The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

November 2, 2013

ROUNDUP: Cavaliers pull away from upset-minded Fayetteville

Greenbrier West 22, Fayetteville 6

CHARMCO — The Fayetteville Pirates put a scare into the Class A No. 7-rated Greenbrier West Cavaliers before falling short 22-6 Friday.

The Pirates, playing their sixth opponent of the season ranked inside the top 11 teams, trailed by only one point in the third quarter, only to see the Cavaliers pull away with two scores.

Corey Cox put Greenbrier West up 7-0 on a 3-yard run in the second quarter in a defensive battle. Cox would finish with 110 yards on the ground.

The Pirates struck first in the third quarter on a 32-yard pass for a score from Will Fenton to Jacob Alton.

Leading by one, the Cavaliers pulled away on a 31-yard touchdown run from Chase McClung and a 5-yard run by Malik Boatwright.

Greenbrier West (9-1) now awaits playoff seeding, while Fayetteville (3-6) travels to Independence next Friday.

Greenbrier West 22, Fayetteville 6

F (3-6)    0    0    6    0    —    6

GW (9-1)    0    7    7    8    —    22

Second Quarter

GW: Corey Cox 3 run (Braden Isaacs kick)

Third Quarter

F: Jacob Alton 32 pass from Will Fenton (pass failed)

GW: Chase McClung 31 run (Isaacs kick)

Fourth Quarter

GW: Malik Boatwright 5 run (Mikey Goddard rush)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — F: Tasheem Saunders 12-21, Fenton 3 (-27), Cameron Underwood 3-6, Alton 2- (-1); GW: Cox 23-110, Boatwright 24-79, McClung 15-94, Jordan Grimmett 1 (-5).

PASSING — GW: Boatwright 5-5-0-26. F: Fenton 8-18-1-106.

RECEIVING — GW: Dustin Yoakum 2-12, Goddard 1-10, Cox 1-5, Grimmett 1- (-1). F: Alton 4-52, James Criss 2-20, Fenton 1-30.

TAKEAWAYS — GW: Goddard (int), Logan Brown (fum rec), Marquis Frazier (fum rec).

Summers County 30, Richwood 8

RICHWOOD — T.J. Smith had 304 yards of total offense and scored two touchdowns as the playoff-bound Bobcats rolled to their ninth win.

Smith carried the ball 18 times for 151 yards and scored on a 10-yard run. He also caught five passes for 153 yards.

Isaiah Brown ran for 95 yards and a touchdown, while quarterback Matt Ryan completed 6 of 9 passes for 181 yards.

Linebacking standout Erik Lindsey recovered a fumble and returned it 76 yards for a touchdown.

Logan Brown caught a 19-yard pass from Logan Cox for Richwood’s only score.

Class AA No. 4 Summers (9-1) will take next week off to prepare for the postseason. Richwood (2-7) will conclude its season next Friday at Nicholas County.

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