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.
Valley 40, Van 20
Van (1-2) 0 14 6 0 — 20
Val (2-0) 24 0 8 8 — 40
Val: Dante Wilkerson 49 pass from Raeshawn Breckenridge (Darius Hutchinson run)
Val: Henry Barron-Houchins 6 run (Hutchinson run)
Val: Wilkerson 47 run (Hutchinson run)
Van: Brandon Elswick 8 run (Jared Cook kick)
Van: Corey Agusta 3 run (Cook kick)
Van: Elswick 1 run (pass failed)
Val: Keyshawn Payne 45 run (Hutchinson run)
Val: Wilkerson 10 run (Payne run)
RUSHING — Van: Elswick 31-172, Logan Crouse 7-72. Val: Payne 10-141, Barron-Houchins 7-77, Wilkerson 3-61.
PASSING — Van: Elswick 1-7-0-3, Price 5-7-0-20. Val: Breckenridge 2-3-0-62, Baron 1-1-0-22.
RECEIVING — Van: Lambert 2-12, Crouse 3-20. Val: Wilkerson 1-49, Druw Bowen 1-14, Morrison 1-22.
TAKEAWAYS — Val: Dylan Sargent (fum. rec.).
Meadow Bridge 52
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
Here are the winners of the Fayette County Middle School Basketball Tournament
Boys hoops tournament pairings set
Valley and Greater Beckley Christian have landed the No. 1 seeds in the upcoming boys Class A Region 3 basketball tournament.
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:
Red Devils topple Westside for second time this season
Five first-half 3-point goals put Oak Hill in business against Westside.
At halftime, the rims froze over.
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