The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

October 5, 2013

ROUNDUP: Class AA No. 2 Bobcats suffer first loss of season


From Staff Reports

COVINGTON, Va. — The Covington Cougars outscored Class AA No. 2 Summers County 16-0 in the second half to erase a nine-point halftime deficit and defeat the Bobcats 23-16.

The Bobcats took a 16-7 halftime lead on two Matt Ryan touchdown passes to T.J Smith (17, 30) and a 35-yard field goal by Tristan Sears.

Covington evened the game after a 25-yard field goal of its own and a 25-yard touchdown pass to Luke Moye early in the fourth quarter.

The Cougars took the lead at 23-16 on a tipped pass that was intercepted deep in Bobcat territory and returned for a touchdown.

Matt Ryan drove the Bobcats down into scoring range with only 15 seconds remaining and hit Eric Lindsey in the corner of the end zone, but the play was called back on an illegal procedure call. Summers could not score on the next two plays and fell for the first time this year.

Summers County (5-1) looks to get back on the winning track when they host Independence Friday.



Covington, Va 23, Summers County 16

SC (5-1)    10    6    0    0    —    16

C (4-1)        0    7    3    13    —    23

First Quarter

SC: TJ Smith 17 pass from Matt Ryan (Tristan Sears kick)

SC: Sears 35 FG

Second Quarter

C: Brandon Phillips 5 run (kick good)

SC: TJ Smith 30 pass from Ryan (kick failed)

Third Quarter

C: 25 FG

Fourth Quarter

C: Matthews 25 pass from Luke Moye (kick failed)

C: #9 15 INT return (kick good)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — SC: Isaiah Brown 14-26, TJ Smith 11-53, Jaquan Ayers 9-43.

PASSING — SC: Ryan 13-23-1-158.

RECEIVING — SC: Eric Lindsay 2-44, Brown 7-63, Smith 3-51.

TAKEAWAYS — SC: Lindsey (INT), Smith (INT).



Wyoming East 14, River View 12

BRADSHAW — Class AA No. 8 Wyoming East scored 14 points in the fourth quarter for a come-from-behind win over Class AA No. 12 River View Friday.

The Warriors trailed 12-0 late in the fourth quarter when River View attempted a fourth-and-one from its own 12-yard line. Jon Culicerto broke through on a blitz to tackle Jordan Wilson behind the line of scrimmage to turn the game in favor of Wyoming East. Coty Bishop cashed in from two yards out to put East on the board at 12-7.

The inspired Warriors defense stopped River View on a three-and-out to force a punt with 1:30 remaining in the game. Aaron Griffith drove the Warriors downfield and hit Christian Hedinger with a 14-yard pass to seal the win.

Bishop finished with 13 tackles and Ryan Cantrell had 11 tackles, holding River View’s powerful fullback Greg Marshall to just 16 yards.

Jordan Wilson led the Raiders with 172 yards on the ground and one touchdown (7).

Wyoming East (5-1) hosts PikeView Friday.



Wyoming East 14, River View 12

WE (5-1)    0    0    0    14    —    14

RV (3-2)    0    6    0    6    —    12

Second Quarter

RV: Tyree Baker 20 pass from Ryan Blankenship (pass failed)

Fourth Quarter

RV: Jordan Wilson 7 run (pass failed)

WE: Coty Bishop 2 run (Tristan Jones kick)

WE: Christian Hedinger 14 pass from Aaron Griffith (Jones kick)



INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — WE: Jacob Summe 11-46, Bishop 7-41, Griffith 5-18, Brian Whitt 5-7. RV: Wilson 30-172, Baker 1-15, Blankenship 9-33, Greg Marshall 8-16.

PASSING — WE: Griffith 8-11-1-84. RV: Blankenship 3-10-1-34.

RECEIVING — WE: Hedinger 5-64, Jacob Dulcie 2-13, Nick Walker 1-7. RV: Baker 2-29.

TAKEAWAYS — WE: Andrew Shirley (INT). RV: Anthony Horne (INT).



Nicholas County 24, Robert C. Byrd 0

SUMMERSVILLE — The Class AA No. 15 Nicholas County Grizzlies held Class AA No. 13 Robert C. Byrd to 36 yards of total offense and just two first downs to dominate the Eagles 24-0 Friday.

Wil Mayes rushed for 158 yards on 27 carries, scored two touchdowns (1, 11) and had 10 tackles on the defensive side of the ball to lead the Grizzlies.

Andrew Woods also scored on a one-yard run for the Grizzlies, and Austin Hill booted a 25-yard field goal to go along with his nine tackles.

Quarterback Tyler Sagraves had another solid night under center passing for 169 yards and rushing for 35 yards.

The Grizzlies (4-2) travel to Webster County Friday.



Nicholas County 24, Robert C. Byrd 0

RCB (3-3)    0    0    0    0    —    0

NC (4-2)        0    7    3    14    —    24

Second Quarter

NC: Wil Mayes 1 run (Austin Hill kick)

Third Quarter

NC: Hill 26 FG

Fourth Quarter

NC: Mayes 11 run (Hill kick)

NC: Andrew Woods 1 run (Hill kick)



INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — RCB: Helm 3-2, Grant 10-10, Marino 2 (-2), Wright 5-12. NC: Mayes 27-158, Woods 3-3, Tyler Sagraves 10-35, Tate Mayes 2-9, Matt Moore 1 (-1), Austin Ripple 1 (-2).

PASSING — RCB: Marino 3-13-1-14. NC: Sagraves 14-24-1-169, W. Mayes 1-1-0-15.

RECEIVING — RCB: Bonnett 2-11. NC: Matt Dodrill 1-18, Jarod Price 4-37, Jacob Hopkins 2-39, Joe Amendola 3-32, Brandon McClung 1-29, Josh Gregory 1-14.

TAKEAWAYS — NC: McClung (INT), Cody Canterbury (fum rec), T. Mayes (fum rec).



Cabell Midland 42, Woodrow Wilson 0

ONA — The Class AAA No. 8 Cabell Midland Knights were too much for the youthful Woodrow Wilson Flying Eagles Friday, rolling to a 42-0 win.

Coy Petitt had a touchdown run (4) and a touchdown pass (41) to Tanner Chapman to lead the Knights.

The Knights finished with over 400 yards of total offense and held the Flying Eagles to 58 total yards and just four first downs on the evening.

Woodrow Wilson (2-3) returns home Friday to face the Parkersburg Big Reds.



Cabell Midland 42, Woodrow Wilson 0

WW (2-3)    0    0    0    0    —    0

CM (5-1)    7    28    7    0    —    42

First Quarter

CM: Kasey Thomas 4 run (Heiner kick)

Second Quarter

CM: Teran Barnitz 34 run (Heiner kick)

CM: Derek Adkins fumble recovery in the endzone (Heiner kick)

CM: Tanner Chapman 41 pass from Coy Petitt (Heiner kick)

CM: Alex Childers 17 run (Heiner kick)

Third Quarter

CM: Petitt 4 run (Heiner kick)



INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — WW: Chase Hancock 9-1, Ronald Blanks 1 (-2), Troy Lilly 3-5, Brent Osborne 7-31, Josh Creed 4 (-15), Eddie Wilson 1 (-5), Antonio Leopardi 1 (-1), Dominic Holmes 1-3. CM: Petitt 3-13, Hendricks 7-43, Thomas 14-94, Barnitz 10-95, Childers 5-40, Ellis 5-17, Stapleton 4-12, Jeffrey 4-22.

PASSING — WW: Osborne 2-3-0-8, Parker 1-2-0-23. Petitt: 4-13-0-84.

RECEIVING — WW: Noah Hancock 3-33. CM: Wommack 1-41, Hendricks 1-20, Thomas 1-6.



University 56, Greenbrier East 24

FAIRLEA — Travis Renner rushed for 98 yards and passed for 173 yards and two touchdowns (60, 48) to lead the Class AAA No. 9 University High Hawks past Greenbrier East Friday.

R.J. Martin rushed for two scores (1, 8), while Tyler Piktel (7), Jace Neville (30) and Jeremy Hunter (15) had one apiece.

Isaiah Kinder led the Spartans with two rushing touchdowns (58, 8) and one through the air (31) to Kamen Reynolds.

Greenbrier East (3-3) hosts Lincoln County Friday.



University 56, Greenbrier East 24

U (5-1)    7    21    14    14    —    56

GE (3-3)    0    3    0    21    —    24

First Quarter

U: RJ Martin 1 run (Holden Talton kick)

Second Quarter

GE: Sean Myles 19 FG

U: Tyler Piktel 7 run (Talton kick)

U: Jack Armstrong 60 pass from Travis Renner (kicked blocked)

U: Tony Richardson 48 pass from Renner (Renner run)

Third Quarter

U: Jace Neville 30 run

U: Martin 8 run (Talton kick)

Fourth Quarter

GE: Isaiah Kinder 58 run (Myles kick)

GE: Kinder 8 run (Myles kick)

U: Jeremy Hunter 15 run (Michael Ramsey kick)

U: Tristan Lucas 27 pass from Jeremy Eckles (Ramsey kick)

GE: Kamen Reynolds 31 pass from Kinder (Myles kick)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — U: Renner 13-98, Isaiah Utt 2-13, Neville 3-64, Armstrong 1-8, Martin 5-21, Piktel 10-55, Tevin Dixon 4-13, Eckles 2-23, Hunter 5-48. GE: Kinder 13-95, Reynolds 1 (-1), Cline 20-116, Ben Allen 1-1, Kyle McCoy 5-59, Jalen Mitchem 1-2, Walker 1-8.

PASSING — U: Renner 7-9-0-173, Eckles 2-4-0-52. GE: Kinder 8-21-0-109.

RECEIVING — U: John Moore 3-14, Armstrong 3-111, Richardson 1-48, Lucas 1-27, Andrew Frisco 1-25. GE: Reynolds 5-81, Matt Beard 1-3, Colby Johnson 1-8, Walker 1-17.