STATEWIDE — It was Class AAA No. 4 Wheeling Park (2-0) picking up its second straight win over a ranked Class AA opponent, as the Patriots edged No. 2 Bridgeport (1-1), 17-14. The Patriots hit a 26 yard field goal by Liam Casey in the final seconds to beat the Indians for the second year in a row. It’s the fourth straight year the contest has come down to a late-game field goal.
No. 1 Martinsburg (2-0) took care of Sherando, Virginia, 27-13. No. 2 Morgantown (2-0) thumped Coolidge (D.C.), 66-8. Also, No. 3 Cabell Midland (2-0) beat Winfield (1-1) 63-19.
Knight’s senior running back Kasey Thomas finished with 188 yards and five touchdowns on 19 carries for the Knights. Senior Alex Childers added 147 yards on seven carries as well. In all, Cabell Midland rushed for 589 yards on the night.
Huntington (2-0) made quick work of Spring Valley (1-1), scoring 40 unanswered points to beat the Timberwolves, 40-6. South Charleston (1-1) opened up its on-campus facility with a 75-16 win over St. Albans (0-2).
Princeton (2-0) was impressive, beating Class AA No. 3 Bluefield 32-29. The Beavers had a chance at the goal-line with three seconds left, but fumbled the snap.
No. 5 Capital (1-0) had no rust after the bye in Week 1, dominating Riverside (0-2) 68-7.
Out of Class AA, No. 1 Wayne (2-0) handled Chesapeake, Ohio 63-7. No. 4 Keyser bounced back from last week’s loss to Wheeling Park, beating Berkeley Springs 59-0. No. 5 Fairmont Senior was impressive, beating North Marion 62-14.
One of the better games in Class AA saw Mingo Central (1-1) edge Tolsia 20-19 as the Miners blocked a Tolsia field goal with under 10 seconds to go that would have won the game.
Class A No. 1 Wahama (1-1) lost for the first time in the regular season since 2009 (a 32-game regular season winning streak in that span). The White Falcons couldn’t quite complete the comeback over TVC-Hocking rival Trimble, Ohio (2-0), falling 12-7 in Mason.
Wahama trailed 12-0 at the half, but had a couple of drives late in the fourth quarter that stalled inside of Trimble territory. It was Wahama’s first conference loss since joining the TVC.
One of the best games in Class A saw Williamstown (2-0) knock off Magnolia (0-2), 15-14 on a late-game 26 yard field goal by kicker Kade Kiselica.
Williamstown quarterback Jake Tracewell finished with 195 yards on the night, completing 15-of-22 passes. Receiver David Hastings finished with five catches for 149 yards in the win.
Magnolia running back Drew Keller had 193 yards rushing on 25 carries and a touchdown in the loss. The win for Williamstown head coach Terry Smith was number 100 for his career with the Yellojackets.
No. 3 Wheeling Central (2-0) handled Westinghouse (Pa.), 35-14.
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