(High School Gamenight broadcast)
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A look around the high school football scene in West Virginia during the seventh week of the regular season.
Spring Valley deals Oak Hill first defeat
The Timberwolves bounced back from their first loss with a 41-0 win over Oak Hill. Spring Valley (3-1) limited the Red Devils (2-1) to just 25 total yards while the Wolves racked up over 300 yards on the ground. Spring Valley also scored with an interception return and a punt return.
Biser records first win as Morgantown head coach
Morgantown racked up 594 rushing yards in a 55-21 win at Parkersburg South. New MHS frontman Sean Biser collected his first victory leading the Mohigans. Caden Biser and Davon Eldridge each had a pair of touchdown runs for Morgantown. The Mohigans forced four turnovers.
Martinsburg wins big over Hedgesville
Kevon Warren rushed for two first-quarter scores and passed for another as Class AAA No. 6 Martinsburg posted its third straight lopsided win, 79-0, over Hedgesville.
The Bulldogs (4-1) have outscored their last three opponents, 216-27, since having their 57-game win streak snapped by Spring Valley.
Naieem Kearney also rushed for a pair of scores in the opening half, while Peyton Currey threw for three scores to send MHS into halftime with a 56-0 lead.
Padmore-Johnson lights up scoreboard for Spring Mills
The Cardinals trekked to Ripley and defeated the Vikings 43-14. Spring Mills signal caller Keon Padmore-Johnson accounted for 331 yards of total offense and 3 touchdowns. SMHS (5-2) racked up 500 yards of total offense in the win.
Greenbrier East wins shootout with Beckley
Greenbrier East defeated Woodrow Wilson for the second time in 2020, winning a 49-46 shootout with the Flying Eagles. Beckley outgained the Spartans 534-492. Monquelle Davis led East with 156 rushing yards while Colby Piner added 121.
Maddox McMillen tossed a pair of touchdown passes for Beckley and he passed for 174 yards.
Liberty Raleigh pulls away from Scott, stays perfect
Liberty Raleigh quarterback Isaac Adkins had a touchdown pass and a touchdown run in the fourth quarter, helping the Raiders get past Scott 31-14. Liberty had 277 yards of total offense in the victory as they improved to 6-0. Entering the week ranked No. 4 in the WVSSAC ratings, Liberty Raleigh joined Frankfort as the only Class AA teams to reach the six-win mark.
Poca wins Putnam matchup
The Payne brothers accounted for five of Poca’s six touchdowns in the Dots’ 42-7 win at Buffalo. Running back Ethan Payne found the end zone three times while tight end Toby Payne reeled in a pair of scoring throws from Jay Cook. Both teams are now 3-1.
Cavaliers keep rolling
Greenbrier West is the first team in West Virginia to reach the seven-win mark after a 64-12 win over Richwood. Noah Brown scored six touchdowns (five rushing, one receiving) to tie his own single-game record for touchdowns. Lawson Vaughan reeled in a touchdown pass and he has a scoring reception in four consecutive games. Kaiden Pack tossed a pair of touchdown passes.
With the win, Toby Harris surpassed Lewis McClung for the highest winning percentage as a head coach at GWHS (.688). Harris is 82-37-1 over two stints leading the Cavaliers.
Trail keeps pace atop Class A
Aden Isaacs rushed for a pair of touchdowns as Midland Trail collected a 38-13 win at Shady Spring. Robert Ruffner rushed for 112 yards for the Patriots as they upped their record to 3-0. Trail, ranked No. 2 in the WVSSAC Class A ratings will face Buffalo (3-1) and Greenbrier West (7-0) over the next two weeks.
St. Marys improves to 6-1
The Blue Devils pulled away from Magnolia to collect their sixth victory, 41-7. Senior Tre Moss scored 3 touchdowns and rushed for 184 yards. Logan Rice had a touchdown reception. Jason Beisel had a touchdown run for the Blue Eagles.
Modesitt guides Williamstown past Tyler
Senior quarterback Brayden Modesitt tossed a pair of touchdown passes and ran for another score as Williamstown defeated Tyler Consolidated 41-6. Trevor Oates also had a rushing touchdown for WHS (5-1). David Throckmorton had the lone score for the Silver Knights.
Cameron collects key win for playoff push
Isaac Ball rushed for 277 yards and scored 4 touchdowns as Cameron defeated Clay-Battelle 44-21 in the Cee-Bees’ home opener. Cole O’Neil added a touchdown run for the Dragons as they upped their record to 4-3.
Jacob Shriver tossed a pair of touchdown passes for Clay-Battelle (1-1).
Tygarts Valley bounces back
A week after suffering their first defeat of the year in a loss to Elkins, Tygarts Valley bounced back with a 30-0 win at Ravenswood. Daniel White rushed for a pair of touchdowns and 119 yards while Joshua Bright added a touchdown toss for the Bulldogs (3-1).
Titans power past Calhoun
Junior quarterback Ean Hamrick accounted for seven touchdowns (five passing and two rushing) in Gilmer County’s 65-0 win over visiting Calhoun County. Gilmer (4-2) has already surpassed their 2019 win total (3).