PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Cadets overpower Chieftains, 49-14

From staff reports

BEVERLY — Fort Frye outscored Logan 28-0 in the first quarter, led 42-0 at halftime and eventually won 49-14 on senior night Friday.

Ian Ellis was a perfect 6 for 6 passing for the Cadets with four touchdowns and no picks. Braxton Brown caught four passes for 112 yards and two scores while Maeson Long had the other two catches, both touchdowns, for 35 yards.

Long also carried seven times for 113 yards and a TD.

Kaleb Bailey recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown, while Sam Garvin had a 1-yard rushing touchdown to round out the scoring for the Cadets, who improved to 7-1 and will visit Williamstown next Friday.

Fort Frye outgained the Chieftains 336-65, holding Logan to negative-8 rushing yards on 28 attempts. Cameron Tennant was 7 for 7 on point-after kicks.

Cambridge 49,

Marietta 13

CAMBRIDGE — The Cambridge Bobcats returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and never looked back in a 49-13 victory over Marietta Friday night.

Owen Feldner took the opening kick 92 yards to the house to quickly make it 6-0 in favor of the Bobcats. After Marietta went three-and-out on its opening drive, Cambridge cashed in on a short field when Feldner scored again on a 20-yard touchdown pass from Caden Moore.

Less than three minutes into the game, the Tigers faced a 13-0 deficit.

Marietta turned it over on downs after a failed fourth-and-one attempt, giving Cambridge the ball at the Tigers’ 34. It took Bobcats running back Caden Kenworthy one play to take advantage as he rushed for a 34-yard touchdown to make it 20-0 with 7:49 left in the first.

It became 27-0 when Moore connected with Davion Jeffrey on a touchdown pass with 8:39 left in the second quarter.

Marietta was forced to punt on its ensuing possession, but the snap was high and resulted in a safety to make it 29-0 Bobcats. Cambridge added two more TDs before halftime to make it 43-0 at the break.

Zach Bartlett got Marietta into the end zone twice in the fourth quarter on runs of 14 and 7 yards, but the Tigers fell to 3-6 and will host rival Warren in the regular season finale next Friday.

New Philadelphia 31, Warren 7

NEW PHILADELPHIA — Warren was tied with New Philadelphia at 7-all with 5:03 to go in the first Friday night following Jason Williams’ 35-yard touchdown run, but it was all Quakers from there as the hosts defeated the Warriors 31-7.

Reise Meechan rushed 22 times for 180 yards and three touchdowns to lead New Philadelphia.

Trent Taylor led Warren, going 23 for 46 for 178 yards. He was intercepted twice. Hunter Grimm was his top target, connecting eight times for 72 yards. Williams finished with 32 yards on five carries.

Warren linebacker JT Rice finished the game with 20 tackles to surpass the 300-career tackle mark.

Monroe Central 48, Frontier 28

WOODSFIELD — Malachi Rose-Burton rushed for 271 yards and four touchdowns to help Monroe Central defeat Frontier 48-28 Friday night.

The Seminoles quarterback also threw a pair of touchdown passes to Austin Yonak, Landon Lydick had a 13-yard touchdown run as well as Monroe Central amassed 375 rushing yards on 36 attempts.

Frontier was led by Tanner Bills, who carried 18 times for 108 yards and three scores. J.D. Schmidt added 18 carries for 79 yards and a TD. He was 8 for 12 passing for 112 yards and a pick.

Frontier is now 5-2 with a home game against River next Friday to cap the regular season.

St. Marys 34, Magnolia 7

ST. MARYS, W.Va. — Josh Roush rushed 27 times for 259 yards and four touchdowns to lead St. Marys past Magnolia 34-7 Friday night.

Roush had TD runs of 5, 52, 6 and 89 yards. Noah Wentz had the Blue Devils’ only other TD, an 18-yard run in the second quarter.

St. Marys led 27-0 midway through the third when Magnolia finally got on the board. Marcus Barnes threw a 17-yard halfback touchdown pass to Brendan Mirandy. Mirandy completed 15 of 31 passes for 172 yards. Kaden Johnson caught 10 of those passes for 167 yards.

St. Marys improved to 4-3 and will play host to South Harrison next Friday.


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