EATON – The Eaton varsity football team finished the 2022 season with a 7-5 record, 4-3 in the West Division of the Southwestern Buckeye League.
Eaton finished the season 6-4, 4-3 in the West division of the Southwestern Buckeye League. Valley View claimed the top spot in the West standings at 7-0, followed by Brookville at 6-1.
The Eagles finished 14th in the computer rankings and traveled to Bishop Fenwick for the first round of the playoffs. In a close game, Eaton scored 14 fourth quarter points to take a 31-28 upset win. The Eagles season came to an end on Friday, Nov. 4, with a loss to Cincinnati McNicholas in the second round.
The SWBL recently released football honors for the 2022 season:
Coach of the Year, Mike Hetrick, Brookville
Offensive Player of the Year, Jake Clark, Valley View
Co-Defensive Player of the Year, Gavin DeGroat, Valley View
Co-Defensive Player of the Year, Bradyn Gibbs, Valley View
Eaton players honored include:
Drew Michael, Eaton, SP
Devon Rader, Eaton, LB
Brady Rice, Eaton, DL
Zac Schaffer, Eaton, OL
Brandon Couch, Eaton, DB
Brayden Deem, Eaton, WR
Brock Ebright, Eaton, QB
Leslie Orr, Eaton, WR
Reid Tinstman, Eaton, OL/DL
Danny Caldwell, Eaton
JT Gels, Eaton