com/gxkAt3ASse
Crenshaw threw for 197 yards, completing 14-of-16 passes. He also ran for 62 yards on 19 carries.