The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

October 27, 2012

Roundup: Bobcats keep playoff hopes alive

Summers County 42, Richwood 20

RICHWOOD —  Dustin Smith gained 129 yards and scored touchdowns of 59 and 10 yards to keep the Bobcats’ playoff hopes alive.

Teammate Isaiah Brown missed most of the first half because of a cut, but came back to finsh with 115 yards rushing and touchdowns of 25 and 40 yards. T.J. Smith added 77 yards on the ground and had a 35-yard TD pass to A.J. Bennett.

Zach Bennett scored on runs of 30 and 1 yards for Richwood (3-6).

Summers (6-3) hosts Class A power Valley Friday with a playoff berth on the line. Richwood concludes at home against Nicholas County.

Summers County 42, Richwood 20

SC (6-3)    14    8    14    6    —    42

R (3-6)    0    0    14    6    —    20

First Quarter

SC: Dustin Smith 59 run (Kick failed)

SC: A.J. Bennett 35 pass from T.J. Smith (T.J. Smith run)

Second Quarter

SC: Matt Ryan 30 run (T.J. Smith run)

Third Quarter

R: Michael Adams 5 run (Run failed)

SC: Isaiah Brown 25 run (Run failed)

SC: I. Brown 40 run (Dustin Smith run)

R: Zach Bennett 30 run (Bennett run)

Fourth Quarter

SC: Dustin Smith 10 run (Run failed)

R: Z. Bennett 1 run (Run failed)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — SC: Brown 19-115-2, D. Smith 17-129-2, T.J. Smith 13-77, Ryan 5-59-1. R: Z. Bennett 20-107-2, Adams 14-74, Terry Frazier 4-24.

PASSING — SC: T.J. Smith 3-6-1, 52-1. R: Logan Cox 4-9-0, 25; Bennett 0-2-0, 0.

RECEIVING — SC: Ryan 1-7, A.J. Bennett 1-35-1, Caleb Harrah 1-10. R: Bennett 3-17, Frazier 1-8.

TURNOVERS — SC: Allen Brown (fum. rec.).

Wyoming East 42, Independence 20

NEW RICHMOND — Six players scored touchdowns as the Warriors kept their eyes on a Class AA playoff berth.

Quarterback Aaron Griffith keyed the win with 121 yards rushing and 118 yards passing. He ran for a 75-yard TD and also hit Christian Hedinger with a 77-yard scoring aerial.

Independence’s Colton Ward scored on a 61-yard run and a 68-yard pass from Brian Sexton. Ward finished with 167 yards of total offense.

The Warriors, now 6-3, play Friday at Liberty. Independence (4-5) will conclude its season Friday at Fayetteville.

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