High School Football Roundup
Greenbrier East 34, Ripley 28 (OT)
RIPLEY — Ripley held a 28-14 lead to start the fourth quarter, but 14 unanswered points by Greenbrier East forced overtime and then a 20-yard touchdown pass from Kyle King to Monquelle Davis in the extra session lifted the Spartans to a 34-28 win Friday.
The Vikings scored first on Noah Westfall’s 2-yard TD run, but GEHS tied it up on Brandon Honaker’s 88-yard TD catch from King.
Cameron Ramsey’s 57-yard TD rush in the second quarter put the Vikings back on top, but with 24 seconds left before halftime, Greenbrier East tied it up on King’s 1-yard scoring burst.
It was all Ripley in the third quarter as Jacob Fouty caught a 30-yard touchdown pass from Westfall before Kadin Hall’s 30-yard scoring jaunt made it 28-14.
But Greenbrier East owned the fourth quarter, scoring on Davis’ 85-yard touchdown pass to King and then another King 1-yard run. That tied it up at 28-all with 5:29 left in regulation.
Westfall led all rushers with 127 yards on 16 carries and also threw for 66 yards. Hall and Ramsey added 91 yard rushing apiece for the Vikings.
GEHS was led by King’s 91 yards on 13 carries and his 109 passing yards. Davis added 134 yards through the air, while Marion Lawson carried 19 times for 81 yards.
Fort Frye 58,
BEVERLY — Fort Frye celebrated senior night in grand fashion Friday night with a dominating 58-7 win over visiting Caldwell.
Cadet senior Zane Wallace had a senior night to remember as he scored a pair of rushing touchdowns while also scoring a touchdown on an interception return as well as a 64 -yard punt return.
The undefeated Cadets piled up 453 total yards of offense while allowing Caldwell just 85.
Fort Frye held a 12-0 advantage at the end of the first period before scoring 20 points in both the second and third quarters to improve their season mark to a perfect 8-0.
Wallace rushed for 103 yards on just six carries to pace the Fort offense while sophomore quarterback Ian Ellis completed all six of his pass attempts for 153 yards.
Senior Brady Schilling caught three balls for 92 yards and a touchdown while seniors Tyler Fisher and lineman Isiah Jones each scored a rushing touchdown on their final regular season home game at Fort Frye.
Caldwell (2-6) avoided being shutout when freshman quarterback Braxton Dudley sprinted 35 yards for a touchdown in the closing minutes.
Valley (Wetzel) 0
PINE GROVE — Frontier cruised to a 53-0 win over Valley (Wetzel) Friday night, improving to 7-1 on the season.
The Cougars, who visit Monroe Central next Friday, kicked off the scoring on a 13-yard touchdown run by Noah Barnhart. Tanner Bills’ 80-yard interception return for a TD followed by Joel Lewis’ 27-yard scoring jaunt made it 22-0 after a quarter.
Lewis rushed for a 5-yard TD to start the second quarter. Logan Brookover then hauled in a 15-yard touchdown catch from J.D. Schmidt before Barnhart’s 2-yard TD burst made it 41-0 at halftime.
Kalyb McQueary caught a 35-yard TD strike from Schmidt and Barnhart rushed for a 4-yard score to cap the scoring.
Barnhart carried 10 times for 127 yards and three TDs. Lewis added 117 yards and two scores on 10 rushes. Schmidt was 9 for 15 passing for 131 yards and two TDs.
Valley, which tallied just 54 total yards of offense, was led by Gabe Satterfield’s 32 yards on 12 rushes.
Breckin Hoff had an interception for the Cougars defensively.
Doddridge County 31, Ravenswood 0
RAVENSWOOD — Hunter America rushed for 167 yards and a touchdowns, Noah Bumgardner threw for 216 yards and three TDs and Griffin Devericks caught seven balls for 186 yards and a score as Doddridge County claimed a 31-0 win over host Ravenswood Friday night.
A DJ Devinney 20-yard field goal and a 10-yard TD pass from Bumgardner to Jared Jones made the score 9-0 at halftime as the Red Devils (3-4) were still very much in the game.
However, America broke away for a 68-yard TD run at the 6:00 mark in the third followed by a pair of Bumgardner TD throws, a 48-yarder to Devericks and a 28-yarder to Connor Cunningham, to help the now 7-0 Bulldogs pull way.
Ravenswood, which was out-gained 435-155, got 68 yards on 10 carries from Chase Hood.
Defensively, Jacob Anthony had three tackles for loss, a forced fumble and a blocked extra point for the Devils.
Wirt County 61,
ELIZABETH–It was dominating showing on homecoming here Friday for host Wirt County as the Tigers scored 61 first-half points and cruised past Hannan, which had 39 yards of total offense.
Trent Richards reached the end zone three times in the win, scoring two rushing TDs (46, 22) along with an 18-yard pick-6. Richards made the most of his limited carries (seven), rushing for a game-high 97 yards.
Dylan Lowe and Garrett Parsons each had a passing touchdown, both getting hauled in by Zac Yoak, along with the duo rushing for one as well.
Roane County 13
SPENCER–Only a possession score going into the fourth quarter, the visiting Lincoln Cougars scored 14 points in the final period thanks to 5 yard rushing touchdown from Levi Moore and QB David Tate, who found Corey Prunty for a 35 yard-pass, which proved too much for the Raiders to overcome during a 27-13 setback.
Moore scored the game’s first touchdown on a 4-yard run.
Raider Josh Huffman responded with a 31-yard TD run on the first play of the second quarter with 11:55 on the scoreboard, but it was all Lincoln after that.
Moore added another rushing touchdown late into the third. He finished with 59 yards and was second to Antwan Hilliard’s team-high 79 yards on 20 carries.
Huffman rushed the ball 17 times for a game-high 145 yards and scored his second TD with 3:42 left in the fourth.
St. Marys 40,
ST. MARYS — A thin Magnolia team couldn’t hang with St. Marys, as the hometown Blue Devils triumphed in a 40-6 win on Friday night.
An efficient passing attack from Brennan Boron led the offense, as he went 10 of 12, for 252 yards and a score through the air.
The lone Blue Eagle score came from a Caden Cisar touchdown run from a yard away, but that’s when Boron answered right back with an 84-yard strike to Lucas Lipscomb.
That touchdown proved to be too much for visiting MHS, as 338 yards of total offense were surrendered in a night that was all St. Marys.
Calhoun County 28, Gilmer County 14
MT. ZION — Calhoun County got its second win of the year, as the Red Devils doubled up Gilmer County in a 28-14 home win.
The run-heavy offense totaled 284 yards on 49 carries, as Travis Richards led the way with 187 yards of his own.
The GCHS offense couldn’t sustain many successful drives, as 92 penalty yards on nine infractions kneecapped the offense.
Other standout performances from the Red Devils include Adam Parsons, who didn’t turn the ball over in the win.
He also found paydirt from 5 yards out to give his team an advantage they wouldn’t give back.