From staff reports
Wahama remains undefeated at 5-0 after a 64-35 win over Waterford Friday.
After Wahama jumped out to a 22-0 lead, Waterford answered back on a one yard touchdown run by Hunter Munjas.
ART SMITH The Marietta Times
Waterford’s Brian Moore looks to hand off the ball.
KAREN HENTHORN Special to The Times
Warren’s defense wraps up a Meigs ballcarrier during prep football action in Pomeroy Friday night. The Warriors won 57-12. No details of the game were available at press time.
Kane Roush then scored consecutive touchdown runs of six and 35 yards to put Wahama up 36-7.
Brian Moore responded with a ten yard touchdown run to put the score 36-14 at halftime.
Trenton Gibbs scored a seven yard touchdown run four minutes into the third quarter. Munjas then scored his second touchdown of the game, a three yarder, on the ensuing possession.
After Roush scored his third and fourth touchdowns of the night, Moore scored on an 11 yard run to make the score 56-28.
After a 60 yard touchdown run by Gibbs, Moore rounded out the scoring on another 11 yard scamper.
Roush ended up with 226 rushing yards on just five carries. Moore was the Wildcat offensive leader with 139 yards on 24 rushes.
Waterford is on the road next week against Trimble in another TVC contest.
River 24, Caldwell 21
Caldwell is getting closer.
The Redskins just can't quite get over the hump. They dropped a heartbreaking 24-21 decision to conference foe River to drop to 0-5 on the season, a week after almost upsetting Monroe Central.
Caldwell took a 14-0 in the second quarter. A two yard run by Caleb Van Meter and a 25 yard dash by Bricker Lori gave the Redskins the lead.
River cut the deficit in half with an 85 yard touchdown return by Nick Astori. In the third quarter, Caldwell went back up by 14 on Van Meter's second score of the game, this time from 21 yards out.
Astori, who had three scores in the game, caught a 77 yard touchdown pass from Cody Caldwell to cut the lead to 21-14.
In the fourth quarter, Astori struck again, this time on a three yard run, to tie the game. With the game on the line in the fourth quarter, kick Colton Wright nailed it down with a 33 yard game winner.
Lori led the Redskins offensively with 128 rushing yards. Andrew Minosky tacked on 101 more on 13 carries.
Caldwell plays at Barnesville next week, still searching for its first victory of the 2012 campaign.
Barnesville 51, Shenandoah 20
Shenandoah ran into a tough opponent in Barnesville Friday, as the Shamrocks defeated the Zeps 51-20.
Barnesville scored the first 30 points of the game before Shenandoah finally answered in the third quarter on a three yard touchdown run by Eli Hurst.
After Barnesville got the points back on a four yard scoring run by Dylan Burkhart, Hurst hit Dakota Hornak on a 45 yard pass to make the score 37-14.
Two more touchdowns for the Shamrocks made it 51-14. Shenandoah rounded out the scoring with a 78 yard scoring strike from Michael VanFossen.
The Zeps drop to 0-5 on the season with five games remaining.
First year head coach Kaleb Lawrence will look to get his first win next week when his team goes on the road to take on Buckeye Trail next week.
New Lexington 41, Morgan 6
Morgan could not stop the New Lexington offense as the Panthers defeated the Raiders 41-6 at "The Pit" in McConnelsville Friday.
The Raiders (1-4) tied the game up at 6-6 on a 78 yard touchdown run by quarterback Kyle Earich. That is as close as it got, however, as New Lex score 35 unanswered points to end the game.
The Panthers out gained Morgan 367-201 in total yards. All of Morgan's yardage came on the ground. Along with Earich's performance, Justin Head had 32 yards on 16 carries. Defensively for the Raiders, Clinton Campbell came away with an interception.
For New Lex, Alex Bryant had a huge game. He had 97 yards on 15 carries and two touchdowns, as well completing 10 of 15 passes for 204 yards and three scores. Tyler Shumaker was Bryant's favorite target, as the two hooked up three times for 77 yards and a score. Jerald Spohn also had 44 receiving yards and a score.
The Raiders are now 1-4, and will travel to Dresden next Friday to take on the Tri Valley Scotties.