From staff reports
LANCASTER - Fairfield Union broke a 14-game losing streak here Friday night by blasting Williamstown, 46-14.
Fairfield Union amassed 555 yards of total offense as David Wolshire rushed for 233 yards on 17 carries and scored a pair of touchdowns and Josh Stewart rushed for 87 yards and three scores.
Williamstown (1-2) got 82 rushing yards from Dakota Watston, 77 from David Hastings, and 60 from Trace Hart. Yellowjacket QB Jake Tracewell completed 8 of 21 passes for 74 yards.
Williamstown will host South Harrison next Friday.
Federal Hocking 40, Hannan 6
STEWART, Ohio -Federal Hocking took a 40-0 halftime lead over visiting Hannan here Friday night then called off the dogs in a 40-6 win.
Andrew Smith scored on a 35-yard run and a 46 yard TD pass from Kyle Jackson while Delbert Crum, Ivan Santiago, Terence Mayle and Payton Seel added touchdowns for the Lancers (2-1), who travel to Southern next Friday.
Wahama 47, Eastern 7
MASON, W.Va. - Wahama scored 20 points in both the second and third quarters here Friday night as the host White Falcons improved to 3-0 by posting a 47-7 triumph versus Eastern.
Kane Roush rushed for a game-high 137 yards on just six carries and also hauled in a 10-yard touchdown pass from Wahama signal-caller Trenton Gibbs, who also hooked up with Austin Cole on a 17-yard TD strike for the final points of the contest.
Zach Wamsley scored on TD runs of 3 and 17 yards for the White Falcons, who play host to Belpre next Friday night. Crandal Neal also added TD runs of 19 and 13 yards for the White Falcons, who got their other score on a Gibbs 56-yard TD burst.
Eastern, now 1-2 with a road game at Waterford next Friday, got its lone score when Chase Cook caught a 65-yard touchdown pass from Joey Scowden. Scowden went 20 of 34 for 303 yards, but was picked off three times.
Sheridan 25, Morgan 13
In the opening week of Muskingum Valley League action, the Morgan Raiders dropped a 35-13 decision to Sheridan Friday night.
The Generals jumped on top first with a 15 yard scoring strike from Luke Fox to Tyler King. Morgan runningback Justin Head continued causing havoc for defenders, as the 240-pounder ran for a 46 yard touchdown in the second quarter. The Riley Newton PAT tied the game up at 7-7. A Chase Heed 42 yard touchdown run and a Joey Eversole 40 yard fumble recovery return for a touchdown put the Generals up 21-7 at the half.
A six yard scoring run by Cory Ciperino and a 54 yard touchdown run by Eversole put the game out of hand at 35-7, in favor of Sheridan. Morgan would cut the lead to 35-13 on a one yard scoring plunge by Head, but that was all the Raiders could muster.
Sheridan remains undefeated at 3-0, while the Raiders drop to 1-2. Morgan will return home next Friday to taken on Philo in McConnelsville.
Harrison Central 47, Caldwell 7
The Caldwell football team's struggles continued at Harrison Central Friday night, as the Redskins 47-7 loss drops them to 0-3 on the season.
Harrison Central rolled for 533 total yards of offense, including 389 on the ground and 144 through the air. Caldwell ran the ball well, but was unable to complete a pass. Leading the Redskins rushing attack was Caleb VanMeter, who had 96 yards on 13 carries and the only Caldwell touchdown. Quarterback Jack Ridenour pitched in 46 yards on 10 carries.
Both teams turned the ball over once on a fumble, and each team committed four penalties, Caldwell for 40 yards and Harrison Central for 35. The Redskins will try to get their first win of the year next week when they visit Monroe Central.
Meadowbrook 49, Shenandoah 6
Meadowbrook quarterback Trey Pugh threw four touchdown passes to help lead the Colts to a 49-6 victory over Shenandoah.
Pugh completed all ten of his passes for 124 yards and ran for 44 more yards. The Colts rushed for 266 yards as a team on the night. Clay Lapp had 101 yards on 12 carries, including a 54 yard dash to open up the scoring. Andrew Stine contributed 95 yards on 15 carries and two touchdowns.
In the air, Cody Johnson led the team with 48 yards on three catches. Jacob Quinn had two receiving touchdowns as well as 36 yards, and Christian and Kirkman and Grant Dunham each had a receiving touchdown.
With 5:43 remaining in the fourth quarter, the Zeps finally got on the board thanks to a three yard touchdown run by quarterback Danny Neuhart.
Neuhart was 6-13 for 50 yards passing on the night. Blake Rossiter led the Zeps ground game with 51 yards on nine carries. Dakota Hornack had a 23 yard catch to lead in receiving.
The Zeps drop to 0-3, and look to get their first win at home against Shadyside next week, while the 2-1 Colts will travel to Vincent to take on Warren.
Ravenswood 42, Roane County 28
SPENCER, W.Va. - Roane County's defense had no answer for Ravenswood sophomore tailback Rhys Jelich here Friday night as the Red Devils pulled away for a 42-28 road win.
Jelich had TD runs of 9 and 44 yards and finished with 249 stripes on 22 attempts as the Red Devils of head coach Mick Price improved to 2-0 with a home game next Friday awaiting against Wayne.
Both teams scored 14 points in the opening quarter. Devon Crews (25-yard TD run) and Ben Johnston (9-yard TD pass from Heath Burgess) scored for Ravenswood. JC Nichols had a 37-yard TD reception from Hunter Bradley and Raider teammate Cody May had a 95-yard kickoff return.
Bradley's 29-yard field goal gave the Raiders a 17-14 cushion early in the second, but a Crews 8-yard TD run with 26.9 seconds left before halftime gave Ravenswood the lead for good.
May had an 82-yard kickoff return for a score in the second half and Dylan Radabaugh put up the Red Devils' final score on a 16-yard scoring reception from Burgess.
The Raiders, who got 100 yards rushing on 20 carries from John Ash, play at Webster County next Friday.
Doddridge County 27, Calhoun County 8
MT. ZION - Doddridge County just keeps winning for first-year head coach Bobby Burnside.
Host Calhoun County started its homecoming off with a quick 8-0 lead here Friday night, but it was all Bulldogs after that as the visitors posted a 27-8 victory to improve to 3-0.
Joseph Richards caught a 40-yard TD pass from Logan Moore, who added the two-point run, with 1:33 left in the first for the 8-0 CCHS (2-1) advantage.
However, Daniel Plaugher had a 57-yard interception return for a score with 3:55 left before halftime and he followed that up with 21 ticks to go before intermission with a 26-yard TD catch from David Lipscomb. After Lipscomb ran in the conversion, it was 14-8 Bulldogs.
Lipscomb had a 7-yard touchdown run in the third and Wyatt Ford, who rushed 16 times for 148 yards, iced the game with a 6-yard TD burst at 8:22 of the fourth.
Moore was held in check to just 53 yards rushing on 22 attempts in the setback.
The Bulldogswill try and spoil Wirt County's homecoming next week while the Red Devils play at Parkersburg Catholic next Saturday night.
Wirt County 57, Gilmer County 6
GLENVILLE, W.Va. - Damian Rhodes rushed for a game-high 77 yards and scored Wirt County's first two touchdowns here Friday night at Morris Stadium as the visiting Tigers roared past Gilmer County, 57-6.
Wirt County, now 2-1 with homecoming looming next Friday against Doddridge County, led 44-0 after the first quarter.
Rhodes had TD runs of 30 and 12 yards before the Tigers got a safety to forge ahead 16-0. Cody Ferguson scored from the 7 and then Jake Linville had three straight touchdowns to cap the scoring in the first quarter. Linville's first score was a 13-yard run, then he scored on a 75-yard punt return and followed that up with a 17-yard scoring jaunt.
Wes Valentine had a 12-yard TD run before halftime for the Tigers, who held a 288-7 advantage in total yards at intermission.
Gilmer County got its lone six-pointer when quarterback Austin Cunningham scored from the 1 at 5:13 of the fourth. However, Tiger Austin McVey returned the ensuing kickoff 81 yards to paydirt.
Adam Beall led the Titan ground attack with 19 carries for 70 yards. Gilmer County (0-3) will look to get into the win column next week when Paden City comes to town.
Magnolia 41, Tyler Consolidated 13
NEW MARTINSVILLE - Tyler Consolidated trailed just 14-0 at the half, but host Magnolia was just too much on Friday night as the Blue Eagles improved to 2-1 with a 41-13 victory against the Silver Knights.
Jake Brill's fumble in the end zone at 9:24 of the first quarter gave the Blue Eagles the lead for good.
Tanner Hanna went 10 of 19 for 111 yards and had a 15-yard touchdown pass to Brill before halftime.
Josh Ruble scored the Silver Knights' first six-pointer early in the third and the deficit was just 14-7 after Drew Casey's kick, but Hanna then scored from the 2 with 1:04 left in the third and the Blue Eagles outpointed the visitors 20-7 in the fourth.
Magnolia's Stephen Rogalski, who broke Kenny Fisher's school record for receptions at 154 with his third catch of the game in the second quarter, had a 71-yard punt return while Drew Keller had a 2-yard TD run and Hanna had a 35-yard pick-6 to account for the final points. Keller had 79 yards rushing on 14 attempts.
Jordan Baker broke free on a 67-yard scoring run for the Silver Knight with 72 ticks left in the game.
TCHS (0-3) returns to action at 7 p.m. next Friday when St. Marys visits. Magnolia, which will be the visiting team on the scoreboard, will play host to River at 7:30 p.m. next Friday.
Philip Barbour 14, Braxton County 7
PHILIPPI, W.Va. - Chase Oney rushed for 68 yards and that included a 25-yard touchdown run with 6:37 left before halftime, but it wasn't enough for visiting Braxton County here Friday night as the Eagles fell at Philip Barbour, 14-7.
Braxton County held the Colts (2-1) to 269 total yards, but had just 178 total yards itself. Braden Carpenter had a 2-yard TD run with 5 left before halftime and Dillion Newman scored on a 29-yard run early in the third to help lead Philip Barbour to victory.
The Eagles, now 2-1 with a road game at Ritchie County next Friday, allowed Newman 86 yards rushing on 12 attempts.