MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Take a look around the state with recaps from some of the top contests across West Virginia in Week 7.
UNIVERSITY 36, Albert Gallatin, Pa. 14 — No. 5 University scored the final 29 points of the game to collect their sixth win of the season. Colin McBee scored three touchdown runs (5 yards, 5 yards & 3 yards) for the Hawks (6-0).
On the final play of the first half, Chase Edwards hit Sage Clawges on a 21-yard scoring strike to even the score at 14-14. Jaeden Hammack gave the Hawks a 15-point lead in the third quarter on a 19-yard fumble return for a touchdown.
WHEELING PARK 41, Morgantown 6 — Brett Phillips tossed five touchdown passes as Wheeling Park improved their record to 2-2. Phillips passed for 265 yards in the victory. He connected with sophomore Jerrae Hawkins on two scoring strikes (32 & 38 yards). Nate Shelek, Will James and Keohn Stephens also reeled in touchdown passes. Brandon Mundy capped the scoring with a 22-yard touchdown run.
HUNTINGTON 63, Woodrow Wilson 0 — The No. 2 Highlanders (7-0) kept pace with University, Jefferson, Bridgeport and Martinsburg for the best records in Class AAA. Huntington scored nine first half touchdowns. Gavin Lochow found the end zone twice on the ground. Zah’Trelious Jackson scored three touchdowns (two on runs and another on a fumble recovery). Noah Waynick scored on a 29-yard interception return. D’Eedrick Graves added a pair of rushing touchdowns.
CABELL MIDLAND 14, Capital 0 — Chandler Schmidt and Mason Moran had touchdown runs as the No. 4 Knights (6-1) collected their fourth consecutive victory. The game was halted early due to weather just two minutes prior to halftime.
No. 6 Jefferson joined Huntington at 7-0 with a 33-14 win over James Wood, Va. No. 1 Martinsburg can match that record Saturday when they visit Riverside, Oh.
HERBERT HOOVER 53, Wayne 0 — Top-ranked Herbert Hoover is three wins away from a perfect regular season. The Huskies (7-0) scored 24 points in the first half and 29 more in the second in a shutout win at Wayne.
Dane Hatfield had three rushing touchdowns (8, 16 & 16 yards). Hunter Bartley rushed for a pair of four-yard touchdowns. Nathan Harper opened the scoring with a 60-yard kickoff return. Brayden Jones reeled in a 40-yard touchdown toss from Hatfield.
The Huskies have allowed just 13 points in their last five games.
ROBERT C. BYRD 35, Lincoln 13 — Jeremiah King rushed for 267 yards and became Harrison County’s all-time leading rusher as the No. 9 Flying Eagles improved to 3-2. King scored on touchdown runs of 46, 10 & 41 yards. Nick George tossed a 21-yard touchdown to Aiden Morris. Evan Warne sealed the game with an interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Antwan Hilliard scored a pair of six-yard touchdown runs for the No. 8 Cougars (4-1).
POCA 28, Winfield 26 — The No. 2 Dots (5-0) scored 14 points in the fourth quarter to keep pace with Herbert Hoover atop the Cardinal Conference.
Jordan Wolfe scored the last of his two rushing touchdowns to give Poca a 21-20 lead. Minutes later, Malakai Woodard-Jones found the end zone to extend the Poca lead to eight points. Toby Payne opened the scoring for Poca with a seven-yard tote in the first quarter.
Bryson Tate opened the scoring for the Generals (3-3) with a nine-yard touchdown run and Carter Perry pulled in a 46-yard touchdown reception to give Winfield a 13-7 lead. Perry scored on a 23-yard run with 36 seconds left. The two-point conversion attempt to tie the game was unsuccessful.
FINAL: Poca 28, Winfield 26. Fans that stuck around after the lengthy lightning delay were treated to a classic.
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MOOREFIELD 22, Northern Garrett, Md. 13 — The Yellow Jackets (5-1) jumped out to a 16-0 lead and held on to defeat a Northern team that owns wins over Frankfort and Keyser. Coleman Mongold opened and closed the scoring in the game with a 23-yard touchdown reception and an 82-yard kickoff return. Blake Funk gave the Jackets a 16-0 lead with a 14-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.
Moorefield will visit No. 2 East Hardy in the annual Hardy Bowl next week. The Cougars (6-0) defeated Bath County, Va. 53-12.
JAMES MONROE 20, Greenbrier West 14 — The Mavericks (4-1) prevailed over the Cavaliers (4-2) in the MetroNews Class A Game of the Week. James Monroe scored the final 13 points in the contest. Cooper Ridgeway had a touchdown pass and a touchdown run in the third quarter. Braydie Carr had an 85-yard kickoff return for a touchdown for the Mavericks.
Ty Nickell and Cole Vandall had touchdown runs for West.
A pair of games were postponed due to weather. The Parkersburg at No. 8 South Charleston game has been postponed to Saturday at 1 p.m. The Clay County-Nitro game was postponed.