The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

November 16, 2013

Wildcats bow out at Moorefield

MOOREFIELD — The Class A No. 6 Moorefield Yellow Jackets rallied from a 16-8 halftime deficit with 14 unanswered points in the second half to knock of No. 11 Meadow Bridge Friday 22-16.

The Wildcats jumped out to an early lead when Craig Peters scooped up a blocked field goal attempt and raced 79 yards for a touchdown. Jake Parker added the 2-point conversion for an 8-0 lead.

Moorefield answered back with a Colton Bramsen 1-yard run and a 2-point conversion to tie the game at 8-8.

Parker put Meadow Bridge back on top with a 1-yard run followed by a Ryan Church 2-point conversion run for a 16-8 lead at the half.

After Moorefield tied the game on a Lawrence Schoonover 12-yard run, the Yellow Jackets took the lead when Dakota Veter found Matthew Dolan for a 16-yard touchdown strike. The Wildcats had stopped Moorefield on a fourth down play in the same drive, but were hit with a roughing the passer penalty to keep the drive alive.

The Wildcats drove deep into Moorefield territory with 4 minutes remaining but could not find the end zone.

Meadow Bridge finishes the season 8-3, while Kennedy Award candidate Parker had 137 yards on 31 carries, 17 tackles and two fumble recoveries to go with his o touchdown run in his final high school game.

Moorefield 22, Meadow Bridge 16

MB (8-3)    8    8    0    0    —    16

M (10-1)    8    0    14    0    —    22

First Quarter

MB: Craig Peters 79 blocked FG return (Jake Parker rush)

M: Colton Bramsen 1 run (Shane Meyers pass from Dakota Veter)

Second Quarter

MB: Parker 1 run (Ryan Church rush)

Third Quarter

M: Lawrence Shoonover 12 run (Matthew Dolan pass from Veter)

M: Dolan 16 pass from Veter (pass failed)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — MB: Parker 31-137, Church 10-37, Peters 6-19, Shane Harless 2-5. M: Schoonover 18-92, Brandsen 16-61, Veter 6-80, Shane Myers 1-2.

PASSING — MB: Church 1-4-0-16. M: Veter 9-12-0-125.

RECEIVING — MB: Peters 1-16. M: Dolan 4-86, Myers 3-28, Brandsen 1-7

TAKEAWAYS — MB: Parker (2 fum rec), Peters (fum rec); M: Schoonover (fum rec)

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