Friday takeaways: Critical wins via in Week 7
October 9, 2016 - Finding Carter
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Class AA No. 1 Fairmont Senior stayed dominant in Week 7 of a high propagandize football deteriorate Friday, pulling divided in a second half to kick No. 9 Weir 20-3.
It was a defensive conflict via as a Polar Bears (6-0) led 7-3 during a mangle behind a 67 yard touchdown run from Bryson Gilbert. Gilbert combined a 55 yard touchdown run in a third entertain to give his group a 13-3 cushion. Quarterback Jake Abbott connected with Caleb Walker with usually dual mins to go for an 8 yard touchdown to put a diversion away.
Gilbert finished with 160 yards rushing in a win and those dual touchdowns as a Polar Bears managed usually 189 descent yards overall. Weir managed usually 120 sum descent yards as using behind Cody Enrietti was singular to 83 rushing yards in a loss.
Weir’s sole measure came on a 30 yard margin idea in a initial quarter. The Red Riders forsaken to 5-2 with a highway loss.
Williamstown rallies on a highway to palm Buffalo a initial loss
Williamstown sophomore backup quarterback Carter Haynes helped lead a Yellowjackets on dual late touchdown drives to kick No. 4 Buffalo 39-34 on a road. With starting comparison quarterback Trenton Tallman on crutches to start a second half, a Yellowjackets (5-2) saw what was a 27-13 second entertain lead spin into a 34-27 fourth entertain deficit.
The dual teams were tied 27-27 during a break.
“I consider a disproportion was a defense,” pronounced Williamstown manager Terry Smith. “(Tallman) went down right during a finish of a second entertain and he was doing a super job, as usual, though he got harm with a hip pointer.
“Our guys kind of hung their heads,” he continued. “But we pronounced that we couldn’t usually spin a things in during halftime – they played their butts off and I’m usually genuine unapproachable of them.”
Tallman had a 59 yard touchdown run, 93 yard kickoff lapse for a measure and another one yard touchdown run before to withdrawal a game.
A 13-yard touchdown pass from Haynes to Darren Hastings tightened Buffalo’s lead to 34-33, though a additional indicate failed. The Yellowjackets after scored a game-winning touchdown with underneath dual mins remaining on a 9 yard run.
It was a vicious win for Williamstown, that entered Friday night during No. 15 in Class A with a 4-2 record, entrance off of a 14-point detriment to opposition St. Marys final week.
“I’m unequivocally happy for a seniors,” Smith said. “St. Marys played unequivocally good and we couldn’t unequivocally do most opposite them – they played superb and my shawl is off to them. we wasn’t unequivocally certain how we would react, though we had a good week of practice. we suspicion we were prepared to go, though when (Tallman) got hurt, a guys usually were dynamic to win a game.”
Fayetteville wins thriller over Nicholas County
In a conflict of undefeated teams, Class A No. 6 Fayetteville edged AA No. 4 Nicholas County 44-42. A Fayetteville touchdown with usually 50 seconds to go extended a Pirates’ lead out to 44-36.
But Nicholas County quarterback Tate Mayes led a Grizzlies’ (5-1) rally, anticipating Carter Serbert-Sweeney for a 5 yard touchdown pass as law ended, slicing a necessity to 44-42. The indirect two-point acclimatisation try failed, however, as a Pirates (7-0) hung on for a dual indicate win and a engorgement of profitable playoff rating reward points.
Morgantown wins critical highway diversion during Wheeling Park
Class AAA No. 12 Morgantown snapped a two-game losing streak, thumping fortifying state champion Wheeling Park 41-14.
The Mohigans (5-2) were led by comparison using behind Jordan Page who finished with over 120 yards and scored 3 touchdowns on 18 carries.
“We did something a small bit opposite with (Page) tonight than we have finished in a past,” pronounced Morgantown manager Matt Lacy. “We changed him behind to 7 yards into a pistol demeanour and it helps him since he has one of those things we can’t manager – good vision.
“With him behind there, when he gets a hand-off, a blocks have already started to rise and it lets him use that prophesy that he has,” Lacy continued. “He’s such a illusory back.”
Cabell Midland takes pivotal win over opposition No. 3 Huntington
Cabell Midland was in need of a win to keep a playoff hopes on stout belligerent — and a 16th rated Knights got usually that, violence opposition Huntingon 27-20.
With Texas Childress during quarterback and Ivan Vaughn heading a approach on a ground, a Knights used a change conflict to lift divided on Friday night.
“That was fun and good for a kids, it was sparkling to get a win,” pronounced Cabell Midland manager Luke Salmons. “We’ve been by a opposite year for a group and a program, though a kids are resilient. We have a good team, we unequivocally do. It’s usually a matter of removing them clicking and where they need to be. They all showed adult tonight.”
Vaughn finished with 210 yards and dual touchdowns on 32 carries for Cabell Midland (3-4) in a win. Huntington forsaken to 5-2 with a loss.