Meadow Bridge 52
Midland Trail 0
Meadow Bridge jumped out to a 24-0 first-quarter lead on three Jake Parker touchdown runs (4, 18, 2), and went on to crush host Midland Trail 52-0 Friday.
Parker finished with 181 yards on 21 carries while playing only the first half.
Quarterback Ryan Church had a 59-yard strike to Kaleb Farr and an 8-yard run in the second quarter for a 38-0 halftime lead.
The Wildcats’ defense picked up the first score in the second half when Craig Peters picked off a pass and raced 42 yards for a score. Abber Gelsinger cashed in from four yards out for the final score of the evening for Meadow Bridge.
Kyle Killen had 11 tackles and a quarterback sack for the Wildcats defense.
Meadow Bridge (3-0) hosts Fayetteville in a county showdown Friday.
Meadow Bridge 52, Midland Trail 0
MB (3-0) 24 14 6 8 — 52
MT (0-3) 0 0 0 0 — 0
MB: Jake Parker 4 run (Parker rush)
MB: Parker 18 run (Kaleb Farr pass from Ryan Church)
MB: Parker 2 run (Church rush)
MB: Farr 59 pass from Church (Abber Gelsinger rush)
MB: Church 8 run (pass failed)
MB: Craig Peters 42 INT return (rush failed)
MB: Gelsinger 4 run (Chris Simms rush)
RUSHING — MB: Parker 21-181, Gelsinger 12-98, Shane Harless 4-40, Church 5-58, Peters 1-2, Logan Crowe 1-2. MT: Austin Burdette 8-52, Christian McGuire 9-44, Ryan Wilson 19-41, Collin Carte 1 (-4).
PASSING — MB: Church 1-1-59. MT: Carte 0-4-2: .
RECEIVING — MB: Farr 1-59
TAKEAWAYS — MB: Kyle Judy (fum rec.), Parker (fum rec.), Brandon Hamrick (fum rec.), Ryan Church (int.), Craig Peters (int.).
The Valley Greyhounds jumped out to a 24-0 first-quarter lead and survived a 20-point comeback by Van before pulling away for a 40-20 victory at home Friday.
Dante Wilkerson caught a 49-yard touchdown pass from Raeshawn Breckenridge and ran for two scores (47, 10) to lead the Greyhounds.
Henry Barron-Houchins scored from 6 yards out, and Keyshawn Payne scored on a 45-yard run and ran for 141 yards for Valley,
Valley (2-0) hosts Clay County Friday.