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Roundup: Huntington, University & Bridgeport keep pace atop Class AAA

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Take a look around West Virginia as the ninth week of the regular season continued Friday night.

Class AAA

HUNTINGTON 52, South Charleston 21 — The Highlanders outscored the Black Eagles 42-7 after halftime and improved to 9-0 with another MSAC win. Huntington trailed 14-10 at halftime. Gavin Lochow rushed for five touchdowns for HHS. The Black Eagles fell to 5-3. Huntington has an open week prior to their regular season finale against Riverside on November 5.

BRIDGEPORT 42, Princeton 7 — The Indians (7-0) scored half of their points off turnovers as they handed the Tigers their first loss (5-1). Check out a photo gallery from Hunnicut Stadium.

UNIVERSITY 56, Preston 8 — The Hawks (8-0) remained one of four undefeated teams in Class AAA. Chase Edwards passed for 295 yards with four touchdowns. Colin McBee scored three rushing touchdowns [2, 14 & 15 yards]. Elija Jackson reeled in two touchdown tosses. Jaeden Hammack and Donald Brandel each had a touchdown reception. UHS looks to keep their unbeaten record intact in the annual Mohawk Bowl against Morgantown next Friday.

CABELL MIDLAND 70, Parkersburg South 21 — The Knights (8-1) scored ten rushing touchdowns in their highest scoring output of the season. Jackson Fetty [172 yards] and Chandler Schmidt [90 yards] each rushed for three touchdowns. Mason Moran scored twice on the ground. Midland will conclude their regular season against St. Albans.

Robert Shockey scored a pair of rushing touchdowns for the Patriots (3-4).

GREENBRIER EAST 56, Hampshire 6 — Ian Cline set a school single-game rushing record with 357 yards. He also scored five touchdowns. East improved to 6-2.

MORGANTOWN 33, John Marshall 7 — The Mohigans (4-4) boosted their playoff hopes with a 26-point win in Glen Dale. Jarrett Lawrence rushed for two touchdowns and Bobby Powell returned an interception for a score. The Monarchs fell to 5-3.

GEORGE WASHINGTON 48, Woodrow Wilson 35 — The Patriots (5-3) stayed over the .500 mark with a shootout win over the Flying Eagles. GW rushed for 449 yards. Keegan Sack scored four times on the ground.

Beckley’s Keynan Cook caught 13 passes for 172 yards. Both marks set new single-game school records.

SPRING VALLEY 21, Fairmont Senior 0 — The Timberwolves avenged a 2020 loss to the Polar Bears in shutout fashion. Dalton Fouch tossed a pair of touchdown passes to Ty Bartrum and Jace Caldwell. Caldwell also rushed for Spring Valley’s (6-2) other score. Fairmont Senior fell to 3-4 with their third loss to a Top 10 Class AAA opponent this season.

Class AA

POCA 26, Scott 21 — A Week 10 matchup of unbeaten teams is set after the Poca Dots defeated Scott 26-21. Poca (7-0) will visit Herbert Hoover (8-0) next week. The Huskies defeated Mingo Central 57-0.

Poca’s Jordan Wolfe combined for 202 yards of total offense [147 passing, 55 rushing] and four total touchdowns. Matt Frye passed for 281 yards and three scores for the Skyhawks (5-3).

Class A

DODDRIDGE COUNTY 44, Roane County 16 — The Bulldogs (6-0) kept pace with Cameron (8-0) as the lone unbeaten teams in Class A. Doddridge will likely pass the Dragons for the top spot in the WVSSAC ratings after defeating the Class AA Raiders (6-2).

Dylan Knight rushed for 140 yards and a touchdown. Jared Jones found the end zone three times and tossed a pair of touchdown passes to Gabe Stewart.

Doddridge will visit Williamstown (6-2) in Week 10 in a key game for the Little Kanawha Conference Championship.

GREENBRIER WEST 38, Sherman 8 — The Cavaliers (6-2) collected an important win for their playoff chances over the Tide (5-3). Ty Nickell toted the ball 18 times for 267 yards and four touchdowns. West will close out their regular season with home games against Midland Trail and Mount View.

RITCHIE COUNTY 49, Wirt County 7 — The Rebels (7-1) won their fourth consecutive game in which they have scored at least 40 points. Ethan Haught completed 11-of-18 passes for 212 yards. Brandon Riddle [20 rushes for 140 yards] and Marlon Moore each scored a pair of rushing touchdowns. Gus Morrison rushed for 81 yards and a score.

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