Plains Football 7th Grade
GMC Champions
2017 FB GMC Champs

Last night the 8th grade football Firebirds capped off a great season by beating Ridge under the lights at West HS. The game was a shootout with Plains prevailing 41-27.  The Firebirds finished the year strong by winning 4 of their last 5 games to end at 5-3 on the year. The scoring started on a scoop and score by defensive back Andrew Nehk. Stephen Chitwood, Logan Melford, and Aden Miller led a hard hitting rushing attack behind the blocking of Caleb Heideman, Caleb Merrill, and Bryan Henderson. Ethan Englert added steady quarterback play along with Melford. Hannah Duncan again added 5 extra point kicks. The defense was led by Jack Garrett, Ben Zimmerer, Joseph Gomez, John Edwards, and Aaron Blackburn. Please congratulate all 28 players on their hard work and efforts throughout the year. Go Firebirds!

The 7th grade football team had a hard fought battle against the middies yesterday.  After several scrapes and bruises we prevailed the victor 28 to 0.  7th grade football would like to thank Brody Hammons for keeping our stats and wishing Nathan Hunt and Michael Brankamp a speedy recovery.  The firebirds travel to mason Next Wednesday.  We hope to see you out supporting our team on to another victory.

Congrats to the 8th grade football team who beat Middletown 19-6 last night in a great team effort. Behind great offensive line play Logan Melford scored 2 touchdowns, Aden Miller scored once, and Hannah Duncan added an extra point kick. The hard hitting defense held the Middies scoreless until the last 2 minutes. Jackson Hall added 2 key interceptions. Next week we travel to play Mason.


August 30th

Plains @ Mason Green

September 6th

Crossroads (FF) @ Plains

September 13th

Plains @ Sycamore

September 20th

Mason White @ Plains

7th grade only

Saturday September 23rd Garfield @ Plains

On Saturday the 8th grade football Firebirds defended their turf in a big way by pounding Garfield 41-6. Hard charging Aden Miller led the way running over and around defenders all day behind great blocking by Caleb Heideman, Joseph Gomez, and Ben Zimmerer. Hannah Duncan added 5 extra points.The defense held its own again and was led by John Edwards, Kaleb Cartwright, and Andrew Nehk. The defense also set up two great punt returns by Logan Melford, one for a touchdown. The 3-2 Firebirds take on Hopewell on Wednesday.

September 27th

Plains @ Hopewell

This past Wednesday the 8th grade football Firebirds traveled to Hopewell and took care of their business. The Firebirds prevailed 35-0 as the offense, defense, and special teams all dominated. The win moves them to 4-2 on the year. Please come out to support YOUR Firebirds this Wednesday as they host the Princeton Vikings.


October 4th

Princeton @ Plains

October 11th

Plains @ Ridge  Being played at West HS

TBD Date

Garfield @ Plains 8th grade only

Greg Eppard for 7th grade football


Mike Groh for 8th grade football