Friday's Results

Class AAA playoffs

South Charleston 33, John Marshall 0

CHARLESTON (AP) — Shaad Coleman ran for one touchdown and passed for another and South Charleston held John Marshall to 56 total yards in a 33-0 win Friday night in the first round of the Class AAA playoffs.

Coleman completed 15-of-21 passes for 180 yards, including a 4-yard TD toss to Shane Hall. Coleman also ran 11 yards for a fourth-quarter TD.

No. 8 South Charleston (9-2) sacked Cy Mozingo eight times — four by Chad Clay. Mozingo completed 13-of-28 passes for 94 yards and was intercepted twice for No. 9 John Marshall (8-3).

Nitro 37, Capital 0

QUINCY (AP) — Josh Culbertson rushed for 169 yards and three touchdowns while Michael Scott threw for 215 yards and two scores, leading No. 3 Nitro past No. 14 Capital 37-0.

Culbertson missed part of the game due to illness. He returned to score on runs of 22 and 1 yards for a 24-0 lead. He added a 64-yard TD run on his first carry of the second half.

Scott had TD tosses of 14 yards to Jon Culbertson and 75 yards to Gideon Casto for Nitro (10-1).

Capital (6-5) was outgained 446-119.

The game had been moved from Nitro’s home field because of poor conditions, but the field at Riverside High was caked with mud between the 40-yard lines.

Jefferson 39, Fairmont Senior 7

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION (AP) — Ryland Newman rushed 19 times for 294 yards and three touchdowns Friday night, leading No. 2 Jefferson to a 39-7 win over No. 15 Fairmont Senior in the first round of the Class AAA playoffs.

Newman scored on runs of 57, 60 and 76 yards as Jefferson (11-0) compiled 454 yards on the ground.

Kyle Allard threw an 8-yard TD pass to Jay Carpenter just before halftime for Fairmont Senior (6-5). Allard completed 11-of-21 passes for 121 yards. He was intercepted twice by Josh Brown.

Fairmont Senior was limited to 100 yards rushing on 33 attempts.

Jefferson committed 12 penalties for 135 yards.

University 28, Bridgeport 24

BRIDGEPORT (AP) — Cory Jackson rushed for 107 yards and Adrian Smith scored twice as No. 10 University edged No. 7 Bridgeport 28-24.

Smith scored on runs of 4 and 42 yards as the Hawks (8-3) led 28-3 early in the third quarter.

Bridgeport’s Jeremy Gum scored on a 6-yard run and Adam Klenk scored from 1 yard out to bring the Indians to 28-17 with 7:59 to play. Gum scored on a 20-yard TD pass from Klen with 4 seconds left.

University’s Justin Hostetler completed 8-of-14 passes for 112 yards, including a 12-yard TD pass to Jason Bacaj.

Gum rushed for a game-high 124 yards on 22 carries for Bridgeport (9-2).

Parkersburg 35, Buckhannon-Upshur 7

BUCKHANNON (AP) — Tony Morrison scored three touchdowns to pace Parkersburg to a 35-7 win over Buckhannon-Upshur on Friday night.

Kyle Sutphin threw for two scores for No. 11 Parkersburg (8-3), whose defense forced six turnovers.

Andrew Carrier ran back a botched punt attempt 60 yards for a score for No. 6 Buckhannon-Upshur (9-2).

Class AA playoffs

No. 11 Bluefield 24, No. 6 Liberty Harrison 8

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — No. 11 Bluefield limited No. 6 Liberty Harrison to 49 yards of total offense in a 24-8 win Friday night.

Bluefield’s Travis Steptoe returned a fumble 31 yards for a score late in the first quarter. Eric McClanahan hit Maurice Jordan for a 24-yard TD pass later in the half while Sean Cornelius added a 23-yard field goal for defending champion Bluefield (6-4).

Aaron Bailey returned a punt 93 yards for the only score for Liberty Harrison (9-2).

Class A playoffs

No. 1 Williamstown 67, No. 16 Tucker County 0

WILLIAMSTOWN (AP) — Tyler Lowers and Brad Montgomery scored three touchdowns apiece to lead top-rated Williamstown to a 67-0 win over No. 16 Tucker County in the first round of the Class A playoffs on Friday night.

Brandon Roberts opened the game with two scoring passes. Lowers scored on runs of 28, 8 and 7 yards and finished with 202 yards on 18 carries. Montgomery, the backup tailback, had TD runs of 13 and 4 yards and also scored on a 30-yard return of a blocked punt.

Williamstown compiled 466 yards of offense, including 377 on the ground.

Williamstown (11-0) has won a state-record 46 straight regular-season games but has never captured a state football title.

Tucker County (7-4) was in the playoffs for the third straight year and played Williamstown for the second time in the playoffs in three seasons. Williamstown ousted Tucker County in the second round in 2003.

Man 14, Hamlin 0

HAMLIN (AP) — Andrew McDonald rushed 46 times for 244 yards and a touchdown, leading No. 9 Man past No. 8 Hamlin 14-0.

Man rolled up 28 first downs to Hamlin’s four. Hamlin’s Andrew Bias and Josh Wade were limited to 38 rushing yards combined.

The Hillbillies (8-3) led 7-0 until late in the fourth quarter when quarterback Brandon Duncan scored from 1 yard out.

Hamlin (9-2) played its final game. It will become part of a consolidated high school that also will combine Duval, Guyan Valley and Harts.

St. Marys 36, Clay-Battelle 20

ST. MARYS (AP) — Derek Barnhart ran for two scores and Gavan Renner threw for two more in No. 5 St. Marys’ first playoff appearance since 1994, a 36-20 win over No. 12 Clay-Battelle.

Renner threw a 32-yard TD pass to Shawn Robinson, Ryan Venderlic scored on a 53-yard run and Barnhart had a short TD run for a 21-6 halftime lead. Renner added a 46-yard TD pass to Venderlic to start the second half and St. Marys (10-1) eventually led 36-6.

Jarrod Williams threw a 15-yard TD pass to Austin Ponceroff for Clay-Battelle (8-3).


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