The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

August 31, 2013

Roundup: Flying Eagles, Tigers fall on road

Wildcats' Parker, Oak Hill's Jones have big games


From Staff Reports

Winfield 42, Woodrow Wilson 19

WINFIELD — Ethan Copeland rushed for 153 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the Winfield Generals past the Woodrow Wilson Flying Eagles in the first-ever football meeting between the two schools.

Chris Turner also had two scores for the Generals with a 22-yard touchdown reception and a 1-yard run.

Brent Osborne passed for 200 yards and two touchdown strikes (22, 65) to Chase Hancock to lead the Flying Eagles. Osborne also had an interception on defense and Hancock finished with 129 receiving yards.

Donte Nabors also scored on an 82-yard punt return for Woodrow Wilson.

Woodrow Wilson (0-1) looks to bounce back Friday as it hosts rival Greenbrier East.



Winfield 42, Woodrow Wilson 19

WW (0-1)    7    6    0    6    —    19

WF (1-0)    14    21    7    0    —    42

First Quarter

W: Chris Turner 22 yard pass from Toby Show (kick good)

WW: Noah Hancock 22 pass from Brent Osborne (Osborne kick)

W: Turner 1 run (kick good)

Second Quarter

W: Ethan Copeland 21 run (kick good)

W: John Hathaway 27 pass from Toby Show (kick good)

WW: Hancock 65 pass from Osborne (kick blocked)

W: Copeland 5 run (kick good)

Third Quarter

W: Copeland 12 run (kick run)

Fourth Quarter

WW: Donte Nabors 82 punt return (pass failed)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — WW: Hancock 4-18, Josh Creed 5-1, Osborne 4-27, Ronald Blanks 1-3, Troy Lilly 1-13, Dylan Foster 1-2. W: Copeland 24-153-3, Jacob Lewis 6-39, Show 8-34, Turner 2-4-1, Smith 1-10.

PASSING — WW: Osborne 13-29-0-200-2. W: Show 21-36-1-275-2.

RECEIVING — WW: Nich Deems 1-4, Creed 3-55, Hancock 5-129-2, Nabors 3-6, Lilly 1-6. W: Turner 4-58-1, Hill 5-38, Lewis 1-30, Hathaway 7-96-1, Amick 2-10, Withrow 1-25, Copeland 1-8.

TURNOVERS — WW: Osborne (int).



Princeton 69, Shady Spring 0

PRINCETON — Princeton racked up 374 yards in total offense and rolled to a 69-0 shutout over Shady Spring High to open the season on Friday night at Anne S. Hunnicutt Stadium.

Less than a minute into the game, on the third play from scrimmage, Princeton reached the end zone on a 12-yard burst by sophomore Jordan Jones.

Ten seconds later, the football popped from the hands of Shady Spring's Tyler Hanson and Princeton senior Nick Wood snatched it out of the air and rambled 10 yards for another score. Tahj Sho-Johnson’s extra point gave the home team a 14-0 lead.

Princeton quarterback Jay Palmer got untracked as the half wore on. He tossed a pass to senior Kirkland Perdue, who leaped high and fought his way downfield for a 31-yard scoring play.

Sho-Johnson scampered 25 yards untouched for the next score. Palmer added scoring runs of 56 and 8 yards, and Devin Allen returned a punt 67 yards to set up a 49-0 halftime lead.

Sho-Johnson gained 147 yards on six carries. Palmer added another 77 yards.

Shady Spring quarterback Tim Culicerto hit 12 of 21 passes for 134 yards. Johnathan Hardy paced the ground attack with 76 yards on 22 carries.

Shady Spring will host Logan on Friday, while Princeton remains at home to meet Bluefield.



Princeton 69, Shady Spring 0

SS (0-1)    0    0    0    0    —    0

P (1-0)    21    28    14    6    —    69

First Quarter

P: Jordan Jones 12 run (Tahj Sho-Johnson kick), 11:10

P: Nick Wood 10 run with fumble recovery (Sho-Johnson kick), 10:56

P: Kirkland Perdue 31 pass from Jay Palmer (Sho-Johnson kick), 1:12

Second Quarter

P: Sho-Johnson 25 run (Sho-Johnson kick), 11:52

P: Palmer 56 run (Sho-Johnson kick), 8:47

P: Palmer 8 run (Sho-Johnson kick), 4:00

P: Devin Allen 67 punt return (Sho-Johnson kick), 1:09

Third Quarter

P: Sho-Johnson 24 run (Sho-Johnson kick), 10:48

P: Billy Jack Varney 4 run (Sho-Johnson kick), 6:36

Fourth Quarter

P: Sho-Johnson 71 run (pass failed), 11:00

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — SS, Tyler Hanson 4-5, Jonathan Hardy 22-76, Tim Culicerto 5-3, John Lively 3-15. PSHS, Devin Allen 3-35, Jordan Jones 2-30, Jay Palmer 5-77, Tahj Sho-Johnson 6-147, Aaron Saunders 1-20, Logan Baker 3-1, Billy Jack Varney 4-17, Turner Nelson 1-(-1), Christian Shafer 4-8, Je’nye Hearn 3-5, Nick Mason 2-8, Zach Standifur 1-33.

PASSING — SS, T. Culicerto 12-21-134 yds., 1 intc., 0 TD; Jarod Cline 2-3-16-0-0. PSHS, Palmer 2-3-65-0-0.

RECEIVING — SS, Hardy 1-9, Steven Chhabra 3-49, Chase DeMoss 1-3, Tyler Hanson 2-19, Jordan Meadows 2-16, Matthew Plumley 1-19, Andrew Green 2-19, Jacob Hartsog 1-9, Cody Richmond 1-7. PSHS, Zen Clements 1-41, Kirkland Perdue 1-24.



Meadow Bridge 56, Van 20

MEADOW BRIDGE — The Jake Parker express picked up right where it left off last season as the Wildcats rode the play of Parker to a convincing 56-20 win over Van.

Parker set the tone early with three touchdown runs in the first quarter (67, 8, 24) to stake Meadow Bridge to a 22-0 lead.

Craig Peters kept the scoring going on a 12-yard run in the second quarter for a 28-6 lead at the half.

Parker struck again in the third quarter on a two-yard run and twice in the fourth quarter from 49 yards and 28 yards. Abber Gelsinger closed out the Wildcats’ scoring with a 16-yard run for the final margin.

Parker finished the night with a career high 447 yards rushing and also had 12 tackles on the defensive side of the ball.

Meadow Bridge (1-0) makes the long trip to Tug Valley next Friday.



Meadow Bridge 56, Van 20

V (0-1)    0    6    8    6    —     20

MB (1-0)    22    6    8    20    —    56

First Quarter

MB: Jake Parker 67 run (rush failed)

MB: Parker 8 run (Abber Gelsinger run)

MB: Parker 24 run (Gelsinger run)

Second Quarter

MB: Craig Peters 12 run (rush failed)

V: Brandon Elswick 3 run (pass failed)

Third Quarter

MB: Parker 2 run (Gelsinger run)

V: Elswick 59 run (Elswick to Zach Pridemore pass)

Fourth Quarter

MB: Parker 49 run (rush failed)

V: Logan Crouse 63 pass from Elswick (rush failed)

MB: Parker 28 run (Gelsinger run)

MB: Gelsinger 16 run (run failed)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — V: Crouse 15-107, Elswick 15-94, Cole Price 2-16. MB: Parker 32-447, Peters 5-69, Gelsinger 2-21, Shane Harless 2-17, Ryan Church 4-11, Lawson Patterson 1-4.

PASSING — V: Elswick 5-11-116-1, Price 0-2-0. MB: Church 0-1.

RECEIVING — V: Crouse 3-94, Justin Lambert 2-22.

TURNOVERS — V: Jaime Beclcher (fum rec); MB: Caleb Farr (fum rec).



Oak Hill 48, Elkins 14

ELKINS — All-state running back Jalen Jones kicked off his senior season by scoring four touchdowns and rushing for 186 yards on just 13 carries to lead the Red Devils past home-standing Elkins 48-14.

Elkins started the game with a bang as Morgan Kelly raced 91 yards for a touchdown on the first play to take an early 6-0 lead.

Oak Hill responded with 21 straight first-quarter points on two Jones touchdown runs (51, 1) and a 43-yard punt return by Jones for a touchdown.

The Red Devils kept the pressure up with 27 more points over the next two quarters to put the game out of reach. Jarrell Green opened the second quarter with a 10-yard TD run, followed by another Jones 51-yard run for a 34-6 halftime lead.

K.K. Goodman added touchdown runs of 4 and 15 yards in the third quarter before Elkins scored late in the fourth.

Oak Hill (1-0) has another long road trip next Friday as it travels to Berkeley County to face the Musselman Applemen.



Oak Hill 48, Elkins 14

Oak Hill (1-0)    21    13    14    0    —    48

Elkins (0-1)    6    0    0    8    —    14

First Quarter

E: Morgan Kelly 91 run (run fail)

OH: Jalen Jones 51 run (Jones kick)

OH: Jones 43 punt return (Jones kick)

OH: Jones 1 run (Jones kick)

Second Quarter

OH: Jarrell Green 10 run (Jones kick)

OH: Jones 51 run (kick failed)

Third Quarter

OH: K.K. Goodman 4 run (Jones kick)

OH: Goodman 15 run (Jones kick)

Fourth Quarter

E: Alexander Taylor 35 run (John Huffman run)



INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — OH: Jones 13-186-3, Goodman 12-79, Green 3-10, Deonte Scruggs 1-5, Antonio Gray 2 (-3), Antwon Smith 1-6, Tyler Painter 1-5, Derek Futler 4 (-3), Noah Miller 1 (-11).

PASSING — OH: Scruggs 4-6-44.

RECEIVING — OH: Marc Logan 2-30, Goodman 1-12, Jones 1-2.

TURNOVERS — OH: Gray (fum rec).



Summers County 18, PikeView 12

HINTON — Isaiah Brown ran 16 times for 145 yards and Summers County held off PikeView.

Jaquan Ayers rushed for 70 yards, including a 31-yard touchdown in the first quarter.

T.J. Smith ran for a touchdown and passed to Caleb Harrah for another for the Bobcats.

Hunter Moses ran for 29 yards and a touchdown for PikeView.

Summers will host James Monroe next Friday.



Summers County 18, PikeView 12

PV (0-1)    6    0    0    6    —    12

SC (1-0)    6    0    6    6    —    18

First Quarter

SC: Jaquan Ayers 31 run (kick failed).

PV: Hunter Moses 37 run (kick failed).

Third Quarter

SC: Caleb Harrah 6 pass from T.J. Smih (kick failed).

Fourth Quarter

SC: Smith 2 run (run failed).

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — PV: Moses 13-29, Chris McBride 5-(-8). SC: Isaiah Brown 16-145, Ayers 12-70.

PASSING — PV: McBride 7-17-1-157. SC:  Smith 4-9-0-46.

RECEIVING — PV: Brandon Flinchem 3-41, Tanner Farley 2-92-1. SC: Harrah 1-6, Matt Ryan 1-14, Brown 2-26.

TURNOVERS — PV: none. SC: Ryan (INT), 2 FR.



Wyoming East 27, Mingo Central 26

MATEWAN — The Wyoming East Warriors defense came up with a huge stop on a two-point conversion with just over one minute left in the game to pull out a thrilling win over Mingo Central 27-26.

The Warriors jumped out to a 19-12 halftime lead on two touchdown passes from Aaron Griffith to Jacob Dulcie (30, 41) and a Coty Bishop one-yard run.

Chance Lester gave Mingo Central the lead in the fourth quarter on a 35-yard run and a two-point conversion pass from Stephen Hammond 20-19.

East regained the lead on a 15-yard Griffith touchdown pass to Christian Hedinger at 27-20.

Lester found the endzone for the Miners with 1:04 left in the game, but the Warriors’ defense would not be denied, rising up to stop the two-point conversion and preserve the win.

Jonathan Culicerto led the Warriors’ defensive charge with 10 tackles and an interception.

Wyoming East (1-0) hosts county rival Westside Friday.



Wyoming East 27, Mingo Central 26

WE (1-0)    7    12    0    8    —    27

MC (0-1)    0    12    0    14    —    26

First Quarter

WE: Jacob Dulcie 30 pass from Aaron Griffith (Tristen Jones kick)

Second Quarter

MC: Chance Lester 3 run (run failed)

WE: Dulcie 41 pass from Griffith (run failed)

WE: Coty Bishop 1 run (kick failed)

MC: Stephen Hammond 1 run (run failed)

Third Quarter

none

Fourth Quarter

MC: Lester 35 run (Hammond pass to Lester)

WE: Christian Hedinger 15 pass from Griffith (Griffith to Shirley)

MC: Lester 13 run (run failed)



INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — WE: Griffith 11-83, Cody Bishop 13-47, David Powers 4-22. MC: Lester 10-74, Deonta Joplin 13-80.

PASSING — WE: Griffith 9-13-120-3-1. MC: Hammond 3-4-25.

RECEIVING — WE: Dulcie 5-92, Hedinger 3-26, Shirley 1-2.

TURNOVERS — Jordan Jedra (fum rec), Casey Saunders (fum rec), Hedinger (fum rec), Jonathan Culicerto (int).



Richwood 32, Webster County 28

UPPER GLADE — A wide-open offensive game turned on a defensive play — Colin Frame’s 99-yard fumble return for a touchdown late in the first half — as Richwood prevailed in the season-opener.

The touchdown gave Richwood a lead it would not relinquish, and was the first of three consecutive scores for the Lumberjacks.

Richwood quarterback Logan Cox completed 9 of 14 passes for 160 yards and two touchdowns. Michael Adams ran for 122 yards, and Ben Webber caught three passes for 65 yards and a TD.

Quarterback Jake Thayer led Webster’s attack, completing 13 of 21 passes for 234 yards and three touchdowns. Dalton Davis caught six passes for 152 yards and two TDs. Walker Rose ran for 73 yards and Thayer added 64.

Richwood will host Greenbrier West on Friday, while Webster County will travel to Ravenswood.



Richwood 32, Webster County 28

R (1-0)    6    14    6    6    —    32

WC (0-1)    6    6    8    6    —    28

First Quarter

WC: Dalton Davis 10 pass from Jake Thayer (Kick failed), 9:04

R: Jared Amick 23 pass from Logan Cox (Kick failed), 4:34

Second Quarter

WC: Walker Rose 53 run (Thayer run), 8:47

R: Ben Webber 18 pass from Cox (Austin Livesay pass from Cox), 8:10

R: Colin Frame 99 fumble return (Pass failed), 1:05

Third Quarter

R: Michael Adams 44 run (Pass failed), 4:11

WC: Davis 70 pass from Thayer (Logan Taylor pass from Rose), 3:53

Fourth Quarter

R: Adams 80 punt return (Run failed), 10:11

WC: Taylor 34 pass from Thayer (Kick failed), 7:57

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — R: Cox 12-(-16), Josh Kitzmiller 4-36, Adams 25-122. WC: Thayer 20-64, Rose 6-73-1, Walker Lawson 8-54, Rider Collins 5-14.

PASSING — R: Cox 9-14-1, 160-2. WC: Thayer 13-21-1, 234-3.

RECEIVING — R: Kitzmiller 1-19, Amick 1-23-1, Webber 3-65-1, Dakota Bragg 1-18, Adams 1-18, Frame 1-14, Livesay 1-3. WC: Taylor 3-41-1, Davis 6-152-2, Lawson 2-24, W. Rose 1-10, Chase Rose 1-7.

TURNOVERS — R: Frame (fum. rec.). WC: Logan Taylor (int.).



BOYS PREP SOCCER

Late Thursday

Oak Hill 3, Shady Spring 0


Jacob Kemlock, John Hartman and Ian Hunt scored goals to lift the Red Devils at the YMCA’s Carter Family Foundation Stadium.

Trevor Skaggs had two assists, while goalkeeper Brett Garris made four saves.

Oak Hill (3-0) hosts Greenbrier East at noon Monday.



GIRLS PREP SOCCER

Late Thursday

Oak Hill 3, Bluefield 2


OAK HILL — Rachel White notched her first two goals of the season to lift the unbeaten Red Devils.

Haley McDowell closed out the scoring for the Red Devils with her second goal in as many games.

Lindsey Jordan assisted on the McDowell goal, while Breanna Ovalle had 13 saves in goal.

Oak Hill will host Midland Trail at 6 p.m. Thursday.



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