High School Football Roundup

Gilmer 20, Wirt 14

GLENVILLE — Gilmer County gave head coach Thomas Cogar his first victory here Friday night as the Titans nipped visiting Wirt County, 20-14, inside Morris Stadium.

Despite a Trent Richards touchdown run and an early 8-0 lead for the Tigers, now 1-2 with a home game next Friday versus Parkersburg Catholic, the Titans answered right back with an Elijah Facemire 81-yard kickoff return. Joey Frame, who had 62 yards rushing on 15 attempts, booted the extra point to make it 8-7.

Gilmer County, which is off next week and returns to action at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21 when the Crusaders come to town, took the lead for good on Michael Roy’s 80-yard interception return for a touchdown.

The first quarter score of 13-8 stood until Ean Hamric had a 95-yard Pick-6 in the third quarter as Frame booted another PAT.

The Tigers, who limited the Titans to just 73 total yards, had a punt return for a touchdown by Nathan Murray, but it wasn’t enough.

Max Hulse also recorded two interceptions and had 12 total tackles for the victors. Frame made 11 stops while Titan teammates Jared Frederick and Isaac Poole made 10 tackles apiece.

Gilmer County 20, Wirt County 14

WCHS (1-2) 8 0 6 0 — 14

GCHS (1-2) 13 0 7 0 — 20

WC: Trent Richards TD run

GC: Elijah Facemire 81 kickoff return (Joey Frame kick) 1st

GC: Michael Roy 80 interception return (kick failed) 1st

GC: Ean Hamric 95 interception return (Frame kick) 3rd

WC: Nathan Murray punt return TD 3rd

Individual stats

Rushing: GC: Joey Frame 15-62

Next games: Parkersburg Catholic at Wirt County, 7 p.m. Friday; Parkersburg Catholic at Gilmer County, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21

Ritchie 28, Frontier 13

Frontier (1-2) 7 0 6 0 — 13

Ritchie (2-1) 0 14 6 8 — 28

F: Eli Fickiesen 5 run (Briar West kick) 1st

RC: Zach Cline 7 run (Garrett Owens run) 2nd

RC: Tatem McCloy 8 pass from Dakota Wayne (pass failed) 2nd

RC: Owens 30 run (failed) 3rd

F: Fickiesen 8 run (failed) 3rd

RC: Cline 49 run (Owens run) 4th

Team stats

Frontier Ritchie

First downs 16 18

Rushes-yards 35-105 46-262

Passing yards 83 40

Total yards 188 302

Passing 7-15-1 2-3-0

Fumbles-lost 2-1 1-1

Penalties-yards 4-35 5-16

Individual stats

Rushing: F: Eli Fickiesen 15-87, Joel Lewis 13-29, Lane Snyder 7-11; RC: Dakota Wayne 2-9, Kayden Procacina 4-19, Zach Cline 14-136, Tre Moss 9-28, Garrett Owens 17-93; Passing: F: Snyder 7-14-0, 47 yards; JD Schmidt 1-1-0, 36 yards; RC: Wayne 2-4-0, 45 yards; Receiving: F: Matt Lang 2-31, Logan Brookover 1-25, Kaylbe McQueary 2-16, Snyder 1-11, Lewis 1-0; RC: Tatem McCloy 1-8, Blaine Bowie 1-37

Next games: Ritchie County at St. Marys 7:30 p.m. Thursday; Cameron at Frontier, 7 p.m. Friday.

Doddridge 48, Calhoun 0

MT. ZION — In a game which lasted just a half here Friday night due to weather issues, visiting Doddridge County jumped out to a 35-0 lead after a quarter of play and improved to 3-0 as the Bulldogs blanked Calhoun County, 48-0.

Tanner Lett’s 59-yard touchdown pass to Griffin Devericks on the first play from scrimmage followed by D.J. Devinney’s PAT were all the points DCHS needed.

Hunter America, who had eight totes for 144 stripes, then scored on back-to-back runs from 36 yards out. Devericks then hauled in a 56-yard TD reception from Lett, who later added a 20-yard scoring jaunt. The final six-pointer for the Bulldogs came on Dylan Knight’s 10-yard burst.

Doddridge County, which saw Lett hit 5 of 7 attempts for 145 yards with three of those covering 122 yards going to Devericks, returns to action at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21 at Ritchie County.

Calhoun County, which had 24 total yards in the half, will carry a 1-2 mark when Tyler Consolidated comes to town next Friday. Red Devil Travis Richards hauled in two passes for 25 yards from signal-caller Adam Parsons.

Doddridge County 48, Calhoun County 0

Second half not played due to lightning

DCHS (3-0) 35 13 — 48

CCHS (1-2) 0 0 — 0

DC: Griffin Devericks 59 pass from Tanner Lett (D.J. Devinney kick) 11:46, 1st

DC: Hunter America 36 run (Devinney kick) 8:09, 1st

DC: America 36 run (Devinney kick) 6:20, 1st

DC: Devericks 56 pass from Lett (Devinney kick) 5:00, 1st

DC: America 42 run (Devinney kick) 0:12, 1st

DC: Lett 20 run (kick failed) 9:40, 2nd

DC: Dylan Knight 10 run (Devinney kick) 4:33, 2nd

Team stats

DC CC

First downs 6 1 Rushes-yards 20-239 12-(-1) Passing yards 145 25

Total yards 384 24

Passing 4-6-0 4-12-0 Fumbles-lost 1-0 1-0 Penalties-yards 4-30 2-20

Punts-average 0-0 5-17.8 Individual stats

Rushing: DC: Hunter America 8-144, Reese Burnside 2-39; Dylan Knight 3-16; CC: Adam Parsons 4-3, Dalton McCune 5-3; Passing: DC: Tanner Lett 5-7-0, 145 yards; CC: Parsons 4-12-0, 25 yards; Receiving: DC: Griffin Devericks 3-122, Connor Cunningham 1-18, Austin Kelley 1-5; CC: Travis Richards 2-25

Next games: Doddridge County at Ritchie County, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21; Tyler Consolidated at Calhoun County, 7 p.m. Friday

Ritchie 28, Frontier 13

ELLENBORO — Zach Cline and Garrett Owens were too much for visiting Frontier to handle here Friday night at Chuck Schofield Memorial Stadium as Ritchie County improved to 2-1 following a 28-13 victory versus the Cougars.

Eli Fickiesen’s 5-yard TD run and Briar West’s PAT gave the 1-2 Cougars, who play host at 7 p.m. next Friday to Cameron, a 7-0 lead after a quarter.

However, the Rebels got a 7-yard TD run by Cline and then an Owens two-point conversion run to go ahead 8-7. It was 14-6 at the break when Dakota Wayne hit Tatem McCloy for a 7-yard touchdown strike.

Owens, who finished with 17 carries and 93 stripes, found paydirt in the third quarter from 30 yards out to push the Rebels’ advantage to 20-7.

Fickiesen, though, scored from the 8 to close the deficit to 20-13 entering the fourth.

The only six-pointer in the final stanza was a 49-yard jaunt by Cline, who finished with 14 totes and a game-high 136 yards rushing. Owens added the conversion run.

Wayne hit on 2 of 4 passes for 45 yards with Blaine Bowie hauling in the other reception which covered 37 yards. Fickiesen rushed 15 times for 87 yards.

The Rebels return to action with a 7:30 p.m. Thursday kickoff in St. Marys.

Ritchie 28, Frontier 13

Frontier (1-2) 7 0 6 0 — 13

Ritchie (2-1) 0 14 6 8 — 28

F: Eli Fickiesen 5 run (Briar West kick) 1st

RC: Zach Cline 7 run (Garrett Owens run) 2nd

RC: Tatem McCloy 8 pass from Dakota Wayne (pass failed) 2nd

RC: Owens 30 run (failed) 3rd

F: Fickiesen 8 run (failed) 3rd

RC: Cline 49 run (Owens run) 4th

Team stats

Frontier Ritchie

First downs 16 18

Rushes-yards 35-105 46-262

Passing yards 83 40

Total yards 188 302

Passing 7-15-1 2-3-0

Fumbles-lost 2-1 1-1

Penalties-yards 4-35 5-16

Individual stats

Rushing: F: Eli Fickiesen 15-87, Joel Lewis 13-29, Lane Snyder 7-11; RC: Dakota Wayne 2-9, Kayden Procacina 4-19, Zach Cline 14-136, Tre Moss 9-28, Garrett Owens 17-93; Passing: F: Snyder 7-14-0, 47 yards; JD Schmidt 1-1-0, 36 yards; RC: Wayne 2-4-0, 45 yards; Receiving: F: Matt Lang 2-31, Logan Brookover 1-25, Kaylbe McQueary 2-16, Snyder 1-11, Lewis 1-0; RC: Tatem McCloy 1-8, Blaine Bowie 1-37

Next games: Ritchie County at St. Marys 7:30 p.m. Thursday; Cameron at Frontier, 7 p.m. Friday.

Roane County 28, St. Marys 17

St. Marys (0-2) 0 3 14 0 — 17

Roane Co. (1-2) 8 6 8 6 — 28

RC: Cameron Bennett 35 pass from Austin Hawkins (Hawkins run) 4:42, 1st

SM: Joey Sanchez 23 field goal 11:57, 2nd

RC: Danny Bush 52 run (run failed) 11:03, 2nd

SM: Anthony Wince 90 kickoff return (Sanchez kick) 11:47, 3rd

RC: Hawkins 21 fumble return (Josh Huffman run) 9:03, 3rd

SM: Wince 6 pass from Brennan Boron (Sanchez kick) 2:19, 3rd

RC: Isaac Ryan 35 return on teammate Gabe Stump catch and fumble (run failed) 2:51, 4th

Team stats

SM RC

First downs 9 13

Rushes-yards 25-54 37-203

Passing yards 81 81

Total yards 135 284

Passing 9-17-1 4-6-0

Punts-average 2-31.0 6-23.0

Penalties-yards 9-85 14-110

Individual stats

Rushing: SM: Brennan Boron 10-29, William Steele 9-27; RC: Danny Bush 23-155, Josh Huffman 11-42; Passing: SM: Boron 9-17-1, 135 yards; RC: Austin Hawkins 1-1-0, 35 yards; Bush 3-5-0, 46 yards; Receiving: SM Anthony Wince 3-18, Jacob Hoyt 2-13; RC: Cameron Bennett 1-35, Isaac Ryan 2-32, Gabe Stump 1-15

Next games: Ritchie County at St. Marys 7:30 p.m. Thursday; Roane County at Braxton County 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21.

Ripley 34, Riverside 30

Riverside (0-3) 3 7 14 6 — 30

Ripley (2-1) 7 7 7 13 — 34

Riv: Cameron Powell 29 field goal 8:50, 1st

Rip: Jeremy Harper 3 run (Davisson Flint kick) 2:48, 1st

Riv: Blake Wentz 54 pass from Javante Elzy (Powell kick) 3:44, 2nd

Rip: RJ Evans 2 run (Flint kick) 3:21, 2nd

Riv: Thatcher Roy 13 pass from Elzy (Powell kick) 8:03, 3rd

Rip: Harper 58 run (Flint kick) 7:44, 3rd

Riv: Wentz 9 pass from Elzy (Powell kick) 4:08, 3rd

Riv: Powell 23 field goal 10:34, 4th

Rip: Evans 32 pass from Cyrus Casto (Flint kick) 7:55, 4th

Riv: Powell 18 field goal 2:27, 4th

Rip: Harper 2 run (run failed) 0:16, 4th

Team stats

RIV RIP

First downs 14 17

Rushes-yards 32-35 44-348

Passing yards 188 84

Total yards 223 432

Passing 17-36-0 3-8-0

Punts-average 6-37.7 5-29.6

Fumbles-lost 3-0 6-3

Penalties-yards 5-35 11-75

Individual stats

Rushing: RIV: Javante Elzy 14-17, Caden Easterling 15-13, Blake Wentz 1-3, Charlie Pierson 1-2, Griffin Key 1-2; RIP: Jeremy Harper 16-204, RJ Evans 15-91, Evan King 1-26, Dalton Myers 5-21, Cyrus Casto 6-4, Camron Ramsey 1-2; Passing: RIV: Elzy 17-36-0, 188 yards; RIP: King 1-1-0, 43 yards; Casto 2-7-1, 41 yards; Receiving: RIV: Wentz 6-81, Cameron Powell 5-53, Thatcher Roy 2-25, Pierson 1-9, Mack Lusk 1-8, DeAnthony Wright 1-7, Caden Easterling 1-5; RIP: Evans 2-75, Dawson Anderson 1-9

Next game: Marietta at Ripley 7:30 p.m. Friday.

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