Band of Brothers

Kyle, David and Andrew Nutter of the Genoa Comets

A 48 game regular win streak, an undefeated season and a Northern Buckeye Conference title are all on the line this Friday night when the Eastwood Eagles visit the Genoa Comets.

The Comets have not lost a regular season game since the first one under Mike Vicars back in 2007.

Part of the reason for the Comets success is the family atmosphere...literally.

Six sets of brothers are on the Comets roster and that includes the Nutter boys. David is a sophomore, Kyle is a junior and Andrew is a senior.

"It's just a great experience, I don't know how else to put it," said Andrew. "They're my family. To know that we're all on the field at the same time, it's hard to ask for much better."

"All three of those boys are really close," said Vicars. "They're all really hard workers and they're all three good football players and it's really nice to have that cohesiveness on this team."

Down in Pemberville, the Eagles have a dynamic duo in their backfield that share the same name.

Zach and Isaiah Conkle have combined to rush for over 2,000 yards this season, leading Eastwood to a 9-0 record.

"These guys are the first two backs in the same backfield we've ever had rush for 1,000 yards," said Eastwood coach Jerry Rutherford. "(It's) been pretty neat for them, neat for their family, neat for the boys. Obviously, neat for the whole team."

Zach, the elder of the two brothers, thinks this undefeated season has brought the pair closer togethe

"We weren't really as close when we were little," said Zach. "But now that we're in high school, we understand what's at stake."

What's at stake, is a piece of northwest Ohio history with the first-ever NBC title up for grabs.

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