In recent high school football games:
Meadow Bridge 66
Class A No. 13 Meadow Bridge raced out to a 38-0 first-half lead and rolled past Class AA PikeView 66-27 Friday.
Jake Parker carried the ball only 19 times, but he finished with 255 yards and six touchdowns (3, 49, 15, 36, 16, 35) to lead the host Wildcats.
Ryan Church (67) and Abber Gelsinger (4) added touchdown runs for Meadow Bridge.
PikeView was led by Daniel Brown with 91 yards on the ground and two touchdowns.
Peyton Richmond led the Wildcats on defense with 10 tackles.
Meadow Bridge (7-2), which improved to No. 11 in this week’s WVSSAC ratings, hosts Sherman Friday.
Meadow Bridge 66, PikeView 27
PV (3-6) 0 0 7 20 — 27
MB (7-2) 32 6 22 6 — 66
MB: Jake Parker 3 run (Ryan Church run)
MB: Church 67 run (Parker run)
MB: Parker 49 run (Craig Peters pass from Church)
MB: Parker 15 run (Kaleb Farr pass from Church)
MB: Parker 36 run (kick failed)
MB: Parker 16 run (Abber Gelsinger run)
MB: Parker 35 run (Church run)
PV: Ryan Roberts 12 pass from Chris McBride (Alex Testerman kick)
MB: Gelsinger 4 run (run failed)
PV: Daniel Brown 8 run (kick failed)
PV: Tanner Farley 7 pass from McBride (Testerman kick)
MB: Shane Harless 62 kick return (run failed)
PV: Brown 9 run (Testerman kick)
RUSHING — PV: Joseph Jennings 14-71, Brown 9-41, Hunter Moses 10-39, McBride 1-19, Ryan Roberts 4-16. MB: Parker 19-255, Gelsinger 16-68, Church 1-67, Harless 1-27, Chris Simms 4-9, Peters 2-5, Lawson Patterson 4-5.
PASSING — PV: McBride 7-21-1-31. MB: none.
RECEIVING — PV: Brown 2-8, Jennings 2 (-3), Dakota Bailey 1-7, Farley 1-7, Roberts 1-12. MB: none.
TAKEAWAYS — PV: Brown (fum rec), Richard Edwards (fum rec). MB: Jimmy Richmond (fum rec.), David Gainer (int).
The Class A No. 3 Valley Greyhounds scored 20 fourth-quarter points and forced five turnovers to defeat a pesky Richwood squad 40-9 Friday.
The Lumberjacks trailed by just 12-9 late in the first half when Henry Barron-Houchins intercepted a pass at the 2-yard line to stop a Richwood scoring threat.
Valley put the game away in the second half with five straight scores, including two long touchdown runs in the final quarter by Dante Wilkerson (94) and Barron-Houchins (73) and a safety by Casey Stewart.
Wilkerson finished with 129 yards and Keyshawn Payne had 104.
Michael Adams led the Lumberjacks with 163 yards on the ground and kicked a 24-yard field goal.
Valley (8-0) looks to stay undefeated when it travels to No. 21 Midland Trail (4-4) Friday, while Richwood hosts Summers County.
Valley 40, Richwood 9
V (8-0) 6 6 8 20 — 40
R (2-6) 0 9 0 0 — 9
V: Dante Wilkerson 15 run (run failed)
R: Logan Brown 15 pass from Logan Cox (kick blocked)
R: Michael Adams 24 FG
V: Keyshawn Payne 5 run (rush failed)
V: Darius Hutchinson 6 run (pass failed)
V: Casey Stewart tackled Adams in end zone
V: Payne 2 run (Raeshawn Breckenridge run)
V: Wilkerson 94 run (pass failed)
V: Henry Barron-Houchins 73 run (rush failed)
RUSHING — V: Wilkerson 7-129, Payne 15-104, Barron-Houchins 1-73, Stewart 4-28, Tracy Conliffe 4-26, Breckenridge 7-25. R: Adams 23-163, Johnny Clevenger 4-27, Logan Brown 2-14, Austin Livesay 3-12, Cox 1-5.
PASSING — V: Breckenridge 2-5-0-36. R: Cox 7-17-2-105, Shane Lipps 0-1-1-0.
RECEIVING — V: Payne 1-27, Druw Bowen 1-9. R: Jared Amick 3-64, Logan Brown 2-31, Adams 1-5, Levisay 1-5.
TAKEAWAYS — V: Barron-Houchins (int), Wilkerson (fum rec), Hutchinson (fum rec), Breckenridge (int), Wilkerson (int). R: Levisay (fum rec).
In recent high school football games:
Trail girls fall to TV
Seeking a coveted state tournament berth, Midland Trail instead found itself on the outside looking in all evening.
Lions, Panthers, Eagles and Sharks earn MHYBL crowns
The Mount Hope Youth Basketball League crowned four 2013-14 champions Saturday at the Mount Hope Community Center.
Pirate girls, Trailblazer boys claim Fayette hoops titles
The Fayetteville girls and the Ansted boys were the big winners on the final night of the recent Fayette County Middle School Basketball Tournament.
Middle school champions
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Boys hoops tournament pairings set
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High school basketball roundup
In recent high school games:
Tech baseball off to 0-4 start
The WVU Tech baseball team finished its season-opening series with a pair of losses Saturday afternoon as 10th-ranked Cumberland (Tenn.) University recorded the sweep over the Golden Bears 6-5, 15-1 at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.
Pirates, Patriots eye section championship
Top-seeded Fayetteville easily advanced to Thursday’s Class A Region 3, Section 2 girls basketball championship, but the second seed, Meadow Bridge, wasn’t as fortunate.
Local wrestlers among qualifiers for state event
Cliff Warden is good at keeping things in perspective.
MHYBL posts results as tourneys begin
In recent action in the Mount Hope Youth Basketball League:
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