In last week’s high school football games:
Oak Hill 47
Nicholas Co. 17
K.K. Goodman scored four touchdowns to lead Class AAA No. 7 Oak Hill past Class AA No. 14 Nicholas County 47-17 Friday in the home opener for the Red Devils.
In helping his team improve to 3-0, Goodman rushed for 79 yards and two scores (3, 7), and had two receptions for 57 yards and another two scores (49, 8).
Player of the year candidate Jalen Jones rushed for 236 yards on just 14 carries and also found the end zone twice on runs covering 20 and 47 yards.
For the Grizzlies, Jacob Hopkins scored on an 8-yard pass from Tyler Sagraves, Wil Mayes had an 11-yard run, and Austin Hill kicked a 32-yard field goal.
Oak Hill travels to Buckhannon-Upshur Friday.
Oak Hill 47, Nicholas County 17
NC (2-2) 0 10 0 7 — 17
NC (3-0) 14 20 13 0 — 47
OH: K.K. Goodman 3 run (Jalen Jones kick)
OH: Goodman 49 pass from Deonte Scruggs (Jones kick)
NC: Austin Hill 32 FG
OH: Goodman 7 run (kick failed)
NC: Wil Mayes 11 run (Hill kick)
OH: Goodman 59 run (Jones rush)
OH: Jones 20 run (pass failed)
OH: Jones 47 run (Jones kick)
OH: Goodman 8 pass from Scruggs (kick failed)
NC: Jacob Hopkins 7 pass from Tyler Sagraves (Hill kick)
RUSHING — OH: Jones 14-236, Goodman 8-79, Jarrell Green 5-102, Scruggs 1 (-5), Antione Smith 1-2, Tyler Painter 1-(-3), Devonte Patrick 1 (-14), Trent Castro 1 (-2).
PASSING — Scruggs 2-2-0-57, Jones 1-1-0-3, Noah Miller 1-1-0-5, Castro 0-1-0-0.
RECEIVING — OH: Goodman 2-57, Marc Logan 1-3, Painter 1-5.
TAKEAWAYS — OH: Goodman (int), Paul Rowe (fum rec).
Midland Trail 20
Trailing 15-14 late in the fourth quarter, the Midland Trail Patriots drove 79 yards on 19 plays, culminating with Ryan Wilson’s 6-yard touchdown jaunt, to defeat host Richwood for their first win of the season.
Wilson finished with 269 yards on 32 carries, including a 64-yard touchdown run in the second quarter.
Austin Burdette gave the Patriots the lead early on a 47-yard touchdown reception from Glen Neal. Richwood answered that score with a Logan Cox 1-yard run for an 8-7 lead.
After Wilson’s first touchdown, Johnny Clevenger recovered a Patriot fumble in the end zone for a 15-14 halftime lead, setting up the late-game drama.
MT (1-3) 7 7 0 6 — 20
R (1-3) 8 7 0 0 — 15
MT: Austin Burdette 47 pass from Glen Neal (Ryan Wilson kick)
R: Logan Cox 1 run (Austin Livesay pass from Cox)
MT: Wilson 64 run (Matt Skaggs)
R: Johnny Clevenger recovered fumble in the endzone (Ben Weber kick)
MT: Wilson 6 run (pass failed)
RUSHING — MT: Wilson 32-269, Burdette 7-29. R: Cox 11-88, Josh Kitzmiller 4-33, Griffin Snyder 8-24, Logan Brown 2-19, Livesay 5-15.
PASSING — MT: Neal 3-8-0-65. R: Cox 3-6-2-87.
RECEIVING — MT: Burdette 2-53, Wilson 1-12. R: Jared Amick 2-66, Livesay 1-21.
TAKEAWAYS — MT: Kyle Keeney (fum rec), Jake Skaggs (fum rec), Wilson (int), Collin Carte (int). R: Clevenger (fum rec).
Also Friday, Valley beat Clay 44-14.
In last week’s high school football games:
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